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Lord's hosts event to support blood cancer patients

Lord's, the home of cricket, this week hosted an event designed to save the lives of those with blood cancer in partnership with blood cancer charity DKMS.
25 July 2016

Australia pick two-man spin attack for Pallekele Test

Australian captain Steven Smith confirmed that the team will field a two-man spin attack consisting of Steve O’Keefe and Nathan Lyon for the first Test against Sri Lanka at Pallekele on Tuesday.
25 July 2016

Around The Grounds - 25th July

This week's Around The Grounds features tweets from club cricket, county cricket, the Caribbean Premier League and the international game and Pokémon Go also makes another cheeky appearance.
25 July 2016

Ireland-Afghanistan bilateral series to be played in India next year

The Afghanistan Cricket Board and Cricket Ireland have confirmed a nine-match bilateral series which will be played in March 2017 in India.
25 July 2016

Blackheath Rugby CC beat Marsa Veterans in thriller

Blackheath Rugby CC were the 19th cricket team to visit Malta this year and their Veterans team took on - and beat - the local Marsa CC Veterans team in a 30-over encounter.
25 July 2016

Cricket World Player of the Week - Joe Root

For registering his highest first-class score during the second Test against Pakistan at Old Trafford, England's vice-captain Joe Root is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
25 July 2016

Mohammad Hafeez to undergo re-test of bowling action

Pakistan batsman Mohammad Hafeez is slated to undergo a re-test of his bowling action after his one-year suspension expired earlier this month.
25 July 2016

Injured Chatara to miss New Zealand Test series

Zimbabwe fast bowler Tendai Chatara has been ruled out of the upcoming Test series against New Zealand after suffering an ankle injury.
25 July 2016

Royal London One-Day Cup group leaders beaten on busy day

Teams returned to action in the Royal London One-Day Cup today and both group leaders - Derbyshire and Essex - were beaten.
24 July 2016

We need to focus on building partnerships - Kraigg Brathwaite

West Indies batsman Kraigg Brathwaite stressed the importance of building partnerships and batting through the entire fourth day after being asked to follow-on on day three of the first Test against India in Antigua.
24 July 2016

Angelo Mathews wary of Australian challenge

Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews is wary of the challenge posed by Australia in the upcoming Test series which begins on 26th July.
24 July 2016

Derbyshire confirm Elstone, Knight departures

Derbyshire have confirmed that Scott Elstone and Tom Knight will not see out the final year of their contracts and have left the club by mutual consent.
23 July 2016

New Zealand will not underestimate Zimbabwe - Mike Hesson

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson asserted that the team will not be underestimating Zimbabwe ahead of the two-match Test series which gets underway on 28th August.
23 July 2016

Andy Carter leaves Derbyshire

Fast bowler Andy Carter has left Derbyshire with immediate effect, just months after signing a two-year contract with the East Midlands club.
23 July 2016

Kohli makes history, Ashwin impresses, India dominate - Cricket World TV

In his latest video report from Antigua, Chetan Narula rounds up the first two days of the first Test between India and the West Indies as Virat Kohli makes history and both Shikhar Dhawan and Ravichandran Ashwin impress.
22 July 2016

Glamorgan, Middlesex reach T20 Blast quarters, Notts secure home berth

Glamorgan and Middlesex booked their places in the quarter-finals of the NatWest T20 Blast while Notts Outlaws secured a home quarter-final in tonight's action which also saw wins for Derbyshire, Essex, Lancashire, Surrey, and Yorkshire.
22 July 2016

Kate Cross keen to make impression on Kia Super League

Lancashire Thunder and England's Kate Cross is looking forward to the start of the Kia Super League next weekend and in already setting her sights on making a big impression.
22 July 2016

Leicestershire complete victory over Gloucestershire

Half-centuries from Paul Horton and captain Mark Cosgrove helped Leicestershire chase down 180 to beat Gloucestershire by six wickets on day three of their Specsavers County Championship Division Two clash in Cheltenham.
22 July 2016

Leicestershire to merge with Leicestershire & Rutland Cricket Board

From 1st August, Leicestershire County Cricket Club will merge with its recreational and community arm, the Leicestershire & Rutland Cricket Board.
22 July 2016

Winning send-off for Samoa's Perelini Mulitalo

Hosts Samoa beat Japan on the final day of the 2016 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier – East Asia-Pacific to ensure Perelini Mulitalo ended her career with a win.
22 July 2016