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Umar Akmal named in Pakistan T20I squad to face West Indies

The Pakistan selectors have included wicket-keeper batsman Umar Akmal in the Twenty20 International squad which will face West Indies in the United Arab Emirates later this month.
9 September 2016

Mitchell McClenaghan to miss India tour

New Zealand pacer Mitchell McClenaghan will not be a part of the One-Day International series against India to be played in October after having failed to recover in time from his pelvis injury.
9 September 2016

Delhi ODI against New Zealand set to be postponed by a day

The second One-Day International between India and New Zealand to be played at the Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi on 19th October is set to be postponed by a day due to the “Karva Chauth” festival.
9 September 2016

First ODI rescheduled after heavy overnight rain forces abandonment

The first One-Day International between Ireland Women and Bangladesh Women in Bready was abandoned after overnight rain storms caused the pitch and the outfield to be rendered unfit for play.
9 September 2016

Queens's Park Oval, Kingsmead receive warning from ICC

Queen's Park Oval in Port of Spain and Kingsmead in Durban were handed official warnings by the International Cricket Council for the poor outfield conditions in the respective Test matches involving India and New Zealand.
9 September 2016

ICC abandons plans for two-tier system in Test cricket

The proposal of the International Cricket Council to create a two-tier system in Test cricket has been dropped after a discussion with the members in a two-day working group meeting in Dubai on Wednesday.
8 September 2016

Aaron Beard signs contract extension with Essex

Fast bowler Aaron Beard has signed a one-year contract extension with Essex which means that he will be with the club until the end of the 2018 season. ­
8 September 2016

Former England bowler Ken Higgs passes away

Former Lancashire, Leicestershire and England seam bowler Ken Higgs has passed away aged 79 years.
8 September 2016

Senanayake fined for Warner send-off

Sri Lankan spin bowler Sachithra Senanayake has been docked 30 percent of his match fee by the International Cricket Council for giving David Warner an aggressive send-off in the first Twenty20 International against Australia in Pallekele.
8 September 2016

Glenn Maxwell hoping to stage Test comeback

Flamboyant Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell is hoping that he can eventually stage a comeback into the Test team during the upcoming home season.
8 September 2016

Sharjeel Khan to play for Leicestershire in 2017 NatWest T20 Blast

Pakistan batsman Sharjeel Khan has been signed up by Leicestershire for the 2017 NatWest Twenty20 Blast as the second overseas player.
7 September 2016

Is Cricket Still A Battle Between Bat And Ball?

With T20 cricket and franchise cricket posing a major threat to the traditional form of the game, the ICC is already facing an uphill task to protect test match cricket. Add to that the fact that record high totals have been set in ODIs and T20Is in a matter of few days and we can easily see where the game is going.
7 September 2016

Adam Milne doubtful for India ODI series

New Zealand selector Gavin Larsen hinted that fast bowler Adam Milne is unlikely to recover in time to take part in the upcoming One-Day International series against India in October.
7 September 2016

Mudassar Bukhari announces retirement from ODIs, four-day games

Netherlands fast bowler Mudassar Bukhari has retired from the One-Day International format and four-day games for his country but he will continue to play in Twenty20 Internationals.
7 September 2016

Uncapped Phehlukwayo called up for Australia ODIs

South African selectors have called up uncapped pacer Andile Phehlukwayo to the One-Day International squad which will take on Australia in a five-match series which gets underway at the end of this month.
7 September 2016

Peter Moores appointed as Nottinghamshire head coach

Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club has appointed Peter Moores as the head coach for a three-year period and will take charge from 1st October.
6 September 2016

Penkridge CC 6th September Blog

Returning from a week of Ibizan sun and driving into the ground on Saturday morning with my windscreen wipers and headlights on, I was struck both by how much cooler the temperature was than those I’d been experiencing just a few days before and the somewhat slim chances of play for the day.
6 September 2016

SISIS Multitiner Receives Top Marks At Stamford Endowed Schools

Stamford Endowed Schools playing fields have been kept "nice, clear and breathable" claims head of grounds, Bob Carder, all thanks to his SISIS Multitiner tractor-mounted aerator.
6 September 2016

Cricket World Performances of the Week - 6th September

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.
6 September 2016

Wash out dashes promotion hopes for Sale

Sale's outside chance of promotion was ended on Saturday after the Vivio Cheshire County League programme was completely washed out for the first time since 2007.
6 September 2016