the cricket web site of Rick Eyre,
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
September 4, 1939:
Birth of Denis Lindsay, brilliant South African batsman of the sixties
September 4, 1986:
Birth of Shingari Masakadza, brother of Hamilton, Zimbabwe ODI/T20 pace bowler 2010
September 4, 1972:
Death of Alan Kippax, first-class batting average 67
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Clive Rice and the game when he was the best of the best
29 Jul 2015

Richie Benaud 1930-2015
10 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
13 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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The Guardian
County cricket – live!
Fri, 4 Sep 2015, 6:29 am AEST
All the action from Worcestershire v Sussex and Surrey v DerbyshireYorkshire close to retaining title after swatting away Somerset....(More)
BBC Online
Schoolboy Ward tipped to impress
Fri, 4 Sep 2015, 5:31 am AEST
Oxfordshire captain Luke Ryan believes teenager Harrison Ward will handle the occasion in the Minor Counties Championship final.....(More)
Can N. Srinivasan Attend Our Meetings? BCCI Asks Supreme Court; AGM Likely to Postponed Again
Fri, 4 Sep 2015, 4:35 am AEST
N. Srinivasan forced the BCCI to abandon its working committee meeting in Kolkata last week after turning up as a representative of Tamil Nadu Cricket Association.....(More)
Sachin Tendulkar to Have Cricket Stadium in Kerala Named After him
Fri, 4 Sep 2015, 4:35 am AEST
Kerala Cricket Association president T.C. Mathew said on Friday that while there was a pavilion at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here named after Sachin Tendulkar, the KCA was....(More)
Fox Sports Australia
Marsh demotion shows strength of lineup
Fri, 4 Sep 2015, 4:00 am AEST
GUN all-rounder Mitchell Marsh’s surprise demotion in the ODI batting order could potentially be replicated in the Test team for the upcoming tour of Bangladesh.....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
WICB conducts coaches conference with regional teams
Fri, 4 Sep 2015, 3:51 am AEST
IOL South Africa
Vilas, De Kock square off
Fri, 4 Sep 2015, 3:07 am AEST
ESPN Cricinfo
NZC scraps match-referees from first-class games
Fri, 4 Sep 2015, 2:52 am AEST
Wade's fireworks help Australia ease past England
Fri, 4 Sep 2015, 2:35 am AEST
IOL South Africa
Aussies beat England in first ODI
Fri, 4 Sep 2015, 2:14 am AEST
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