Thursday, 19 April 2018

Tag Archives: Nottinghamshire

Boycott fears English county cricket could die in 20 years


LONDON: : Geoffrey Boycott has said he fears English domestic first-class country cricket could die within 20 years. After England’s recent 4-0 Ashes series loss in Australia, many pundits accused the governing England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) of marginalising four-day County Championship matches, which are supposed to prepare players ...

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Nottinghamshire all-rounder Samit Patel voted Player of the Year

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Samit Patel claimed another trophy as he was named Players’ Player of the Year MANCHESTER: Nottinghamshire all-rounder Samit Patel has capped a trophy-laden summer by being voted the NatWest PCA Players’ Player of the Year. Patel had already won the PCA Most Valuable Player Award and added the Players’ Player ...

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I have no future in politics, tells Younis Khan


PESHAWAR: Legendary cricketer Younis Khan has denied he will join politics. In a statement, he said that he feels that there is no future for him in the field.  ‘I am busy in promoting cricket in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP),’ he said. He said that Shahryar Khan’s tenure was impressive for ...

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Philander leads South Africa rout of England

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NOTTINGHAM: Vernon Philander led a fine all-round bowling effort as South Africa thrashed England by 340 runs in the second Test at Trent Bridge on Monday. Victory saw the Proteas level the four-match series at 1-1 after they themselves had been well beaten by 211 runs in the first Test ...

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Amla leaves England with mountain to climb in 2nd Test


NOTTINGHAM: Hashim Amla helped South Africa pile on the runs to leave England facing what would be a record-breaking chase in the second Test at Trent Bridge on Sunday. South Africa set England 474 to win after declaring their second innings on 343 for nine late on the third day. ...

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England bowl against Bangladesh in Champions Trophy

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LONDON: England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to field against Bangladesh in the opening match of the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy one-day international tournament at the Oval on Thursday (Today). England dropped leg-spinner Adil Rashid from their side, with his place effectively taken by Nottinghamshire paceman Jake ...

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Medieval ring found in Sherwood Forest could be worth up to £70,000

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE: A medieval ring found by an amateur treasure hunter in the heart of Robin Hood’s Sherwood Forest could be worth up to £70,000. Mark Thompson, who makes his living spray-painting fork lift trucks, had been in the famous Nottinghamshire woodland for just 20 minutes when his metal detector sounded. ...

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