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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…" 06 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

Ali Martin
"Slight fear that #Jimmy400 will overshadow the fact that New Zealand's Luke Ronchi has become the first Luke to play Test cricket" 04 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

Faizan Lakhani
"Hats off to people of Lahore for showing the love for Cricket, you have proved that no one can keep Cricket away from Pak, says Wasim Akram." 04 hrs ago

BBC Sport - James Anderson: England bowler takes 400th Test wicket

James Anderson becomes the first England bowler to take 400 Test wickets in the second Test against New Zealand.

Yorkshire Cricket
"There is cricket being played at Headingley..... By a group of #Minions! #ENGvNZ" 06 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 "

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

Malik Abrar
"#PakvsZim just not about Cricket series but Pakistan's message for the world and ICC, "We are Peace Loving Nation". http:/…" 06 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
"Wasim Akram "Look at the passion from Pakistan cricket lovers who have been queuing for nearly 5 hours in this heat" #PakvZim #Cricket"
Adam Morehouse
"T20 Best Bowling @leicsccc v @DurhamCricket: 4-11 Taylor 4-22 Ireland 3-14 @virendersehwag, Wyatt 3-17 Griffith 3-19 Walker" 07 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

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"
Faizan Lakhani
"Great to see international cricket coming back to Pakistan, says @wasimakramlive. #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

Michael Tomalaris
"Congratulations @HansenAdam for completing 250th consecutive Grand Tour stage. "Statistics of Don Bradman cricket proportions." @mwkeenan"

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

"If Cricket is a cheese sandwich, then Pakistan is its cheese. - Andy Zaltzman. #CricketComesHome #2ndODI" 03 hrs ago

BBC Sport - Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi aims to light up Northants

BBC Look East's James Burridge catches up Shahid 'Boom Boom' Afridi ahead of his first game for Northants at Wantage Road.

Michael Vaughan
"Your cricket club have the best teas in the land...enter by Monday for your club to win 5k courtesy of @YorkshireTea"

'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.

Ed Anderson
"The Parsees. 1st Indian team to tour England. "Their cricket proved to be of the most elementary description" (Times) ht…" 04 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

Royal Challengers
".@ABdeVilliers17 is one of the finest cricket superheros the world has seen! Find out why:" 04 hrs ago

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

Live text and radio commentary as James Anderson moves to 401 Test wickets for England in the rain-affected second Test.

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

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

Star Sports India
"Will @imVKohli's aggressive approach tame the @BCBtigers when Team India tour Bangladesh? #INDvBAN…" 13 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

George Dobell
"James Anderson has 60 catches in Test cricket. Poor Dale Steyn only has 21. And NO stumpings." 06 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.

Najam Sethi
"Good teams' spirit. Wonderful crowds. Great welcome. Competitive cricket. What more could we desire? #CricketComesHome" 03 hrs ago

BBC Sport - Scotland v Afghanistan: Con de Lange given first full call-up

South Africa-born Con de Lange is included in Scotland's full squad for the first time against Afghanistan.

batchi luna
"(insert cricket sounds here)" 03 hrs ago

IPL has given me great confidence: Sarfaraz - Cricbuzz

17-year old Sarfaraz Khan said he would keep his feet firmly on the ground despite gaining instant stardom after his performances in IPL.

Faizan Lakhani
""International Cricket fraternity should come forward and support Pakistan Cricket," says Wasim Akram. #CricketComesHome"

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.

John Berman
"What language is this?"

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

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

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

Help for Heroes
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