Tuesday, 26 October 2021

Tag Archives: county cricket

England says ‘The Hundred’ poses no danger to county cricket

MANCHESTER: England cricket chief Tom Harrison says the controversial Hundred competition will help protect other formats of the game despite fears over its potential impact. The Hundred, starting in 2020, is a new tournament consisting of eight city-based franchise sides, breaking away from the traditional county system. Teams will bat ...

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Hafeez enjoying first taste of county cricket

MANCHESTER: Pakistani all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez said the time was finally right for him to sample county cricket at 38 after signing up to bolster Middlesex’s push for the Vitality Blast quarter-finals. The all-rounder has featured for T20 franchises in six different countries around the world, but his spell with the ...

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Amir ‘excited’ for county return with Essex

LONDON: Pakistan bowler Mohammad Amir insists he is ‘excited’ for his return to county cricket after signing a T20 Blast deal with Essex. The 26-year-old will be available for eight T20 matches this summer before travelling to the Caribbean to play in a franchise tournament. Amir took 28 wickets for ...

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Abbott expected to shelve South Africa for Hampshire deal

CAPE TOWN: South African cricket was rocked on Thursday when it was announced that Test fast bowler Kyle Abbott had quit the national team in order to play county cricket in England. Cricket South Africa (CSA) immediately cancelled Abbott’s contract and said it was in the process of doing the ...

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