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An Unholy Mess

Where is Cricket going? The announcement of England teams to tour New Zealand only adds to the sense of confusion and lack of unity in the game of cricket as it embarks on a new year. My Argument The ECB publishes no fewer than four lists for one tour*. Once upon a time a single

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ECB announce next stage in the evolution of women’s cricket

ECB announces increased investment, evolved ownership model and expanded competition structure for women’s professional game The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is today announcing the next stage in the evolution of women’s cricket with the creation of a three-tiered domestic competition structure and a shift in the ownership model underpinning the women’s professional game.

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Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy fixtures

Women’s ‘Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy’ Cricket Tournament (for 50 overs) returns on April 20 Fixtures for 2024 are listed below, arranged by venue. Six fixtures will be played during April and May, with the competition resuming at the end of June; and running until September:- *Arundel (Sussex), at the Castle Cricket Ground Bank Holiday Monday, August

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Sue Redfern is first ICC-appointed female neutral umpire for Bilateral Series

Seven female neutral umpires to officiate across ICC Women’s Championship series with match-day pay on par with umpires on the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Umpires Sue Redfern will become the first International Cricket Council-appointed female neutral umpire to stand in a bilateral series as she has been named for the upcoming ICC Women’s Championship

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Emma Lamb injury update

Emma Lamb has undergone surgery on a lower back injury. Following a recovery period, opening batter Lamb will now begin her rehabilitation with the ECB and Thunder medical teams. With thanks to the ECB