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Donald comes close to re-writing the T20 record book

The BBC’s national music day saw a host of concerts and impromptu performances across the nation and, to the delight of Glamorgan’s supporters, the sound of their players singing the team song echoed around The SSE SWALEC on Friday night to crown an evening which witnessed some audacious hitting by nineteen year-old Aneurin Donald who, during the early stages of …

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Heather Knight appointed England women’s cricket captain

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has today announced that Heather Knight has been appointed as captain of the England women’s cricket team across all three formats of the game. Knight’s first assignment will be against Pakistan later this month in the three-match Royal London One-Day International and three-match NatWest Twenty20 International series, with the action getting underway at …

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Opposition One To Watch: Shahid Afridi

Although Hampshire’s T20 side is packed full of quality players – James Vince and ex-Glamorgan man Darren Sammy – will both be dangerous, one Pakistani allrounder can be particularly explosive with both bat and ball. Shahid Afridi has the ability to change the course of a game in a matter of overs and his record in T20 cricket speaks for …

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Donald Confident Glamorgan Will Come Good

Aneurin Donald has backed Glamorgan – and new overseas signing Dale Steyn – to come back strongly after defeat to Essex Eagles last night. Donald, who hit a stunning 51 from 38 balls, said Friday’s game against Hampshire was the perfect opportunity for Glamorgan to bounce back with a win. He added that ‘fine margins’ can tilt the balance in …

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Squad News For Glamorgan v Essex Eagles

Head Coach Robert Croft has named a 16-man squad for Glamorgan’s first home match in the NatWest T20 Blast 2016 against Essex Eagles tonight. Glamorgan will be looking to make it two wins out of two after an eight-wicket win over Surrey last week. The squad includes new overseas recruit Dale Steyn, who is expected to make his Glamorgan debut. …

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Steyn Brings New ‘Energy’ To Glamorgan

The addition of South African pacer Dale Steyn to Glamorgan’s T20 Blast squad will bring a new ‘energy’ to the Welsh county, according to captain Jacques Rudolph. Steyn, who arrived in Cardiff over the weekend, will make his Glamorgan debut against Essex Eagles at The SSE SWALEC tomorrow (Wednesday) night. And compatriot Rudolph, who has known Steyn for more than …

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Opposition One To Watch: Wahab Riaz

As Glamorgan welcome their own superstar fast-bowler in Dale Steyn for the NatWest T20 Blast clash versus Essex, they will have to be wary of the visitors’ own international paceman, Wahab Riaz. Riaz, the 30-year-old Pakistani quick, has 20 international T20s and 69 ODIs to his name, where his left-arm action has proven a lethal weapon for his side. Though …

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Sri Lanka Recovery Delays England Charge

Angelo Mathews led a Sri Lanka revival on day three of the second Investec Test in Durham to frustrate England and extend the match into a fourth day. After quickly cleaning up the two remaining wickets for a 397-first innings lead, Alastair Cook enforced the follow-on only for the Sri Lanka to close on 309-5 with Dinesh Chandimal and Milinda …

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Glamorgan Cricket

Timm van der Gugten wrote his name straight into Glamorgan’s record books on Thursday evening against Surrey at The Oval, as his return of 4/14 became not only the best figures on debut for the Welsh county in the competition but the third best overall. Had it not been for a thick outside edge in his final over which sped …

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Cosker spins closer to the 100-mark

Much has been written about the back of a length bowling and Glamorgan’s four-pronged seam attack last Thursday night at The Kia Oval, but credit should also go to long-serving Dean Cosker who claimed a couple of wickets with his wily left-arm spin on his first appearance in 1st XI colours during 2016. Dean, plus long-serving wicket-keeper Mark Wallace, are …

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