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In The Pink

County cricket’s maiden pink ball adventure got underway on Monday, with a mixture of excitement and curiosity spreading across the land.

Ok, perhaps that is a little bit of an over statement. But many were eager to see how the pink ball would perform compared to its red (and even white) counterparts whilst the prospect of County Championship cricket under lights was equally curious to many fans.

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One Stump Short Podcast: Episode 16

I recap all the cricket news from the past seven days, including the culmination of the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy and the big news from the ICC Full Council Meeting, and looks ahead to the upcoming Women’s World Cup.

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Mastery Of Conditions Part Of Cricket

Pakistan have previous when it comes to turning things around in major tournaments – with the 2017 Champions Trophy now garnering its fair share of ‘cornered tiger‘ references after Sarfraz Ahmed’s side upset tournament favourites and hosts England to reach Sunday’s Final.

Wednesday’s eight wicket victory was not just an example of the effectiveness of Pakistan’s bowling attack – sans Mohammad Amir due to back spasms – but also their superior ability to master the conditions.

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Is Alex Hales England’s Best Ever ODI Opener?

Ask 100 people who they think England’s best ever opener has been in one day cricket and there’s a good chance you’ll hear the names Marcus Trescothick, Graham Gooch, Andrew Strauss and Nick Knight.

Another Warwickshire man, Ian Bell, will likely get some support too – and all are worthy of mention, absolutely, but England’s finest opener in limited overs cricket might well be starring us in the face: Alexander Daniel Hales

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One Stump Short Podcast: Episode 14

Former Kent, Leicestershire and England wicket keeper Paul Nixon (@Paulnico199) joins me on the latest episode of the One Stump Short Podcast to discuss England’s options behind the stumps, how keepers develop and improve in the modern game and the pressures of the position.

Paul also shares his Caribbean Premier League experiences following two seasons (soon to be three) as Jamaica Tallawahs coach.

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Find out more about Paul’s work as a coach and public speaker at paulnixoncricket.com

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