30 April
Don't write off Sussex old boys just yet (Argus) 
Downpour washes out play at Hove (BBC) 
Join the club (CricInfo) 
Bullish Clarke scuppers merger of counties into city teams (Guardian) 
England leave out a fit Flintoff? You must be having a laugh! (Mail) 
Close-up on the First Class season (Nation News) 
Sussex v Surrey Day 1 (Sporting Life) 
Up close with Chris Jordan (Sun) 
Jordan prepares to bring down the Spitfires (Surrey CCC Official) 
It's soggy by the sea (Surrey CCC Official) 
Game entering new golden age with greed its greatest enemy (Times) 

29 April
Preview: Sussex v Surrey (Oval World) 
Kirtley can stop dangerman Ramprakash (Argus) 
ECB chief opposes franchise plans (BBC) 
Counties split on Twenty20 idea (BBC) 
Franchises won't work in England - Clarke (CricInfo) 
Counties split over franchise idea (CricInfo) 
Lewry back in contention (ECB) 
Lewry set for Sussex recall (Sporting Life) 
ECB cool on city plan (Sporting Life) 
Saqlain returns to Hove for crunch match (Surrey CCC Official) 
County Championship previews (Telegraph) 
Harbhajan Singh hit in the pocket after slapping Sri Sreesanth (Times) 
From Laker to Lara, and Sydney to Sussex - this cricketing life (Times) 

28 April
Sussex oppose Twenty20 franchise plans (Argus) 
Harbhajan given long ban for slap (BBC) 
Harbhajan banned for rest of IPL season (CricInfo) 
Youthful old-timer Lewis has his day ... again (Guardian) 
Roses rivals reject merger but thorny regional issue is still... (Guardian) 
Harbhajan handed 11-match ban (Guardian) 
Dale claims upper hand after draw (Journal) 
Second XIís opening match marred by injury and... (Surrey CCC Official) 
Saqlain: Surrey going in right direction (Wimbledon Guardian) 

27 April
ECB want four T20 events to keep top players happy (Independent) 
Collingwood boost for Durham (Northern Echo) 
Steve Harmison cuts short Surrey hopes (Telegraph) 

26 April
Dogged Surrey hold out for draw (BBC) 
Jordan learns painful lesson as Brown leaves him stranded (Guardian) 
England players flag mutiny as Stanford delivers £75m (Guardian) 
IPL riches threaten to split England squad (Independent) 
Rain dampens Durham plans for home success (Northern Echo) 
Durham and Yorkshire not keen on unification plans (Northern Echo) 
Durham v Surrey Day 4 (Sporting Life) 
Stalemate at the Riverside as Saqlain takes six (Surrey CCC Official) 
Graham Onions helps England credentials (Telegraph) 
Roses rivals reject Twenty 20 alliance (Telegraph) 
England cricketers lured by IPL riches (Telegraph) 
Surrey collapse as earlier poise vanishes (Times) 

25 April
Durham progress halted by weather (BBC) 
PCA survey underlines lure of IPL (BBC) 
England close to Twenty20 revamp (BBC) 
ICL and IPL tempt England players (CricInfo) 
England ponders six-region option (CricInfo) 
Sharp Onions makes Surrey cry (Guardian) 
Counties asked to merge for Twenty20 league (Guardian) 
Harmison upstaged as Onions removes Surrey's top three (Independent) 
Harmison has yet to get back on track (Journal) 
Durham v Surrey Day 3 (Sporting Life) 
Mixed response to Twenty20 (Sporting Life) 
PCA reveal ICL lure for county players (Sporting Life) 
Ormond wins new contract (Surrey Advertiser) 
Wickets and rain fall at the Riverside (Surrey CCC Official) 
Surrey second team take on Reigate (Surrey CCC Official) 
Mark Butcher wins battle with Steve Harmison (Telegraph) 
Graham Onions brings Durham back into the reckoning (Times) 
England players would consider IPL over country (Times) 

24 April
Honours remain even at Riverside (BBC) 
From the Vault: Arlott on Laker (Guardian) 
Gritty recovery from Stoneman (Northern Echo) 
Bad weather and Middlesex rob Surrey of good start (Southwark News) 
Durham v Surrey Day 2 (Sporting Life) 
Saker determined to stay and establish Surrey spot (Surrey Mirror) 
Jordan follows Collins and cleans up (Surrey CCC Official) 
Stewart still a Brown Cap (Surrey CCC Official) 
Mark Stoneman picks up Durham (Telegraph) 
Mark Stoneman recovers from error to steady ship (Times) 

23 April
Duo rescue Durham after early woe (BBC) 
Walters suffers fractured cheekbone (CricInfo) 
Pace isn't everything (CricInfo) 
The call of the long haul (CricInfo) 
Strauss shows what England are missing (Hornsey Journal) 
Mal Loye column (Manchester Evening News) 
Harmison primed for the arrival of Butcher (Northern Echo) 
Three to watch in 2008 (Southwark News) 
Durham v Surrey Day 1 (Sporting Life) 
Walters out with fractured cheekbone (Surrey Advertiser) 
Collins swinging in the rain (Surrey CCC Official) 
Judges hit for six by Surrey scorerís cricket... (Surrey CCC Official) 
County Championship previews (Telegraph) 
The County Set (Times) 

