Everything up for grabs for England in the quickfire Champions Trophy | Vic Marks
The Champions Trophy’s format is a favourite with players and fans and all eight teams in it, including England, can dream of victoryAll eight teams competing in the Champions Trophy are here now; all can harbour thought ...
Guardian Sunday, 28th May 2017, 10:00AM - Read article
Eoin Morgan describes England’s win over South Africa as ‘unbelievable’
• ‘Maybe we bluffed them,’ says England captain after two-run victory• Hosts monitoring fitness of Ben Stokes, who hit a century at the Ageas Bowl“Unbelievable,” said Eoin Morgan and he does not usually do hyperbole. Tea ...
Guardian Saturday, 27th May 2017, 8:46PM - Read article
CCD2 review: Notts in control
Unbeaten Specsavers County Championship division two leaders Nottinghamshire seized the initiative after declaring on 430-9 and then forcing Gloucestershire to follow on, having been skittled for 149.
Sky Sports Saturday, 27th May 2017, 8:40PM - Read article
CCD1: Somerset set 259 to win
Hampshire set Somerset 259 to win in their low-scoring Specsavers County Championship contest at Taunton, teenage offspinner Dominic Bess starring with seven wickets.
Sky Sports Saturday, 27th May 2017, 7:50PM - Read article
Mark Wood’s stunning final over secures England ODI win over South Africa
• England 330-6; South Africa 328-5. England win by two runs• Wood inflicts damage with the ball, capitalising on Ben Stokes’ 101A brilliant, modern one-day contest ended with a stunning English victory by two runs. Just ...
Guardian Saturday, 27th May 2017, 7:35PM - Read article
County cricket round-up: Dan Lawrence digs in for Essex to hold off Surrey
• Teenager steps in after Alastair Cook is dismissed for 36• Somerset could record first win of season against HampshireWhen, having completed his 14th first-class double-century, Kumar Sangakkara finally fell, caught at ...
Guardian Saturday, 27th May 2017, 7:26PM - Read article
England v South Africa: second ODI – live!
Over-by-over coverage of the second ODIEmail firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet @Simon_BurntonLook in on the county action from around the grounds with Will Macpherson 10.59am BST Kagiso Rabada has the ball. This is ...
Guardian Saturday, 27th May 2017, 10:59AM - Read article
County cricket: Essex v Surrey, Somerset v Hants and more – live!
Live updates from around the county groundsLook in on England v South Africa in the second ODI hereEmail email@example.com or tweet @willis_macpSangakkara makes history for Surrey with fifth conse ...
Guardian Saturday, 27th May 2017, 10:58AM - Read article
CCD2: Lumb, Pujara fire for Notts
In Specsavers County Championship Division Two, centuries from Cheteshwar Pujara and Michael Lumb helped put leaders Nottinghamshire in control against Gloucestershire at Trent Bridge.
Sky Sports Friday, 26th May 2017, 7:50PM - Read article
CCD1: Sangakarra rescues Surrey
Kumar Sangakkara's fifth successive first-class ton led Surrey's recovery against Specsavers County Championship Division One leaders Essex.
Sky Sports Friday, 26th May 2017, 7:40PM - Read article
Kumar Sangakkara makes history for Surrey with fifth consecutive century
• Sri Lanka legend sees visitors recover from 31 for five• Finishes the day unbeaten on 177 at ChelmsfordWith Essex top of the table, there is a chirp about Chelmsford right now, and it only became louder when Jamie Port ...
Guardian Friday, 26th May 2017, 6:57PM - Read article
County cricket: Essex v Surrey, Somerset v Hampshire and more – live!
The top two sides in Division One meet at ChelmsfordLive updates from Taunton and Division Two fixturesEmail Will here or Tweet him hereListen to the latest Freelance Cricket Club podcast 11.19am BST Lovely Lloyds Leach ...
Guardian Friday, 26th May 2017, 11:19AM - Read article
Ben Stokes fitness boost for England as all-rounder joins squad for training
• ECB expects Ben Stokes to take full part in Friday session• All-rounder’s fitness to face South Africa will be assessed after trainingBen Stokes will take a full part in training for England at the Ageas Bowl on Friday ...
Guardian Friday, 26th May 2017, 9:52AM - Read article
Sachin: A Billion Dreams review – love letter to cricket's sultan of swing
Documentary film-maker James Erskine’s soft-hitting look at Indian star Sachin Tendulkar will appeal to cricket denizens and casual spectators alikeProlific sports documentarian James Erskine (Pantani, The Battle of the ...
Guardian Friday, 26th May 2017, 6:00AM - Read article
John McGuire: the Indigenous cricketer who lost out on playing for Australia
The talented batsman faced racial abuse throughout his career and is convinced prejudice prevented him from rising to the national sideIt may be Sorry Day but John McGuire won’t be receiving an apology. Not from the West ...
Guardian Friday, 26th May 2017, 3:46AM - Read article
Leics smash Derbyshire for 400
Colin Ackermann and Mark Cosgrove both scored bit hundreds as Leicestershire smashed 400 on day one of their Specsavers County Championship Division Two game against Derbyshire.
Sky Sports Thursday, 25th May 2017, 6:30PM - Read article
FCC cricket podcast: with Jack Shantry, the figure of fun who became a folk hero
Will and Vish meet Jack Shantry to talk about his unusual bowling action, the way he deals with fans and the day he took 10 wickets and scored a centuryBy Will and Vish, for Freelance Cricket Club, part of the Guardian S ...
Guardian Thursday, 25th May 2017, 5:30PM - Read article
India advertise for new head coach despite Anil Kumble’s success in role
• Kumble will be considered but other applicants welcomed• Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman will make decisionIndia have invited applications to take over from the head coach Anil Kumble, who will also be ...
Guardian Thursday, 25th May 2017, 9:54AM - Read article
Somerset sign Anderson
Somerset have signed New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson to boost their NatWest T20 Blast options.
Sky Sports Thursday, 25th May 2017, 9:50AM - Read article
New Zealand's Doug Bracewell given community service for drink driving
Fast bowler sentenced to 100 hours after failing breath test in MarchIt is Bracewell’s third drink-driving offenceNew Zealand Test cricketer Doug Bracewell has been sentenced to 100 hours of community work after being ca ...
Guardian Thursday, 25th May 2017, 2:49AM - Read article