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Giles Clarke And Lalit Modi Settle Out Of Court

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has issued a short statement confirming that its Chairman Giles Clarke and former Indian Premier League commissioner Lalit Modi will settle a legal dispute out of court. Modi pursued libel claims against Clarke in 2010 after the contents of an email to the President of the Indian cricket board (BCCI) were reported in the media.
13 August 2012

Kapil, Peterson And Russell Star In Hard-Fought Draw

Worcestershire ended their match against the South Africans by having had the better of the draw as they went past the tourists' first innings and then reduced them to 67 for four in their second before the teams shook hands. The tourists had had the better of the day's opening exchanges, however, as Worcestershire resuming on 70 for three, lost Neil Pinner for the addition of only ten runs to a short ball from Vernon Philander.
28 July 2012

Woodlands Claim Dramatic Four-Run Win At Home

Woodlands showed the resilience worthy of championship favourites to gain a dramatic four-run win at home to relegation threatened Farsley in the JCT 600 Bradford League First Division. The leaders were in grave danger of losing their first match of the season after the visitors bowled them out for a mere 111 with off spinner Mark Harrison taking 4-10 and paceman Chris Henry 3-43 with only opener Sam Frankland (34) being able to cope with the Farsley attack.
24 July 2012

Hales The Hero - This Time For Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire comfortably dispatched Durham at Trent Bridge to stay second in the North Group of the Friends Life t20. The Outlaws posted a formidable 210 for three from their 20 overs after choosing to bat, with England hero Alex Hales hitting 88 from only 51 balls and sharing a second-wicket partnership worth 142 with Riki Wessels.
29 June 2012

Hales Falls For 99 But England Beat West Indies

Alex Hales became the first man to be dismissed for 99 in a Twenty20 International but England still celebrated a seven-wicket win over the West Indies at Trent Bridge. After the West Indies posted 172 for four batting first, Hales and Ravi Bopara (59) put on 159 for the second wicket to turn the game in England's favour.
24 June 2012

Edwards Leads The Way As England Beat Ireland

England Women comprehensively beat Ireland Women by 51 runs in a Twenty20 International in Loughborough as they began preparations for their summer. Captain Charlotte Edwards led by example in scoring 72 not out in 51 balls as England posted 136 for four before Ireland could reach only 85 for five in reply.
23 June 2012

Reigning Champions Woodlands Outplay Challengers

Reigning champions Woodlands outplayed fellow pacesetters Pudsey St Lawrence, beating them by 149 runs in a top of the table clash in the JCT 600 Bradford League First Division. Woodlands posted the day's top score - 269-7 - after opener Scott Richardson (95) and Simon Mason (84) put on 163 for the second wicket. Mason's innings contained nine sixes, five of them in one over from off spinner Steve Watts.
7 June 2012

Four England Captains Lead Street Coaching Session

All four current England Cricket Captains; Andrew Strauss, Stuart Broad, Alastair Cook and Charlotte Edwards brought cricket to some of Nottingham's inner-city youngsters when The Lord’s Taverners staged a special coaching session ahead of the England Test with West Indies at Trent Bridge. As cricket's number one charity, The Lord's Taverners is dedicated to giving young people access to sporting and recreational opportunities.
24 May 2012

IPL 2012: Rayudu, Peterson Clinch Landmark Win For Mumbai

Ambati Rayudu and Rohit Sharma fired Mumbai Indians to an improbable four-wicket win over the Kings XI Punjab at Mohali as another Indian Premier League 2012 match went down to the final over. Mumbai’s first win in four attempts here lifted them to sixth in the table and left the Kings XI in eighth place still struggling to get a consistent run together.
25 April 2012

Smith And Kerrigan Trigger MCC Collapse

Lancashire's bowlers hauled their team back into the match on the second day in Abu Dhabi as they reduced MCC to 81 for eight in their second innings after they themselves had been bowled out for 199 earlier in the day.
28 March 2012

Chris Cairns Wins Libel Case Against Lalit Modi

Former New Zealand international Chris Cairns has won his libel case against Lalit Modi and been awarded £90,000 in damages. Cairns brought the case after he was dropped from a list of players available ahead of an Indian Premier League (IPL) auction. The league chairman Modi subsequently tweeted that the reason for his exclusion was due to links with match-fixing during the now-defunct Indian Cricket League.
26 March 2012

Cricket Video - Pakistan Win Asia Cup 2012 - Cricket World TV

A cricket video for Cricket World TV about the latest cricket news as we look at the final of the Asia Cup 2012 between Bangladesh and Pakistan in Mirpur. An incredible game saw Pakistan take their second title win with a two-run win over the hosts. Excellent work from Sarfraz Ahmed and Mohammad Hafeez helped Pakistan reach 236 for seven before bangladesh close just short despite half-centuries from Tamim Iqbal and Shakib Al Hasan.
22 March 2012

Jamshed And Sarfraz In Pakistan Asia Cup Squad

Pakistan have named their 14-man squad for the Asia Cup, which begins on 11th March in Bangladesh as they bid to win the title for the first time since 2000. Misbah-ul-Haq has been retained as captain and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has handed recalls to opener Nasir Jamshed and wicket-keeper Sarfraz Ahmed.
5 March 2012

Cricket World Player Of The Week - Charlotte Edwards

England captain Charlotte Edwards has been named as the Cricket World Player Of The Week after two outstanding innings helped her side maintain a 14-match unbeaten run in New Zealand. In the first two matches of the One-Day International series that England would sweep 3-0, Edwards scored 84 and then an unbeaten 137 in 88 balls.
5 March 2012

Brilliant Edwards Century Hands England Series Win

A virtuoso performance from captain Charlotte Edwards blasted England Women to victory over New Zealand Women in the second One-Day International in Lincoln. In a match reduced to 26 overs per side due to rain, Edwards smashed an unbeaten 137 in 88 balls to hand her side a 59-run win to put them into an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
3 March 2012

Nicol And Ellis Included In New Zealand Test Squad

Uncapped players Rob Nicol and Andrew Ellis have been included in New Zealand's 13-man squad for the opening Test against South Africa in Wellington. Captain Ross Taylor, who has not played since damaging a calf muscle in the one-off Test against Zimbabwe, also returns to the lead the side.
2 March 2012

Edwards And Marsh Star In England Win

England Women eased to victory in the first of three One-Day Internationals against New Zealand Women at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval. Charlotte Edwards and Laura Marsh were the standout players for the visitors, while Sara McGlashan hit 74 for the home side.
1 March 2012

England Start Tour Of New Zealand With Big Win

Charlotte Edwards cracked a century and Anya Shrubsole returned figures of five for five as England Women began their tour of New Zealand with a 181-run win over a New Zealand Emerging Players side in Lincoln. Edwards scored 123 as England closed on 292 for nine before Shrubsole's haul helped her side dismiss the New Zealanders for 111 in 38.1 overs.
11 February 2012

Charlotte Edwards Lands Serious Sponsorship Deal

Serious Cricket, a specialist cricket equipment and clothing company run by former England manager Neil Rider today (30 January) announced it has agreed a two-year sponsorship deal with England women's cricket captain Charlotte Edwards MBE.
31 January 2012

South Africa Recall Ontong For New Zealand Tour

All-rounder Justin Ontong has been handed a recall to South Africa's One-Day International and Twenty20 International squads ahead of the tour of New Zealand. Ontong has been rewarded for outstanding form with the Cape Cobras and will join the squad for the series of three ODIs and three T20s.
25 January 2012