Yorkshire chairman Colin Graves

County news

Bank of Colin Graves closed for business

The Bank of Colin Graves is closed for business. Never mind the financial crash of 2008, that announcement must have sent shockwaves around the world of Yorkshire cricket

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Fidel Edwards replaced the injured Ravi Rampaul

County news

Veteran Edwards gets Hampshire Kolpak deal

Hampshire have sought to pep up their pace attack by signing veteran West Indies quick Fidel Edwards on a Kolpak registration for the second part of the 2015 season

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Paul Best was the pick of England's attack with 2 for 23

County news

Best forced to retire after back injuries

Paul Best, the Warwickshire slow left-arm spinner, has been forced to retire after an injury-plagued two years. He travelled to the club's pre-season tour to the Caribbean but decided his body was not up to professional sport.

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The final day of the season unfolds under autumn sun at Old Trafford

County news

Lancashire secure £12m hotel deal

Lancashire have secured the £12m financing needed to replace the Old Trafford Lodge with a 150-room four-star hotel - another ambitious deal in the once demur county game

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Neil McKenzie made a hundred in his first appearance of the season

South Africa news

Neil McKenzie retires from first-class cricket

Neil McKenzie, 39, has retired from first-class cricket after scoring a double-hundred against Warriors to help Lions win the Sunfoil Series in Johannesburg on Sunday

Brad Haddin was in a chatty mood at the final

Australia news

Haddin to join Clarke in retirement

Australia vice-captain Brad Haddin revealed he will be joining the captain Michael Clarke in ODI retirement amidst raucous celebrations of the team's World Cup final victory over New Zealand in Melbourne

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Hamid Hassan had Alex Hales nicking behind for 37

ICC news

ICC chiefs voice support for Associates

ICC chairman N Srinivasan has said cricket's governing body was committed to spending $300 million on Associate countries