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Moeen Ali to be cover star of Wisden Almanack

Moeen Ali Credit: DAVE HUNT/AAP/Press Association Images

Worcestershire County Cricket Club's Moeen Ali is to be the cover star of this year's Wisden Almanack.

The 27-year-old played his first game of international cricket last February, but this shows an indication of the stirring impact Moeen made on English cricket in the past 12 months.

The book is published annually in the UK.

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Interest registered in running 29 Leicestershire libraries

People across Leicestershire have come forward and registered their interest in running 29 community libraries.

The county council says it welcomes the news but a further seven libraries need interest from the community.

Community groups and organisations are being encouraged to manage libraries in the county Credit: PA

Volunteer-run libraries is a measure the authority hopes will save £800,000.

The seven libraries that groups have not registered their interest in yet are:

  • Enderby
  • Measham
  • Burbage
  • Cosby
  • East Goscote
  • Ibstock
  • Kibworth
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