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BBC Sport - Yasir Arafat: England T20 Blast can emulate Australian success

Hampshire and Pakistan all-rounder Yasir Arafat says England's Twenty20 competition can learn from Australia's Big Bash equivalent.

Devon, Cornwall excited by Championship debate

If the County Championship is extended to 21 teams and a Minor County needs to be elevated, a combined Devon and Cornwall team could be the answer

Lancashire CCC
"Very well done @jimmy9 who has taken his 400th wicket in Test Match cricket for @ECB_cricket. Unbelievable effort! http://t.c…" 04 hrs ago

Glenn McGrath to Coach Australia's 'Gen-Next' in India - Cricket News

Cricket legend Glenn McGrath is a coaching director at the MRF Pace Foundation in Chennai.. latest Cricket news- Glenn McGrath to Coach Australia's 'Gen-Next' in India

Yorkshire Cricket
"There is cricket being played at Headingley..... By a group of #Minions! #ENGvNZ" 04 hrs ago

How Douglas Jardine's Scottish heritage influenced his England cricket captaincy

If we are to understand Douglas Jardine, the most divisive and controversial cricketer who ever played for England, we must understand his Scottishness

"देखा अम्बानी की टीम Mumbai Indians #IPLFinal जीतगयी,मै तो पहलेसे ही कहरहा था की सब मिलेहुए है जी " 04 hrs ago

BBC Sport - Yasir Arafat: England's T20 Blast can learn from Australian success

England's Twenty20 competition can learn from Australia's Big Bash, Hampshire and Pakistan all-rounder Yasir Arafat says.

Saj Sadiq
"Tickets for the 2nd and 3rd ODIs are completely sold out meaning full houses at GSL for every match of this series #PakvZim #Cricket"
Aces Middle East
"@SAfridiOfficial and his connection with the Asian community in the UK " 05 hrs ago

Yorkshire puts backbone into new England - Telegraph

County provides three of the top five England batsmen for Test series against New Zealand, and there are more to come, writes Jonathan Liew

"To know that the God of cricket is about to hit his play button is surreal! Visit for details! #Sac…"

Somerset welcome Chris Gayle for a Blast | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo

ESPNcricinfo brings you the team news ahead of the third round of the NatWest T20 Blast

Najam Sethi
"Good teams' spirit. Wonderful crowds. Great welcome. Competitive cricket. What more could we desire? #CricketComesHome"

England bowl, Ronchi replaces Anderson for NZ

Alastair Cook won the toss and chose to bowl once the clouds had cleared at Headingley, with England fielding the same XI who won the first Test at Lord's

Piers Morgan
"Last time I watched cricket at Headingley, I lost a Tetley's drinking bet and had to do a moonie on the square when play finished." 05 hrs ago

Live Cricket Score : Pakistan vs Zimbabwe, 2nd ODI , Zimbabwe tour of Pakistan, 2015 - Cricket News

Live Cricket Score of Pakistan vs Zimbabwe, 2nd ODI at Lahore: Pakistan opt to field

Saj Sadiq
"4 fifty plus opening partnerships for Zimbabwe during the series against Pakistan :- 83 56 68 58 #Cricket #PakvZim" 03 hrs ago

England v New Zealand, second Test, Headingley, day one - BBC Sport

Live text and radio commentary as James Anderson takes his 400th Test wicket for England on the first day of the second Test.

John Berman
"What language is this?"

Unchanged Pakistan bowl, Coventry back | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo

In a bid to seal this first ODI series win in two years, Pakistan invited Zimbabwe to bat in Lahore. Azhar Ali made the decision to avoid bowling in the dew likely to appear in the evening

vikram sathaye
"Interesting flight yesterday! @imVkohli on my left & @sachin_rt on my right! Both discussing Car specifications & I can't drive:) #carlovers"

'Generous' BCCI gives big CLT20 relief to Star - The Times of India

In a show of rare bonhomie, Star has managed to convince the BCCI to waive off $475m that they were scheduled to pay for the remaining four years of Champions League T20 event.

Piers Morgan
"On my way to Headingley for the cricket. Assume it's raining, cold & gale force winds for my annual trip up North?"

