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February 10, 1847:
Birth of A.N.Hornby, pioneering England Test batsman
February 10, 1862:
Birth of W.H.("Gobo") Ashley, 7 wkts in one Test for S.Africa 1889
February 10, 1961:
Birth of David Ward, prolific Surrey batsman
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Clive Rice and the game when he was the best of the best
29 Jul 2015
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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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Reuters
Cricket-Cold comfort from home after Smith's winning streak ends
Wed, 10 Feb 2016, 12:45 am AEST
MELBOURNE, Feb 10 (Reuters) - Steve Smith, now carrying the burden of leading Australia in all three formats, is feeling the heat from a disappointed home media after his first series loss as skipper.....(More)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Red cards to be trialled in cricket as player behaviour deteriorates
Tue, 9 Feb 2016, 11:14 pm AEST
The cricketing establishment is not happy with the declining standards of player behaviour and is looking to the football codes for ideas on how to deal with the problem. ....(More)
IOL South Africa
Another tournament, another Windies pay row
Tue, 9 Feb 2016, 10:59 pm AEST
West Indies players will be thrown off the squad for the World Twenty20 if they do not agree to financial terms by Sunday's deadline.....(More)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Warner ready for NZ swing kings
Tue, 9 Feb 2016, 10:30 pm AEST
Australia vice-captain David Warner has shied away from predicting he will score a glut of runs against New Zealand in the two-Test series beginning in Wellington on Friday. ....(More)
IOL South Africa
De Villiers: Proteas were hungry for a win
Tue, 9 Feb 2016, 9:18 pm AEST
Skipper AB de Villiers hails Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla for their spectacular form in the third ODI against England.....(More)
Fox Sports Australia
Smith inherits Australia’s poisoned chalice
Tue, 9 Feb 2016, 9:00 pm AEST
The one Aussie left standing from last Kiwi tour
Tue, 9 Feb 2016, 8:35 pm AEST
Reuters
Cricket-Windies board rejects call for new deal in World T20 row
Tue, 9 Feb 2016, 8:02 pm AEST
Daily Mail
Australia to trial black seam on pink ball for day-night games in Sheffield Shield
Tue, 9 Feb 2016, 7:56 pm AEST
Fox Sports Australia
Revealed: What Smith said after Marsh wicket
Tue, 9 Feb 2016, 7:30 pm AEST
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