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Collapse with bat is costly for Worlington

MARSHALL HATCHICK

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GREAT START: Nick Maiolo, who performed well with bat and ball, is congraulated after taking a wicket

Swift impact from new signings helps Mildenhall get under way with victory

GIBBS DENLEY

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KEY PLAYER: Dominic Palmer (left) celebrates his century with captain Shane Leech

Palmer leads the way as Heath triumph in nail-biting contest

MARSHALL HATCHICK

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FAST AND FURIOUS: Suffolk T20 games at Sudbury CC - Suffolk v Cambridge University. Jed Corkwell (Copdock)  Picture: Mark Bullimore

Double T20 success bodes well for Suffolk's former skipper-turned-coach

Suffolk T20 coach Tom Huggins expects the county to be challenging strongly in the shortest format of the game this season.
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CENTURY MAKER: Tom Huggins on the run to victory for Sudbury on Saturday  Picture: Mecha Morton

MATCH REPORT: Sudbury demolish Bury on opening day of cricket season

GIBBS DENLEY EAST ANGLIAN PREMIER LEAGUE: Bury St Edmunds 64 lost to Sudbury 302-5 by 238 runs

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CAPTAIN OPTIMISTIC: Will Parker is looking forward to the season and feeling good about the quality in the squad as he targets another top three finish. Picture: Mecha Morton

Woolpit itching for season to get under way after ‘long winter’

Woolpit captain Will Parker has conceded that Nathan Crudeli’s departure is a big loss to the club, but said he is optimistic about new overseas player Corey Palyak.

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NEW SIGNING: Carl Manels

Lakenheath bolster ranks with signing of two players

Lakenheath are hoping that a double signing from Worlington will help them to avoid a relegation fight this season, writes Liam Apicella.

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SKIPPER: Liam Bryant

Walsham aiming for solid season following promotion

Consolidation is Walsham-le-Willows Cricket Club’s major aim this season, but captain Liam Bryant is backing his team to dish out a bloody nose or two along the way.

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HAPPY ADDITION: Murray Commis joins Bury St Eds as the overseas player

‘No sweat’ for Bury St Edmunds Cricket Club this season in EAPL

Captain Sean Park is confident Bury St Edmunds Cricket Club can avoid the ‘last-game panic’ of recent seasons in the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League.

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BACK IN CHARGE: Ben Shepperson will captain Mildenhall after taking a break from the role last year

Ben resumes captaincy as Mildenhall bolster ranks with quartet’s arrival

Having relinquished the captaincy part way through last term, Ben Shepperson is back in charge at Mildenhall Cricket Club for the upcoming 2018 campaign.

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WELCOME RETURN: Jaik Mickleburgh returns to Suffolk's fold as their professional, having been in prolific form last season. Picture: Mecha Morton

Suffolk T20 squad to get season under way against Cambridge MCCU

Four Sudbury players are included in the Suffolk squad for Sunday’s T20 double-header versus Cambridge MCCU.
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NEW ADDITION: Bury CC have signed South African Murray Commins

Murray joins Bury as overseas pro

Bury St Edmunds Cricket Club have announced South African Murray Commins, a 21-year-old left-handed batsman and fast-medium bowler, will be their overseas professional for the upcoming season.

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MAKING A RETURN: Tymal Mills, pictured appealing for a wicket while playing for Mildenhall in 2011

Mills to make trio of appearances for Suffolk

Suffolk have secured a ‘massive catch’ after England T20 international paceman Tymal Mills agreed to play for the county for the first time in five years, writes Nick Garnham.

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DELAYED: The new Two Counties season will start a week later than planned because of the recent weather

Two Counties delay start of new season

The recent wet and wintry weather has led to the start date of the new Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship season being put back by a week.

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WET OUTLOOK: Sudbury's Friars Street ground, under dark skies, will now not be the venue for Sudbury to begin their title defence after the EAPL season was put back a week

Wet weather forces a delayed start for EAPL cricket season

The impact of the prolonged bad weather has led the management committee of the East Anglian Premier League to delay the season's opening round of fixtures by a week.

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BACK TO HIS ROOTS: Tymal Mills

Mills signs Suffolk deal

England international Tymal Mills is set to return to his roots after signing a short-term deal to play for Suffolk in Minor Counties cricket this summer.

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FAMILIAR FACE: Andy Northcote has rejoined Woolpit

Clubs boost squads ahead of first games

Cricket international Andy Northcote has made his return to Woolpit in time for their 2018 season in Division One of the Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship.

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NEW SIGNING: Mark Nunn has joined Worlington from Bury St Edmunds

Worlington’s 2018 campaign receives a boost with Nunn arrival

Worlington have pulled off a transfer coup ahead of the new cricket season getting under way with the signing of Mark Nunn from Bury St Edmunds, writes Liam Apicella.

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NEW SIGNING: Adam Ball has signed for Suffolk

Ex-England youth captain joins Suffolk

Former England Under-19 captain Adam Ball has signed to play Minor Counties cricket for Suffolk during the 2018 season.

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