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Gough tips Essex to turn over Outlaws in T20 Blast quarter-final

Former Essex fast bowler Darren Gough is predicting a win for his former side when they take on Notts Outlaws in the first NatWest T20 Blast quarter-final tonight.
8 August 2016

Yorkshire star trains with homeless people ahead of charity fund-raiser

Yorkshire club captain Andrew Gale recently took part in a training session alongside homeless people as part of the build-up to a fund-raising event in aid of Centrepoint that takes place next month.
8 August 2016

Around the Grounds - 8th August

This week's Around The Grounds features tweets from club cricket, county cricket, the Caribbean Premier League and the international game.
8 August 2016

Australia add Travis Head to ODI squad for Sri Lanka series

Australian selectors have called up left-handed batsman Travis Head to the One-Day International squad for the series against Sri Lanka in their ongoing tour.
8 August 2016

England name unchanged squad for fourth Test

England selectors have picked an unchanged 13-man squad for the fourth Test against Pakistan, which will be played at The Oval in London between 11th and 15th August.
8 August 2016

Cricket World Player of the Week - Dilruwan Perera

Sri Lankan off-spinner Dilruwan Perera bags the Cricket World Player of the Week award for leading his team to a historic series victory against Australia after winning the second Test in Galle by a massive 229-run margin.
8 August 2016

Middlesex maintain gap, Essex return to summit

All four Specsavers County Championship matches that ended today were drawn, which means Middlesex maintain a 13-point lead at the top of Division One and Essex are back on top of Division Two - by just one point.
7 August 2016

Mathews feels Australia look lost against spinners

Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews observed that the Australian batsmen seemed out of place while batting against the spinners in the ongoing Test series.
7 August 2016

Mustafizur Rahman to undergo shoulder surgery in London

Bangladesh Cricket Board has confirmed that fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman has been scheduled for a surgery on his shoulder on 11th August in London.
7 August 2016

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