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Championship wins for Kent, Northamptonshire, Somerset, Yorkshire

Kent, Northamptonshire, Somerset and Yorkshire claimed victories on another dramatic day of Specsavers County Championship action up and down the country.
6 August 2016

Darren Sammy removed as West Indies T20I captain

West Indies Twenty20 International skipper Darren Sammy has revealed that he has been relieved from the captaincy role by the selectors and has also been dropped from the squad.
6 August 2016

Masakadza injury blow for Zimbabwe ahead of second Test

Zimbabwe batsman Hamilton Masakadza will not be a part of the second Test match against New Zealand in Bulawayo after suffering a lower back strain.
6 August 2016

County Championship milestones add to dramatic day

It was a day of milestones and high drama in the Specsavers County Championship with Ryan Sidebottom, Nick Selman and Will Smith having days to remember.
5 August 2016

Would love to see cricket in the Olympics - Eoin Morgan

As the 2016 Olympics get underway, the topic of whether cricket will ever make an appearance at the Games is a popular one among fans and England captain Eoin Morgan would love to see it happen.
5 August 2016

2016 British Police Cricket Club Knockout Cup semi-final draw

The semi-final draw for the 2016 Police Cricket Union British Police Cricket Club Knockout Cup has been made - as well as the Giffard Plate.
5 August 2016

SALTEX to address Brexit impact on groundcare industry

An organised panel debate exploring the impact of Brexit on the groundcare industry will feature as part of SALTEX 2016's Learning Live programme at this year's exhibition in November.
5 August 2016

2016 NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals - Statistical Preview

At the end of the group stage of the NatWest Twenty20 Blast, Notts Outlaws, Northamptonshire Steelbacks, Yorkshire Vikings and Durham Jets qualified from the North Group while Gloucestershire, Glamorgan, Middlesex and Essex Eagles qualified from the South Group. Ahead of the quarterfinal fixtures, let us look at a few key statistics.
5 August 2016

Frustrated Anderson apologises for his behaviour with umpires

England pace bowling spearhead James Anderson has tendered an apology for his unruly behaviour with the on-field umpires during the second day’s play of the third Test against Pakistan in Birmingham.
5 August 2016

Battles everywhere in County Championship action

There are now eight matches ongoing in the Specsavers County Championship and today's action proved something of a mixed bag with bowlers on top in some games, batsmen enjoying themselves in others, and some remaining very finely balanced.
4 August 2016

British Police Cricket Club 2016 tour report - a bit of a damp one

The 2016 BP adventure began on the evening of Sunday 26th June, with our intrepid squad meeting at Bromborough Police Station on the Wirral side of the Mersey near Birkenhead.
4 August 2016

West Indies drop Rajendra Chandrika for third Test

The West Indies selectors have opted to drop opening batsman Rajendra Chandrika for the third Test against India in St Lucia and have replaced him with Shai Hope.
4 August 2016

Leicester cricket camp hosts record-breaking youngster

A Leicester cricket camp has provided the latest challenge for Pranav Dhanawade, the Indian schoolboy who made history by scoring 1,000 runs in a single innings earlier this year.
4 August 2016

Trust your instinct, listen to others - Alex Lees on captaincy

Alex Lees took over as Yorkshire captain in Twenty20 and one-day cricket earlier this season and he reveals that a mix of self-belief and taking on board what others are advising are key components to leading the side.
4 August 2016

Roston Chase heroics deny India 2-0 lead - Cricket World TV

Prior to moving ahead to St Lucia for the third Test, Chetan Narula reviews the second Test between West Indies and India, which ended in a draw after a fightback from the hosts on the fifth and final day.
4 August 2016

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