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The Curious Case of Keaton Jennings

Having registered his third century of the season on Sunday, Durham’s Keaton Jennings has demolished any lingering concerns there might have been that he was some sort of one season wonder.

But what happens next for the talented 24-year-old?

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One Stump Short Podcast: Episode 11

Writer and broadcaster Will Macpherson (@willis_macp) of the Freelance Cricket Club Podcast, ESPN Cricinfo and The Guardian is my guest on the first One Stump Short Podcast of 2017!

We discuss the first two weeks of the County Championship campaign, how Durham will cope with their 48-point deduction this season and Will reveals which team has impressed him the most during the opening fortnight.

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One Stump Short Podcast: Episode 2

Nottinghamshire come under the microscope after their recent collapse against Surrey, England’s spin options discussed and the death of the Champions Trophy – all this and more in episode two of the One Stump Short Podcast!

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ECB’s White Ball Obsessions Concern Many

A reduction in the number of County Championship games may have moved a step closer; a change which is deeply unpopular.

Following lengthy discussions with the ECB, it appears the county chairmen have agreed, in principle, to a number of proposals outlined by the game’s governing body during the meeting at Lord’s yesterday afternoon.

For many, the news served not only as further examples of the pig headedness and questionable handling of the domestic game from the ECB, but also raised concerns over whether the County chairman are really representing the interests of their members.

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When Overseas Players Were For The Season

Fresh from South Africa’s tour of Bangladesh, Imran Tahir is currently settling in to life with Nottinghamshire.

Awarded his County Cap before play began at New Road today, Tahir took 2-80 in his first County Championship game for the Outlaws as Worcestershire were bowled out for 269.

A strong addition for Notts at this late stage in the season, as Mike Newell’s side look to put some distance between themselves and the relegation zone, Tahir is now on to his seventh County.

Tahir may be the journeyman of journeymen, but he is also a perfect example of how County cricket’s overseas players are not quite what they used to be.

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