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Cook hits unbeaten century for England Lions

England opener Alastair Cook makes an unbeaten century for the Lions as he prepares for next month’s Test series against India.

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County Championship: Gloucestershire enjoy good first day against Sussex

Gloucestershire, Division Two’s bottom club, bow out Sussex for 286 on day one of their Championship game at Cheltenham.

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Glamorgan to sign Australian Joe Burns for T20 Blast

Glamorgan are set to complete a deal with Joe Burns to allow him to join Australian Usman Khawaja as the second overseas player.

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Yorkshire CCC: Robin Smith appointed new club chairman after Steve Denison resigns

Yorkshire appoint Robin Smith as their new chairman following the resignation of Steve Denison.

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Azhar Ali: Somerset sign Pakistan opener as Matt Renshaw replacement

Somerset sign Pakistan opener Azhar Ali for the rest of the County Championship season to replace the injured Matt Renshaw.

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Will Gidman: Kent all-rounder to retire at the end of the season

Kent all-rounder Will Gidman is to retire from playing at the end of the season at the age of 33.

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T20 Blast: Yorkshire Vikings end Worcestershire Rapids unbeaten start

Yorkshire consign Worcestershire to their first T20 Blast defeat of the season with a 12-run win at New Road.

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T20 Blast: Lancashire beat winless Derbyshire by 12 runs

Lancashire register their third victory from four T20 Blast games as they beat winless Derbyshire by 12 runs.

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T20 Blast: Aaron Finch and Ben Raine hit tons, and Worcestershire Rapids win again

Worcestershire Rapids maintain their perfect T20 Blast start against Northamptonshire, but Sussex lose their 100% record.

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T20 Blast: Glamorgan beat Essex Eagles by two wickets

Chris Cooke guides Glamorgan to a second win in three T20 Blast matches with a thrilling two-wicket win off the final ball against Essex in Chelmsford.

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T20 Blast: Sussex maintain perfect start while Surrey make Oval record in first win

Sussex win for the third time in three matches while Surrey break records with a first T20 Blast win of 2018.

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T20 Blast: Gloucestershire beat Kent by five runs in close finish in Bristol

Gloucestershire consign Kent Spitfires to their first defeat in the T20 Blast this season as they win by five runs in Bristol.

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Sam Billings and Joe Denly: Kent captain and vice-captain sign new contracts

Kent captain Sam Billings and vice-captain Joe Denly sign new long-term contracts with the Division Two club.

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Steve Denison: Yorkshire chairman resigns with immediate effect

Yorkshire chairman Steve Denison resigns from his position with the club with immediate effect.

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Matt Salisbury: Fast bowler signs contract with Durham until end of 2020

Fast bowler Matt Salisbury agrees a contract with Durham until the end of 2020 after impressing during a loan spell.

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County cricket talking points: why is the T20 Blast not taking off?

The tournament has been blessed with good weather and a plum spot in the calendar but it is not reaching a wide audienceBy Gary Naylor for the 99.94 Cricket BlogThe Vitality Blast! (Is it just me, of does “Vitality Blast” sound like a pole vaulter rout…

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