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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Kaneria and Westfield officially charged by the ECB

Westfield and Kaneria are to attend an ECB disciplinary hearing early next month

Former Essex bowlers and teammates, Danish Kaneria and Mervyn Westfield, have both been officially charged by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) for connections with match-fixing. 424 more words

Failing to Act Over Fixing: Why Did Corruption Linger in the Essex Dressing Room?

Mervyn Westfield has been jailed for his involvement in spot fixing in a Pro40 game in September 2009. Danish Kaneria has been named as the main ‘corrupter’ in the Essex dressing room. 443 more words


Alastair Cook mulls over Essex's relegation

Despite relegation from cricket’s top flight, Alastair Cook is convinced Essex has the quality to bounce straight back up again.

It’s been a tough week at Essex with relegation from the County Championship confirmed during our current game against Durham. 315 more words


County Corner: Is Captaincy in County Cricket Becoming an Impossible Job?

Captaincy in cricket even to this day remains the central and focal point of any cricket team. As Mike Brearley wrote in his book The Art of Captaincy… 711 more words

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A brief review of the Friends Provident Trophy final

Despite a general feeling that this would be a runfest, Kent’s openers were both gone before 20 runs had been scored. Van Jaarsveld and >McLaren… 76 more words


Harmy's X-factor key to KP's flyer

IT was fantastic to start our new era under Kevin Pietersen with a win at the Oval.

There were some difficult days for us running up to the match following Michael Vaughan’s resignation as captain. 418 more words