Cricket Monthly: Issue 003 - July 2014

By particularkev | A monthly magazine on global cricket.

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<b>EXCLUSIVE:</b> VICTORIAN taxpayers are paying more than half a million dollars to build a small kitchen and dressing room for Victoria’s Government House.<p>…

The cricketers who fought for their country in World War One

More than 200 professional cricketers in England signed up to fight in the summer of 2014 and obituaries replaced match reports in Wisden. A new book tells the story of the men who played, and fought, for their country<p>On the bank holiday evening of Monday August 3 1914, Lionel Tennyson dreamt of …

World History

Kevin Pietersen says ‘only politics’ keeping Cook as England captain

Kevin Pietersen has called on the embattled England captain Alastair Cook to step down, and says he is still in the job only because it would be “yet another PR disaster” for the England and Wales Cricket Board to sack him.<p>Pietersen has also urged Cook to relinquish the captaincy and seek emergency …

Cricket: Williamson suspended from bowling - Sport

Kane Williamson has scored an unwanted first, becoming the first New Zealander to be suspended from bowling because of an illegal action.<p>Williamson's …

Cricket: Pakistan court orders elections for new chief

Pakistan's Supreme Court on Monday ordered cricket authorities to hold fresh elections within a week to end a 14-month administrative crisis that has …

Cricket: NZ women cricketers awarded annual contracts for first time - Sport

In a first for New Zealand, the country's top 10 women cricketers will be awarded annual contracts under the terms of a new Memorandum of …

Cricket deserves a better World Cup format

With as many as 32 nations and a slick format, the FIFA World Cup is easily the most watched team sport event in the world.<p>I am not really into …

Cricket on the Home Front 1914-18

<b>Second of two exclusive articles for ECB on cricket and the Great War by David Frith</b><p>As in the Second World War, opinion was sharply divided over the …

Zimbabwe cricket set for major changes

Zimbabwe cricket set for major changes<p><b>Could he be named the new captain, replacing Brendan Taylor? ... Hamilton Masakadza</b><p>12/07/2014 00:00:00<p>by …

‘ICC to strive for making cricket more competitive’

Chennai, July 15:<p>Bringing people back to the cricket ground and making cricket more competitive would be a major focus area for the International …

Times Of Oman

Nepal looks to make case as neutral venue

Nepal cricket<p>With pleasant weather, enthusiastic public and a brand new ground on its way, Nepal could make a serious case to become the next neutral …

Nepal

Zimbabwe Cricket set for overhaul

Zimbabwe cricket is set for an overhaul and the two key areas where changes are likely to take place are coaching and captaincy. Zimbabwe Cricket's …

Cricket: Pakistan board's 15-month merry-go-round

The extraordinary game of musical chairs at the head of the Pakistan Cricket Board took a fresh turn on Thursday with the replacement of the sitting …

Bangladesh cricket chiefs suspend star Shakib Al Hasan - Sport

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AFP) — Bangladesh cricket authorities yesterday suspended star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan for six months because of his "severe …

Australia could host winter Tests in 2017

Australia news<p>Test cricket could return to far-northern Australia in 2017, with Bangladesh listed to visit for two Tests in August of that year, …

Australia

Test cricket cannot be a 10-men club: Srinivasan

Believing firmly in the primacy of Test cricket, new ICC chairman N Srinivasan has said that the traditional five-day format "cannot be a 10-member …

Six of the best catches you'll see

Six of the best - cricket catches in the deep<p>We dig through the archives to find the top 6 catches in New Zealand cricket.<p>Photosport<p>HIGH FIVE: Black …

Cricket Australia recognises indigenous Australians

Cricket Australia has thrown its weighty support behind the growing movement to have Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders acknowledged in the …

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Cricket: Black Caps capture series - Sport

Now it's three. New Zealand's thrilling 53-run win over the West Indies in Barbados today made it three successive test series victories over top …

Australia and New Zealand target day-night Test

To view this content you need access to Sport News subscriber subscription package.<p>Don't have a login? Gain access with a choice of packages.<p>If you …

Uncertainty plagues Nepal cricket

Nepal news<p>The World T20 in March was Nepal's first global event. They finished second behind Bangladesh in the qualifying round, beat Hong Kong and …

Nepal