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Notts rip through Lancashire to win on County Championship return

On a quite astonishing fourth morning of this Specsavers County Championship game, Lancashire lost their last eight wickets for 15 runs in 60 balls and crashed to a six-wicket defeat at the hands of newly promoted Nottinghamshire.

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Stuart Broad hopes to play part in Notts’ Royal London Cup defence

Stuart Broad hopes to play part in Notts’ Royal London Cup defence

Stuart Broad hopes he will be allowed to play a part in Notts Outlaws’ bid to retain their Royal London One-Day Cup title, including the match with Northants at Welbeck on 20 May.

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Lancashire strike late blows to leave Championship opener with Notts finally poised

Tom Bailey struck three late blows and Joe Mennie took his first two wickets for Lancashire to leave their Specsavers County Championship match against Nottinghamshire evenly poised at the end of what was effectively the first day of the game at Emirates Old Trafford.

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Paul Franks

Ambitious Franks keen to keep his career moving

Nottinghamshire assistant coach Paul Franks is shocked at just how quickly his coaching career is moving, but he has no plans to slow it down.

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Jake Ball

Ball keen to put Notts first despite England ambitions

Notts star Jake Ball has insisted his priorities for the coming cricket season lie firmly with his county after an encouraging 2017 campaign.

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Samit Patel.

Samit Patel says Notts will have to be even better this season

Samit Patel says Nottinghamshire will need to improve on last year’s performances if they are to successfully defend their Royal London One Day Cup and T20 Blast titles.

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Paul Franks

Franks desperate for a win in North-South Series before return home

Paul Franks has loved every minute of his involvement in the North-South Series as assistant coach to Paul Collingwood – but he is desperate for a win in today’s decider before returning home to Nottinghamshire.

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Steven Mullaney

Notts' Mullaney hopes to aid North fightback

Steven Mullaney will be hoping to inspire a fightback on Wednesday when he leads his side out at Kensington Oval in the second match of the ECB’s North v South series.

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Stuart Broad, who is on the verge of taking 400 Test wickets. (PHOTO BY: Mark Fear Photography)

Broad will deserve Test wickets milestone, says Randall

Trent Bridge legend Derek Randall says Nottinghamshire bowler Stuart Broad will richly deserve reaching the milestone of 400 wickets in Test matches for England.

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Notts bring in Kiwi Ross Taylor as overseas signing

Nottinghamshire have signed New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor as their overseas player for the first half of the 2018 season.

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Jake Ball, who was dropped after the opening Test in Australia. (PHOTO BY: Mark Fear).

Ball determined to learn from Ashes frustration

Nottinghamshire’s Jake Ball insists he has learned a lot from his frustrating Ashes tour of Australia and is determined to win back an England Test place.

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Alex Hales, who will not feature for Notts in their county championship matches. (PHOTO BY: Mark Fear)

Hales to play one-day cricket only for Notts

England batsman Alex Hales has opted not to play county championship cricket this season, although he has signed an extended contract to keep him at Nottinghamshire until the end of 2019.

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Director of cricket Mick Newell, who feels Nottinghamshire's batting needs to be strengthened. (PHOTO BY: Mark Fear)

Notts line up a batsman as their main overseas player

Nottinghamshire’s overseas signing for most of their domestic cricket in 2018 will be a batsman, it has been confirmed.

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Trent Bridge

Trent Bridge misses out on Ashes Test as ECB announce schedule

Nottinghamshire CCC chief executive Lisa Pursehouse is “absolutely delighted” Trent Bridge has secured its future as a Test match venue until at least 2024 following the ECB’s announcement of its host venues for High Profile Matches - despite having been overlooked for the Ashes.

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Notts’ Alex Hales shines but can’t prevent England from suffering T20 tri-series loss to New Zealand

Notts’ Alex Hales scored 47 but couldn’t prevent England from suffering T20 defeat to New Zealand in Wellington.

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Ish Sodhi during the NatWest T20 Final match between Birmingham Bears and Notts Outlaws at Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom on 2 September 2017. Photo by Simon Trafford.

Sodhi to return to Trent Bridge for T20 campaign

Ish Sodhi will return to Trent Bridge as Notts Outlaws’ second overseas signing for their T20 Blast title defence this summer.

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Chesterfield CC 1st XI v Cutthorpe CC 1st XI in the Derbyshire County Cricket League ECB Premier Division. Cutthorpe bowler Muhammad Attari in action.

How have the Laws of Cricket changed with the new 2017 code?

Recreational cricketers will see a new set of laws in place when they start the 2018 season.

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IN PICTURE: Jake Ball.''CAPTION SHOULD READ: PICTURE BY MARK FEAR/MARK FEAR PHOTOGRAPHY''PHOTOGRAPHER: MARK FEAR - MARK FEAR PHOTOGRAPHY.  CONTACT markfearphotographer@outlook.com (+44) 753 977 3354''STORY: NOTTS COUNTY CRICKET PRESS/MEDIA DAY AT TRENT BRIDGE CRICKET GROUND, NOTTINGHAM.'FRIDAY 31ST MARCH 2017.'PHOTOGRAPHER: MARK FEAR

Ball has ‘bright future’ in Test cricket - Newell

Jake Ball has a ‘bright future’ in Test cricket, despite his omission from England’s touring party for March’s two-Test tour of New Zealand.

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IN PICTURE: ROYAL LONDON ONE-DAY CUP KIT: Luke Fletcher.'CAPTION SHOULD READ: PICTURE BY MARK FEAR/MARK FEAR PHOTOGRAPHY''PHOTOGRAPHER: MARK FEAR - MARK FEAR PHOTOGRAPHY.  CONTACT markfearphotographer@outlook.com (+44) 753 977 3354''STORY: NOTTS COUNTY CRICKET PRESS/MEDIA DAY AT TRENT BRIDGE CRICKET GROUND, NOTTINGHAM.'FRIDAY 31ST MARCH 2017.'PHOTOGRAPHER: MARK FEAR

Luke Fletcher to resume training after being given all clear following head injury

Nottinghamshire seam bowler Luke Fletcher has been given the all-clear by his hospital consultant to resume full training.

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Alex Hales, who is raring to go in the one-day internationals against Australia. (PHOTO BY: Mark Fear Photography)

Hales can be a big hit in Australia, says Franks

Big-hitting batsman Alex Hales can make a major impact in England’s one-day internationals against Australia early next year, believes Nottinghamshire’s assistant head coach, Mansfield’s Paul Franks.

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