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Hales set to be recalled for West Indies tour

(Photo: Getty Images) By Harvey Burgess Alex Hales is in line to be recalled for the upcoming three-match ODI series in the West Indies. The 28-year-old batsman, who suffered a..

February 24, 2017 with 0 Comments

Australia dominate as India suffer remarkable collapse

(Photo: Getty Images) By Harvey Burgess Australia dominated day 2 of the 1st Test against India in Pune as they bowled the hosts all out for 105, before finishing the day on..

February 24, 2017 with 0 Comments

Hameed ruled out of MCC fixture

(Photo: Getty Images) By Harvey Burgess England youngster Haseeb Hameed has withdrawn from the MCC fixture’s against Middlesex next month to undergo a sinus operation...

February 23, 2017 with 0 Comments

Renshaw and Starc save the day for Australia

(Photo: Getty Images) By Harvey Burgess Australia ended day one of the first Test against India in Pune on 256/9, after Matt Renshaw and Mitchell Starc had..

February 23, 2017 with 0 Comments

Features & Columns

County Archives – Northamptonshire 1976

Mushtaq’s mavericks stake their claim… The summer of 1976 was a scorcher and it was also one when Northamptonshire played some of their hottest cricket. Paul Edwards looks..

February 22, 2017 with 0 Comments

Martin Johnson column – Getting to the Root of English captaincy pitfalls

Twenty reasons why the ECB chose Joe Root as their new England captain. 1. He’s a jolly good batsman. 2. He’s from Yorkshire (ergo, on the same principle that all Scotsman are..

February 21, 2017 with 0 Comments

Paul Nixon column – We can’t leave all players to learn on own…

Coaching has changed in the past decade or so with more onus being on players to work things out for themselves, but we must not forget that hard work is still key to success...

February 21, 2017 with 0 Comments

Derek Pringle column – Not many tweaks needed to keep Tests relevant

One of the slogans coming from England’s new captain and his deputy, is their mission to make people “fall in love with Test cricket again”. For young men raised on the buzz..

February 21, 2017 with 0 Comments

County Cricket

Hameed ruled out of MCC fixture

(Photo: Getty Images) By Harvey Burgess England youngster Haseeb Hameed has withdrawn from the MCC fixture’s against Middlesex next month to undergo a sinus operation...

February 23, 2017 with 0 Comments

Former England bowler Sidebottom announces retirement

(Photo: Getty Images) By Harvey Burgess Former England bowler Ryan Sidebottom has announced that he will retire from cricket at the end of the current season. Sidebottom, who..

February 22, 2017 with 0 Comments

Fast-learner Gubbins isn’t getting into a spin

Jeremy Blackmore finds that the latest group of young England players is eager to develop As England Lions’ second tour of the winter gets underway in the humidity of Sri Lanka..

February 14, 2017 with 0 Comments

Grayson named coach of Yorkshire Diamonds

(Photo: Getty Images) Paul Grayson has been appointed as the new coach of the Yorkshire Diamonds. Grayson, who is the brother of football manager Simon, has signed a contract that..

February 3, 2017 with 0 Comments

Women’s Cricket

Scots great Anderson bows out at the top

Scotland failed to make the ‘Super Six’ stage, but recorded a group stage win at the Women’s World Cup qualifiers. The Scots have come on a lot over the last 12 months under..

February 21, 2017 with 0 Comments

Diamond guy Grayson gets his KSL calling card

By Luke Baker FOR the first time in more than a quarter of a century, Paul Grayson was afforded a quiet summer last year. He didn’t enjoy it. So when offered the opportunity to..

February 14, 2017 with 0 Comments

Kim still reeling after stepping up to the big time

By Luke Baker AFTER travelling to Australia just to train, being thrust into the Sydney Sixers line-up and then lifting the Women’s Big Bash League trophy, to call Kim Garth’s..

February 7, 2017 with 0 Comments

Kia Super League fixtures released

SOUTHERN Vipers will begin their defence of the Kia Super League by playing in the first game of the 2017 tournament

February 1, 2017 with 0 Comments

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