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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

Brice Stars As Woodland Extend Their Lead

Chris Brice produced a fine all-round performance as defending champions Woodlands extended their lead in the JCT 600 Bradford League First Division on the day bottom club Saltaire gained a surprise win at Hanging Heaton.
5 June 2013

Carlisle And Furness Stay In The Lead

Carlisle remain on top of the North Lancashire and Cumbria League Premier Division, two points ahead of Furness, after both sides took victories this weekend. Carlisle beat Whitehaven by seven wickets while Furness hammered Millom by 112 runs in a one-sided match.
3 June 2013

Hertford, Old Finchleians Maintain Unbeaten Records

Just two teams - Hertford and Old Finchleians - are now unbeaten at the top of the Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League after the weekend's action. Hertford dismissed Luton Town & Indians for 74 and cruised to an eight-wicket win while Old Finchleians chased down 273 to beat Ampthill Town.
3 June 2013

Ealing Stay Ahead As Stanmore Drop Back

Ealing mantained their three-point lead over Hampstead at the top of the 2013 Middlesex ECB Premier League as both teams won over the weekend. Ealing were pushed hard by Stanmore before winning by three wickets while Hampstead beat Twickenham by seven wickets. Stanmore's defeat has allowed Richmond, who beat Winchmore Hill by 72 runs, into third place in the table.
3 June 2013

Guptill Hammers England, New Zealand Win Series

Martin Guptill played one of the great One-Day International innings as New Zealand emphatically beat England by 86 runs to move into an unassailable 2-0 series lead at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. Guptill's 189 not out in 155 balls laid the foundations for New Zealand to post 359 for three and although Jonathan Trott struck a 98-ball century in reply, England fell well short, bowled out for 273 in 44.1 overs.
2 June 2013

All-Round New Zealand Outclass England

A Martin Guptill century helped New Zealand recover from the loss of two wickets in the first over of their run chase to overhaul England's modest total of 227 for nine with more than three overs to spare at Lord's. England had been poor with the bat as Mitchell McClenaghan and Kyle Mills bowled tidy opening spells before Tim Southee removed both openers, Alastair Cook and Ian Bell, in quick succession.
31 May 2013

England Call Up Rankin To Cover For Injuries

England have responded to losing senior pace bowlers Stuart Broad and Steven Finn to injury by calling up Irish-capped Warwickshire quick man Boyd Rankin. Broad and Finn will miss the second One-Day International with knee and shin injuries while Tim Bresnan may miss part of the series as his wife is expected to give birth in the next week.
31 May 2013

Broad, Finn Ruled Out Of First Two ODIs

England fast bowlers Stuart Broad and Steven Finn have been ruled out of the first two One-Day Internationals against New Zealand with knee and shin injuries respectively. Broad bruised his right knee during the second Test against New Zealand at Headingley while Finn suffered shin soreness and both players will be reassessed next week with a view to being available for the third and final match at Trent Bridge on 5th June.
31 May 2013

Veteran Spinner Smith Tops Bowling MVPs

Jack Leaning and Luis Reece continue to lead the way in the Cricket World Club Most Valuable Player Batting and Overall Ratings. However, there is a new leader at the top of the Bowling Ratings. Veteran Saffron Walden left-arm spinner Tim Smith has now played the required minimum number of matches to enter the list and does so in top spot.
30 May 2013

Boult Out, Butler In As New Zealand Injuries Mount

New Zealand fast bowler Trent Boult has been ruled out of the One-Day International series with England and the ICC Champions Trophy with a torn side muscle. He picked up the injury during England's 247-run victory in the second and final Test and has been replaced in New Zealand's squad by Ian Butler.
30 May 2013

Fakhar Hussein Equals Bradford League Record

Overseas batsman Fakhar Hussain equalled the Bradford League’s highest score of 214 as he helped Windhill to a 115-run win at bottom club Great Horton in the Second Division. Hussain slammed 15 sixes and 20 fours as he equalled the record set by Azam Khan playing for Hartshead Moor against Keighley in 1998. It was only the fifth individual score of more than 200 in the 110 year history of the league.
30 May 2013


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