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South African fast bowler Marchant De Lange signs two-year contract with Somerset
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South African fast bowler Marchant De Lange signs two-year contract with Somerset

The 30-year-old, who made the last of his 12 international appearances for the Proteas in 2016, already has county experience after four seasons with Welsh club Glamorgan.

ECB says County Championship will return in 2021 with new-look group-stage format
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ECB says County Championship will return in 2021 with new-look group-stage format

The County Championship will return next year in a group-stage format after it was scrapped this season due to the coronavirus pandemic, the England and Wales Cricket Board said.

Adil Rashid still has aspirations to play all forms of cricket, says England selector Ed Smith
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Adil Rashid still has aspirations to play all forms of cricket, says England selector Ed Smith

The 32-year-old leg-spinner last played the most recent of his 19 Tests in January of last year and he has not featured for Yorkshire in the first-class County Championship during the past two seasons.

ECB to begin domestic season with Bob Willis Trophy on 1 August
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ECB to begin domestic season with Bob Willis Trophy on 1 August

English cricket’s domestic calendar will also include the men’s Twenty20 Blast and a 50-over women’s competition.

ECB approves resumption of county cricket with start of men’s domestic season in August
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ECB approves resumption of county cricket with start of men’s domestic season in August

The fixtures and format for the upcoming English domestic season are to be decided by the 18 First-Class counties in a meeting in July, and plans will be made for both red and white-ball formats.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Michael Vaughan bats for shortened county season without overseas players
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Michael Vaughan bats for shortened county season without overseas players

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) should consider a shortened County Championship season without overseas players for two years to offset the financial impact of the coronavirus outbreak, former England skipper Michael Vaughan said.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Cheteshwar Pujara's short-term deal to play for English county Gloucestershire called off
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Cheteshwar Pujara's short-term deal to play for English county Gloucestershire called off

The 32-year-old Pujara, who has scored 5840 runs at an average of 48.66 in 77 Tests, was supposed to play six County Championship matches for the club at the start of the county's first season back in Division One

Coronavirus Outbreak: Former England captain Nasser Hussain calls for County Championship to be scrapped rather than be a curtailed affair
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Former England captain Nasser Hussain calls for County Championship to be scrapped rather than be a curtailed affair

Former England captain Nasser Hussain feels that ECB should scrap the County Championships this season if the COVID-19 pandemic makes it a really curtailed affair.

Former England captain Alastair Cook says no sense in playing shortened county championship
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Former England captain Alastair Cook says no sense in playing shortened county championship

Cook believes it is better to call off the championship this season because a shortened campaign would not be meaningful

South Africa vs England: Vernon Philander fined 15 percent match fee for giving abusive send-off to Jos Buttler in farewell match
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South Africa vs England: Vernon Philander fined 15 percent match fee for giving abusive send-off to Jos Buttler in farewell match

Philander, playing in his final Test before joining Somerset in the County Championship, was sanctioned for the abusive send-off he gave Jos Buttler after he dismissed the England wicketkeeper on the second day of the fourth and final Test at The Wanderers on Saturday.

Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon to join Hampshire for next season's County Championship
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Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon to join Hampshire for next season's County Championship

Lyon is the latest Australian to sign with an English county for the 2020 season, with Travis Head joining Sussex, Cameron Bancroft at Durham and Peter Siddle returning to Essex

Australia opener Cameron Bancroft secures return to English county side Durham for 2020 season
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Australia opener Cameron Bancroft secures return to English county side Durham for 2020 season

Durham recruited Bancroft, 26, after he had served a nine-month ban imposed for his involvement in the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa that rocked Australian cricket in 2018.

Hampshire's Kyle Abbott takes 17 wickets to register best figures in first-class cricket for 63 years
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Hampshire's Kyle Abbott takes 17 wickets to register best figures in first-class cricket for 63 years

Kyle Abbott's return of 17-86 against Somerset is the best ever for Hampshire and the best overall since England spinner Jim Laker took 19-90 against Australia in 1956.

England women's cricket team's World Cup-winning coach Mark Robinson resigns after dismal Ashes display
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England women's cricket team's World Cup-winning coach Mark Robinson resigns after dismal Ashes display

Robinson departs after four years in the role and following a 12 points to four Women’s Ashes series defeat to Australia earlier in the year with England victorious in only one of the seven matches played across all formats.

Ravichandran Ashwin takes five wickets for Nottinghamshire against Somerset in County Championship Division One match
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Ravichandran Ashwin takes five wickets for Nottinghamshire against Somerset in County Championship Division One match

Ravichandran Ashwin returned impressive figures of five for 59 to help Nottinghamshire bowl out Somerset for 169 in their second innings of the County Championship Division One match on Tuesday.

Australia's Cameron Bancroft hits 151 on one-day debut with Durham, says he wants 'to win crowd over'
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Australia's Cameron Bancroft hits 151 on one-day debut with Durham, says he wants 'to win crowd over'

Cameron Bancroft hit an unbeaten and match-winning 151 on his one-day debut for Durham as the disgraced Australia batsman started to repay the English county's faith in him.

West Indies captain Jason Holder to play for Northamptonshire in initial part of 2019 county season
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West Indies captain Jason Holder to play for Northamptonshire in initial part of 2019 county season

Jason Holder said, "I'm hopeful from a personal point that it will provide me a good opportunity of acclimatising to English conditions and getting some time in the middle ahead of the World Cup in England."

Former England batsman Nick Compton announces retirement from cricket
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Former England batsman Nick Compton announces retirement from cricket

South Africa-born Nick Compton, grandson of England great Denis Compton, played 16 Tests for England, scoring two hundreds.

England all-rounder Sam Curran bestowed with CWC Young Cricketer of the Year Award
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England all-rounder Sam Curran bestowed with CWC Young Cricketer of the Year Award

England all-rounder Sam Curran won the Cricket Writers' Club young cricketer of the year award on Tuesday while his Surrey teammate Rory Burns was named County Championship player of the year.

Uncapped Surrey batsman Rory Burns included in England's 16-man squad for Sri Lanka tour
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Uncapped Surrey batsman Rory Burns included in England's 16-man squad for Sri Lanka tour

Uncapped Surrey batsman Rory Burns is set to replace Alastair Cook at the top of England's order after being named in a 16-man squad on Friday for the upcoming three-Test tour of Sri Lanka.