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Mills earns lucrative IPL deal

Tymal Mills was one of the major headline-makers during this morning’s Indian Premier League auction, with Royal Challengers Bangalore forking out £1.4m to secure the former Mildenhall and Tuddenham bowler’s services.

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MAKING HEADWAY: Tymal Mills

Mills makes big strides with wickets on England duty

Tymal Mills’ stock in Twenty/20 international cricket has risen dramatically over the last week as he claimed his first wickets on England duty, writes Liam Apicella.

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OFF AND RUNNING: Tymal Mills has taken his first England wicket in his second appearance

Mills takes first England wicket in routine win

Tymal Mills’ stock in international cricket continued to rise this afternoon as he claimed his first Twenty/20 wicket for England.

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Mills makes Brisbane move ahead of England T20 tour

Former Mildenhall Cricket Club star Tymal Mills has made a move to Australia's Big Bash League ahead of England's three-match Twenty20 series in India later this month.

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BRISBANE CALLING: Ex-Mildenhall and Tuddenham bowler Tymal Mills will play in the Big Bash League

Mills signs Big Bash deal

Tymal Mills will step up his preparations for England duty by turning out in the KFC Big Bash League in Australia.

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EXCITING TIMES: Woolpit CC

Woolpit to stage Minor Counties clash

Woolpit Cricket Club will stage a Minor Counties match for the first time next season.

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HIGH PRAISE: Tom Huggins in action for Sudbury last season

‘Huggins the best Suffolk has ever had’

Tom Huggins was described as ‘arguably Suffolk’s finest ever all-round cricketer’ at the county’s annual meeting.

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INTERNATIONAL SCENE: Tymal Mills may have the chance to add to his one England cap early next year

Mills receives England call-up

Tymal Mills has been selected in the England squad for the upcoming Twenty/20 encounters in India.

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TOP UMPIRE: Ron Raisey receives his award from Phil Heathcote's widow, Allison

Raisey collects best umpire award

Our columnist Ron Raisey was the recipient of a new county-wide umpiring award, which has been dedicated to the late Phil Heathcote.

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SECOND STINT: Daron Cruickshank wants to play for Bury next season

Instrumental Cruickshank wants a Bury return in 2017

Daron Cruickshank has revealed that talks are already under way for him to represent Bury St Edmunds next year, writes Liam Apicella.

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GOING PLACES: The sky is the limit for Tymal Mills, according to Simon Jones

Mills receives backing from former England bowler Jones

Ashes winner Simon Jones has backed Tymal Mills to become one of Twenty/20 cricket’s most prominent figures, writes Liam Apicella.

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LOOKING AHEAD: Woolpit captain Craig Estlea is hoping the club can take inspiration from Sudburys promotion back to the Premier League last season ahead of their return to the Two Counties Championship next year

Sudbury are the example to be following for relegated Woolpit

Craig Estlea wants Woolpit to look at the rise of Sudbury after seeing his side suffer relegation from the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League, writes Alex Moss.

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BIG IMPRESSION: Ex-England bowler Simon Jones (right) liked what he saw from the Bury and Worlington team

Bury and Worlington refuse to be overawed by England legends

Ashes winner Simon Jones heaped praise on the combination of Bury St Edmunds and Worlington players that helped to make it a memorable afternoon and evening of cricket at the Victory Ground last Friday evening.

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OUR UMPIRE: Ron Raisey

Caught in the middle with Ron Raisey: The joys of umpiring available to young and old

This will be my last column of the season, now that all the Two Counties matches have finished. I hope that you have enjoyed it over the last few months, with my tales from the middle, the best place, in my opinion, to watch a match.

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GOING DOWN: Jason Wade was unable to help Long Melford survive in Division Two

CRICKET ROUND-UP: Woolpit, Long Melford both relegated

It was a bleak final day of the cricket season for Woolpit and Long Melford, both of whom were unable to fight off the threat of relegation.

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UMPIRE DUTIES: Ron Raisey

Caught in the middle with Ron Raisey: Points deduction adds dramatic end to season

A rain affected weekend saw Mildenhall clinch promotion to the East Anglian Premier League when they comprehensively beat Hadleigh in the only Division One game to finish. No need for a play-off as the winners of both the Norfolk and Cambridgeshire leagues didn’t want to go up.

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BIG TASK: Craig Estlea is hoping Woolpit can pull off another miraculous survival bid

Woolpit plot great escape

Craig Estlea is hoping to plot another final day great escape in order to preserve Woolpit’s place in the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League.

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CAPTAINS KNOCK: Ben Shepperson plays at a full toss on his way to helping Mildenhall secure the title

Mildenhall will not stand still after wrapping up promotion

Ben Shepperson believes that it is only just the beginning for Mildenhall Cricket Club after they secured promotion to the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League.

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CHAMPIONS: The Mildenhall players celebrate their double triumph

CRICKET ROUND-UP: Mildenhall clinch title, gain promotion

There was cause for double celebration at Mildenhall Cricket Club on Saturday evening after the first team wrapped up the Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship Division One title and in doing secured promotion.

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England stars set to grace Bury in special T20 contest

England stars set to grace Bury in special T20 contest

Cricket fans are set to get a unique opportunity to meet some of England’s cricketing greats and to see them play against a local team on their doorstep a week today.

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