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Victory for Woolpit on return to Two Counties

MARSHALL HATCHICK

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NO PRESSURE: Garby captain Danny Cash

Captain putting no pressure on Garboldisham

Danny Cash says there will be no pressure on Garboldisham Cricket Club to replicate last season’s heroics in 2017

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Century from Osborn on his return to Worly

MARSHALL HATCHICK

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FAST BOWLER: Tymal Mills

Best reveals regret at not seeing Mills in Ashes action

New Mildenhall bowler Tino Best has admitted he would have ‘loved’ to see Tymal Mills bowling for England in an Ashes series against Australia, writes Liam Apicella.

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ONE WICKET: Mark Nunn (1-36) claimed one wicket during Bury St Edmunds 52-run defeat to Great Witchingham

Opening day defeat for Bury as run chase falls short at home

GIBBS DENLEY

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BIG NAME SIGNING: Tino Best shows off his Mildenhall shirt alongside club chairman Lou Handy (left) and Matt Rolfe (right) of sponsor Beck Row-based sponsor Assured Windows. Picture: Gary Donnison

Best wants to inspire Mildenhall's young contingent

Tino Best is hoping that his presence within the dressing room will help to inspire some of Mildenhall's younger players to make names for themselves in the cricketing world.
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IMPROVEMENTS DEMANDED: Shane Leech will captain Lakenheath this season

Lakenheath seeking a much improved season

After being made to sweat over their Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Division Two status for much of last term, Lakenheath are hoping to have a much more straightforward campaign in 2017, writes Liam Apicella.

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FUN TIMES: Captain Will Parker wants to see smiles back on faces at Woolpit

Woolpit looking to rediscover love for the game in Division One

New Woolpit captain Will Parker is determined to inject some enjoyment back into the club after last season’s relegation from the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier Cricket League, writes Liam Apicella.

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HALFWAY HOPES: Mildenhall celebrate John Allen's wicket during Saturday's friendly with Cambridge Granta

Quality is there for Mildenhall to finish halfway up the league

Ben Shepperson believes Mildenhall should have greater ambitions than simply surviving in the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier Cricket League, writes Liam Apicella.

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MAKING A RETURN: Justin Bishop

Bishop comes out of retirement for Bury CC

Bury St Edmunds Cricket Club have lost last season’s captain and will be led by a new one this year – but the big talking point at the club is a former skipper coming out of retirement to help supplement what must be their youngest side.

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EXCITING ADDITION: Tino Best will link up with the Mildenhall squad

Mildenhall could not say no to signing Best

Throughout his long career, Tino Best has taken wickets at some of cricket’s biggest venues.

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HIGH HOPES: The Worlington team pose for the camera ahead of the weekend's friendly at Burwell

Fresh bowling attack can help Worlington’s top-three pursuit

For Worlington, their exploits of 2016 are going to be a tough act to follow.

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BIG SIGNING: Mildenhall, pictured celebrating a wicket during Saturday's friendly against Cambridge Granta, have secured the services of Tino Best

BREAKING NEWS: Mildenhall pull off Best coup

Former West Indies international Tino Best has signed a deal to play for Mildenhall CC in the East Anglian Premier Cricket League this season.

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SKIPPERING DUTIES: Sudbury's Adam Mansfield will captain Suffolk this year

Suffolk ready for season opener

Sudbury’s Adam Mansfield will lead Suffolk this weekend for the first time since being officially appointed as the county’s youngest captain.

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SOLID START: Tymal Mills

Mills gets his IPL stint under way by taking three wickets

Tymal Mills’ first week in the Indian Premier League has seen him collect a wicket in each of his three appearances.

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MIXED FEELINGS: Tymal Mills took a wicket on his IPL debut but ended up on the losing side. Picture: Sussex Cricket

Mills takes wicket on losing IPL debut

Tymal Mills tasted defeat on his first ever outing in the Indian Premier League on Wednesday, but he did at least mark the occasion with a wicket.
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Celebration lunch being held for Suffolk cricket stalwart

Celebration lunch being held for Suffolk cricket stalwart

A celebration lunch is being held in honour of Suffolk County Cricket Association secretary Toby Pound clocking up 25 years’ service.

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MAKING WAVES: Tymal Mills celebrates taking a wicket for Sussex in last year's Twenty/Blast. PICTURE: Sussex Cricket

Tymal Mills looks ahead to IPL campaign

Keith Gillespie — the former Manchester United, Newcastle United and Northern Ireland winger — once told this writer how he struggled to cope with the fame and fortune that comes with being a Premier League footballer.

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NO RETURN: Steve Taylor

No Taylor for Mildenhall CC in EAPL

Australian all-rounder Steve Taylor will not be returning to Mildenhall Cricket Club for a crack at the East Anglian Premier League this year,

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BIG COUP: Jaik Mickleburgh has signed a deal to play for Suffolk

Former Essex batsman Mickleburgh joins Suffolk

Former Essex batsman Jaik Mickleburgh views signing for Suffolk as the potential springboard for a return to the first-class cricket circuit.

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