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Shades of Gooch’s genius in Roy rampage

Peter Hayter is impressed by the Surrey man’s enterprising strokeplay Those present at the Ageas Bowl the other night who remember watching Graham Gooch in his sublime prime..

August 30, 2016 with 0 Comments

Bell signs for Perth Scorchers in Big Bash

Ian Bell will play Big Bash cricket this winter after signing for the Perth Scorchers. Bell, 34, has not played international T20 cricket since 2014 but captained Birmingham Bears..

August 30, 2016 with 0 Comments

Gillespie to leave Yorkshire and return to Australia

Jason Gillespie will leave Yorkshire at the end of the season to return to Australia. Gillespie, 41, has led the county to two County Championship titles with the White Rose in..

August 29, 2016 with 0 Comments

Exciting finish at ‘special’ cricket contest

A Leicester cricket competition which attracted young players from across the world concluded in dramatic style. The finals of the under 12s and 14s categories were decided in..

August 23, 2016 with 0 Comments

Features & Columns

Peter Hayter column – Will need for spin hasten end for big two?

Time waits for no man, particularly not fast bowlers, not even, statistically, with 680 wickets from 89 Tests together, the best new-ball pair England have ever put on a cricket..

August 30, 2016 with 0 Comments

Martin Johnson column – Haves and have nots in county ground pageant

I have managed, through the admittedly devious process of bribing a Lord’s cleaning lady to secrete a microphone in the handle of her floor mop, to obtain a recording of a..

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Derek Pringle column – England must take lead from Thorpe’s mindset

Few things bring as much sadistic pleasure in cricket as batsmen first getting bamboozled by a spinner then getting turned over by them. Sure, fast bowlers can bruise and..

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Outgrounds – Northants

Surely it’s time Northants took a spin out into the county again Dan Whiting continues his nationwide tour of the grounds that have staged first-class cricket Northamptonshire..

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County Cricket

Gillespie to leave Yorkshire and return to Australia

Jason Gillespie will leave Yorkshire at the end of the season to return to Australia. Gillespie, 41, has led the county to two County Championship titles with the White Rose in..

August 29, 2016 with 0 Comments

Barrow to leave Somerset at end of current campaign

Alex Barrow will leave Somerset at the end of his season, with the county not renewing his contract. The wicketkeeper, 24, came through Somerset’s academy and has gone on to..

August 23, 2016 with 0 Comments

Voges to miss rest of season with hamstring injury

ADAM Voges will miss the rest of the County Championship season after being asked to rest a hamstring injury. Voges, 36, was set to captain Middlesex for their four remaining..

August 22, 2016 with 0 Comments

Graves is facing a mutiny in the shires over his plans for T20 city franchises

Richard Edwards talks to a selection of county members about where they see the future of domestic cricket and what needs to be done There has been no shortage of people willing..

August 16, 2016 with 0 Comments

Women’s Cricket

England basking in Knight’s new dawn

Adam Collins speaks to the England captain about a brilliant summer and a challenging future Six starts, six wins. Automatic qualification for next year’s World Cup almost..

July 19, 2016 with 0 Comments

Charlot­te Edwards took women’s cricket to a whole new level

Alison Mitchell pays tribute to Charlotte Edwards after she said farewell to international cricket The Charlotte Edwards era is over. After an England career spanning 20 years and..

May 16, 2016 with 0 Comments

Hosts named for Women’s Super League

GLOUCESTERSHIRE will team up with Somerset as a host for the inaugural Women’s Cricket Super League this summer. The two counties, alongside University of Exeter will form a..

January 15, 2016 with 0 Comments

England women name squad to tour South Africa

CHARLOTTE Edwards will captain a 16-strong squad to tour New Zealand next month. England will play three ODIs and three t20 internationals, starting on February 7 with a one-day..

January 8, 2016 with 2 Comments

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