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Amir's tainted Wisden goes under auction
Amir's tainted Wisden goes under auction

A 2011 leather-bound copy of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, that was withheld from Mohammad Amir following his conviction for spot-fixing, is expected to break records

Marvellous! A coin for Benaud
Marvellous! A coin for Benaud

The Royal Australian Mint has announced the release of the coin in honour of Richie Benaud

Channel 9 pundits busted for no seatbelts
Channel 9 pundits busted for no seatbelts

Shane Warne, Kevin Pietersen and Michael Slater have been fined by Tasmanian police for failing to wear seatbelts in a moving car, after being ticked off by viewers of their Facebook video

Club launches appeal to save Afghan refugee
Club launches appeal to save Afghan refugee

A cricket club in South London has launched an appeal to save one of their youth team players, an Afghan refugee, from deportation

Radio station fined for tricking Stokes mum
Radio station fined for tricking Stokes mum

Ben Stokes' mother has been awarded compensation after her defence of her son's performance was broadcast live on air without her knowledge

Dizzy's seven-year-old successor
Dizzy's seven-year-old successor

A seven-year-old Yorkshire fan has applied to be the county's new head coach, following the recent departure of Jason Gillespie

A new home for Mehedi
A new home for Mehedi

A sensational debut series against England has given Bangladesh offspinner Mehedi Hasan another reason to celebrate: the gift of a new house from Bangladesh's prime minister

His excellency Prime Minister McCullum
His excellency Prime Minister McCullum

When did he become New Zealand's prime minister?

Groundsman loses length on extra-long pitch
Groundsman loses length on extra-long pitch

Red faces in Melbourne match after teams compete on incorrectly measured wicket

Ashwin bats for Yasir
Ashwin bats for Yasir

When an offspinner roots for a legspinner

Cowdrey grandson joins reality TV show
Cowdrey grandson joins reality TV show

Colin Cowdrey's grandson has been unveiled as the latest star of Made in Chelsea

Players donate £25,000 to Taylor heart appeal
Players donate £25,000 to Taylor heart appeal

James Taylor's team-mates dig deep after heart diagnosis

Kent boss takes to a cardboard box
Kent boss takes to a cardboard box

Chief executive joins fundraiser for homeless charities

Ex-county pro makes TV acting debut
Ex-county pro makes TV acting debut

A former Derbyshire cricketer has landed an acting role in a popular BBC drama

David Warner: sports dad of the year
David Warner: sports dad of the year

When Australia's super smasher was named Australia's super daddy

Lord's calls for champagne cork ceasefire
Lord's calls for champagne cork ceasefire

Spectators at Lord's have been warned to desist from the time-honoured tradition of firing their champagne corks onto the field of play

In Colombo and Rio, Starc brothers taste bittersweet success
In Colombo and Rio, Starc brothers taste bittersweet success

Both Starc brothers have tasted individual success in their respective sports over the past few days, but both would probably have wanted just a little bit more

Rugby union team inspired by 'Bodyline'
Rugby union team inspired by 'Bodyline'

England coach Eddie Jones has revealed he showed his players footage of the "Bodyline" tour of the 1930s before their successful trip Down Under

'I might have crumbled with 20,000'
'I might have crumbled with 20,000'

England opener surprised when fan responded to his tweet

Hales offers fan 10% ticket refund
Hales offers fan 10% ticket refund

Slow over-rate at Edgbaston leads to gesture