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Hampshire reveal Michael Carberry diagnosed with cancer

Hampshire have confirmed that their England-capped batsman Michael Carberry has a cancerous tumour and will undergo further tests and treatment.
14 July 2016

I want to win games for Yorkshire - Travis Head

Australian Travis Head, who has joined up with Yorkshire's squad for their final four NatWest T20 Blsat North Group matches, says he is ready to contribute as they look to make it four wins in a row in the competition.
14 July 2016

Sussex to be without Mustafizur for Hampshire clash

Sussex will be without Bangladeshi fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman for their NatWest T20 Blast South Group clash with Hampshire tomorrow (Friday 15th July) due to a further delay to his arrival in England.
14 July 2016

Pakistan fans win Edgbaston Fans Trophy

Pakistan fans were celebrating before their team took on England at Lord's as a team representing the National Asian Cricket Council beat their counterparts from the Barmy Army to win the first Edgbaston Fans Trophy.
14 July 2016

Lyth double secures draw, Lawrence ton puts Essex ahead

Adam Lyth scored a double-century as Yorkshire and Surrey drew their Specsavers County Championship clash while Daniel Lawrence passed three figures to help Essex into the lead against Gloucestershire.
14 July 2016

Jake Ball celebrates England debut with GM deal

New England cap Jake Ball has marked the occasion of his Test debut by also securing a long-term sponsorship deal with Gunn and Moore.
14 July 2016

Players need to make adjustments to regulations in bat sizes - Sachin Tendulkar

Former Indian batting great Sachin Tendulkar feels that the modern-day players need to find a way to adjust themselves to the regulations which are set to be brought about to limit the size of cricket bats.
14 July 2016

Mohammad Amir has learned his lesson - Darren Gough

Former England fast bowler Darren Gough feels that Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir had learned his lesson from the spot-fixing scandal of 2010 and deserves a second chance.
14 July 2016

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