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Cheteshwar Pujara cuts behind square

County news

Pujara signs for Yorkshire after Younis pulls out

Younis Khan, the Pakistan batsman, has pulled out of his deal to play for Yorkshire this season but the club have moved swiftly to sign Indian Test No.3 Cheteshwar Pujara.

The Weekenders CC play Afghan migrants at a camp in Calais

England news

British triumph in Afghan Calais camp

The British entering Afghan territory has drawn divided opinion in recent years but the latest expedition had a far gentler remit as five players from The Weekenders CC crossed the channel to play in the migrant camp at Calais known as the "The Afghan Jun

Mohammad Hafeez bowls in the nets

Pakistan news

Hafeez's action to be officially tested on April 9

Pakisan allrounder Mohammad Hafeez will undergo an official reassessment of his bowling action on April 9 in Chennai, along with Pakistan Women's allrounder Javeria Khan

Brendon McCullum thanks the crowd for their strong support

New Zealand news

McCullum receives Sir Richard Hadlee Medal

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has been named the winner of the Sir Richard Hadlee Medal for 2014-15 at the New Zealand Cricket Awards in Auckland

Tom Westley reverse-sweeps on his way to a hundred

County news

Essex declare second consecutive loss

Essex have declared a loss before tax of £82,000 for 2014. The figure is slightly up on the loss for 2013 but is improved by the sale of fixed assests as the Chelmsford development begins.

Offbeat

Tendulkar plays Santa to small village

Raghuvir Srinivasan, writing in Business Line, tells how Sachin Tendulkar, in his role as a Member of Parliament, adopted a village, approximately 450 km from Hyderabad in South India

Aaron Redmond fell for 98

New Zealand news

Aaron Redmond ends 16-year career

Otago batsman Aaron Redmond has announced that the Plunket Shield game against Auckland will be his final professional match

Mitchell Starc exults after a wicket

IPL 2015 news

Injured Starc to miss start of the IPL

A knee niggle will keep left-arm fast bowler Mitchell Starc out of the start of the IPL 2015. He will remain in Australia for two weeks of recuperation before joining Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Grant Elliott, Kyle Mills and Tim Southee soak in the historic win

New Zealand news

Kyle Mills retires from all cricket

New Zealand fast bowler Kyle Mills has announced his retirement from all cricket, following his team-mate Daniel Vettori in departing the game after the World Cup