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Roll on the summer
Roll on the summer Ian Ward

Roll on the summer

Ian Ward replies to your Tweets on Chris Gayle, England's batting prospects and pitch preparation.

New stars to bank on Ian Ward

New stars to bank on

County cricket's young guns can push their case for England recognition in the CB40, says Ian Ward.

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Something special Ian Ward

Something special

It will take a massive effort from Somerset to win Saturday's CB40 Final at Lord's, says Ian Ward.

Two can play at that Ian Ward

Two can play at that

A couple of FP t20 Finals Day spots remain up for grabs. Ian Ward assesses the teams in the hunt.

No time for slips Ian Ward

No time for slips

With a spot in August's Finals Day at stake, the FPt20 quarter-finals are going to be a blast says Ian Ward.

Hard-hitting issue Ian Ward

Hard-hitting issue

India and Australia both have top-four questions to answer ahead of their one-day series, says Ian Ward.

Simply dynamite! Ian Ward

Simply dynamite!

Ian Ward says Durham's second Championship title is the result of dynamic, destructive cricket.

The perfect Yardstick Ian Ward

The perfect Yardstick

Ian Ward can't wait to see how Michael Yardy's Sussex measure up to Pro40 rivals Durham.

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