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• McCullum’s 64-ball knock the highest in English Twenty20 history
• New Zealand captain equalled his own highest score in T20
Brendon McCullum scored 158 not out, the highest total in English Twenty20 history, as Birmingham Bears crushed Derbyshire in the NatWest T20 Blast.
New Zealand’s captain, McCullum, clubbed 13 fours and 11 sixes in a thrilling 64-ball knock at Edgbaston, to lead the North Division leaders to 242 for two.
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- Yorkshire move top of the Championship table with win over Durham
- Notts hope arrival of Peter Moores will revive lowly county
- Middlesex’s Ollie Rayner turns game away from Hampshire
News on the Notts injury list: Luke Fletcher’s hamstring will keep him out for a month, Andy Carter will continue to play here, strapped to the nines, before having his abdominal strain assessed and his brother Matthew Carter is awaiting results of yesterday’s scan on the hip jarred substitute fielding in Leeds last week. James Taylor appears set for a spell on the sidelines too. The Outlaws limited-overs captain will toddle off to have his hamstring pull screened tomorrow as he will play no further part in this match.
James Taylor + runner + Samit Patel = DISASTER. Yep, the accident waiting to happen just happened. Taylor cut Saeed Ajmal hard square of the wicket and watched in horror as Patel jogged towards him for a third with Hales (said runner) having settled for two. So even though Ajmal did not gather cleanly, the ball rebounded onto the stumps to make a late lunge for the line futile. Notts effectively 158-5.
Latest updates from around the county groundsHave your say in the comments sectionBairstow shows form with century for YorkshireAustralians ease to win over Kent 5.46pm BST Nottinghamshire 240 all out, Worcestershire 61-0Oh dear, oh dear. Nottinghamsh…
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Thieves are taking prized items such as roof tiles, topping stones on dry stone walls and York stone paving slabs
Some of Yorkshire’s most beautiful rural areas are reporting a plague of stone thefts, with homes, schools, farms, churches and chapels all being targeted by thieves. The situation has become so dire that police have launched a PR drive to raise awareness of the threat to their region’s heritage.
Jason McCartney, Tory MP for Colne Valley, has warned that his constituency’s heritage is being “systematically dismantled”. During a debate on the problem in parliament, he said he was receiving weekly reports of stone thefts from West Yorkshire police. Many robberies take place in daylight with thieves posing as workmen in high-visibility jackets.
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