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Tymal Mills may have to quit first-class cricket

Tymal Mills could be forced to retire from first-class cricket after being diagnosed with a congenital back condition

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Francois Du Plessis
"Great to watch some test cricket again...been a lot of white ball cricket the last while...purest version of the game #testcricket #ENGvsNZ" 23 hrs ago

England v New Zealand: First Test, Lord's, day one - BBC Sport

Live text and radio commentary as England hand debuts to Adam Lyth and Mark Wood in the first Test at Lord's.

Kyle Simmons
"It's not helpful when @Woodythedrum watches cricket whilst literally playing a song during rehearsals." 18 hrs ago

Virat Kohli named 6th most marketable athlete by British magazine - IBNLive

The monthly magazine, which reports on the business and financial aspects of sports across the world, has placed 26-year-old Kohli on number six.

Idea Cellular
"Bhajji’s recall in the Indian Test squad basis his performances in #T20 is like selecting a dancer basis his writing skills! #IdeaTweet20" 23 hrs ago

BBC Sport - England v New Zealand quiz

Which player only has seven toes?, who has the number of the beast? who has played for both Australia and New Zealand? Acquire some useless knowledge in our England v New Zealand quiz.

Stephen Fry
"Ever been stumped by cricket? I've worked with MCC to help explain some of the Laws in these animations:" 23 hrs ago

England vs New Zealand LIVE cricket score: Follow the first day of the first Test at Lord's  

New Zealand have won the toss and elected to field in the first day of the first Test at Lord's. Alastair Cook opens up with Yorkshireman Adam Lyth against a fearsome bowling attack.

Scott Styris
"Perfect start to the Lord's Test by the @BLACKCAPS. Just need the big wicket of @KP24 and it's been a great morning!!"

Sir Alex Ferguson and Neil Fairbrother pay tribute at funeral of former Lancashire groundsman Peter Marron - Manchester Evening News

Former Manchester United boss and ex-Manchester City manager Peter Reid join ex-England and Lancashire County Cricket Club players among the mourners.

Gaurav Insan
"@Gurmeetramrahim Ji papa ji " 20 hrs ago

BBC Sport - Andrew Strauss: England may not appoint coach before Ashes start

England may not appoint a new coach before the Ashes start in July, according to new cricket director Andrew Strauss.

Dan Walker
"This is a great 20/20 game at Lords. England 30 for 4 at the... hold on a minute... TEST MATCH! #cricket"

Kohli: the post match reaction |

The Royal Challengers Bangalore walloped Rajasthan Royals last night in the eliminator. An all-round RCB effort saw Mandeep and AB de Villiers excel with the bat first, followed by a complete bowling effort as they knocked off all of the 10 RR wickets. Captain Virat Kohli was obviously pleased with ...

Saj Sadiq
"On this day 1997. Saeed Anwar played one of the greatest ODI innings when he made 194 off 146 balls vs India #Cricket h…"

CSK's second chance in captain's hometown | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo

Only once has a side won both the eliminator and the second qualifier games in the IPL - Chennai Super Kings in 2012. Royal Challengers Bangalore will want to become the second side to do so, but find Super Kings in their way

Cricket Pakistan
"Are you ready Guys? RT #CricketComesHome #PCB #Cricket #Pakistan"

Pakistan set to end six-year drought | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo

This series will be less about what happens between bat and ball and more about what happens beyond the boundary, or more precisely, what does not happen

Hamid Mir
"لاہور کے بعد کراچی اور پشاور میں انٹرنیشنل کرکٹ میچ ممکن ہے یا نہیں ؟ #CapitalTalk #Cricket" 21 hrs ago

Pak-Zimbabwe T20 series: Trophy's unveiling ceremony held in Lahore

Will try different combinations, performers will be selected for T20 World Cup, says skipper Afridi

Babar Awan
"AXACT-ly after 6 years.... sweet homeland welcomes international cricket!!! !!جب تک ہے یہ دنیا باقی، ہم دیکھیں آزاد تجھے #…" 17 hrs ago

In pictures: Pakistan readies for return of international cricket - BBC News

Images from Pakistan as it prepares for its first international cricket match in six years when it plays Zimbabwe in Lahore on Friday.

Sunil- #WeLoveMSG
"@Gurmeetramrahim Pita g kal to aap ne cricket mai kamal hi ker diya g dekne ka njara hi aa gya... #MSGDonated4Million" 19 hrs ago

Sarfraz arrives in Lahore to play T20 just after 2 days of marriage

Vice Captain of T20 team arrived in Lahore only 2 days after his marriage to play against Zimbabwe

""I wasn't good at cricket but ever since Azhar bhai is training me, I've got better." - @emraanhashmi #AzharTeaser http://t.c…" 18 hrs ago

BBC Sport - County Championship: Kent beat Gloucestershire for first win

Kent move off the bottom of Division Two and beat Gloucestershire by eight wickets for their first win of the season.

