World champion women's cricketers return to Australia eyeing more titles
<ul><li>WT20 winners welcomed back in Melbourne</li><li>Australia to defend title on home soil in 2020</li></ul><p>How do Australia’s women cricketers keep the momentum building ...
Guardian Thursday, 29th November 2018, 5:00AM - Read article
Michael Clarke hits out over ball tampering blame claim
<ul><li>Former captain calls Gerard Whateley a ‘coward’</li><li>Journalist had connected cultural issues to ex-captain</li></ul><p>Michael Clarke has doubled down on his spray at ...
Guardian Wednesday, 28th November 2018, 11:16PM - Read article
Australia's selection for India Tests paves way for intriguing series | Sam Perry
<p>The contrast between the hosts’ batting and bowling lineups could lead to plenty of summer intrigue</p><p>Heavyweight bowling. Welterweight batting. Australia’s lopsided, seemingly half-complete outf ...
Guardian Wednesday, 28th November 2018, 5:00PM - Read article
Former teammates clash over Australian cricket's non-aggression pact
<ul><li>‘Stop worrying about being liked,’ says Michael Clarke<br></li><li>Simon Katich says team can play tough as well as fair</li></ul><p>Michael Clarke and Simon Katich ...
Guardian Wednesday, 28th November 2018, 5:19AM - Read article
Australia to tune up for Ashes with game against their own A team
<ul><li>Australia’s best 22 players to face off in England</li><li>Important game for Steve Smith and David Warner</li></ul><p>Cricket Australia has taken the unusual step of sch ...
Guardian Wednesday, 28th November 2018, 4:05AM - Read article
Joe Root’s modern captaincy represents a sea change for England | Andy Bull
England have become aggressive, flexible and free-thinking, an approach more in keeping with Michael Vaughan than Alastair Cook or Andrew Strauss<p>Every England fan needs a plan for how to follow a winter series. ...
Guardian Tuesday, 27th November 2018, 10:00PM - Read article
Trevor Bayliss praises ‘exemplary’ Ben Stokes before discipline hearing
• All-rounder ‘has learned his lesson’, says England coach <br />• Stokes to face Cricket Discipline Commission<p>There are not so many clouds on the horizon now for England but they will be grateful for no c ...
Guardian Tuesday, 27th November 2018, 5:59PM - Read article
Women’s World Twenty20 was a joy to be part of | Lisa Sthalekar
<p>Australia’s devastating win over England capped a glorious 12-day Caribbean carnival of cricket </p><p>An outright success. That’s the overarching feeling of everyone who was fortunate to be part of ...
Guardian Tuesday, 27th November 2018, 5:00PM - Read article
Blast champs Worcs to start at Notts
Vitality Blast champions Worcestershire Rapids will kick off their title defence against 2017 winners Nottinghamshire Outlaws at Trent Bridge on July 18, with Finals Day set for September 21 at Edgbaston.
Sky Sports Tuesday, 27th November 2018, 5:00PM - Read article
The Spin | A skinful of Ian Botham fills Derek Pringle’s excellent grog-filled memoir
Former England Test bowler’s eye-popping and hilarious account of cricket in the 80s is as doused as a sherry trifle<p>The Spin this week is a book review of sorts but one that coincides with an anniversary too, be ...
Guardian Tuesday, 27th November 2018, 12:45PM - Read article
England 3-0 Sri Lanka: player ratings for the victorious visitors
<p>Ben Foakes, Jack Leach and Jonny Bairstow secured top grades as England whitewashed Sri Lanka<br></p><p>By <a href="https://twitter.com/garynaylor999">Gary Naylor</a> for the <a ...
Guardian Tuesday, 27th November 2018, 11:25AM - Read article
Surrey begin title defence against Essex
Fixtures for the 2019 County Championship and Royal London One-Day Cup have been released with County champions Surrey set to begin their title defence at home to 2017 winners Essex at The Kia Oval on April 11.
Sky Sports Tuesday, 27th November 2018, 10:00AM - Read article
‘We’ve shown we’re not one-trick ponies’ – Joe Root delighted by series whitewash
• England captain relieved after nervy end to third Test<br />• ‘I’m very proud of everything we’ve achieved’<p>In the 21st century it is never over until Neil Diamond sings (it is always “Sweet Caroline” of ...
Guardian Monday, 26th November 2018, 3:57PM - Read article
England seal whitewash in Sri Lanka with third Test win – live!
<ul><li>Over-by-over report from the third Test in Colombo</li><li>Sri Lanka chasing 327 for victory</li><li><a href="https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/nov/25/jos-buttler-patie ...
Guardian Monday, 26th November 2018, 10:27AM - Read article
England wrap up series whitewash but spirited Sri Lanka make them sweat
<ul><li>England beat Sri Lanka by 42 runs to win series 3-0</li><li>Sri Lanka’s 10th-wicket stand makes for nervy finale</li></ul><p>England have completed a 3-0 series whitewash ...
Guardian Monday, 26th November 2018, 10:24AM - Read article
Women’s T20 cricket could be included in 2022 Commonwealth Games
• Organisers looking to enhance profile of women in sport<br />• Clare Connor: ‘It would be a different audience’<p>Women’s T20 cricket is <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/nov/25/womens-t20- ...
Guardian Monday, 26th November 2018, 12:12AM - Read article
Jos Buttler a disciple of patience as England pursue series whitewash
• Buttler: ‘I’ve really enjoyed playing Test cricket again’ <br />• Vice-captain says team spirit is so good in England camp<p>Jos Buttler, who now speaks with the authority of an England vice-captain, was ne ...
Guardian Sunday, 25th November 2018, 2:48PM - Read article
Australia celebrate 'most satisfying' Women's World T20 title win over England – video
<p><a href="https://www.theguardian.com/sport/australia-women-s-cricket-team">Australia</a> beat England by eight wickets in Antigua to claim their fourth Women's World Twenty20 title.</p> ...
Guardian Sunday, 25th November 2018, 1:46PM - Read article
Sri Lanka v England: third Test, day three – as it happened
<p>A partnership of 89 between Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler took the game away from Sri Lanka, who now need at unlikely 274 – with just six second-innings wickets intact – to stave off a whitewash</p><ul> ...
Guardian Sunday, 25th November 2018, 12:23PM - Read article
England close in on series whitewash after late wickets against Sri Lanka
• Buttler and Stokes steady England innings after early wickets<br />• <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/sport/cricket/match/2018-11-25/england-cricket-team" title="">England 336 & 230, Sri Lanka 2 ...
Guardian Sunday, 25th November 2018, 12:21PM - Read article