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Metcalfe Reaches Milestone In Farsley Win

Former Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire batsman Ashley Metcalfe reached an important landmark in his long career when he became only the second player in the history of the JCT 600 Bradford League to score 16,000 runs. Metcalfe, who has been playing in the league for 30 years, scored the three runs he needed in an innings of 13 to pass that coveted landmark while playing in a Second Division match for leaders Farsley against Gomersal.
20 June 2013

Pietersen, Ballance, Rankin In England T20 Squad

Kevin Pietersen is poised to make his England comeback following a long period on the sidelines due to injury after being named in a 14-man squad to play two Twenty20 Internationals against New Zealand. Pietersen, who has not featured for England since March due to a knee injury, will only be available for the second match, on 27th June at The Oval, provided he gets through Surrey's LV County Championship game against Yorkshire, which starts tomorrow (21st June).
20 June 2013

Cricket World Live Blog

India take on Sri Lanka in the Champions Trophy semi-final plus breaking news including Kevin Pietersen's return and Ricky Ponting's retirement...
20 June 2013

Huge Win Keeps York Clear

Leaders York gained a runaway 123-run win over bottom club Rotherham Town in the Yorkshire ECB Premier League. Foundations for York’s 249 for nine were laid by by Liam McKendry (72) and Alex Collins(63), who put on 110 for the fifth wicket. York then bowled out Rotherham for 126 with Dan Woods taking four for 38 and Duncan Snell three for 17. Ben Sanderson was Rotherham’s best bowler with five for 65.
19 June 2013

Furness Stay On Top After Wet Weekend

Furness remain on top of the North Lancashire and Cumbria League Premier Division after both they and nearest challengers Cleator won on a rain-affected weekend. Furness beat Workington by nine wickets, Cleator beat Lindal Moor by six wickets and Cockermouth beat Millom by seven wickets in the only three games that were played to a conclusion.
17 June 2013

Totteridge Milhillians Make Up Ground

Just one point separates Totteridge Milhillians (125) and Old Finchleians (124) at the top of the Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League Division One. In what is turning out to be a tightly-contested season, Flitwick (118), Reed (115) and Hertford (111) are also in contention.
17 June 2013

Ealing Beat The Weather To Extend Lead

Ealing took advantage of bad weather elsewhere to establish a 12-point lead over Hampstead at the top of the 2013 Middlesex ECB Premier League. While they managed to defeat Finchley by seven wickets, the remaining four matches were either drawn or abandoned as rain interrupted the programme.
17 June 2013

England Hold Off New Zealand To Reach Semi-Finals

Alastair Cook hit 64 in 47 balls and James Anderson took three wickets as England beat New Zealand by 10 runs to book their place in the ICC Champions Trophy semi-finals. England were bowled out for 169 in a delayed, rain-reduced match and then had to survive a late rally by New Zealand, who closed on 159 for eight.
16 June 2013

Anderson Replaces Elliott In New Zealand Squad

New Zealand have replaced Grant Elliott with Corey Anderson in their ICC Champions Trophy 2013 squad after Elliott suffered a calf injury. Anderson, who has played three Twenty20 Internationals, will make his One-Day International debut against England after the International Cricket Council (ICC) approved the change.
16 June 2013

Richard Gould Breaks 110-Year-Old Record

Record breaker Richard Gould wrote himself into the JCT 600 Bradford League history books with a innings of 218 for Gomersal in a second division match against Great Horton. It is the highest individual score in the league's 110-year history, breaking the previous record set by Azam Khan with 214 for Hartshead Moor against Keighley in 1998, which was equalled only a fortnight ago by Windhill’s overseas batsman Fakhar Hussain, also against Great Horton.
15 June 2013

Australia And New Zealand Suffer Edgbaston Washout

The ICC Champions Trophy 2013 Group A match between Australia and New Zealand at Edgbaston was abandoned due to rain with New Zealand on 51 for two chasing a target of 244. Mitchell McClenaghan took four wickets for the second match in a row to restrict Australia to 243 for eight but the match was in the balance when New Zealand lost two early wickets.
12 June 2013

Bangladesh Begin Preparations For New Zealand Series

Bangladesh have named a 30-man provisional squad ahead of their home series against New Zealand in October and November. With Bangladesh not involved in the ICC Champions Trophy, available players will attend a training camp which begins on 13th June.
11 June 2013

Preview - Australia-New Zealand - Black Caps Favourites?

After a loss in their opening fixture, Australia will have to pull together when they take on a confident New Zealand side in the second group game of the ICC Champions Trophy on Wednesday (12th June). Australia proved to be no match for England as they suffered a 48-run defeat in the opener on Saturday (8th June).
11 June 2013

Clarke Out Of New Zealand Game

Australia captain Michael Clarke is set to miss the next ICC Champions Trophy fixture against New Zealand tomorrow (12th June). Clarke missed the opening 48-run defeat to England due to a long-standing lower back injury.
11 June 2013

Old Finchleians Win Again As Hertford Falter

Old Fincleians preserved their unbeaten record at the top of the Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League as Hertford lost theirs, dropping to fourth place in the process. Their defeat to Flitwick, who dismissed them for 73, enabled both Flitwick and Reed to jump ahead of them while Old Finchleians beat Totteridge Milhillians to go six points clear of Flitwick in second place.
10 June 2013

Ealing, Hampstead Win Again To Stay Ahead

There was no change at the top of the 2013 ECB Middlesex Premier League after Ealing beat Hornsey by eight wickets and Hampstead beat Richmond by nine wickets. Ealing, who have now won four times this season, maintain a three-point lead over their nearest challengers.
10 June 2013

New Zealand Pull Off Dramatic One-Wicket Win

New Zealand scrambled over the line to clinch a one-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the tightest game yet in the ICC Champions Trophy 2013 in Cardiff. Mitchell McClenaghan took four wickets to dismiss Sri Lanka for 138 in 36.3 overs but his tally was matched by Lasith Malinga before New Zealand's final pair, Tim Southee and McClenaghan, scored the five runs they needed to take their side to victory.
9 June 2013

G&M Club Player Of The Month - Neil Curnow

St Just batsman Neil Curnow has been named as the first Cricket World Gunn & Moore Club Batsman of the Month of the 2013 season.
7 June 2013

Leaders York Beaten For First Time In A Year

Leaders York suffered their first league defeat for a year when they lost by just three runs against in a tense finish against Driffield. Medium-pace bowler Graeme Wiles took a hat-trick as Harrogate joined York at the top of the table after beating Sheffield United at home by 58 runs.
7 June 2013

Buttler Blitz Helps England Avoid Whitewash

A brilliant innings from Jos Buttler late on in the England innings helped them avoid a series whitewash against New Zealand at Trent Bridge. England had been going nowhere at the halfway point in their innings at 97 for two and had only 211 with just four overs to go. However, Eoin Morgan and, in particular, Buttler launched an assault of ferocious proportions. They plundered 76 runs from the final four overs and finished up on 287 for six with Buttler unbeaten on 49 off just 16 balls.
5 June 2013

 
 
 
 

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