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ECB demands rule out Whitgift cricket festival for 2014

Hopes that county cricket would return to Croydon in 2014 after a three-year hiatus will be dashed tonight when the England and Wales Cricket Board publishes its fixtures list for next summer. Surrey will not be listed as playing any … Continue reading

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Shake the crowd from their uproarious calm

As we have done in the past, on this Remembrance Sunday, our single posting is a war poem. This year, we have chosen Verity, by Drummond Allison. Allison was born in Caterham and he lived in Kenley when he was commissioned … Continue reading

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Surrey in desperate late struggle to avoid relegation

Surrey cricket is in crisis. Again. For all the positive news and changes that have emerged from The Oval in recent months, today’s home Championship game of the season, against Derbyshire, is crucial for Surrey as they seek an unlikely … Continue reading

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Surrey cricket looks to revive Croydon festival in 2014

First-class cricket could make a return to Croydon next summer, Inside Croydon can reveal. As the fifth and final Ashes Test between England and Australia gets underway at The Oval, today, Inside Croydon has learned of moves behind the scenes … Continue reading

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Surrey starting to come together as storm clouds clear

The death of a promising young batsman, the departure of his friend and club captain, the sacking of the county coach, and the arrival of two legends of Test cricket… It has been a year of trauma for Surrey cricket. … Continue reading

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Smith and Ponting try to transform sorry Surrey after trauma

Remember that white, cold stuff falling from the sky last week? Snow. So clearly, the time has come for the start of the cricket season. The county season begins today – earlier in the year than usual, for a combination … Continue reading

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Whitgift loses out on staging Surrey cricket in 2013

Croydon may have staged its last county cricket festival, after Whitgift School confirmed to Inside Croydon that they would not be holding any Surrey matches in 2013. This will be the second year that Surrey County Cricket Club has failed … Continue reading

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Croydon cricket fans face 40% price hike for T20 match

Cricket fans in Croydon are outraged at being charged up to 40 per cent more than standard prices for Surrey’s Twenty20 fixture to be staged at Whitgift School next month. The match between Surrey and Sussex on the evening of … Continue reading

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