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    Ashes 3rd Test, Edgbaston, 29 July - 2 August

    Off we go again tomorrow, and the not-unexpected news is that Nevill retains his place in the Oz side at the expense of Haddin. There is also much interest in the amount of lush, green grass that will be left on the strip after the groundsman's final cut. England's main hope, I guess, is for...
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    Billy Gray R.I.P.

    BFC manager 1966-67, a season which included the Dunnett scandal and the near-collapse of the club.
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    Mushtaq Ahmed

    News just in that Mushy has been forced to retire from cricket because of a persistent knee injury. He will be missed by cricket lovers for his technical excellence, his whole-heartedness and his good nature. Watching Mushy bowl was, for me, the most exciting spectacle in the game. I've never...
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    Sussex - County Champions

    Sussex took the Championship today after beating Notts by an innings at Trent Bridge, with Mushtaq taking 9-48 in the second innings. I dunno, you wait 160 years, and then you win it twice in three years! :beer:
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    Wasim Raja R.I.P

    The former Pakistan all-rounder died from a heart-attack yesterday while playing for Surrey over-50's against Bucks at High Wycombe. Older GPGers will remember him as a swashbuckling middle-order left-hander of very aggressive intent, who also bowled pretty quick legspin. He was more recently...
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    Lee Bowyer

    I see that Lee Bowyer has agreed to pay an out of court settlement to a student whom he is completely innocent of assaulting. In view of this,I shall be instructing my solicitor to take similar proceedings against Mr Bowyer,because as far as I'm aware,he's also completely innocent of assaulting...
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    Bees on live television

    Has anyone kept any records of our results in live televised games? I've got a feeling that we've rarely won one,possibly because we are normally only on live because our opponents are the main attraction.I can remember 4-0 at Farnborough Town in an FA Cup replay though.
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