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Sarah Taylor: Pioneer in Women’s Cricket

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ENGLAND wicketkeeper Sarah Taylor made history this week by becoming the first female to play Australian first grade cricket – only one tier below First Class cricket. The 26-year-old from London, who plies her trade for Sussex Women here in the UK, made her debut for The Northern District Jets in … Read More

England searching for consistency ahead of tough winter

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England go in to the 3 test match series against Pakistan in the UAE on Tuesday looking for some consistency ahead of a tough winter. After edging a thrilling Ashes series against Australia in the summer, they are now desperately searching for some away form before travelling to South Africa … Read More

Man seriously injured after collision with sign on Cardigan Road

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A driver has been seriously injured after a collision with a street sign in Headingley. The 60-year-old man was driving along Cardigan Road at 10:15am on Sunday when he hit the sign. MetroTravelNews tweeted that Cardigan Road had been closed both ways between the Spring Road junction and the Victoria … Read More

David Warner’s 145 is the best sporting performance of the modern era

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At the Adelaide Oval on Tuesday one man did something that many wouldn’t think possible under the circumstances. Just two weeks after the tragic death of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes, his long-time friend and team mate David Warner walked out onto the field to represent his country in a Test … Read More

Cricket: India, Australia & South Africa get ready for 2015 World Cup

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Over the last few weeks, and across several continents, there has been plenty of international cricket to get stuck into. Pakistan have trounced Australia in the United Arab Emirates and are now taking on New Zealand at the same venue. Australia meanwhile no sooner got back home from those chastening … Read More

Varsity: Women’s Cricket – Uni on the front foot against Beckett

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Celebrations were in order after Leeds University’s women’s cricket team stormed to victory in their Varsity match early on Wednesday morning as they bowled Leeds Beckett out for 57, chasing the score Uni set of 93. The match took place indoors at the Headingley Indoor Centre, a setting more regularly … Read More

Sensational Sidebottom steers Yorkshire to glory

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Yorkshire beat second-place Nottinghamshire by a commanding innings and 152 runs to seal their first County Championship title since 2001 with a game to spare. Veteran and former England seamer Ryan Sidebottom took a thrilling 6-30 to extinguish his former club’s title hopes; Notts were bowled out for a miserly … Read More

English summer solves some questions but leaves plenty more unanswered

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Where to start? This has been the most dramatic, turbulent and downright crazy summer of English cricket since the early 90s, when every summer seemed to be the most turbulent in living memory. From captaincy debates to endless selection issues, to rows over pitches and groundsmen, to players involved in … Read More

Sport | Yorkshire flourish in Roses clash

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Yorkshire registered a comprehensive victory over their arch-rivals Lancashire at the Roses Match in Old Trafford and consolidated their lead at the top of LV County Championship Division One as they are firmly in the race for their first four day title since 2001. The thumping victory by an innings … Read More

Sport | Resurgent England hope to keep that winning feeling

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After completing a stunning turnaround and winning three Tests on the bounce, England managed (somehow) to take the series against India 3-1. After this triumph, that at some points looked very hard to imagine indeed, thoughts now turn to the shorter format of the game, specifically the five match one-day … Read More