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Around the Grounds - 4th July

This week's 'Top Tweets' include a couple of delicious looking barbeques, Bath v Hinton pulling out all the stops and a lovely scene at Corsham.
4 July 2016

Worcestershire hand George Rhodes new contract

Worcestershire have awarded 22-year-old all-rounder George Rhodes a two-year contract which keeps him at New Road until at least the end of the 2018 season.
4 July 2016

ICC to support inclusion of Women's cricket in 2022 Commonwealth Games

The International Cricket Council has decided to back the inclusion of Women's cricket in the 2022 Commonwealth Games which will be hosted by Durban.
4 July 2016

Amir will have to cope with the crowd reaction - Alastair Cook

England Test captain Alastair Cook has warned Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir of the reaction he is likely to face from the crowd in the upcoming series.
4 July 2016

Security situation in Bangladesh will get better - Nazmul Hassan

The president of the Bangladesh Cricket Board Nazmul Hassan is confident that the security situation in the country will improve in time for the home series against England later this year.
4 July 2016

ECB to monitor Bangladesh security situation ahead of tour

The England and Wales Cricket Board stated that it will continue to monitor the security situation and follow the advice of the government for the tour of Bangladesh later this year after the terrorist attack on Friday night.
3 July 2016

ICC changes DRS conditions for umpire's call in LBW dismissals

The International Cricket Council has approved a change to the conditions for umpire's call in the LBW dismissals under the Decision Review System.
3 July 2016

Finch hits ton on Surrey debut, Rudolph digs in for Glamorgan

Two Specsavers County Championship matches got underway today and two innings stood out - Aaron Finch's ton for Surrey and Jacques Rudolph's effort for Glamorgan - as the bowlers had a decent day.
2 July 2016

England-Pakistan Test series will not be one sided - Azhar Mahmood

Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood has expressed that the upcoming four-match Test series between England and Pakistan will be a competitive one.
2 July 2016

Brendon McCullum, Eoin Morgan join PSL draft for season two

Former New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum and England limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan have joined the player draft for the second season of the Pakistan Super League.
2 July 2016

Sharjeel Khan aims to break into the Pakistan Test side

Pakistan opening batsman Sharjeel Khan is keen to put up good performances for Pakistan A in their ongoing tour of England in order to stake a claim for a Test berth.
2 July 2016

Wins for Derbyshire, Essex, Gloucestershire, Northamptonshire, Sussex, Yorkshire

On a night of high drama in the NatWest T20 Blast, there were wins for Derbyshire, Essex, Gloucestershire, Northamptonshire, Sussex and Yorkshire - despite rain threatening throughout.
1 July 2016

John Bracewell stresses on importance of learning from mistakes

Ireland head coach John Bracewell said that it is very important for the team to learn from their mistakes even when the results of the games are not going their way.
1 July 2016

County Championship Week Eleven - Statistical Round up

At the end of the 10th week, Lancashire and Kent have consolidated their positions at the top of the Division One and Division Two points table respectively. With the 11th week upon us, let us take a look at the key statistics.
1 July 2016

ECB announces summer 2017 international schedule

The England and Wales Cricket Board on Friday has announced the international schedule for 2017 summer with home series against Ireland, South Africa, and West Indies.
1 July 2016

Leicestershire's Lucy Higham to train with Loughborough Lightning

Leicestershire Vixens' 18-year-old Lucy Higham has been invited to train with Kia Super League outfit Loughborough Lightning.
1 July 2016

Sophie Ecclestone named in England Women's squad for Pakistan T20Is

17-year-old left-arm spinner Sophie Ecclestone has been named in the England Women's squad to take part in the upcoming three-match Twenty20 International series against Pakistan Women.
1 July 2016

Mustafizur Rahman all set to join Sussex

Bangladesh pace bowler Mustafizur Rahman is set to depart to the United Kingdom on 13th July for his stint with Sussex in the ongoing NatWest Twenty20 Blast and the Royal London One-Day Cup.
1 July 2016

Saudi Arabia becomes 39th ICC Associate Member

Saudi Arabia became the 39th Associate Member of the International Cricket Council after being unanimously elected during the Full Council meeting in Edinburgh on Thursday.
1 July 2016

Kent beat Sussex despite the sun, rain denies Durham, Worcestershire

Rain caused tonight's NatWest T20 Blast match between Durham and Worcestershire to be abandoned while the sun interrupted proceedings between Kent and Sussex before the former prevailed.
30 June 2016