Ed Smith in frame to be named as England’s new national selector
• Former batsman up against Andy Flower for leading role• Cricket Australia deny Justin Langer appointed new coachEd Smith is expected to be named as England’s new national selector by the England and Wales Cricket Board ...
Guardian Wednesday, 18th April 2018, 11:54AM - Read article
TalkSPORT outbids BBC to secure rights for forthcoming England cricket tours
BBC loses free-to-air radio broadcast rights for West Indies and Sri Lanka toursTalkSPORT secures deal that breaks thirteen-year association with public broadcasterTalkSPORT has announced a major coup late Tuesday after ...
Guardian Wednesday, 18th April 2018, 4:42AM - Read article
Australia’s ball-tampering trio have suffered enough, says Di Venuto
• Doors at the Oval would be open to them if ECB permits it, he adds• ‘Hopefully culture review starts at the top, with CA officials’Surrey’s head coach, Michael Di Venuto, has furiously defended the three Australian pla ...
Guardian Tuesday, 17th April 2018, 7:59PM - Read article
The Last Post has sounded for cricket on Channel Nine – but the great game carries on | Geoff Lemon
Despite a late-life dip the station’s coverage is seeped into our bones – now after 40 years of Benaud, Grieg and Lawry it is RIP for the broadcasterIt’s all about the trumpets. They cut through everything, long shoots o ...
Guardian Tuesday, 17th April 2018, 7:00PM - Read article
County Championship team of the week
It is mid-April, the weather has largely been awful and the County Championship season is underway – much to the delight of seam bowlers across the country!
Sky Sports Tuesday, 17th April 2018, 2:20PM - Read article
England’s IPL dozen learning as well as earning on cricket’s glitziest stage| Ali Martin
While the Test side and their counties miss them, the players are making the most of their Indian Premier League experience“I don’t think it will ever be straightforward. It’s down to you as a player to be very honest wi ...
Guardian Tuesday, 17th April 2018, 1:43PM - Read article
County cricket talking points: Olly Stone deserves an England call-up
The Warwickshire bowler was brilliant against Sussex in the first week of the season. Why not play him against Pakistan?By Gary Naylor for the 99.94 Cricket BlogWarwickshire’s Olly Stone is the fastest English bowler rig ...
Guardian Tuesday, 17th April 2018, 11:42AM - Read article
Edwards handed new Hampshire role
Former England captain Charlotte Edwards has been named director of women's cricket at Hampshire.
Sky Sports Monday, 16th April 2018, 6:30PM - Read article
Former Middlesex fast bowler in immigration limbo for seven years
Richard Stewart came to the UK in 1955 and paid taxes for five decades but is having problems getting a British passportRichard Stewart was 10 when he moved from Jamaica to London in 1955 to live with his older sister, w ...
Guardian Monday, 16th April 2018, 4:43PM - Read article
Essex gripe after four-day Headingley washout of Yorkshire game
• ‘We haven’t seen any work, no Super Sopper, no forking’• Yorkshire say machinery would have made conditions worseRyan ten Doeschate has criticised Yorkshire’s lack of action after the opening match in Essex’s defence o ...
Guardian Monday, 16th April 2018, 3:28PM - Read article
Stoneman: I’m good enough for England
Mark Stoneman says he still feels he is good enough to play Test cricket, despite a disappointing winter away with England.
Sky Sports Monday, 16th April 2018, 3:10PM - Read article
Ben Stokes: ‘I lived every moment of the Ashes ... I was just as gutted’ | Ali Martin
The England all-rounder recalls his emotional England return after missing the series defeat in Australia, and explains why playing in the IPL is not about the moneyIt’s 6pm at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. A dro ...
Guardian Monday, 16th April 2018, 1:59PM - Read article
Lancashire crash to defeat
Nottinghamshire seamer Harry Gurney claimed 6-25 as Lancashire collapsed to a six-wicket defeat at Old Trafford on a manic morning in the Specsavers County Championship.
Sky Sports Monday, 16th April 2018, 1:00PM - Read article
County cricket: Yorks v Essex washed out, Lancs v Notts and more – live!
Brilliance of Harris drives Middlesex to win over NorthantsSign up to The Spin and get our weekly cricket emailAnd feel free to email Tanya or tweet @tjaldred 12.34pm BST In the two remaining matches... at Southampton Wo ...
Guardian Monday, 16th April 2018, 12:34PM - Read article
All-round brilliance of James Harris drives Middlesex to win over Northants
• Former champions demoted in 2017 are first to triumph this season• Harris takes most wickets and makes highest score in gameAnd so the first spoils of the 2018 Specsavers County Championship went to Middlesex, champion ...
Guardian Sunday, 15th April 2018, 8:07PM - Read article
Middlesex start season with win
James Harris grabbed four second-innings wickets, and nine in the match, as Middlesex launched their promotion push from Division Two of the Specsavers County Championship by clinching a convincing 160- ...
Sky Sports Sunday, 15th April 2018, 7:20PM - Read article
County cricket: Yorkshire v Essex, Lancs v Notts and more – live
Latest from around the grounds on opening weekendSaturday roundup: Kent and Northants suffer collapsesEmail Tanya or get in touch below the line 10.43am BST And, incidentally, Pakistan have just named their squad for the ...
Guardian Sunday, 15th April 2018, 10:43AM - Read article
County Championship roundup: Kent and Northants suffer stunning collapses
• Kent bowled out for 64 in 18.5 overs by Gloucestershire• Middlesex’s James Harris takes five for 9 against NorthantsAnd so within 48 hours the County Championship swung from the damply ridiculous to the calamitously ca ...
Guardian Saturday, 14th April 2018, 8:24PM - Read article
Lancs respond after Ball five-for
Jake Ball ripped through Lancashire with 5-43 before Nottinghamshire struggled in reply on day two of the Specsavers County Championship clash at Old Trafford.
Sky Sports Saturday, 14th April 2018, 7:40PM - Read article
County cricket: Yorkshire v Essex, Lancs v Notts and more – live!
Latest from around the grounds on opening weekendVince back to his frustrating best for HampshireEmail Tanya or get in touch below the line 11.19am BST Quick round-up:Headingley: no play 11.03am BST Here goes..And we're ...
Guardian Saturday, 14th April 2018, 11:19AM - Read article