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Ball ‘bounces back’ as England seal ICC Champions Trophy semi-final spot

Welbeck Wizard Jake Ball delivered a man of the match performance for England in their ICC Champions Trophy win over New Zealand, which saw the tournament hosts qualify for the semi-finals.

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Advantage Derbyshire as Godleman completes century

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Champions to defend title

Lincolnshire CCC, Unicorns Eastern Division champions in 2016, begin their divisional fixtures for the hew season when they travel to Saffron Walden to play Cambridgeshire on Sunday.

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Cup final on hold after rain

Woodhall Spa beat the rain to win through to the final of the ECB Premier League Winkworth T20 cup.

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Quarter-final tie reward for topping KO trophy group

Lincolnshire County Cricket Club cemented their place in the Unicorns Knockout Trophy quarter-finals with a fourth successive Group 3 win.

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Matt Lineker, who fired a sparkling century for Lincolnshire.

Lethal Lincolnshire rocket into quarter-finals with highest-ever cup total

Lethal Lincolnshire cruised to a 237-run victory over Norfolk to send them rocketing into the quarter-finals of the Unicorns Knockout Trophy competition for cricket’s minor counties.

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Lea And Roses in batting action.

Perfect 60-point weekend for Lea And Roses

A rare, but welcome, 60-point weekend was celebrated by Lea And Roses after all three teams secured maximum points from victories in the Bassetlaw League.

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Durham's Keaton Jennings straight drives for 4 runs of the bowling of Jake Ball of Notts at the Riverside, on Easter Sunday

Steven Finn backs Jake Ball to keep shining on world stage

Similarities between the pair have been noticeable since the word go in England colours, and now Steven Finn is backing his fellow fast bowler Jake Ball to continue to deliver on the world stage.

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Chris Needham reaches 50.

Lea and Roses fall one wicket short of maximum points haul

Lea & Roses’ first team got their first significant Bassetlaw & District League points haul of the season last weekend, taking 17 points home from 10-men Ordsall Bridon II, only one wicket shy of the full 20.

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Jonny Tattersall, whose first century for the county, helped Lincolnshire to a fine victory.

Tattersall’s maiden century tees up win for Lincolnshire

A superb opening stand of 184 paved the way for an impressive victory for Lincolnshire in their opening match of the Unicorns Knockout Trophy.

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James Cooper of Lea and Roses CC

Lea and Roses fall against resilient Welbeck outfit

Lea and Roses Cricket Club were only able to land one 20-point haul on the opening weekend of the 2017 season.

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Exiles CC, a local Sunday cricket club, is looking for new players for the season that starts this weekend.

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VIDEO: Dickie Bird exhibition celebrates Test cricket umpire legend at Experience Barnsley

Howzat! Yorkshire's own Mr Cricket Dickie Bird has been bowled over by a home town exhibition celebrating his extraordinary life and career at Experience Barnsley.
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Wilson takes over at helm of county side for new season

Lincolnshire County Cricket Club will start the 2017 campaign with a new captain.

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Derbyshire County Cricket Club 2016, back James Pipe, Rob Hemmings,  Greg Cork, Matthew Critchley, Tom Knight, Will Davis, Jamie Tallent and Cookie Patel
middle John Sadler, Tom Milnes, Harvey Hosein, Tom Taylor, Ben Slater, Ben Cotton, Alex Hughes, Scott Elstone, Ant Botha
front Shiv Thakor, Andy Carter, Tony Palladino, Billy Gogleman, Graeme Welch, Wes Durston, Wayne Madsen, Tom Poynton and Chesney Hughes

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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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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