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History of Asian Cricket in Yorkshire to be Celebrated

England cricketers Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid owe part of their success to early Asian migrants who played in local parks and set up teams and leagues over four decades ago. Now, a new project, ‘From Parks to Pavilions’ has been awarded a grant by the Heritage Lottery Fund to document the history of Asian cricket in Yorkshire. The AYA Foundation, a community organisation specialising in promoting minority heritage, arts and culture, has been awarded a grant by the Heritage Lottery Fund to work with young people from across West…

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Yorkshire CCC given Leeds civic reception after trophy-laden 2015

The fantastic achievements of Yorkshire CCC in 2015, has been celebrated this month at a special civic reception hosted by the Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Judith Chapman. Players and management from the club were in attendance to meet and be congratulated on their success by the Lord Mayor at Leeds Civic Hall and other invited guests including the leader of Leeds City Council, Councillor Judith Blake and legendary former umpire and Yorkshire CCC president, Dickie Bird. Present at the event was captain Andrew Gale, who led his side to…

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Who will lift the ICC World Cup?

As the ICC Cricket World Cup starts this month in New Zealand and Australia, Urban Echo takes a look at the teams who will most likely be vying for the ultimate prize in world cricket… the World Cup! *Rankings are according to Reliance ICC ODI Rankings   AUSTRALIA Ranking: 1 Past performances: 1999 (Winners), 2003 (Winners), 2007 (Winners), 2011 (Quarter-final) Australia has competed at each of the 10 editions of the ICC Cricket World Cup, winning the title four times – more than any other country. As co-hosts of the…

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IN THIS MONTH: Cricketing superstar Sachin Tendulkar

MASTER BLASTER NOVEMBER Year – 2012 Location – Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, India Event – Retirement of Sachin Tendulkar Known as the ‘Little Master’, India’s most celebrated cricketer is today regarded as the greatest batsmen ever. Early Days Born Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar on 24 April, 1973 to his parents Ramesh and Rajni Tendulkar, the youngster at first had a troubled childhood often bullying children in his school and regularly getting himself into fights. His father, who was a well-known Marathi novelist, decided to take his son to see Ramakant Achrekar, a…

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