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Mixed fortunes for India duo (2:11)
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3dESPNcricinfo staff

'Good luck understanding our great game'

The ECB took the game by surprise when it announced that the new city-based tournament to be launched in 2020 will be based around a 100-ball concept rather than T20

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5dPaul Bolton

Chris Lewis' story to be dramatised

News from around the circuit, including Ashley Giles' Commonwealth Games gold touch and which county was absent from the coaches meeting last week

Gurney and Ball run amok at Old Trafford (1:51)
Speedy Stone torments Sussex (1:43)
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7dGeorge Dobell

Stone's pace sets pulses racing

Olly Stone has the ability to bowl quickly and, even though it is April and wickets are tumbling everywhere, his career-best display at Edgbaston brought excitement

Kent start 2018 season with a collapse (1:22)
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8dGeorge Dobell

Bell begins to banish memories of fallow summer

Ian Bell had a disastrous 2017, resigning from the Warwickshire captaincy and overlooked by England for the Ashes, but he began a new season in seductive fashion

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10dDavid Hopps and Subhankar Bhattacharya

Middlesex eye swift return as Gillespie stirs Sussex

The 2012 and 2016 County Champions will be battling it out in the second tier, but Warwickshire and Middlesex won't find life easy among a competitive division

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38dGeorge Dobell

Warwickshire experiment with hybrid pitches

The pitches are still 90% grass but include strands of plastic and if tests go well the club could lay another such pitch somewhere near the middle of the square before the end of the year

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54dESPNcricinfo staff

The Beast from the East stops play

The County Championship gets underway in just over a month's time, but it's two-sweater weather around the shires at present ...

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