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All-round Neesham helps Derbyshire beat Lancashire

Jimmy Neesham played a starring role with bat and ball as Derbyshire Falcons kept their NatWest T20 Blast hopes alive with a six-wicket win over Lancashire Lightning in Derby.
13 July 2016

Wasim Akram receives Honorary Fellowship from UCLan

Former Pakistan captain and Lancashire fast bowler Wasim Akram was today honoured by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) with an Honorary Fellowship.
13 July 2016

Dramatic win for Middlesex as Essex, Yorkshire make headway

There was high drama at Taunton where Middlesex beat Somerset by two wickets in the final over of play to consolidate their position at the top of Division One of the Specsavers County Championship.
13 July 2016

Penkridge CC 13th July Blog

Last Thursday saw our under 19s make their debut in the NatWest Club T20, eventually losing to Cannock by 21 runs in a close game. Captain Ollie Deakin returned both the best bowling figures with 4/31 and top scored with 30 in the run chase to complete a fine individual performance, recovering well from having selected twelve players to play in the game.
13 July 2016

Gary Ballance fit for first Test against Pakistan

England batsman Gary Ballance, who has been recalled to the Test side for the first match against Pakistan at Lord’s, dismissed concerns over his groin injury and said that he is fit to play on Thursday.
13 July 2016

Afghanistan looking to host bilateral ODIs in India

Afghanistan Cricket Board is hopeful that it will be able to schedule bilateral One-Day Internationals in India in a bid to arrange more fixtures against the full members.
13 July 2016

Joe Root looking forward to batting at number three against Pakistan

England batsman Joe Root expressed that he is looking forward to making the number three position his own in the upcoming four-match Test series against Pakistan.
13 July 2016

Ashton Agar suffers shoulder injury

Left-arm orthodox spinner Ashton Agar has suffered a shoulder injury during pre-season training and will miss out on the start of the Quadrangular A series this winter for Australia A.
13 July 2016

Miguel Cummins added to West Indies Test squad

Fast bowler Miguel Cummins has been included in the West Indies Test squad to face India in the upcoming four-match series following the retirement of Jerome Taylor.
13 July 2016

MCC World Cricket Committee backs regulation to limit bat sizes

The Marylebone Cricket Club World Cricket Committee has agreed to bring in a regulation to limit the sizes of the bats used in the game.
13 July 2016

Leicestershire-Notts T20 Blast match rained off

For the second year in a row, the NatWest T20 Blast North Group clash between Leicestershire Foxes and Notts Outlaws was abandoned due to heavy rain in the East Midlands.
12 July 2016

Worcestershire hammer Northants, Trescothick steers Somerset ahead

Rain interrupted proceedings significantly in the Specsavers County Championship today, but in what play that was possible, Worcestershire thrashed Northamptonshire and Somerset got their noses back ahead against Middlesex.
12 July 2016

That's not cricket...renowned cricket man's memories of 1966 World Cup final

Famous cricketing journalist Qamar Ahmed has seen more than 700 Tests, but only two professional football matches in his life, one of which was the 1966 World Cup final, as Matt Eastley recently discovered.
12 July 2016

PG Wodehouse Society to plant tree in honour of Jeeves, the cricketer that inspired a legend

Almost exactly 100 years after his death at the Battle of the Somme, Warwickshire cricketer Percy Jeeves will be honoured when the P. G. Wodehouse Society plant a tree in his memory during the Cheltenham Cricket Festival.
12 July 2016

Henriques in pursuit of consistency ahead of Test return

Australian all-rounder Moises Henriques stated that consistency will be the key for him in order to cement his place in the Test side after earning a recall for the upcoming series against Sri Lanka.
12 July 2016

Massive win keeps Melita in touch

Melita CC hammered Krishna CC by 124 runs to keep their hopes of victory in the Malta Cricket League alive, bowling their opponents out for just 39 runs.
12 July 2016

Cricket World Performances of the Week - 12th July

After becoming cup winners Odiham were also voted Performance of the Week winners! Chris Palmer also proved very popular, narrowly missing out, so we've decided to award prizes to both!
12 July 2016

Jerome Taylor announces Test retirement

Fast bowler Jerome Taylor has informed the West Indies Cricket Board of his decision to retire from Test cricket.
12 July 2016

Kemar Roach called up for second tour game against India

Fast bowler Kemar Roach has been called up to the 13-man West Indies Cricket Board President’s XI squad which will face India in the second tour match in a three-day game that will be played in St Kitts between 14th and 16th July.
12 July 2016

Uncapped Roston Chase called up for India Tests

West Indies Cricket Board has named a 12-man squad for the upcoming four-match Test series against India which includes the uncapped all-rounder Roston Chase.
12 July 2016