Virat Kohli
"[Article] : @imVkohli named 6th most markettable athlete by British magazine"

IPL 8, CSK vs RCB: It's Virat Kohli vs MS Dhoni in race for final : News, News - India Today

Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore, who'll be high on confidence after their recent win over Rajasthan, will lock horns with MS Dhoni's Chennai Super Kings in IPL 8 Qualifier 2 on Friday.

Rohit Sharma FanClub
"Why Rohit Sharma will make a better Indian captain than Virat Kohli"

Shot Stories

Before he was a commentator, Richie Benaud was a shrewd captain and an ace legspinner, as he showed in the famous Old Trafford Test of 1961

""New Zealand are now paying the price of too much IPL cricket and not enough long form game" says @bawads. Eng 246-5, having been 30-4" 19 hrs ago

Pakistan vs Zimbabwe, 1st T20I, Gaddafi Stadium - Live cricket score, ball by ball Commentary - Cricbuzz

Follow Pakistan vs Zimbabwe, 1st T20I at Lahore with live Cricket score, ball by ball commentary, highlights, updates & scorecard on Cricbuzz

David 'Bumble' Lloyd
"Terrific counter attack by Eng after NZ dominated 1st hour .. Test cricket"

Death bowling, overseas players' form hurts Royals

In spite of Ajinkya Rahane's outstanding form, Rajasthan Royals' inability to bowl well at the death has hamstrung them throughout the season

Faizan Lakhani
"Captains of Pakistan & Zimbabwe Cricket teams at the trophy unveiling ceremony of #PAKvZIM T20i series. (Photo PCB) http…"

Lahore ready for cricket's return | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo

Much about Lahore has changed during Pakistan's isolation from international cricket, but the city remains friendly and welcoming. Pakistan's players and fans are pleased cricket is coming home again.

"Live now on TMS - England's new Director of Cricket Andrew Strauss with @Aggerscricket."

Scotland include Watt, Umeed for three-day game

Scotland have included 18-year-old left-arm spinner Mark Watt and 19-year-old top-order batsman Andrew Umeed in their 12-member squad for the three-day match against UAE at the Ageas Bowl

George Dobell
"Mills may have to quit first-class cricket"

Coach Simmons opens door for IPL quintet | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo

West Indies coach Phil Simmons has opened the door for Dwayne Bravo, Lendl Simmons, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell and Kieron Pollard to return to the Test team, stating his intention to meet them on their return from the IPL

Chris Ostick
"Alex Ferguson joined mourners to celebrate life of @LancsCCC legend Peter Marron today #lccc" 23 hrs ago

BBC Sport - Nick Compton: Batsman wants to prove a point to England selectors

Middlesex top order batsman Nick Compton hopes he can convince England's selectors to give him a Test recall.

Nadeem Malik
"Dear @TheRealPCB please elaborate in which part of #Pakistan this #Cricket stadium is situated @SAMAATV…"

NZ bowl; debuts for Lyth, Wood and Henry | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo

On a picture-perfect early-summer morning three players have been handed their Test debuts at Lord's while Brendon McCullum inserted England on a green-tinged pitch although the overhead conditions looked ideal for batting

srijith nambiar
"I admire Siddhu for learning cricket and playing for India for 16 years to realize his dream of becoming a television bakchod."

Afridi eyes build-up towards World T20s | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo

The security arrangements had been the focus since Zimbabwe's arrival in Pakistan but on the eve of the first ever Twenty20 international at the Gaddafi Stadium, the attention returned to cricket

Saj Sadiq
"Imran Tahir "I pray & hope the Zimbabwe tour will be successful and will open the floodgates of international cricket in Pakistan" #Cricket" 19 hrs ago

Reporter avoids serious injury after New Zealand star Tim Southee hits her with stray cricket ball - Mirror Online

ESPN journalist Melinda Farrell was smashed in the back by Southee who was practising his batting ahead of the first Test against England at Lord's

James Faulkner
"Not possible mate... Only just got off a bus ride from Pune to Mumbai... Looking forward to meeting the boys soon!"

Prabodhini, Hasini added to SL Women T20 squad

Sri Lanka Women added Udeshika Prabodhani and Hasini Perera in their 14-member squad for the Twenty20 series against West Indies Women

"A runout is the cricket equivalent of a premature ejaculation" 22 hrs ago

Best of the century: cricket and classic literature | Bluffer's

Sex, alcohol and cricket are — apparently — the themes of classic literature. From Conan Doyle to Harold Pinter, the great writers were gentlemen and players.

Saroj Ranga Insan
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