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2004

A turkey of a tournament

Jun 1, 2013: The 2004 Champions Trophy 'deserved to be ranked … in the list of the Great Sporting Fiascos of our time'

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1978

The end of the innocence

May 18, 2013: The felling of a tailender by Bob Willis triggered the acceptance that helmets were needed in the game

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1880

Well done... and straight to prison

May 4, 2013: The tale of a man who took 4 for 49 and was promptly arrested for deserting the army

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1963

Opening Pandora's one-day box

Apr 20, 2013: Fifty years ago, an effort to bring crowds back to cricket led to the birth of a new format

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1903

Snow, sleet ... and cricket

Apr 6, 2013: In 1903, the English county season got off to a start with a match between London County and Surrey. But the match, which featured WG Grace and Bangalore Jayaram, was played amid sleet and snow showers

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1969

Australia's greatest challenge

Mar 23, 2013: In 1969-70 Australia won their series in India: a battle between spinners and batsmen, played against a background of widespread violence

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2006

Putting Sachin in the shade

Mar 9, 2013: When two Hyderabad schoolboys smashed a record set 18 years earlier by Sachin Tendulkar and Vinod Kambli

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1998

When Lara led a players' strike

Feb 23, 2013: West Indies cricket hit a new low in November 1998 when the captain and his squad refused to travel to South Africa

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Cricket Wars

Players face bans if they take part in Cricket Wars

Feb 12, 2013: Players who take part in the unofficial Cricket Wars tournament face a lengthy ban from the game after Cricket Kenya refused to sanction the event

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1978

'I've run you out, you ****'

Feb 9, 2013: The nadir of Geoff Boycott's brief time as England captain came when he was deliberately run out by one of his own side

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Netherlands

Netherlands to play ODI against South Africa

Jan 30, 2013: South Africa will play Netherlands in a one-day international as part of their preparations for this summer’s ICC Champions Trophy.

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Kenya

Kenya's Cricket Wars postponed for second time

Jan 30, 2013: The controversial Cricket Wars tournament which was due to take place this weekend at Nairobi Gymkhana has been postponed for a second time

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Cricket Wars

Kenyan Cricket Wars postponed again

Jan 30, 2013: The controversial Cricket Wars tournament which was due to take place this weekend at Nairobi Gymkhana has been postponed for a second time

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Cricket Wars

Kenyan Cricket Wars postponed again

Jan 30, 2013: The controversial Cricket Wars tournament which was due to take place this weekend at Nairobi Gymkhana has been postponed for a second time

Martin Williamson

Kenya

Kenya's Cricket Wars postponed again?

Jan 29, 2013: There is growing uncertainty over the planned Cricket Wars tournament due to take place this weekend (February 1 to 3) at Nairobi Gymkhana with organisers still unwilling to confirm which cricketers are taking part or how to buy tickets in advance.

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Basil Robinson 1919-2013

Former Canada captain Basil Robinson dies

Jan 29, 2013: Basil Robinson, a brisk offspinner who played for Oxford University and went on to captain Canada, has died at his home in Ottawa at the age of 93

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1985

Botham, Hollywood and James Bond

Jan 26, 2013: When Beefy was told he had the 'looks, build and accent' to be the next 007

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USA news

USA's planned T20 league postponed

Jan 25, 2013: The proposed professional Twenty20 league in the USA scheduled to be held in June and July 2013 has been postponed for a year

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ICC

East Asia Pacific awards announced

Jan 23, 2013: The ICC East Asia-Pacific (EAP) Region has announced the winners of the 2012 Pepsi ICC EAP Development Programme Annual Awards.

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Kenya

Cricket Kenya refuses to sanction unauthorised event

Jan 22, 2013: Cricket Kenya's new chairman Jackie Janmohammed is facing the first challenge of her tenure with her board refusing to sanction a planned three-day tournament in Nairobi

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