Cricket Monthly: Issue One - May 2014

By particularkev | A monthly magazine on global cricket.

Women's Twenty20: New IPL-style league planned by Australian pair

Cricket's top women players could feature in an Indian Premier League-style tournament within nine months.<p>That's according to Australian businessman …

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The history of cricket in England is one of many cultures

The rich mix of English cricket<p>Of course Nigel Farage spent Sunday afternoon at the cricket, whiling away the final few hours before the election results came in by watching Kent play Worcester at – where else? – Royal Tunbridge Wells. “Cricket,” wrote Neville Cardus, “is in the blood of every …

Nigel Farage

Gayle to seek treatment for back injury

West Indies news<p>Chris Gayle has said he will seek treatment in Germany for an injured back to ensure he is fit for the home Tests against New …

Chris Gayle

Cricket match fixing: Who's pulling the strings? - Sport

<b>The latest instalment in cricket's match-fixing saga has revealed a power struggle, writes Dylan Cleaver</b><p>"I believe there are dark forces at …

New Zealand

The game that's in a fix

Cricket: The great game that is now in terrible fix<p>Getty Images<p>OFF YOU GO: The Wellington Firebirds celebrate taking the wicket of Lou Vincent, in …

Cricket match fixing: Anatomy of match fixing - Cricket

<b>In Lou Vincent’s example, he has the perfect personality traits to be considered vulnerable: a troubled man with money worries parachuting in and out</b> …

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Nine's Wide World of Sports, Match Results & Live Scores

Rio 2016<p>The Olympic Games are officially underway in Rio de Jainero with 70,000 fans packed into the iconic Marcana Stadium for the opening …

Cricket must confront the magnitude of fixing

The sad truth is that the most recent spot-fixing revelations bring to mind nothing so much as Captain Renault’s line as he shuts down Rick’s Café in Casablanca: “I’m shocked, shocked, to find that gambling is going on in here.” What was it, exactly, about the evidence accrued in recent years that …

New Zealand

Czech cricket: onwards and upwards!

Prague TV |<p>20 May 2014<p>How far has cricket progressed in Prague over the last 12 months?<p>It’s been over a year since Prague.TV last met with the guys …

Sri Lanka’s Hathurusinghe to coach Bangladesh cricket

The 45 year-old Sri Lankan, who took charge of the Thunder last season, has been offered the chance to coach at full international level, after …

Chris Cairns denies he is high-profile name involved in match-fixing

Chris Cairns, the former New Zealand and Nottinghamshire all-rounder, has released a statement reiterating his previous denials of any involvement in match-fixing, following a report that "the net is closing" around a big name in the game.<p>Cairns has not been publicly identified as that name, who is …

New Zealand

Cricket: Former star offered McCullum cash to fix - Sport

New Zealand Cricket have released a statement this afternoon to express their dismay that Brendon McCullum's testimony to the International Cricket …

New Zealand

SA's cricket bat crafting history

Cricket bats have been handcrafted in South Australia for almost 120 years, now the last remaining cricket bat maker has opened his workshop for SA …

Kumar Sangakkara: 'It's been an amazing privilege to play the game'

Kumar Sangakkara is freezing at the end of an abandoned day of county cricket in Sussex. Wearing a huge borrowed jumper from the visitors' dressing room occupied by Durham, for whom he played two matches while preparing for Sri Lanka's one-day and Test series against England, the great batsman …

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