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Callum Taylor in action for England U19s during their World Cup quarter-final defeat to Sri Lanka. Picture: ICC

England’s youngsters were beaten by Sri Lanka in their quarter-final meeting at the Under-19 World Cup in Bangladesh, despite a fine knock from Norfolk’s Callum Taylor.

England U19 cricket team player Callum Taylor in batting action during the U19 cricket World Cup against West Indies U19 at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong,Bangladesh. Picture: ICC

Callum Taylor’s good form with the England Under-19s has continued after top scoring in a World Cup victory over West Indies in Bangladesh this morning.

Callum Taylor is with England at the Under-19 Cricket World Cup. Picture: ECB

England Under-19s made an excellent start to their World Cup campaign in Bangladesh, in a huge 299-run win over Group C minnows Fiji.

Callum Taylor, pictured in action for England Under-19s in a World Cup warm-up game against South Africa at Duabi International Cricket stadium, Sports City, Dubai. Picture: Chris Whiteoak/whiteoakpictures

Another impressive knock from Norfolk youngster Callum Taylor was not enough for England Under-19s to win their final World Cup warm-up match.

16.05.2015 Chelmsford, England.   Callum Taylor batting during the Essex Eagles and Surrey Natwest T20 Blast match from The Essex County Ground, Chelmsford, Essex. Picture: Unshaken Sport Photography  Nick Wood

Taking to the global stage looks set to open up a world of opportunities for Norfolk starlet Callum Taylor.

Chris Brown will again captain Norfolk this season. Picture: Tim Ferley

Fakenham Cricket Club will host a Norfolk CCC first team match for the first time in the club’s history this season.

Mike Rowson.

Tributes have poured in for a man who made a lifelong impression on thousands of sportsmen and women across Norfolk, Suffolk and beyond.

Tymal Mills was in action for the England Lions against Pakistan A.

Brandon bowler Tymal Mills was among the wickets as England Lions levelled their Twenty20 series against Pakistan A with an emphatic 41-run win under floodlights at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

Norfolk CCC captain Chris Brown coaching alongside England bowler James Tredwell as part of his work with the ECB's Elite Spin Bowling Programme.

Preparations for next season are well under way at Norfolk CCC after the club held its AGM.

Tymal Mills is in Dubain with England Lions for a T20 series against Pakistan A.

Brandon bowler Tymal Mills was unable to prevent England Lions falling to a seven-wicket defeat in the first of their five Twenty20 matches against Pakistan A in Dubai.

Olly Stone in action for Northants. Picture: Northamptonshire CCC

Hopes of playing cricket for England are on the back burner for Norfolk cricket star Olly Stone – as the bowler begins a winter of patience and recuperation.

Dipple & Conway Cricket Awards 2015 15 jpg Fakenham Club of the Year 
Club of the Year Fakenham. Matthew Conway from Dipple and Conway, Paul Dunger Fakenham CC,  John Tythcott, vice-chairman Norfolk Cricket Alliance
Picture Credit Newsmakers PR

The big hitters of club cricket celebrated a season to remember when the Norfolk Cricket Alliance handed out its 2015 awards.

Sussex’s Tymal Mills bowling during day two of the LV County Championship match between Sussex and Worcestershire at the brightonandhovejobs.com county ground in Hove. April 20, 2015. Picture: Sussex CCC

The battle to keep international hopes alive kicks up a gear for Brandon fast bowler Tymal Mills today – as he jets out to South Africa.

Photos of award winners from Norfolk Cricket League 2015 awards dinner - Danny Cook of Division 4E champions Halvergate won the President’s Bowling Award. He is pictured with Norfolk Cricket League vice-president Chris Free and managing director of league sponsors Stadia Steven King.

The great and the good of the Norfolk Cricket League gathered together at the Hotel Mercure last week to celebrate their team and individual achievements during the 2015 season.

Players in Norfolk are being given extra incentives not to give up cricket.

Key figures from across Norfolk’s cricket scene are pulling together to try and stop people quitting the game.

Norfolk Outstanding Service to Cricket Awards winners, from left, John Hansell, Mike Banham, Samantha Rix, Lewis Jeavons.

The winners of the 2015 Outstanding Services to Cricket Award (OSCA) have been announced by Norfolk Cricket Board.

Callum Taylor on England U19 duty in Australia. Picture: ECB

Promising local cricketer Callum Taylor has been retained in the England Under-19 squad for a tri-series against Sri Lanka and India in Colombo before Christmas.

Fakenham and Godmanchester will both not be playing EAPL cricket next season. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

Two Counties champions Sudbury can look forward to playing in the East Anglian Premier League when the sport returns next year.

Sixteen-year-old Tom Yarham shone during Fakenham's EAPL play-off semi final. Picture: RONNIE HEYHOE

Fakenham are eyeing a golden era as they continue to tap into a conveyor belt of teenage talent, writes Gavin Caney.

Norwich-born bowler Olly Stone on a previous England Under-19s tour of South Africa. Picture: ECB

Two local cricketers have been chosen to take part in a specialist England Performance Programme (EPP) fast bowling camp in South Africa.

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