22 April
Preview: Durham v Surrey (Oval World) 
Stewart tells Prior not to give up the gloves (Argus) 
Lancs wake-up call (Manchester Evening News) 
Interview (Southwark News) 
Nicholson makes Surrey return (Sporting Life) 
Plunkett doubt for Durham (Sporting Life) 
Nicholson back for Durham clash (Surrey CCC Official) 

21 April
Record-breaking Strauss sets up Middlesex win (Oval World) 
Record-breaker Andrew Strauss on fire for Middlesex (Mirror) 
Strauss looking tonderful (Sun) 
Record-breaking Andrew Strauss flays Surrey (Telegraph) 
MCC considers using pink cricket ball (Telegraph) 
Andrew Strauss makes hay as Chris Lewis is put to the... (Times) 

20 April
Strauss best too much for Surrey (BBC) 
Lewis makes early Surrey return (CricInfo) 
Strauss calls the tune (ECB) 
Twenty20 could kill off our four-day game, says Kent... (Independent) 
Cold, wet and windy - so why start now? (Observer) 
Surrey v Middlesex (Sporting Life) 
Strauss century takes Crusaders to London... (Surrey CCC Official) 
Lane awarded Head Coach role and Rainford... (Surrey CCC Official) 
Mahmood turned down Twenty20 series for Kent (Your Canterbury) 

19 April
Preview: Surrey Brown Caps v Middlesex Crusaders (Oval World) 
Grey day for Lancashire (Oval World) 
Flintoff happy despite Oval draw (BBC) 
Flintoff's appetiser before feast from Bangalore (Guardian) 
Cheerleaders, loud music and penalties - but it's still cricket (Guardian) 
Surrey scent win to warm Ramprakash (Independent) 
Lancs struggle at the Oval (Manchester Evening News) 
Enigmatic artist Ramprakash is improving with age like... (Scotsman) 
Surrey v Lancashire Day 4 (Sporting Life) 
Pedro feels the pinch (Sporting Life) 
Lewis leads bowling attack for London Derby (Surrey CCC Official) 
Bad light stifles a great start to the season (Surrey CCC Official) 
Rusty Andrew Flintoff falls short with bat (Telegraph) 
Mark Ramprakash and the IPL offing (Telegraph) 
English fans tough it out as cricket's new dawn breaks... (Telegraph) 
Andrew Flintoff's contribution is short but sweet (Times) 

18 April
Afzaal follows Butcher's lead (Oval World) 
Flintoff out after breezy cameo (BBC) 
Follow-on looms for Lancashire (CricInfo) 
Ramprakash turns down IPL offer (CricInfo) 
After seven years Afzaal is itching for another... (Croydon Advertiser) 
Ill wind blows Lancashire no good (Guardian) 
Six months ago we were just an idea on a piece of paper (Guardian) 
Afzaal century gives selectors a reminder as Surrey... (Independent) 
Lancs bowling attack punished (Manchester Evening News) 
Alan Butcher's view (Southwark News) 
Surrey v Lancashire Day 3 (Sporting Life) 
Surrey reject Ramps switch (Sporting Life) 
Butcher hails Flintoff progress (Sporting Life) 
Talented Jordan playing it so cool (Surrey Advertiser) 
Could Surrey get Butcher smiling again? (Surrey Advertiser) 
Surrey on top in the cold (Surrey CCC Official) 
Usman Afzaal scintillates on debut (Telegraph) 
Ramprakash rejects IPL offer (Telegraph) 
Lancashire on receiving end as Usman Afzaal makes hay (Times) 
Mark Ramprakash turns down offer from IPL (Times) 

17 April
Ramprakash makes Lancashire pay (Oval World) 
Surrey add to Lancashire's misery (BBC) 
Butcher and Afzaal flay Lancashire (CricInfo) 
Moving and maturing (CricInfo) 
Flintoff swiftly back on song but Ramprakash hits the high... (Guardian) 
Ramprakash batters Lancashire after Flintoff's early strike (Independent) 
Ramps makes Lancs pay (Manchester Evening News) 
Freddie Flintoff upstaged on his return by Mark Ramprakash (Mirror) 
Open season (Sky Sports) 
Butcher calls for team effort (Sporting Life) 
Surrey v Lancashire Day 2 (Sporting Life) 
Freddie 'n willing (Sun) 
Butcher expecting a successful summer (Surrey Mirror) 
Afzaal century puts Surrey on top (Surrey CCC Official) 
Andrew Flintoff outshone by Mark Ramprakash (Telegraph) 
Surrey notches up record on Twenty20 fever (This Is Money) 
Andrew Flintoff unable to control Mark Ramprakash (Times) 
Butcher backing Surrey batsmen (Wimbledon Guardian) 

