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Former Pakistan pacer Rana Naved-ul-Hasan claims he endured racist abuse from Yorkshire fans
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Former Pakistan pacer Rana Naved-ul-Hasan claims he endured racist abuse from Yorkshire fans

Rana alleges he was subjected to racist slurs and hooting from the home crowd when he played for Yorkshire in 2008 and 2009.

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: Travis Head's contract with Sussex deferred to 2021 due to COVID-19 pandemic
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Travis Head's contract with Sussex deferred to 2021 due to COVID-19 pandemic

Australian batsman Travis Head's contract with Sussex Cricket has been deferred to next year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has forced the suspension of England's domestic season at least till 1 August.

'We have a big plan for India': Lancashire County Cricket Club targets sub-continent for growth after record earnings
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'We have a big plan for India': Lancashire County Cricket Club targets sub-continent for growth after record earnings

Lancashire held a training tour in Mumbai in February during which CEO Daniel Gidney met with Indian business executives

Former Australia pacer Jason Gillespie lauds Ishant Sharma's 'thirst for knowledge' during stint in county cricket
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Former Australia pacer Jason Gillespie lauds Ishant Sharma's 'thirst for knowledge' during stint in county cricket

Ishant, who has picked 297 wickets from 97 Tests, played for Sussex in 2018 with Gillespie as the coach

Coronavirus Outbreak: Lancashire ceases contracts of BJ Watling, Glenn Maxwell and James Faulkner in wake of COVID-19 crisis
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Lancashire ceases contracts of BJ Watling, Glenn Maxwell and James Faulkner in wake of COVID-19 crisis

Lancashire Cricket on Friday mutually terminated the contracts of BJ Watling, Glenn Maxwell and James Faulkner as this season's County Championship has been postponed till 28 May due to the rapidly-spreading COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus Outbreak: England's county cricketers accept pay cuts, set to forgo prize money in wake of COVID-19 crisis
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Coronavirus Outbreak: England's county cricketers accept pay cuts, set to forgo prize money in wake of COVID-19 crisis

England’s county cricketers will forgo 1 million pounds ($1.24 million) in prize money and take pay cuts in April and May to help protect the domestic game during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Professional Cricketers’ Association (PCA) has said.

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

Hashim Amla 'excited' to play alongside ex-South Africa teammate Morne Morkel again after inking Kolpak deal with Surrey
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Hashim Amla 'excited' to play alongside ex-South Africa teammate Morne Morkel again after inking Kolpak deal with Surrey

Surrey Cricket on Tuesday announced that former South Africa batsman Hashim Amla signed a two-year Kolpak contract with the club.

Australia's Travis Head 'thrilled' to sign for English county Sussex as their overseas player for 2020 season
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Australia's Travis Head 'thrilled' to sign for English county Sussex as their overseas player for 2020 season

Sussex coach Jason Gillespie, a fellow Australian, said he had been looking for a top-four batsman to improve the team and Head fit the bill.

Essex crowned England's county champions after Ryan ten Doeschate's men see off spirited Somerset on final day
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Essex crowned England's county champions after Ryan ten Doeschate's men see off spirited Somerset on final day

Essex won England's County Championship for the second time in three years after holding off a spirited charge by Somerset on the final day of the season

India vs South Africa 2019: Ajinkya Rahane backs Rohit Sharma to succeed if given opportunity to open in Test series
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India vs South Africa 2019: Ajinkya Rahane backs Rohit Sharma to succeed if given opportunity to open in Test series

India's Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane finds it "hard" to see Rohit Sharma sitting out as he seeks to revive his career in the traditional format in the role of an opener.

English county side Sussex snap up Australia's Travis Head as overseas player for 2020 season
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English county side Sussex snap up Australia's Travis Head as overseas player for 2020 season

Head has amassed 1,273 runs with an average of 34.40 in ODIs. In 16 international T20s, he has scored 319 runs at a strike-rate of 130.20. He scored 191 runs in the Ashes 2019 before being left out at The Oval.

World Cup-winning England spinner Adil Rashid ruled out of domestic season after suffering shoulder injury
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World Cup-winning England spinner Adil Rashid ruled out of domestic season after suffering shoulder injury

Rashid, who quit red-ball cricket last year before being recalled to the England Test team against India, insisted he was unable to play for his county side.

Watch: Leicestershire spinner Colin Ackermann takes seven wickets in an innings to set new T20 world record
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Watch: Leicestershire spinner Colin Ackermann takes seven wickets in an innings to set new T20 world record

South African spinner Colin Ackermann claimed a new Twenty20 world record on Wednesday when he took seven wickets for just 18 runs in an English county match.

'Kolpak' cricketers Morne Morkel, Wayne Parnell could be ousted from English county cricket in event of no-deal Brexit
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'Kolpak' cricketers Morne Morkel, Wayne Parnell could be ousted from English county cricket in event of no-deal Brexit

In the event of a no-deal Brexit, Kolpak signings would be null and void as the United Kingdom wouldn't remain a part of the EU

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Jason Holder, Faf du Plessis bat for minimum wage for cricketers to counter players moving to T20 franchise cricket
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Jason Holder, Faf du Plessis bat for minimum wage for cricketers to counter players moving to T20 franchise cricket

Faf du Plessis says that players opting out of international cricket for T20 franchise leagues is a concern for teams like South Africa and the West Indies

Joe Burns' Ashes hopes douses after Australia opener leaves Lancashire in the middle of County season
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Joe Burns' Ashes hopes douses after Australia opener leaves Lancashire in the middle of County season

Joe Burns' Ashes chances have taken a hit with the Australian batsman calling time on his stint with English county side Lancashire and heading home "for personal reasons".

India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin to represent Nottinghamshire in second County stint
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India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin to represent Nottinghamshire in second County stint

Senior India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin will be tuning up for the inaugural World Test Championship against West Indies by playing in English County for Nottinghamshire.

Ajinkya Rahane signs for Hampshire, will replace South Africa's Aiden Markram as club's overseas player
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Ajinkya Rahane signs for Hampshire, will replace South Africa's Aiden Markram as club's overseas player

Rahane will be replacing South Africa's Aiden Markram as Hampshire's overseas player. He is scheduled to take part in eight County Championship fixtures throughout May, June and the beginning of July, subject to visa clearance.