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Ravi Patel, Middlesex

Middlesex cricket column: Positive Spin with Ravi Patel

I was ecstatic to be picked for the England Lions recently, but there is still a way to go before I can think about playing international cricket.

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Middlesex's Ravi Patel celebrates taking the wicket of Sussex's Ed Joyce during the T20 Blast at Lord's

Middlesex coach hopes Ravi Patel’s experience with England Lions will benefit club

Middlesex coach Richard Scott is hoping Ravi Patel’s England Lions experience will make a difference when the club conclude their County Championship campaign next month.

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Toby Roland-Jones. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Toby Roland-Jones reveals how Middlesex were beaten by Somerset

Toby Roland-Jones cut a disheartened figure after Somerset cruised to victory over Middlesex in the Royal London One Day Cup at Lord’s.

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Neil Dexter (left) congratulates Eoin Morgan on his century against Surrey. Pic: Sarah Williams

Middlesex never lost belief despite run of defeats, says Dexter

Neil Dexter says the spirit and belief in the Middlesex camp never dipped during their recent five-match losing streak in all competitions.

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Gary Wilson. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

Wilson admits Royal London One Day Cup not Surrey’s priority after Sussex loss

Surrey’s hopes of reaching the latter stages of the Royal London One Day Cup were dealt an almost fatal blow as they lost at home to bottom side Sussex.

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Dawid Malan, Middlesex

Middlesex cricket column: Opening Up with Dawid Malan

From a selfish point of view, we’d all like Steven Finn to play for Middlesex as often as possible – he’s a massive asset to us.

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Gary Wilson. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

Surrey and Kent play out remarkable tie as Wilson still eyes first win

Royal London One Day Cup: Surrey (314-9) tied with Kent (314-8)

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Steven Finn. (Photo by Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images)

England bowler Steven Finn ‘delighted’ after signing new Middlesex contract

Pace bowler Steven Finn has signed a new three-year deal with Middlesex, keeping him at Lord’s until at least 2017.

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John Simpson of Middlesex. Pic: Sarah Williams

Middlesex need maximum points to keep cup hopes alive, says Simpson

John Simpson believes Middlesex must win all their remaining group fixtures to stay in the Royal London Cup after opening the tournament with back-to-back defeats.

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Ravi Patel, Middlesex

Middlesex cricket column: Positive Spin with Ravi Patel

It’s been a tough week for Middlesex – and I have to say I don’t feel the fixture list did us any favours.

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Surrey's Gary Wilson (2nd left) is congratulated by team mates after his direct run-out to dismiss Middlesex's John Simpson

Surrey triumph against Middlesex in last-ball thriller at Lord’s

Surrey are closing in on a home quarter-final in the NatWest T20 Blast after they scraped past London rivals Middlesex in a last-ball finish at Lord’s.

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James Harris in action for Middlesex Panthers against Essex Eagles. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Middlesex backing young seamers to step up after Harris loan

Middlesex have faith that their young pace bowlers will provide adequate back-up for the 50-over tournament after allowing James Harris to rejoin Glamorgan on loan.

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Gary Wilson. (Photo by Harry Engels/Getty Images)

Gary Wilson gives his verdict on Kent loss and pays tribute to Graeme Smith

Gary Wilson admitted that the first and last days cricket were what cost Surrey victory over Kent.

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Surrey's Tillakaratne Dilshan. Picture: Adam Davy/EMPICS

Aggression comes back to haunt Surrey as Kent claim win

Surrey’s kamikaze approach cost them as Kent claimed victory by 89 runs at Guildford.

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Dawid Malan, Middlesex

Middlesex cricket column: Opening Up with Dawid Malan

We’ve been poor at the start of all competitions this season. In the County Championship we got thrashed at Sussex and then we lost the Twenty20 double header.

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Great Britain's Mo Farah celebrates with his gold medal after winning the men's 10,000m final at the European Championships (pic: Adam Davy/PA)

Beagle Farah lands Euro gold

Olympic and world champion adds another title

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Boxing See all

Sammy McCarthy celebrates winning the British featherweight title in 1954 with trainer Snowy Buckingham and manager Jack King

Sammy tells his story of bygone boxing era

Stepney fighter who became east London’s big boxing hero of the 1950s

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Ravi Patel, Middlesex

Middlesex cricket column: Positive Spin with Ravi Patel

I was ecstatic to be picked for the England Lions recently, but there is still a way to go before I can think about playing international cricket.

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Charlie Matthews of Harlequins. Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Charlie Matthews ready to fill Nick Kennedy’s boots in Quins pack

Harlequins’ summer transfer activity has placed a lot of emphasis on youth and nowhere is that more evident than in the second row where Charlie Matthews is now a senior figure.

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Lee Valley Lions are staging a special match to mark their 30th anniversary (pic courtesy of leevalleylions.co.uk)

Lions to take on legends

Lee Valley mark 30 years of ice hockey

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Fans devastated after Drake cancels Wireless London festival

Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

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