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Sussex confirm Ben Brown and Ross Taylor as captains

Sussex have announced former England Under-19 batsman Ben Brown as the captain for the remainder of the County Championship season.
24 June 2017

Lauren Winfield ruled out of England's opening game against India

England opening batsman Lauren Winfield has been ruled out of the opening game of ICC Women's World Cup against India in Derby on Saturday due to a wrist injury.
24 June 2017

County Championship week nine - Statistical Round up

As the eighth week of 2017 Specsavers County Championship came to a conclusion, both Essex and Nottinghamshire have successfully maintained their position at the top in Division One ad Division Two respectively. Here are a few key statistics ahead of the action-packed week nine ahead of us.
24 June 2017

Intelligent Line Marking From Rigby Taylor - The World's First GPS Robotic System Is Now Available

Intelligent One – the world’s first GPS-controlled robotic line marking system that can automatically mark out a football pitch in just 30 minutes - is now available to UK sports clubs, schools, contractors and local authorities from Rigby Taylor, the company at the forefront of supplying innovative products for the successful management and maintenance of turf surfaces.
23 June 2017

Mahela Jayawardene withdraws from Natwest T20 Blast

Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene has decided to pull out from the upcoming season of Natwest T20 Blast citing personal reasons.
23 June 2017

Andrew Flintoff to be part of Fat Friends - the Musical

Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff is all set to make his stage debut after he was named in the lead role of Kay Mellor’s Fat Friends musical.
23 June 2017

Central contracts awarded for Colin de Grandhomme, Jeet Raval

New Zealand all-rounder Colin de Grandhomme and opening batsman Jeet Raval are the latest to be awarded with a central contract for the next 12 months.
23 June 2017

ICC grants Test status to Afghanistan, Ireland

In what will be a big boost to both Afghanistan and Ireland, the International Cricket Council has confirmed Test status for the two countries during their board meeting in London on Thursday.
22 June 2017

Stuart Broad to undergo scan on heel

England will be sweating on the fitness news of Stuart Broad ahead of the Test series against South Africa after he felt soreness on his left hell during his county stint with Nottinghamshire.
22 June 2017

Luke Ronchi ends his international career

New Zealand wicket-keeper batsman Luke Ronchi has announced his decision to retire from all forms of international cricket with immediate effect.
22 June 2017

Cricket World Performances of the Week - 21st June

Performance of the Week features some of the best performances from clubs and individuals around the UK, then gives you the chance to support your entry.
21 June 2017

Teams look to get over from Champions Trophy disappointment - England v South Africa - Preview

With the Champions Trophy coming to a conclusion, both England and South Africa will lock horns in a three match Twenty20 International series that kicks-off on Wednesday.
21 June 2017

Shropshire D40 Blog - Sunday 18th June

What better to do on a red-hot Father’s Day than to undertake a road trip to Lancashire for a vital game in the ECB D40 North Section? With this in mind, we headed off for Dukinfield Cricket Club on a glorious day, arriving in plenty of time to look at the pitch before starting focus on the game ahead.
21 June 2017

Playing in T20 leagues makes West Indies cricketers financially stable - Darren Sammy

Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy has expressed concerns over the current state of cricket in the country which prompt players to feature for T20 leagues around the world than represent the national team.
21 June 2017

Anil Kumble steps down from India coach role

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has confirmed that former captain Anil Kumble has resigned from his position of national coach after differences with skipper Virat Kohli.
21 June 2017

Pakistan's pace attack could deliver Cricket World Cup glory

Pakistan stunned the cricketing world by claiming victory in the ICC Champions Trophy, defeating arch-rivals India in the final at The Oval.
20 June 2017

Sale Back to Winning Ways

Sale 1st XI got back to winning ways in division one of the Vivio Cheshire County Cricket League on Saturday. In glorious weather conditions they beat 4th placed Bollington by 26 runs.
20 June 2017

Stuart Canvas Launches New Website To Meet Cutomer Demand

Stuart Canvas, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of bespoke covers and sports equipment, has launched an interactive new website complete with an entire brand refresh to meet on-line demand and to better showcase its products and services.
20 June 2017

Around the Grounds - 20th June 2017

This week's Around The Grounds features tweets from club and county cricket getting into the swing of things now, with teams playing at all levels and ages.
20 June 2017

Gareth Batty Visits Rydal Penrhos School

An international cricketer took part in a special coaching session with aspiring stars at Rydal Penrhos.
20 June 2017