Finn returned home from Australia after failing to make an appearance due to concerns over his bowling technique
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Wednesday 20 January 2010
Andrew Flintoff has appealed for cricket fans to petition Trafford Council to support Lancashire's redevelopment plans for Old Trafford.
Wednesday 30 December 2009
England have called up Hampshire batsman Michael Carberry as cover for Paul Collingwood for the third Test against South Africa in Cape Town.
Tuesday 29 December 2009
In a move described by their coach Peter Moores as a "real coup", Lancashire yesterday recruited Kumar Sangakkara as their overseas player for next season.
Saturday 03 October 2009
Robbie Robins, who has died aged 85, was a man of many parts. By profession, a distinguished schoolmaster, for more than half a century, he also served the world of cricket with unswerving devotion. Here his unstinting efforts, particularly in nurturing and developing young talent, made a most vital contribution to the game at all levels.
Monday 28 September 2009
Sussex were made to sweat for 35 minutes at New Road before learning they had retained the First Division title in the last NatWest Pro40 League. Having lost their final fixture against Worcestershire by 49 runs, Sussex were eventually rescued by events at Taunton where Somerset were consigned to the runners-up spot in the now defunct competition after their defeat by Durham.
Monday 14 September 2009
Friday 28 August 2009
Ashley Giles has lofty ambitions in his burgeoning new existence as county coach and England selector. But overseeing Warwickshire's relegation from the First Division is not part of the grand plan and he will have been relieved to see them enjoy much the better of the second day's play against fellow strugglers Yorkshire at Scarborough yesterday.
Thursday 27 August 2009
If you were looking for somewhere where the scent of revolution is unlikely ever to be in the air, Worcester would be a good start. Nonetheless, English cricket's most attractive ground played host to a disgruntled crowd of more than 300 for a "lively" question-and-answer debate lasting two hours earlier this week.
Tuesday 11 August 2009
On the dance floor, Mark Ramprakash more than fulfilled his potential. Alas, as an international Test batsman, it was a different story. Despite his talent with the willow, Ramprakash never flourished for his national side. He was dropped in 2002 and that, most of the cricket world presumed, was that.
Monday 03 August 2009
Monday 27 July 2009
Thursday 23 July 2009
Justin Langer became the highest-scoring Australian batsman in first-class cricket at Worcester today when he overhauled Sir Donald Bradman's career total of 28,067 runs.
Friday 10 July 2009
Over a period of four decades that mirrored the growth of television, Philip Jones was one of the industry's master salesmen, taking British programmes to worldwide audiences. He sold Inspector Morse (1987-2000), starring John Thaw as the Oxford detective, to more than 200 countries.
Friday 26 June 2009
A Kent landowner could lose out on a huge pay-cheque as a result of Michael Jackson's death. Jackson had booked up to stay in Foxbury Manor in Chislehurst, moving its owners out to a pad in Orpington.
Sunday 24 May 2009
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