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Cricket was invented by the FRENCH 80 years before it was played in England

A letter to King Louis XI in 1478 may contain the first known reference to the sport of 'criquet' being played in the village of Liettres in northern France, though the first evidence of it in England was in 1550. 07 hrs ago

David Warner Eyes World T20 Title in 2016 - World T20, 2016 News

David Warner feels that Australia will have a much better chance in the 2016 edition since several of their players are familiar with the conditions and big game atmosphere in India due to their involvement in the Indian Premier League.. latest World T20, 2016 news- David Warner Eyes World T20 Title...

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"Only in cricket: a single can be taken."

World T20 gives one-off clash a focus | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo

ESPNcricinfo previews the standalone T20 between England and Australia as both sides begin to focus on the global tournament in India next year

"Is there a greater leveller than cricket? The same day that @cheteshwar1 carries his bat through an innings, he is out for zero in the 2nd!" 18 hrs ago

James Faulkner Stars as Lancashire Beat Northamptonshire to Win Twenty20 Blast - Cricket News

Australia all-rounder James Faulkner picked up two wickets to help Lancashire beat Northamptonshire by 13 runs in the the final of English domestic cricket's Twenty20 Blast tournament. Lancashire ended a 16-year wait for a limited overs trophy.. latest Cricket news- James Faulkner Stars as Lancashir...

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Cricket is helping Indian immigrants to Germany settle in

You don't usually association cricket with the outskirts of Berlin. But as DW's Alima Hotakie found out, the sport connects a group of Indian immigrants with their both their old and new homelands.

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ICC holds 'successful' town hall meeting in USA

In the aftermath of USACA's suspension at the ICC annual conference in June, a town hall meeting was held in Chicago to discuss the development and future of USA cricket

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"Historians claim cricket was invented by the FRENCH" 10 hrs ago

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"My thoughts on a fresh start in Cardiff. #T20vEng#ODI'svEng"

French hamlet claims to be site of the first recorded cricket match - The Times of India

This may be the first mention anywhere of the game of cricket, almost a century before the first written record of the game in England (although there are also suggestions that an early form of the game might have been mentioned in 1300).

Faizan Lakhani
"Junaid Jamshed to sponsor Karachi Blues team, led by @SAfridiOfficial, in National T20 cup. JJ sponsoring Quetta & Lahore Blues too." 06 hrs ago

Ashley Giles says Lancashire can build on their T20 Blast final success

Lancashire’s T20 Blast victory was ‘a pretty special moment’ for Ashley Giles, who said he hoped they could now build on that success

Ali |#TheAfridianGuy
"Thank you @SAfridiOfficial for your great services to Pakistan cricket for more than 18 years. " 18 hrs ago

Faulkner stars as Lancashire win T20 final - Cricbuzz

Australia all-rounder James Faulkner capped an eventful couple of months by helping Lancashire to a 13-run win over Northamptonshire in the final of English domestic cricket's Twenty20 Blast tournament at Edgbaston.

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"Ramiz Raja keeps saying Amir etc shouldn't be allowed back. Yet he happily played alongside players named in Justice Qayyum report #Cricket" 06 hrs ago

Eoin Morgan extols virtues of rest upon Twenty20 return for England

England’s limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan will face Australia on Cardiff on Monday after taking a month off

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Bart Cummings was to horse racing what Sir Donald Bradman was to cricket

The unrivalled trainer was a mould-breaker whose legacy as the king of Australia’s greatest horse race lives on

Cricket Updates
"The Haier T20 Cup, Pakistan's most sought after domestic tournament, has its schedule announced some 40 hours before the start of event." 11 hrs ago

Aaron Finch remains T20 skipper: Steven Smith - Cricbuzz

Steven Smith will be Australia's stand-in skipper in the one-off T20I against England in Cardiff on Monday.

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Eoin Morgan's break raises intriguing questions

England's limited-overs captain has not played for a month and says he feels "twice the man" after the break as he prepares to face Australia

Ahmed Quraishi
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England vs Australia, Only T20I, Sophia Gardens - Live cricket score, ball by ball Commentary - Cricbuzz

Follow England vs Australia, Only T20I at Cardiff with live Cricket score, ball by ball commentary, highlights, updates & scorecard on Cricbuzz

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Tony Cozier: Athletics fills a cricket-shaped hole in the Caribbean

The success of Usain Bolt and his fellow West Indian athletes in Beijing has brought cheer to fans weighed down by cricket's decline

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BBC Sport - Ashley Giles: Lancashire coach hails duo's impact in T20 Blast win

Lancashire coach Ashley Giles hails the impact of Gavin Griffiths and George Edwards after their T20 Blast success.

