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OPINION: Have counties bowled themselves a googly with T20 city upheaval?

It might be a new beginning for cricket — but it could be the beginning of the end for the sport as we know it in this country.

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Jake Ball. Picture by Mark Fear.

Jake Ball called up to England team for Bangladesh tour

Nottinghamshire’s Jake Ball has been called up to England’s tour of Bangladesh next month.

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Housham claims six for seven as Lea & Roses win Bassetlaw Division Two title

Housham claims six for seven as Lea & Roses win Bassetlaw Division Two title

Lea & Roses were crowned Basseltaw Cricket League’s Division Two champions after securing the points they needed after being Anston II.

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MANSFIELD Sunday League round-up.

Newell’s call to relegated players: Finish as strongly as we can

Nottinghamshire’s cricketers head to the south west for their final match in the Specsavers County Championship. Their fate already sealed, with the confirmation that they will be playing in Division Two next season, they now find themselves unwittingly caught up in events at the other end of the table.

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Paul Gascoigne has faced well-documented alcohol problems.

OPINION: Sports stars who admit to their mental illness are the real winners

Sport is big business in England, the UK and the world these days. Sometimes, perhaps because there are big financial rewards on offer for those who reach the very top, we forget that the sportsmen and women we either idolise or dislike are human too.

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A NEW all-weather wicket at Upton and Kexby Cricket Club.

Upton and Kexby Cricket Club unveil new all-weather wicket

A new all-weather wicket has been opened at their ground by Upton and Kexby Cricket Club.

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Local lad Jake Ball bowls to Warwickshire's Ian Bell - Pic by: Richard Parkes

OPINION: Safety must be top priority for England’s sportsmen and women

Sport might be more than just a game these days and is, in many cases, a multi-million pound industry — quite simply, it’s big business.

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In-form Lea & Roses close in on promotion from Bassetlaw Two

In-form Lea & Roses close in on promotion from Bassetlaw Two

Lea & Roses CC travelled to third placed Mansfield Hosiery Mills II in a game which would influence the league’s top positions as both chase honours with only a handful of fixtures remaining.

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RHODES WORTHY -- fine bowling by Papplewick and Linby's Jim Rhodes had leaders Farnsfield on the rack until rain brought their top-of-the-table duel to a halt.

BASSETLAW LEAGUE ROUND-UP: rain robs Papplewick and Linby in title race for second season running

Frustrated title-chasers Papplewick and Linby were left cursing the weather for the second season running after their big top-of-the-table clash with leaders Farnsfield was sabotaged by rain.

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CHAMPIONS! Lincolnshire CCC clinch Eastern Division title

For their final Unicorns (Eastern Division) Championship fixture of the season, Lincolnshire travelled to Knypersley near Stoke to play Staffordshire.

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TOP SCORER -- batsman Richard Keightley on his way to a fine score of 70, which formed the backbone of Lea And Roses terrific total of 292.

Lea come up smelling of Roses after title showdown with closest rivals

Title-chasing Lea And Roses extended their lead at the top of the Bassetlaw League’s Second Division table with a dominant winning draw against their closest rivals, Anston 2nd.

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SUREFIRE SHAUN -- batsman Shaun Metcalfe on his way to top scoring for Lea And Roses 2nd in a victory over Woodsetts Community 2nd that maintained their promotion challenge in Division Six of the Bassetlaw League.

Super Cooper keeps Lea And Roses in charge at top of table

A five-wicket haul by James Cooper helped Lea And Roses cement top spot in the table after a run-starved match at Bawtry in Division Two of the Bassetlaw League.

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Barnsley 's  Marley Watkins kicks high with Shrewsbury's Nathaniel Knight-Percival.

OPINION: Football and cricket bosses need to plan better

The revolution in telecommunications and viewing habits — not to mention the explosion in choice for people with leisure time and money on their hands — means sport has no choice but to adapt and expand its horizons.

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MARSHALLS cricket round-up.

Marshalls master closest rivals to take control of title race

Marvellous Marshalls are now clear favourites to be crowned champions of the Lincolnshire County League’s Fourth Division after a comprehensive victory over their closest rivals, Lindum 3rd.

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More than 450 runs scored in Lea & Roses trip to Thoresby

More than 450 runs scored in Lea & Roses trip to Thoresby

The Lea & Roses first team travelled away to Thoresby Colliery this week and left with a winning draw on a day which saw over 450 runs scored.

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Lincolnshire beat Norfolf by six wickets

Lincolnshire started the final day of their fixture with Norfolk hoping for early wickets to put them in a great position in the match and Alex Willerton claimed a wicket in the very first over.

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Lea & Roses stay top of the pile with big win over Killamarsh

Lea & Roses stay top of the pile with big win over Killamarsh

Lea & Roses first team travelled away to Killamarsh Juniors II this weekend in week 14 of the Bassetlaw Division Two.

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Norfolk hold slender lead over Lincolnshire

Lincs continued from their overnight score of 64-1 and quickly lost the wickets of Harry Warwick and Conrad Louth to Norfolk captain Chris Brown.

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IN PICTURE: Stumps for Web Tile.
BYLINE SHOULD READ***PICTURE BY MARK FEAR/MARK FEAR PHOTOGRAPHY***
STORY: SPORT LEAD: NWGU NHUD NMAC Anston CC - 1st XI Vs Papplewick and Linby CC - 1st XI.
Type:	League: Bassetlaw & District Cricket League Championship - 2016
Date:	Saturday 23rd July 2016
Start Time:	13:00

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Sat 23 Jul 2016 13:00  14:00 London
Where
Ryton Rd, North Anston, Sheffield S25 4DL (map)
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Kimber unbeaten on Lincolnshire debut at Norfolk

Lincolnshire CCC travelled to Manor Park in Norwich to face Norfolk CCC.

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Run chase too big for Lea & Roses

Run chase too big for Lea & Roses

Lea & Roses were held to a losing draw by Milton after failing to chase down a big target.

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