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Ashes column: Dull Ashes as drama is off-wicket

Is it just me, or is this year’s Ashes just a little bit boring.

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Ashes column: Men behaving badly

If it hadn’t been for Kerry Packer, World Series Cricket and the smartphone, England’s Ben Stokes might well be out in Australia defending the Ashes, this winter, rather than waiting at home to see if he’ll be charged with actual bodily harm, after that brawl in Bristol, last September.

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Strong can’t save Stony from threat of the drop

Stony Stratford are on the brink of relegation from the Northants Premier League after losing to Horton House on Saturday.

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Stony sink to the bottom after another poor show

Stony Stratford once again suffered with the bat as they were heavily beaten by Old Northamptonians, and slumped to the bottom of the Northants Premier League.

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Peter Young in action for Olney as they secured promotion on the final day

Celebration for Olney as victory sends them up to the top flight

Olney Town will be playing Four Counties Division 1 cricket next season after a final day victory over North Crawley 2nds saw them snatch the final promotion spot from Aspley Guise.

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Wolverton 2nds

Wolverton celebrate full house of promotions

Wolverton 2nds did enough on the final day of the season to secure promotion to Cherwell League Division 7 after drawing with Abingdon Vale 3rds.

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Gillam ends with fifer to keep North Crawley in fifth

North Crawley finished fifth in Four Counties Division 1 after making light work of MK City on Saturday.

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Doug Aris

Brickhill finally break their duck on the final day

Great Brickhill avoided the embarrassing stat of going an entire season without a victory by breaking their duck on the final day of the season against Shipton-under-Wychwood.

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Wolverton celebrate their championship

Wolverton secure promotion and the title in a grand finale

Wolverton secured promotion to Cherwell League Division 2 on Saturday as they wrapped up the Division 3 championship, beating title rivals Westbury.

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Milton Keynes miss out on the Four Counties crown

Milton Keynes will have to settle for second place in Four Counties Division 1 after tieing their final game of the season with Elstow.

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Idrees on form again for Wolves

Another magnificent bowling performance from Idrees Butt sent Wolverton back to the to p of Cherwell League Division 3 after beating Banbury 3rds.

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MK do their part to keep the pressure on at the top

Five wickets for Joe Fairbrother helped Miltob Keynes pick up maximum points against Printers to keep the pressure on Four Counties Division 1 leaders Thurleigh.
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Ruben Clinton top scored for Great Brickhill

Miserable season continues for Great Brickhill

Great Brickhill have just two more games to salvage their first win of the season as their torrid run continued on Saturday against Amersham.

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Basement defeat sees Stony on the brink

Stony Stratford are just two points from the Northants Premier League drop zone after losing to bottom club Wollaston on Saturday.

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Mark Nelson in action against Buckingham

Big hitting Nelson can’t change Great Brickhill's fortunes

Mark Nelson’s sensational century for Great Brickhill didn’t change their fortunes as they were soundly beaten by Buckingham Town.

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Westcroft vs OU

Leaders Westcroft drop points as battle for promotion to top flight is hotting up

It’s still all to play for at the top of Four Counties Division 2, especially after two of the top four shared the spoils on Saturday.

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Butt's fifer keeps Wolverton in the promotion hunt

Idrees Butt continued his great form with the ball as Wolverton maintained second place in Cherwell League Division 3 with a win over Horley.

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Greg Poulter

Old Bradwell extend the lead as Caribbean draw

Old Bradwell opened the gap at the top of Four Counties Division 3 to 17 points on Saturday.

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Matt Goss

Goss hits 37 from an over but North Crawley can only draw

Matt Goss scored 37 from a single over but North Crawley couldn’t get the win over bottom side Biddenham.

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Nimesh Chavda

Milton Keynes frustrated by Eaton Bray

A stubborn Eaton Bray lower order saw Milton Keynes fall eight points adrift of Four Counties Division 1 leaders Thurleigh.

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