the cricket web site of Rick Eyre,
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
July 31, 1973:
Frank Hayes scores 106* on Test debut v WI as England lose
July 31, 1919:
Birth of Hemu Ramchandra Adhikari, Indian right-handed batsman 1947-59
July 31, 1919:
Death of R.G.Barlow, 591 runs and 34 wickets in 17 Tests for England
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Clive Rice and the game when he was the best of the best
30 Jul 2015

Richie Benaud 1930-2015
11 Apr 2015
Richie Benaud meant so much to so many people, and despite his extreme modesty you know he accepted the good humour of it all. And unlike many of his contemporary ex-player-turned-commentators, you could never accuse him of being a curmudgeon. ...more

The IPL8 livestock sales
16 Feb 2015
Here below is a spreadsheet summary of the overseas signings for IPL8 at today's auction, with their sale prices in rupees converted into Bitcoins, Dogecoins, Aussie dollars and other novelty currencies: ...more

February Foolishness: My picks in the 2015 Cricket World Cup
14 Feb 2015
In the US they have March Madness. The 64 team knockout contest in men's basketball where fans fill out their bracket and attempt to pick, before the tournament commences, all 63 winners right down to the Championship game. In that futile tradition I give you my February Foolishness, as I attempt to pick the winners of the 2015 Cricket World Cup. ...more

48 Tweets To Make You Feel That All Is Good With West Indian Cricket
16 Jan 2015
Whycliffe "Dave" Cameron has not exactly had a stellar two years in the hot seat as President of the West Indies Cricket Board. But you'd never know it from his Twitter feed. ...more

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ESPN Cricinfo
Mirpur rekindles Dale Steyn's fire
Fri, 31 Jul 2015, 2:16 am AEST
On the day he collected his 400th Test wicket, Dale Steyn admitted that he had needed some time and space to sort himself out following South Africa's heartbreaking loss in the World Cup semi-final....(More)
Chanaka Welegedera migrates to Australia
Fri, 31 Jul 2015, 1:43 am AEST
Sri Lanka left-arm seamer Chanaka Welegedara has migrated to Australia after being overlooked for the home Test series against Pakistan....(More)
UPDATE 1-Cricket-Double strike leaves Australia facing a battle
Fri, 31 Jul 2015, 1:00 am AEST
BIRMINGHAM, July 30 (Reuters) - England removed Chris Rogers and Steve Smith to leave Australia in trouble on the second day of the third test on Thursday as a compelling Ashes series ebbed and flowed again.....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Bancroft 150 leads Australia A charge
Fri, 31 Jul 2015, 12:35 am AEST
Cameron Bancroft led Australia A's charge at the MA Chidambaram Stadium with a solid ton, to leave Australia A with a formidable lead on the second day of the second unofficial Test against India A....(More)
Mommsen pleased with fightback from fatigue
Fri, 31 Jul 2015, 12:23 am AEST
Scotland captain Preston Mommsen admitted his side was feeling the after-effects of the World Twenty20 Qualifier, but said he was relieved after Scotland's tense three-run win over Nepal on Wednesday ....(More)
Fox Sports Australia
Lyon the silent killer for Australia
Fri, 31 Jul 2015, 12:19 am AEST
BBC Online
Leics plan Grace Road redevelopments
Fri, 31 Jul 2015, 12:06 am AEST
ESPN Cricinfo
Zimbabwe recall Nyumbu for first two NZ ODIs
Fri, 31 Jul 2015, 12:02 am AEST
BCCI sells four-year home series title rights for Rs 203.28 crore
Thu, 30 Jul 2015, 11:42 pm AEST
Pakistan opt to bat, Sarfraz misses out
Thu, 30 Jul 2015, 11:37 pm AEST
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