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AB de Villiers named South Africa captain for T20I series against England

South Africa selectors have backed their ace batsman AB de Villiers to lead the team in the upcoming Twenty20 International series against England.
13 June 2017

Weather the Winner - Sale CC

The weather had a major impact on Sale Cricket Club’s fixtures in the Vivio Cheshire County Cricket League last weekend. The 1st XI match in division one match against Oxton was abandoned after just 53 overs.
13 June 2017

Penkridge CC 13th June Blog (In Association with MA Lawyers)

Another busy week as the season gets into full swing, the under 19s making their first appearance of the season against C&R Hawks in a five wicket defeat on Wednesday. All Stars Cricket continued on Thursday, junior practice on Friday (both well supported as ever), and an under 9s tournament hosted on Sunday morning, as well as the usual senior games.
13 June 2017

Surrey recall Conor McKerr from Derbyshire

Surrey have recalled fast bowler Conor McKerr from his loan stint with Derbyshire with immediate effect.
13 June 2017

Nottinghamshire receive James Pattinson boost

Nottinghamshire have received a major boost ahead of their Royal London One-Day Cup semi-final clash against Somerset with the return of Australia pacer James Pattinson.
13 June 2017

England include five uncapped players for T20 series against South Africa

England have included as many as five uncapped players in the squad for the three-match Twenty20 International series against South Africa that begins later this month.
12 June 2017

Lincolnshire Premier League Review - 12th June 2017

In a weekend when Readers Lincolnshire ECB Premier League teams paid their tributes to umpire Steve Massingham, who died the previous Saturday, bottom side Louth produced the surprise result of the day with a victory over high flyers Grantham.
12 June 2017

Cricket World Player of the Week - Shikhar Dhawan

India opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan is the Cricket World Player of the Week for his knocks of 125 and 78 in the two games of the ICC Champions Trophy against Sri Lanka and South Africa at Kennington Oval respectively.
12 June 2017

Injured Kusal Perera out of Champions Trophy

Sri Lanka wicket-keeper batsman Kusal Perera has been ruled out of the ongoing ICC Champions Trophy following a hamstring injury that he sustained during the recently concluded game against India at Kennington Oval .
11 June 2017

Saltex Launches New 2017 Campaign

Organisers of SALTEX (Sports Amenities Landscaping Trade Exhibition) have launched their new 2017 campaign, which features the distinguished heart-shaped logo formed of grass complete with the words – Your Industry - Your Show.
9 June 2017

Write off Pakistan at your own peril - Shahid Afridi

Former captain Shahid Afridi has issued a warning not to write-off Pakistan after their victory over South Africa in the seventh game of the ongoing ICC Champions Trophy in Birmingham.
9 June 2017

Muttiah Muralitharan becomes first Sri Lankan to be inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

Legendary spinner Muttiah Muralitharan was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame on Thursday during the innings break of the recently concluded ICC Champions Trophy clash between Sri Lanka and India at The Oval.
9 June 2017

Virat Kohli wants India to be ruthless in finishing games

India skipper Virat Kohli urged the team to adopt a ruthless approach in finishing games ahead of the Champions Trophy clash against Sri Lanka at The Oval on Thursday.
8 June 2017

Chamara Kapugedara ruled out of Champions Trophy with knee injury

Sri Lanka middle order batsman Chamara Kapugedara has been ruled out of the remainder of the Champions Trophy tournament after sustaining a knee injury.
8 June 2017

Cricket World Performances of the Week - 7th June 2017

As the 2017 cricket season gets underway, we are delighted to announce that the 2017 Cricket World Performance of the Week is to be sponsored by GM Cricket and Durant Cricket.
7 June 2017

Mathews set to play as batsman against India

Sri Lanka have received a much needed boost ahead of their must-win clash against India on Thursday with skipper Angelo Mathews declared fit to play as a batsman.
7 June 2017

Playing with aggression is only chance for Sri Lanka to beat India - Kumar Sangakkara

Former captain Kumar Sangakkara has urged the Sri Lankan team to play with aggression, if they are to have any chance of defeating India in what will be a do or die encounter for them.
7 June 2017

Rumman Raees replaces Wahab Riaz in Pakistan squad

Pakistan have drafted in uncapped Karachi seamer Rumman Raees as a replacement for Wahab Riaz, who has been ruled out of the ICC Champions Trophy tournament due to ankle injury.
7 June 2017

ICC fines New Zealand for slow over-rate

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has docked a percentage of match fees of New Zealand players following their recently concluded Champions Trophy encounter against England at Sophia Gardens on Tuesday.
7 June 2017

Cricket World Player of the Week - Tamim Iqbal

Bangladesh opening batsman Tamim Iqbal is the Cricket World Player of the Week for his knocks of 128 and 95 in the ongoing Champions Trophy tournament.
6 June 2017