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England all-rounder Rikki Clarke to retire after 21-year career
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England all-rounder Rikki Clarke to retire after 21-year career

Clarke, a multiple County Championship winner, won two Test caps and made 20 one-day international appearances for England.

County Championship: R Ashwin picks match-turning six-wicket haul for Surrey against Somerset
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County Championship: R Ashwin picks match-turning six-wicket haul for Surrey against Somerset

Looking to get some quality match practice ahead of joining the Indian in Durham on Thursday, Ashwin did more than enough with 58 overs under his belt and a match haul of 7 for 127.

County Championship: Ravichandran Ashwin endures dour day for Surrey as Somerset post mammoth score
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County Championship: Ravichandran Ashwin endures dour day for Surrey as Somerset post mammoth score

Ashwin, who is one of the three Indian spinners to take over 400 Test wickets, gave away 99 runs as Somerset scored a mammoth 429 all out in 148.5 overs.

County Championship: COVID positive case forces abandonment of Derbyshire vs Essex
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County Championship: COVID positive case forces abandonment of Derbyshire vs Essex

The unnamed player has begun to self isolate and other members of the Derbyshire squad have been identified as close contacts.

England vs New Zealand: Wicketkeeper-batsman Ben Foakes ruled out of Tests after freak dressing room injury
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England vs New Zealand: Wicketkeeper-batsman Ben Foakes ruled out of Tests after freak dressing room injury

Foakes was due to play his first home Test — all eight previous Test appearances have been abroad — but he tore his left hamstring when he slipped on what is believed to be a sock in the Surrey dressing room on Sunday.

Ireland and England pacer Boyd Rankin announces retirement from international cricket
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Ireland and England pacer Boyd Rankin announces retirement from international cricket

Rankin is among the 15 players who have played Test cricket for two countries.

Jofra Archer picks up two wickets in County Championship on return to competitive cricket
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Jofra Archer picks up two wickets in County Championship on return to competitive cricket

Turning out for Sussex in a County Championship game against Kent on Thursday, Archer finished with figures of 2 for 29 from his 13 overs, which included the wickets of Zak Crawley and Kent skipper Bell Drummond, as the tourists were bundled out for 145.

County Championship: Jofra Archer set to return to competitive cricket in Sussex vs Kent game
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County Championship: Jofra Archer set to return to competitive cricket in Sussex vs Kent game

The 26-year-pacer had sustained an injury at his home in January and the surgery was conducted while he was still undergoing treatment for a long-term elbow injury.

County Championship: Hanuma Vihari scores 32 in his second outing but leaves Warwickshire in trouble against Essex
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County Championship: Hanuma Vihari scores 32 in his second outing but leaves Warwickshire in trouble against Essex

Vihari was out for 0 and 8 on his County debut against Nottinghamshire but looked far more assured while batting on the second day.

County Championship: Hanuma Vihari begins Warwickshire stint with duck on debut
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County Championship: Hanuma Vihari begins Warwickshire stint with duck on debut

Vihari, who is set to play a minimum three games for the Birmingham-based county, struggled a lot while facing England international Stuart Broad during his agonising 40-minute stay in the middle.

County Championship: Australia pacer Jackson Bird to miss Lancashire stint due to neck injury
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County Championship: Australia pacer Jackson Bird to miss Lancashire stint due to neck injury

Bird had been due to play for county in six matches starting this month but the 34-year-old has now been told to rest for four weeks because of a bulging disc.

County Championship: Leicester complain to ECB about bizarre stumping in match against Hampshire
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County Championship: Leicester complain to ECB about bizarre stumping in match against Hampshire

Leicestershire were furious with the dismissal and released a post-match statement revealing they have been in contact with the ECB to complain.

County Championship: 'Excited' Hanuma Vihari to play for Warwickshire in early stages of new season
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County Championship: 'Excited' Hanuma Vihari to play for Warwickshire in early stages of new season

The 27-year-old will provide cover for Pieter Malan at Edgbaston as the South African continues to wait for confirmation of a visa.

West Indies Test captain Kraigg Brathwaite signs for Gloucestershire
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West Indies Test captain Kraigg Brathwaite signs for Gloucestershire

The opening batsman, who replaced Jason Holder as red-ball skipper of the Windies last month, will head to Britain at the end of his country's ongoing second Test against Sri Lanka, scheduled to finish on Friday.

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.