International News

Bumble’s Guide To Cardiff!

After a hectic Test series I’m not on the schedule for the first two ODIs and that means missing a trip to one of my favourite cities, Cardiff. Before that the teams head to Bristol on Monday and I’d love to give some tips about where to head to but I’ve simply not spent enough time in the city.

England Lions Roaring For World Cup Places!

Not that Alex Hales, James Vince, Jason Roy and their Lions colleagues need it spelled out, but England selector Mick Newell sees no point in trying to minimise the size of the prize up for grabs in the current tri-series against their Sri Lanka and New Zealand counterparts.

James Anderson Stars as England Secure a Draw

It looked desperate for England following a big Indian first innings total coupled with a poor start, but Alistair Cook’s men ultimately managed to secure a draw in the First Test with India at Trent Bridge.

Moeen Ali Hoping To Make It The Year To Fear The Beard

NEW ROAD has a special name for Moeen Ali. They’re calling him “The Beard That’s Feared”. It’s on the board at the Black Pear Refreshment stall at the back of the Basil D’Oliveira Stand and, much to the delight of the chap in the Worcestershire Club Shop under the new hotel, it’s on the T-shirts he was selling at a healthy rate during their first home match of the season against Kent.

ICC U19 World Cup Preview

The ICC U-19 World Cup will get started this week, with the first round of matches in group play set to take place on February 14. The event will be hosted by the United Arab Emirates for the first time, and naturally features a slew of perennial international contenders.