16 April
Ramprakash puts Flintoff in the shade (BBC)
 
Lane appointed women's team boss (BBC) 
Ramprakash century overshadows Flintoff (CricInfo) 
Mark Lane named England women's coach (CricInfo) 
Surrey (Guardian) 
Surrey v Lancashire Day 1 (Sporting Life) 
Surrey reveal record profits (Sporting Life) 
Ramprakash and Butcher snuff Freddie factor (Surrey CCC Official) 
Nicholson to miss Lancashire match (Surrey CCC Official) 
Mark Butcher on Surrey's 2008 season (Telegraph) 
County Championship Cricket preview (Telegraph) 
Alastair Cook reprises his original hits (Telegraph) 
Brown Caps hoping to avoid mishaps under Mark Butcher (Times) 
County Championship endures against challenge of IPL (Times) 

15 April
Preview: Surrey v Lancashire (Oval World) 
Saqlain getting better - Butcher (BBC) 
County-by-county guide to 2008 (BBC) 
Sussex still the team to beat (BBC) 
Surrey announce record profits (CricInfo) 
Lancs leave Chilton out (Manchester Evening News) 
Master blaster (Sky Sports) 
Saqlain set for Surrey return (Sporting Life) 
Flintoff set for outing (Sporting Life) 
IPL casts long shadow (Sporting Life) 
Flintoff at the Brit Oval for season opener (Surrey CCC Official) 
Surrey County Cricket Club announces record... (Surrey CCC Official) 
Why Alistair Brown turned down the IPL (Times) 

14 April
Can Sussex make it a hat-trick? (CricInfo) 
Stuart will lay down the Law (Manchester Evening News) 
Surrey season preview (Sky Sports) 
Bickers opens up (Surrey Advertiser) 
Surrey to recruit Managing Director of Cricket (Surrey CCC Official) 

13 April
Team-by-team guide: Division One (Independent) 
Team-by-team guide: Division Two (Independent) 
Corinthians still play for a place in modern world (Observer) 
Second day abandoned but Harinath speaks to... (Surrey CCC Official) 
County cricket guide for 2008 (Telegraph) 
County cricket is here to stay (Telegraph) 
Staying in step with Mark Ramprakash (Times) 
England chiefs on mission to form league of their own (Times) 
Indian summer (Times) 

12 April
Young Surrey struggle against students (Surrey CCC Official) 

11 April
Surrey to pick up from last year (BBC) 
Butcher's gamble paying off (Croydon Advertiser) 
Saqlain sets sights on success (ECB) 
Legal threat prompts ECB to shelve plan to ban rebels (Guardian) 
Van Jaarsveld takes a ton off Surrey (Kent Messenger) 
Saqlain sets ambitious Surrey targets (Sporting Life) 
Saqlain ready for England (Sun) 
Saqlain cleared to start season (Surrey Advertiser) 
Saqlain back in last run out before 2008... (Surrey CCC Official) 
Tendulkar picks Blues all-rounder over,,, (Sydney Morning Herald) 
ECB face challenge to ICL player bans (Telegraph) 
ECB hardens stance on ICL and Kolpak players (Times) 
Stewartís loyalties divided for his long-awaited... (Wimbledon Guardian) 

10 April
Gillespie, Bond and Marshall cleared for season (CricInfo) 
Some more bad boys (CricInfo) 
Kent bowlers dominate on day one at Beckenham (Kent Messenger) 
Lancs battle for places (Manchester Evening News) 
Schoolboy proves hero for Surrey (Southwark News) 
ECB clear 10 to play (Sporting Life) 
A Tough Work Out at Beckenham (Surrey CCC Official) 

9 April
Wilson hopes for Ireland call-up (BBC) 
Godleman ton unable to save Middlesex (Bucks Free Press) 
Health and Safety is full of gas (Guardian) 
Jordan helps Surrey scurry to victory (Surrey CCC Official) 
Fears of gas explosion delay Oval revamp (Telegraph) 

8 April
Collins happy to sign for Surrey (BBC) 
£40 million Oval development hits the buffers (CricInfo) 
Academy trio named in Kent's pre-season squad (Kent Messenger) 
Nicholson and Collins here and ready (Surrey CCC Official) 

7 April
Surrey in season warm ups (Surrey CCC Official) 

6 April
Collier expresses IPL concerns (Mail)
My sporting life: Phil Daniels (Observer)

5 April
Counties face nervous wait over ICL players (CricInfo)
Surrey seeking titles (ECB)

4 April
Surrey hit by delays (Surrey Advertiser)  
Brown and Saker excel in perfect start for 2008 (Surrey CCC Official) 

3 April
Surrey's Saker rejects loan move (BBC)
Doshi delight at final spell (Derbyshire Evening Telegraph)
Mark Ramprakash strictly focused on Surrey (Telegraph)

2 April
Harinath delight at MCC selection (BBC)
Loughborough student earns prestigious cricket... (Loughborough News)

1 April
Sandford seal Hondo capture (Express & Echo)
Tough finish for Pemberton Greenish Surrey... (Surrey CCC Official)  
Brown Caps hungry for success (Sporting Life) 
2008 county by county guide (Sporting Life) 

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