News

Government leads push to safeguard much-loved cricket grounds

Communities Minister Marcus Jones is appealing to cricket lovers in the UK to safeguard cricket grounds and prevent them being sold or altered without the local community having a say.
14 April 2016

SISIS is 'simple and effective' for Derby County FC

Brand new SISIS turf maintenance equipment has made life at Derby County FC's iPro Stadium much easier for head groundsman Nathan Scarff.
14 April 2016

Afghanistan to tour Ireland for a five-match ODI series

Cricket Ireland has announced a five-match One-Day International series at home against Afghanistan to be played between 10th and 19th July in Belfast.
14 April 2016

Mumbai Indians call up Martin Guptill to replace Lendl Simmons

The Mumbai Indians franchise in the Indian Premier League has decided to call up New Zealand's Martin Guptill in the place of Lendl Simmons, who has been ruled out the tournament with a back injury.
14 April 2016

Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow named among five Wisden cricketers of the year

England cricketers Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow have been named by Wisden among the five Cricketers of the Year along with Brendon McCullum, Kane Williamson and Steve Smith.
14 April 2016

Bombay High Court moves IPL out of Maharashtra after 30th April

The Bombay High Court has ruled that all the Indian Premier League matches held in the state of Maharashtra must be moved out due to the ongoing severe drought situation in the state.
14 April 2016

Laura Delany named as Ireland Women captain

Ireland all-rounder Laura Delany has been picked to lead the Ireland Women team after Isobel Joyce stepped down from the post following the exit in the ICC Women’s World Twenty20.
14 April 2016

Ian Bell hits timely hundred for Warwickshire

England batsman Ian Bell has struck a timely century for Warwickshire against Hampshire to stay in the eyes of the national selectors in a bid to regain his place in the Test side.
13 April 2016

Sale receive backing from Duerr's

Sale Cricket Club head into the 2016 season with backing from Manchester-based jam maker Duerr's which will see them link up with the junior section of the club.
13 April 2016

Ian Bell expresses shock over James Taylor's retirement

Senior England batsman Ian Bell has stated that the news of James Taylor retiring from the game due to a heart condition came to him as a shock.
13 April 2016

Ashish Nehra out for a couple of games with groin injury

Sunrisers Hyderabad speedster Ashish Nehra is slated to miss at least a couple of games for his franchise after suffering a groin injury while bowling in the match against Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League
13 April 2016

Martin Guptill to lead Guyana Amazon Warriors in CPL

New Zealand opening batsman Martin Guptill has been announced as the captain of the Guyana Amazon Warriors in the upcoming season of the Caribbean Premier League replacing Denesh Ramdin.
13 April 2016

Haris Sohail confident of full recovery from knee injury

Pakistan batsman Haris Sohail, who is currently undergoing rehabilitation after a knee surgery is confident that he will be able to stage a complete recovery and return to the national team.
12 April 2016

James Taylor retires due to serious heart condition

England and Nottinghamshire batsman James Taylor has announced his decision to retire from the game after he was diagnosed with a serious heart ailment.
12 April 2016

Praise for Dennis G34D mower from East Grinstead FC

East Grinstead FC groundsman Geoff Gilbert has praised his new Dennis G34D cylinder mower, which he recently purchased from local dealer Lister Wilder.
12 April 2016

Dwayne Bravo reaches 300-wicket mark in T20s

West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has become the first bowler to take 300 wickets in Twenty20 matches during his spell for the Gujarat Lions against Kings XI Punjab in the ongoing Indian Premier League.
12 April 2016

Reece Topley fractures right hand in his debut for Hampshire

England speedster Reece Topley has suffered a fracture in his right hand after being struck by the ball while batting for Hampshire during his debut for the team on Sunday.
12 April 2016

Tim Anderson to step down from ICC role

The head of global development of the International Cricket Council Tim Anderson has decided to step down from the post having served in the position since 2010.
12 April 2016

I want to carry on for as long as I can - Brad Hogg

Former Australian spinner, Brad Hogg, who is currently playing for the Kolkata Knight Riders in the ongoing Indian Premier League expressed that he wants to carry on playing cricket for as long as he can.
12 April 2016

Unlikely that Cricket South Africa will agree to day night Tests - Tony Irish

Chief Executive of the South Africa Cricketers Association Tony Irish has stated that due to the concerns surrounding the usage of the pink ball, Cricket South Africa is unlikely to agree for a day-night Test match against Australia.
11 April 2016