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 Shaun Martyn who is proposing to launch a Women's International Cricket League.<p>It has yet to be sanctioned by the International Cricket Council but …

Twenty20 Cricket

The history of cricket in England is one of many cultures

Cricket has often been appropriated by those who see the sport as being symbolic of ‘their England’, and who would invest it with exemplary qualities that it does not possess<p>The rich mix of English cricket<p>Of course Nigel Farage spent Sunday afternoon at the cricket, whiling away the final few hours …

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 …

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 …

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 …

New Zealand

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> …

Match Fixing

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

Australia will look to make the perfect start to the Test series against South Africa at the WACA.<p>The last day of the Flemington carnival didn't lack …

Sports

Cricket must confront the magnitude of fixing

The first step towards the solution is to appreciate the scale of the problem, something cricket still seems to be struggling to do<p>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 …

Cricket

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 …

Prague

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 …

Sri Lanka

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

• Cairns speaks out after being linked to Lou Vincent claims • 'Allegations that I am Player X are a lie,' says New Zealander<p>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 …

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 …

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 …

Australia

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

The Sri Lankan is a supreme batsman but he derives the greatest pleasure from exchanging ideas and philosophies<p>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 …

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