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Toby Roland-Jones, Ballance named in England Test squad to face Pakistan

England selectors have included uncapped Middlesex all-rounder in the 12-man squad to face Pakistan in the first Test of the upcoming four-match series.
7 July 2016

Sri Lanka opposes two-tier Test Cricket

Sri Lanka Cricket president Thilanga Sumathipala has stated that the board is opposed to the proposed revamp of Test cricket to include two tiers with a concept of promotion and relegation.
7 July 2016

Denesh Ramdin lashes out at WICB selection committee chairman

West Indies wicket-keeper batsman Denesh Ramdin took to social media platform Twitter to reveal that the chairman of selectors Courtney Browne has indicated to him that he will not be a part of the Test squad for the upcoming series against India.
7 July 2016

ICC to support Kusal Perera's damages claim from WADA

The president of Sri Lanka Cricket Thilanga Sumathipala has revealed that the board has received the support of the International Cricket Council for the damages claim against the World Anti-Doping Agency on Kusal Perera.
7 July 2016

SLC aim to have Tharindu Kaushal's doosra cleared

Sri Lanka Cricket is currently mulling to get the doosra of off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal cleared as he has undergone remedial action since the International Cricket Council banned him from bowling the delivery in September 2015.
7 July 2016

New Zealand monitoring unrest in Zimbabwe ahead of tour

New Zealand Cricket is currently monitoring the ongoing social unrest in Zimbabwe ahead of the Black Caps' tour towards the end of this month.
7 July 2016

Three years in the making, Penzance's new triple-bay facility now ready for action

It's been three years in the planning and making but Penzance now have a brand new triple bay practice facility, thanks to Verde Sports.
6 July 2016

Gloucestershire extend lead by beating Surrey

Gloucestershire moved four points clear at the top of the NatWest T20 Blast South Group as they eased to a six-wicket victory over Surrey in Bristol.
6 July 2016

ECB penalises five players for disciplinary issues in NatWest T20 Blast

The England and Wales Cricket Board has penalised Tino Best, Ravi Bopara, Phillip Salt, Liam Livingstone and Ross Taylor for issues related to discipline in the 2016 NatWest Twenty20 Blast.
6 July 2016

SISIS does the job at the Principality Stadium

The Principality Stadium in Cardiff has a 3G synthetic surface that surrounds the hallowed turf and for head groundsman Lee Evans, he had no hesitation in opting for SISIS equipment for its maintenance.
6 July 2016

Middlesex go top, Essex see off brave Kent

Records were broken in today's Specsavers County Championship action as Essex eventually overcame Kent's brave resistance, Middlesex went top of the pile and Derbyshire's game against Northamptonshire was abandoned without a ball being bowled.
6 July 2016

Muttiah Muralitharan terms Australia as favourites against Sri Lanka

Spin bowling legend Muttiah Muralitharan reckons that Australia will start as the favourites in the upcoming Test series in their tour of Sri Lanka which gets underway at the end of July.
6 July 2016

Cricket Australia hands sanctions to three players for indulging in betting

Cricket Australia has handed out suspensions to three players, Hayley Jensen, Corinne Hall and Joel Logan for indulging in cricket betting, which is a breach of the board's Anti-Corruption Code.
6 July 2016

Derbyshire shift Yorkshire T20 match to Derby

Derbyshire have switched the venue of Sunday's NatWest T20 Blast fixture against Yorkshire from Chesterfield to Derby because of continuing problems with a wet outfield at Queen's Park.
6 July 2016

Eoin Morgan admits to concerns over tour of Bangladesh

England limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan has admitted that there are significant concerns for the team over the tour of Bangladesh later this year due to the recent terrorist attack in Dhaka.
6 July 2016

Glamorgan hold off Sussex, Kent, Worcestershire fight back

Glamorgan produced a battling final day performance to draw their County Championship match against Sussex while elsewhere, Kent and Worcestershire produced stirring comebacks on a day where bat generally dominated ball.
5 July 2016

SALTEX confirm return of outdoor demonstrations

Outdoor demonstrations are set to make a return to this year's SALTEX exhibition, which is heading to Birmingham's NEC between 2nd and 3rd November.
5 July 2016

Penkridge Player Profile - Jack Pope

Next up is the Penkridge CC player profile for 16 year old batting all rounder Jack Pope, son of Club Captain and general legend Aussie Gary Pope
5 July 2016

Dennis Mowers help Stamford's 2,000 students enjoy perfect pitches

Dennis Mowers have received high praise from Bob Carder, head of grounds at Stamford Endowed Schools in Lincolnshire, where he maintains sports pitches for more than 2,000 students across three campuses.
5 July 2016

Penkridge CC 5th June Blog

After a week where every scheduled game had fallen foul of the weather, it was a relief to get some cricket played on Saturday and Sunday – even if I was unable to play due to work commitments.
5 July 2016