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Thursday, 21st March 2019

News - March 2019

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MCC panel says Test over-rates should be timed

The time has come for a timing clock to appear on electronic scoreboards and force up over-rates in Test matches, according to the MCC World Cricket Committee.

The MCC-sponsored opinion group of eminent players met in Bengaluru, India, recently and suggested this way of removing a blight on the game.  ICC statistics since May 2018 showed that over-rates had fallen to 13.77 per hour, the slowest average in 11 years.

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Gurney's short idea unlikely to halt falling numbers

All club cricket should be played as 20 overs to increase participation.

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Atherton's name is raised on high while Tendulkar stays outside

Mike Atherton will be pleased that women's centuries and five-wicket returns.

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