Central Lancashire League start merger talks with Saddleworth League as Heywood CC opt to join Greater Manchester Cricket League - Manchester Evening News

Founder members of the CLL Heywood will leave at the end of the season along with Clifton CC, but Rochdale CC and Littleborough CC are staying in the 123-year-old competition

Awais Satti
"we r living in a country where cricket is being discussd by Najam Sehti,Law by Rana Snaullah,politics by Altaf hussain and ethics by Kh Asif" 04 hrs ago

Pakistan to build on cricket revival after Zimbabwe Tour - International

The return of international cricket to Pakistan has been celebrated in style by the players and fans following the first Test victory against Zimbabwe in Lahore, writes Nabeel Hashmi.

Saj Sadiq
"Hope the PCB will pay the 40% fine slapped on the Zimbabwe players by the ICC for a slow over-rate in the first ODI #PakvZim #Cricket"

De Lange, Umeed named in Scotland squad | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo

All-rounder Con de Lange and 19-year-old batsman Andrew Umeed have been named in Scotland's 13-man squad for their Intercontinental Cup fixture against Afghanistan, beginning on June 2 in Stirling

"@sachin_rt sir, I am not an any sportsman, not a famous personility niether a big fan like sudhir, still i want to meet you." 11 hrs ago

'Generous' BCCI gives big CLT20 relief to STAR - Cricbuzz

BCCI has given a concession to the broadcast rights holder of CLT20 as they plan a new tournament to replace it

Saj Sadiq
"Former Pakistan cricketer Rao Iftikhar Anjum says waste disposal service in Stoke-on-Trent is worse than Pakistan :)"
The Old Batsman
"JUST START THE GAME ALREADY... It's cricket, not the State Opening of Parliament."

Nepal to prepare for World T20 qualifier in Dharamsala

Nepal World Twenty20 probables will train in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, from June 5 to 20 to get themselves in shape for the World T20 qualifiers in July

"@VibeTickets I'm after 2 tickets for the Yorkshire V Lancashire T20 at Headingley! To pick up in Manchester area #vibetickets"

Paul Stirling, James Franklin distract Lord's drinkers in style

For most counties Friday is T20 night but Middlesex have always preferred Thursdays. The stroll from St John's Wood to Lord's, brimming with City types anticipating their first T20 game of the season, showed why.

"If Anderson plays for 12 more months, given the amount of Test cricket England are playing, he could be third on that list. #EngvNZ" 03 hrs ago

The delights of car cricket: readers' views - Telegraph

Readers share their thoughts on recent travel stories. Send us your feedback for the chance to win return flights to Prague

"Pakistan to build on cricket revival after Zimbabwe Tour, writes @NabeelHashmi88 #PAK #ZIM" 04 hrs ago

Andre Fletcher arrested for possessing ammunition: Report - IBNLive

According to sources speaking to the newspaper, 50 rounds of ammunition were found in Fletcher's possession.

Telegraph Sport
"England's 'attack, attack, attack' mentality reminds me of 2005 - by @MichaelVaughan #ENGvNZ htt…"

Dane Vilas, Dean Elgar to captain South Africa A

Wicketkeeper batsman Dane Vilas will lead South Africa A's four-day squad while left-hand batsman Dean Elgar will captain the 50-overs team on the tour of India

mike selvey
"Our cricket is aggressive without the rubbish, says McCullum. Good if it caught on ." 05 hrs ago

#FromTheVault: The MS Dhoni Interview - Lord's Test 2007 [VIDEO] -

Interview of MS Dhoni after his stunning, match-saving innings at the Lord's Test.

Shirin Sadikot
"Allan Border on Cricket Legends: "If I am reborn as a cricketer, I'd like to come back as @wasimakramlive."" 04 hrs ago

Trevor Bayliss is perfect for England job: Brad Hogg - IBNLive

Bayliss took over from Peter Moores on Tuesday and was expected to join the team in June before the start of the Ashes.

Jameshubert ?
"21 years of cricketing career and he is just 87 runs away from brain lara 2 become WI Leading run scorer.. #Cricket http://t…" © 2015