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North Middlesex's Ethan Bamber

Dream debut for North Middlesex’s latest young star Ethan Bamber against Hornsey

Fifteen-year-old seamer Ethan Bamber enjoyed a dream Premier League debut as North Middlesex overcame neighbours Hornsey and left their visitors staring at relegation.

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Dawid Malan, Middlesex

Middlesex cricket column: Opening Up with Dawid Malan

Captaining a team at Lord’s for the first time when we played the Indians was very enjoyable, even if it was a bit unexpected.

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Hornsey's Ed Wharton took 6-45 in Saturday's defeat against the new league leaders, Teddington. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Wharton can’t save struggling Hornsey from fourth successive defeat

Hornsey gave Premier Division title challengers Teddington a scare at Tivoli Road, but a narrow 14-run defeat keeps them in the bottom two while their visitors rose to the top of the table.

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Ed Atkins bats for Highgate. Pic: Max Flego

Highgate are thrashed by Wembley but can still achieve promotion

Highgate’s destiny remains in their own hands despite suffering a nine-wicket thrashing by Division Three promotion rivals Wembley and dropping to third in the table.

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North Middlesex captain Tom Nicoll (centre) celebrates with team-mates. Pic: Max Flego

Nicoll hails North Middlesex’s ‘unbelievable’ transformation after securing survival

North Middlesex captain Tom Nicoll has hailed his side’s “unbelievable” transformation after they secured Premier Division status with a sixth win in eight games.

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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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Chetan Patel (centre) and his Hornsey team-mates are dismayed as Ben Scott survives an lbw decision against Ed Harton. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Hornsey slip further off the pace in relegation fight after collapse at Hampstead

Hornsey slipped further off the pace in the relegation battle after being skittled for just 65 runs in a heavy defeat away at Hampstead.

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Craig Gourlay bats for Highgate. Pic: Max Flego

Gourlay: Highgate can reflect on a strong season despite missing out on promotion

Craig Gourlay says Highgate can feel satisfied with their league showing this season despite missing out on promotion to Division Two.

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North Middlesex's Ethan Bamber

Dream debut for North Middlesex’s latest young star Ethan Bamber against Hornsey

Fifteen-year-old seamer Ethan Bamber enjoyed a dream Premier League debut as North Middlesex overcame neighbours Hornsey and left their visitors staring at relegation.

Read full story »

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Valerian Spicer (right) in action against Northern Ireland's Alanna Audley-Murphy at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Islington boxer sets new targets after Glasgow disappointment

Islington BC’s Valerian Spicer will turn her focus to future opportunities to wear the Dominican vest following her disappointment at the Commonwealth Games.

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Great Britain's Desiree Henry crosses the line to win the women's 4x100m relay final during day six of the 2014 European Athletics Championships at the Letzigrund Stadium, Zurich. By Adam Davy/ PA

Islington teenager Desirèe Henry wins European gold in 4X100m

A teenage Islington sprinter has helped Great Britain to it’s greatest ever European Championships medal haul.

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