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PCA say rise in salary cap is ‘non-negotiable’ as pay dispute looms | Cricket Bats | England

Daryl Mitchell, the chairman of the Professional Cricketers’ Association, has warned that a rise in the salary cap is a “non-negotiable” part of any deal with the ECB. Mitchell, the players’ union boss, is one of the team negotiating a new deal for players for the period from 2020 to 2024, as part of both […]

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Dominic Bess takes rapid rise in his stride as Lord’s Test debut beckons | Cricket Bats | England

It says something for Dom Bess’s impatience that, on the brink of a Test debut at the age of 20, he describes himself as “a late developer”. It says something for his drive, too, that aged just 14, he made the decision to leave the Sidmouth club with which his family had been associated for […]

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The rise and rise of eSports | Cricket Bats | Cricket Bat News

 eSports, which is competitive video gaming at a  professional level with a winner and a loser, is emerging as one of the fastest-growing sports in  the world. On the agenda for the 2022 Asian Games, they can even make it to the Olympics. Drew Pilewski and Abby Dodge in USA and Souryaprokas Bhaduri in India […]

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The rise and rise of eSports | Indiablooms | Cricket Bats | Cricket Bat News

For many kids across the globe, video game consoles have replaced footballs and cricket bats as the stuff of childhood sporting memories. Joseph Biswas of Kolkata, India, began his online gaming 10 years ago with the FIFA 09 video soccer (football) game. American Jake Boeding of Missouri was barely in middle school […]

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England cement white-ball rise with No.1 ODI ranking | Cricket | Cricket Bats | England

Eoin Morgan and Ben Stokes struck rapid fifties © Getty Images England’s burgeoning status as a white-ball team has been confirmed by their ascent to the top of the latest ICC one-day rankings, with India slipping to No.2 on the list. England’s ascent to the top spot was cemented […]

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Essex take the title as Somerset rise in the west | Cricket Bats | County Cricket

Somerset 335 (Davies 111, Parkinson 4-68, Bailey 3-40) and 69 for 3 beat Lancashire 133 (Croft 41, Leach 5-47) and 269 (Hameed 62, Livingstone 57, Leach 4-94, C Overton 3-39, Bess 3-85) by seven wickets There was no need to dust off the Lazarus metaphors. Neither tempests nor tailenders could stop Somerset completing their seven-wicket […]

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