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Nottinghamshire cricket star found asleep in car - BBC News

A Nottinghamshire man speaks of his surprise at finding an ex-international cricketer asleep in his car.

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England Cricket
".@Ian_Bell said in his @Metro_Sport column that he's retiring from ODI cricket. He's our leading run-scorer #topman htt…" 07 hrs ago

BBC Sport - T20 Blast: Hampshire, Lancashire, Bears and Northants eye glory

Birmingham Bears, Hampshire, Lancashire and Northants will contest the season's first trophy at Edgbaston on Saturday.

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Peter Miller
"N Srinivasan, the man who runs world cricket, isn't allowed to attend BCCI meetings. God bless this sport" 07 hrs ago

BBC Sport - Pakistan Super league: Qatar to host Inaugural T20 competition

An inaugural Twenty20 Pakistan Super League will be held in Doha, Qatar from 4 to 24 February next year.

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Mohandas Menon
"Best bowling in fc cricket by Indians 7-7-0-4 Lala Amarnath Railways vs Patiala in Jan 1959 6-6-0-4 Axar Patel IndA vs SAA at Wayanad today"

PCB 'can survive' without playing India - Shaharyar Khan

PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan has said Pakistan 'can survive' without playing cricket against India but hoped the BCCI would adhere to the MOU between the boards

The Economist
"The 2016 Rio Olympics will feature 28 sports. Why is cricket, the world’s second most popular sport, not among them? http…" 08 hrs ago

BBC Sport - Hampshire: Dale Benkenstein warns of Finals Days 'shambles'

Hampshire coach Dale Benkenstein hopes his side can overcome T20 Finals Day distractions at Edgbaston.

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Saj Sadiq
"Shahid Afridi "I'm confident about my team’s chances at World T20.I know for sure our players have been showing rapid improvement" #Cricket" 03 hrs ago

I impose an attacking brand of cricket: Azhar Ali - The Express Tribune

Pakist­an ODI captai­n says he ensure­d the philos­ophy of playin­g positi­vely came from him

Saj Sadiq
"2 days ago Abdul Razzaq made 93 off 25 balls (10 sixes & 4 fours) for Overseas XI versus Staffordshire #Cricket http://…" 03 hrs ago

Ian Bell confirms ODI retirement - Cricbuzz

Ian Bell retires as England's all-time top-scorer in ODIs.

Ian Bell
"Overwhelmed with the lovely messages I've received. So excited about the future with this exciting young Test side!" 05 hrs ago

BBC Sport - Birmingham Bears v Lancashire: Relive 2014 T20 Blast final

Birmingham Bears were the winners on T20 Blast Finals Day in 2014, beating Lancashire in the final on their home ground at Edgbaston.

ESPN Cricinfo
"PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan has said Pakistan 'can survive' without playing cricket against India"

Ian Bell dismisses thoughts of Test retirement

Ian Bell has confirmed that he wants to continue playing Test cricket despite suggestions that he was considering retirement

Jyotiraditya Scindia
"Naman Ojha from MPCA today makes his Debut in Test Cricket for India. Congrats @namanojha35 you have made us proud. http://…" 07 hrs ago

BBC Sport - T20 Blast: Hampshire, Lancashire, Bears and Northants seek trophy

Birmingham Bears, Hampshire, Lancashire and Northants will contest the season's first trophy at Edgbaston on Saturday.

Shekhar Gupta
"Ways of Ind cricket: Pujara made to open, Rahane pushed to no. 3, all so Rohit is shielded at 5? Talk about bali ka bakras & blue-eyed boys"

Bangar concerned by unfamiliar seam movement

Only 15 overs were bowled on day one at the SSC but in that time, India's inexperienced top-order batsmen were exposed to seam movement they were unfamiliar with, the visitors' batting coach Sanjay Bangar said

Virat Kohli Fan Club
""Happy Onam, May the festival bring you & your family with prosperity & joy!" - @imVkohli. #CaptainKohli #VK18FanClub …"

BCCI meeting adjourned due to N Srinivasan's presence

The BCCI's working committee meeting was adjourned minutes after it started on Friday evening

"JUST IN: Ian Bell has confirmed his retirement from ODIs -" 07 hrs ago

BBC Sport - Hampshire: Benkenstein hopes for T20 Blast Finals Day glory

Hampshire coach Dale Benkenstein hopes his side can overcome the "shambles" of last year's T20 Blast Finals Day and win the title.

Mohammed Amir
"I will play super T20 from Rawalpindi Region starting from 8th September. All matches are at Rawalpindi Stadium..." 08 hrs ago

Man stunned to find international cricket star sleeping off hangover in back of his car - Mirror Online

Michael Whitaker called the police after finding the stranger asleep in his Chevrolet hatchback on Wednesday morning

Saj Sadiq
"Shahid Afridi to return for Northamptonshire for T20 Blast finals day at Edgbaston on Saturday #Cricket…" 06 hrs ago

BBC Sport - Relive David Willey's T20 Finals Day hat-trick for Northants in 2013

Listen to BBC Radio Northampton's commentary of David Willey's hat-trick to help Northants beat Surrey by 102 runs and claim their first FLt20 title in 2013.

