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Worcestershire hammer Northants, Trescothick steers Somerset ahead

Rain interrupted proceedings significantly in the Specsavers County Championship today, but in what play that was possible, Worcestershire thrashed Northamptonshire and Somerset got their noses back ahead against Middlesex.
12 July 2016

That's not cricket...renowned cricket man's memories of 1966 World Cup final

Famous cricketing journalist Qamar Ahmed has seen more than 700 Tests, but only two professional football matches in his life, one of which was the 1966 World Cup final, as Matt Eastley recently discovered.
12 July 2016

PG Wodehouse Society to plant tree in honour of Jeeves, the cricketer that inspired a legend

Almost exactly 100 years after his death at the Battle of the Somme, Warwickshire cricketer Percy Jeeves will be honoured when the P. G. Wodehouse Society plant a tree in his memory during the Cheltenham Cricket Festival.
12 July 2016

Henriques in pursuit of consistency ahead of Test return

Australian all-rounder Moises Henriques stated that consistency will be the key for him in order to cement his place in the Test side after earning a recall for the upcoming series against Sri Lanka.
12 July 2016

Massive win keeps Melita in touch

Melita CC hammered Krishna CC by 124 runs to keep their hopes of victory in the Malta Cricket League alive, bowling their opponents out for just 39 runs.
12 July 2016

Cricket World Performances of the Week - 12th July

After becoming cup winners Odiham were also voted Performance of the Week winners! Chris Palmer also proved very popular, narrowly missing out, so we've decided to award prizes to both!
12 July 2016

Jerome Taylor announces Test retirement

Fast bowler Jerome Taylor has informed the West Indies Cricket Board of his decision to retire from Test cricket.
12 July 2016

Kemar Roach called up for second tour game against India

Fast bowler Kemar Roach has been called up to the 13-man West Indies Cricket Board President’s XI squad which will face India in the second tour match in a three-day game that will be played in St Kitts between 14th and 16th July.
12 July 2016

Uncapped Roston Chase called up for India Tests

West Indies Cricket Board has named a 12-man squad for the upcoming four-match Test series against India which includes the uncapped all-rounder Roston Chase.
12 July 2016

Grant Flower handed one-year contract extension by PCB

Former Zimbabwe batsman Grant Flower has been given a one-year contract extension by the Pakistan Cricket Board as the batting coach of the national team.
11 July 2016

Wheater hits double, Middlesex, Worcestershire produce comebacks

Adam Wheater struck an unbeaten double-century, Middlesex fought back against Somerset, Worcestershire pushed clear of Northamptonshire and rain frustrated Surry and Yorkshire in today's Specsavers County Championship action.
11 July 2016

Captain Canning's century just the job for Sale

A superb century from captain Chris Canning helped Sale beat third-placed Oulton Park to close the gap on Grappenhall in second place to just 12 points.
11 July 2016

Around the Grounds - 11th July

Although the weather had remained a disruptive influence during June, some cricket was managed to be played and we've seen plenty of trophy winners and team celebrations from all around the UK.
11 July 2016

Climate Cover investment boosting Haslingden CC

Lancashire League side Haslingden Cricket Club are reaping the benefits of installing total-play Ltd's groundbreaking Climate Cover System™.
11 July 2016

Cricket World Player of the Week - Chris Gayle

For scoring a swashbuckling unbeaten century in the seventh game of the Caribbean Premier League 2016, Jamaica Tallawahs captain Chris Gayle is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
11 July 2016




BCB chief executive rules out hosting England tour at neutral venue

The chief executive of Bangladesh Cricket Board Nizamuddin Chowdhury has ruled out hosting England at a neutral venue in October amid concerns over security in the country following a terrorist attack.
11 July 2016

Michael Carberry to undergo medical tests

Hampshire batsman Michael Carberry is slated to undergo medical tests this week over concerns regarding a condition that causes life-threatening blood clots to form in his lungs.
11 July 2016