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"".@imVkohli played a match the day his father passed away." - @AnushkaSharma. Did you know this? Watch #AnushkaOnLWT. Tune in to Zee Cafe." 10 hrs ago

Win World T20 and Pakistan will forgive you: Shoaib Akhtar to tainted trio - The Express Tribune

Former paces says trio would enhanc­e the curren­t Pakist­an squad becaus­e they have so much to prove

Harsha Bhogle
"Sri Lanka's best moments in this series, at Galle and here, have come when they have played attacking cricket."

T20 Blast Finals Day: Lancashire can become one-day kings again after finally ending 16-year drought - Manchester Evening News

Captain Steven Croft believes there is more silverware to come after homegrown stars steal the show for Lancashire CCC

Peter Siddle
"Congratulations to the @LancsCCC boys on winning the T20. Top performances yesterday lads " 20 hrs ago

Live Cricket Score : Sri Lanka vs India, 3rd Test Day 3, India tour of Sri Lanka, 2015 - Cricbuzz Cup - Cricket News

Live Cricket Score of India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Day 3 at Colombo: India will look to maintain their upperhand #CricbuzzCup #SLvInd #IndvSL

"Ijaz Farooqi resigns as president of Karachi cricket association after coming to loggerheads with PCB due to PCB's anti karachi policies" 06 hrs ago

Javagal Srinath - The best of Mysore Express - Cricbuzz

Fondly called 'Mysore Express', Javagal Srinath is perhaps the pioneer of India's fast bowling.

HBDMahi #10DaysLeft
"@msdhoni @ImRaina wearing 2shades of blue Bt doing d same work-Increasing millions of Heartbeat's.." 09 hrs ago

Marcus Stoinis handed Australian debut for T20 game

Australia will give all-rounder Marcus Stoinis his debut in Monday’s Twenty20 clash with England in Cardiff.

Cricket Updates
"One of these days we might have teams called Saathi Lahore and Hamdam Karachi." 13 hrs ago

BBC Sport - T20 Blast: Lancashire beat Northants to win Edgbaston final

Lancashire Lightning beat Northants Steelbacks by 13 runs at Edgbaston to win the T20 Blast for the first time.

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"PSL wil provide an opportunity to all our players 2 become a better professional & to show our natural Talent"

Pujara carries bat, India out for 312 | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo

Cheteshwar Pujara became the fourth Indian to carry his bat through a Test innings as India's last two wickets lasted 25 minutes on the third morning of the rain-hit SSC Test

Saj Sadiq
"Qualifying round of T20 Cup to be held from 1 to 5 September. Main tournament will run from 8 to 15 Sept. Matches are in Rawalpindi #Cricket"
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Features : India in Sri Lanka 2015

Arya Yuyutsu ventures into the heart of Colombo to check out a memorabilia-laden cricket-themed café that attracts tourists and cricketers alike

"friend: *is sad* me: *goes out of way 2 cheer them up* me: *is sad* friend: *cricket noises*" 08 hrs ago

Ishant, the spearhead, leads from the front - Cricbuzz

Ishant Sharma clearly recognizes the need to perform as the lead pacer of the team and he seems in a much more comfortable place mentally as well.

Faizan Lakhani
"National T20 Cup: @KamiAkmal23 will lead Multan's team. Adnan Akmal to lead Lahore Blues. @AzharAli_ will lead Lahore Whites' team. #Cricket" 10 hrs ago

England eye Ashes hangover remedy in one-off T20I - Cricbuzz

England and Australia begin their limited overs assignment with a one-off T20I at the SWALEC stadium in Cardiff.

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Looking for answers: T20 opening spots up for grabs, says chief selector - The Express Tribune

Haroon Rashee­d claims young player­s will contin­ue to be given chance­s ahead of World T20.

Saj Sadiq
"Good stats for Bilawal Bhatti in the Lancashire League. 41 wickets at an average of 10.78 & 380 runs at an average of 54.28 #Cricket" © 2015