Fred Boycott
"Nottinghamshire cricket star found asleep in car." 03 hrs ago

BBC Sport - Ian Bell: England batsman retires from ODIs to focus on Tests

England batsman Ian Bell says he still has the "hunger" to play Test cricket as he retires from one-day internationals.

ESPN Cricinfo
"How often do you find an international cricket star asleep in your car?"

Brendon Taylor loans car to sleep off cup triumph

Brendan Taylor, the former Zimbabwe captain, caused consternation by falling asleep in an unlocked car after his celebrations of Nottinghamshire's progress to the semi-finals of the Royal London Cup went haywire

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BBC Sport - Relive Hampshire's 2010 T20 final last-ball victory

Listen to BBC Radio Solent's commentary of a dramatic victory for Hampshire against Somerset in the 2010 T20 Final.

Yonex All England
"Great to see India cricketers including @imVkohli & @harbhajan_singh enjoying a break with some badminton this week! h…"
Virat Kohli Fan Club
"Got a #QforKohli? Tag us & @SmaaashLive to get it answered from @imVkohli himself via a video! #VK18FanClub http://t.c…" 10 hrs ago

BBC Sport - Ian Bell: England batsman 'not ready' to quit international cricket

England batsman Ian Bell, 33, says he still has has the "hunger and desire" to play international cricket.

"England Blind's @KerynSeal4 on a journey from international cricket to leading the Three Lions" 06 hrs ago

BBC Sport - One-Day Cup: Jason Roy hits 112 as Surrey beat Kent

Surrey's Jason Roy hits a century to set up a 17-run win over Kent in a rain-affected One-Day Cup quarter-final match.

Saj Sadiq
"Saeed Ajmal "I'm confident I can perform well again in domestic cricket & make a comeback for my country" #Cricket http…" 03 hrs ago

BBC Sport - Ashley Giles: Lancashire have 'unfinished business' in T20 Blast

Director of cricket Ashley Giles says Lancashire have "unfinished business" ahead of this year's T20 Blast Finals day.

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Galloway Cricket Club is hitting the rest for six with new award - Daily Record

The Gatehouse of Fleet club was bowled over the be voted as Scotland's most welcoming club" this week by Cricket Scotland.

"Give us your questions for @imVkohli & a few chosen ones will be answered by the Captain in a video. Use #QforKohli http:/…" 05 hrs ago

NSW government announce coroner's inquest into death of Phillip Hughes - ABC Grandstand Sport (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The New South Wales state government has announced it will conduct a coroner's inquest into the death of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes.

Andrew Nixon
"Interesting stat part 1/2. In the 10 years since ICC took over women's cricket, there's been 13 Tests involving five nations." 03 hrs ago

Rain plays spoilsport after Sri Lanka strike early - Cricbuzz

Persistent rain meant that more than two sessions of play were washed out on Day 1 of the third Test as India went into stumps at 50/2.

BBC Sport
"An inaugural Twenty20 Pakistan Super League will be held in Qatar next year:" 03 hrs ago

Rahul is still getting used to Kookaburra ball: Bangar - Cricbuzz

There has been a different opening combination for all three Tests for India and that is primarily because of injuries to the first-choice openers.

Saj Sadiq
"Saeed Ajmal "There was no sacking as some media are reporting. My contract with Worcestershire was always until 4th September" #Cricket" 03 hrs ago

Brendan Taylor found sleeping in unlocked car - Cricbuzz

Following late-night celebrations for reaching the semis of the Royal London Cup, Nottinghamshire's Brendan Taylor was found sleeping in an unlocked car on Friday after forgetting his way home.

Royal Challengers
"Former Indian captain & legend Sunil Gavaskar has seen enough to know @imVkohli will do a fine job leading! #SLvIND http://t…" 07 hrs ago

No cricket with India until border unrest ends: Shoaib Akhtar - The Express Tribune

World's fastes­t bowler­s believ­es people would love to see both teams face eachot­her but only when peace prevai­ls

"@imVkohli is coming to Smaaash #Gurgaon on 9th September and exciting #contest & events are lined up. Are you ready?"

Axar's 6-6-0-4 routs SA A by an innings | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo

Axar Patel took four wickets without conceding a run in six overs on the fourth day, spinning South Africa A out for 76 and securing victory for India A by an innings and 81 runs

"Can @englandcricket set up a #WomensAshes winner takes all decider? Commentary on 2nd T20 tonight @5liveSport 645pm…" © 2015