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Pink ball makes championship debut

Pink ball makes championship debut

A pink ball will be used in an LV= County Championship match for the first time when Kent host Glamorgan at Canterbury next week.

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Stevens wins monthly FTI MVP

Stevens wins monthly FTI MVP

Kent all-rounder Darren Stevens has won the monthly FTI MVP award for August after consistent performances in domestic cricket with bat and ball.

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Pitch penalty for Kent

Pitch penalty for Kent

Kent have been docked eight points after ECB pitch inspectors deemed the surface on which they beat Essex in the LV= County Championship in three days showed "excessive" uneven bounce.

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Stokes makes England ODI squad

Stokes makes England ODI squad

Ben Stokes has been named in England's one-day squad for the NatWest Series against India. Jos Buttler and Alex Hales win their first call-ups for the NatWest International Twenty20 that precedes it.

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England stars support NatWest CricketForce Fundraiser

England stars support NatWest CricketForce Fundraiser

England players Tim Bresnan, Katherine Brunt and Jenny Gunn will attend Copley Cricket Club on Sunday - adding their support to the NatWest CricketForce Fundraiser initiative that runs over the Bank Holiday weekend.

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Quartet ready for FLt20 finals day

Quartet ready for FLt20 finals day

Lancashire Lightning, Leicestershire Foxes, Hampshire Royals and Somerset are all champing at the bit to lift this year's Friends Life t20 trophy, ahead of the finals day at Edgbaston on Saturday.

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Petersen and Cheetham penalised

Petersen and Cheetham penalised

Glamorgan captain Alviro Petersen and Lancashire seamer Steven Cheetham have both received penalties under the ECB’s discipline code.

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Morgan leads England in Ireland

Morgan leads England in Ireland

Eoin Morgan will captain England for the first time in the one-day international against Ireland in Dublin next week. He deputises for Alastair Cook, who is rested, on the return to his native country.

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Onions wins England call

Onions wins England call

Durham seamer Graham Onions has been called into the England squad as bowling cover ahead of the fourth npower Test against India following a minor quadriceps injury to James Anderson.

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Rankin bolsters Lions ranks

Rankin bolsters Lions ranks

Warwickshire pace bowler Boyd Rankin has been called in to the England Lions squad ahead of the final one-day match against Sri Lanka A, following Steven Finn's inclusion in the fourth Test squad.

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