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newscricket6 months ago

Mickey Arthur to step down as Sri Lanka head coach after West Indies Tests

Sri Lanka head coach Mickey Arthur has announced that he will step down from the role after the team’s home Test series against West Indies to be played between November 21 and December 3. Arthur, who'd taken over the role in February 2021, will serve Derbyshire's Head of Cricket next.
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newscricket10 months ago

Derbyshire's game against Essex abandoned after a player tests COVID positive 

The County game between Derbyshire and Essex, which was slated to take place at Derby was abandoned after a home player returned with a positive COVID report. The ECB issued a statement saying that the safety of the players remains the top priority and the confirmation on points will be made soon.
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newscricket2 years ago

VIDEO | George Burrows' full-toss catches Matt Critchley ‘Chest Before Wicket’ in epic manner

The epic Sachin Tendulkar-Glenn McGrath ‘Shoulder Before Wicket’ dismissal has been remembered quite vividly even today and the controversy surrounding it doesn’t cease to die down. A variant of it happened on Monday when Matt Critchley was dismissed 'Chest Before Wicket' in a funny way.
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newscricket2 years ago

VIDEO | Derbyshire’s Harvey Hosein's bulls-eye flick catches day-dreaming Hassan Azad off-guard

We have seen it happen plenty of times but whenever it happens, we can’t help but laugh at the foolishness of the batsman. In one such circumstance, Leicestershire’s Hassan Azad, who was caught loitering away from his crease, was left embarrassed by a sharp underarm flick from Harvey Hosein.
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newscricket3 years ago

Duanne Olivier quit South Africa to play for Yorkshire in Kolpak deal

In a very surprising development, emerging South Africa bowler Duanne Olivier has decided to call it quits for the national team just two years after making his international debut. The 26-year-old has signed a three-year deal with Yorkshire after turning out for Derbyshire last year.
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