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Andrew Balbirnie

Middlesex’s latest Irish import Andrew Balbirnie hopes for his big break at Lord’s

The path from Dublin to Lord’s is a well-trodden one – and Middlesex have another Irish import aiming to follow in several sets of illustrious footsteps.

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Middlesex's Dawid Malan in action

Bangladesh experience has brought back Middlesex man’s confidence

To describe Dawid Malan’s form with the bat last season as a baffling conundrum would certainly be something of an understatement.

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Surrey's Steven Davies. Picture: Nigel French/EMPICS

Steven Davies and Zafar Ansari make wasteful Glamorgan pay as Surrey fight back

Steven Davies and Zafar Ansari took advantage of dropped catches to make half-centuries as Surrey reached 182 for five against Glamorgan on the opening day of the LV= County Championship Division Two season.

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Sussex's Matt Prior. Picture: Daniel Hambury/EMPICS

Matt Prior unbeaten as Sussex enjoy strong opening day against Middlesex

England wicketkeeper Matt Prior was among the runs as Sussex had the better of the first day of their opening LV= County Championship first division match against Middlesex at Hove.

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Eoin Morgan

England batsman has a point to prove, says Middlesex coach

Middlesex hope Eoin Morgan’s return will help to galvanise their batting as they gear up for the new County Championship campaign.

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A general view of Lord's Cricket Ground, London. Picture: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

From the Nursery End: A Middlesex fan’s outlook on the season ahead

Our Middlesex blogger looks forward to the 2014 cricket season

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Middlesex's Ollie Rayner (centre) celebrates dismissing Surrey's Gareth Batty (out of picture).

Middlesex and England Lions spinner aims to take his good form into new County Championship season

If anyone is relishing the start of the new season, it’s Ollie Rayner – in fact, the Middlesex spinner must wish the last one had never ended.

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Education See all

Cabinet member for children Cllr Angela Mason

26 children in Camden left without primary school place for September

Twenty-six children were left without a primary school place for September after Camden Council made its allocations today.

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Heritage See all

Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt, Archibald Knox and the bidding war at a Hampstead auction house

A Hampstead auction house was abuzz with excitement as a furious bidding war saw a prized lot sell for 10 times its estimate.

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Obituaries See all

Mike Read has passed away

Highgate Society president pays tribute to ex-treasurer and golf lover Mike Read

Mike Read, who died this month aged 79, was a very active member of a number of Highgate organisations and well known in the village.

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Competitions See all

You could win two members tickets and a three course lunch at Royal Windsor Horse Show 2014.

Win two members tickets and a three course lunch at Royal Windsor Horse Show

As far as venues in the South East go, it’s up there with the most spectacular and it won’t be long before the gates of Windsor Castle are thrown open.

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