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Study shows how crucial water is for cricketers' performance

Scientists from the University of Stirling have shown how dehydration impairs the motor skills of cricketers and significantly impacts their on-field performance.
4 August 2016

IOG launches new courses to help managers 'learn to lead'

The Institute of Groundsmanship has introduced a series of online modular management courses that will enable those in management positions to get the most out of their teams on the ground.
4 August 2016

William Perkins suspended for rest of CPL

Trinbago Knight Riders batsman William Perkins has been suspended from the rest of the Caribbean Premier League tournament for a breach of his player contract.
3 August 2016

Glamorgan, Kent bowlers make early inroads

Two Specsavers County Championship Division Two matches got underway today and despite rain delays, Glamorgan and Kent made early inroads with the ball against Northamptonshire and Worcestershire respectively.
3 August 2016

High praise for Dennis mowers from award-winning groundsman

Nathan Scarff, the 2015/16 Sky Bet Championship Groundsman Of The Season, has lauded the fleet of Dennis clylinder mowers he uses at Derby County FC.
3 August 2016

England, Pakistan players urge fans to check if they risk developing Diabetes 2

England and Pakistan players are urging fans to take time out to check whether they are at risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes.
3 August 2016

BCCI opposes two-tier Test structure

The Board of Control for Cricket in India president Anurag Thakur confirmed that the board was not in support of the proposed two-tier structure in Test cricket.
3 August 2016

India-Bangladesh Test scheduled for February

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has confirmed that the lone home Test match against Bangladesh will be staged between 8th and 12th February next year in Hyderabad.
3 August 2016

Holland replaces O'Keefe for second Test in Galle

Australia have named the uncapped left-arm spinner Jon Holland in the playing XI for the second Test against Sri Lanka in Galle to take the place of the injured Steve O'Keefe.
3 August 2016

Essex, Kent, Somerset, Surrey reach RLODC quarter-finals

Essex, Kent, Somerset, and Surrey completed the Royal London One-Day Cup quarter-final line-up after the final clutch of South Group games were affected by rain.
2 August 2016

Steven Finn to replace Ben Stokes for third Test

England have opted top pick fast bowler Steven Finn to replace the injured all-rounder Ben Stokes for the third Test against Pakistan at Edgbaston.
2 August 2016

Varun Chopra returns to Essex on three-year deal

Varun Chopra has will signed a three-year contract to rejoin Essex from Warwickshire after a seven-year spell at Edgbaston.
2 August 2016

AB de Villiers, Morne Morkel to miss New Zealand Test series

South African skipper AB de Villiers and fast bowler Morne Morkel have been ruled out of the upcoming Test series against New Zealand due to injuries.
2 August 2016

Campaign aiming to 'bowl out domestic violence' coming to Headingley

Cricketers, celebrities, stars from other sports and politicians will all take to the field at Headingley on Sunday 4th September as part of the White Ribbon Campaign to 'bowl out domestic violence'.
2 August 2016

SISIS Brush-Pro passes test at King Edward's School

The SISIS Brush-Pro ride-on brushing system has gained top marks at King Edward's School in Birmingham, where head groundsman Garry Watson uses it for all of his synthetic surface maintenance.
2 August 2016

Market Deeping CC to host ECB NatWest Club T20 area finals

Market Deeping Cricket Club in Lincolnshire will host the area finals for the ECB NatWest Club T20 competition on Sunday, 7th August, where four sides will battle to reach the next stage of the tournament.
2 August 2016

India, West Indies to play T20Is in Florida

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has confirmed that India and West Indies will play two Twenty20 Internationals in Florida later in August.
2 August 2016

Malta fall just short in bid to retain Pan European T20 title

Malta ended the 2016 Pan European T20 tournament in second place to UCT of Dubai, just missing out on retaining the trophy they won two years ago.
2 August 2016

Sale Silverbacks beat Urmston to reach quarter-finals

Sale Silverbacks qualified for the county over 40s play-offs after securing a winner-takes-all victory over Urmston Tigers in the Vivio Cheshire County League North-East Division.
2 August 2016

Cricket World Performances of the Week - 2nd August

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.
2 August 2016