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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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Our record must improve, says de Bruyn

Coach Pierre de Bruyn is determined to improve Leicestershire’s sorry recent record in 50 over cricket, starting in their opening fixture against Lancashire in Manchester on Friday (2pm start).

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Lewis Hill has been named in a 14-man Leicestershire squad. Picture courtesy of Neville Chadwick Photography

Delport set for debut

Cameron Delport is set to make his first-class debut for Leicestershire after the hard-hitting South African was drafted into the Foxes’ squad for tomorrow’s Specsavers County Championship match against Glamorgan.

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