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Flintoff podcast special

In the latest Sky Cricket Podcast, Rob Key is joined by special guest Andrew Flintoff to discuss Alastair Cook’s resignation, the future of domestic T20 cricket and why there is no such thing as a yorker anymor ...

Sky Sports Wednesday, 8th February 2017, 3:28PM - Read article


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Alastair Cook plays a straight bat to the end but Kevin Pietersen regrets linger | Andy Bull

In his last press conference England’s outgoing captain says he gave it his best shot but admits fallout from Kevin Pietersen sacking took a heavy tollThis time there were no tears or tantrums, spats, scandals, angry wor ...

Guardian Wednesday, 8th February 2017, 10:00AM - Read article


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Indian becomes first player to score triple century in Twenty20 match

Mohit Ahlawat’s unbeaten 300 from 72 balls includes 39 sixes and 14 fours‘After seeing off the new ball, I decided to just bat aggressively’An astonishing innings of 300 not out has propelled Mohit Ahlawat into cricket’s ...

Guardian Wednesday, 8th February 2017, 2:58AM - Read article


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England’s Eddie Jones wheels out new weapon against Wales: Gareth Southgate

• Football manager spends day helping rugby team prepare for Cardiff game• Jones seeks answer to why England are ‘petrified of playing Wales in Wales’Eddie Jones has been picking the brains of his football counterpart, G ...

Guardian Tuesday, 7th February 2017, 8:04PM - Read article


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Jason Gillespie says the timing is perfect for Joe Root to become England captain

• Former Yorkshire coach believes it would take Root’s game to ‘next level’• Adds that it he would benefit from the continued presence of Alastair CookAs England supporters await confirmation of Joe Root’s ascension to t ...

Guardian Tuesday, 7th February 2017, 4:12PM - Read article


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Alastair Cook: ‘Coming back from India, I didn’t think I could do it again’

• Decision hard for England captain ’because I knew what I was giving away’• ‘When I looked in that mirror, I felt it was time,’ says CookAlastair Cook believes it is “the right time for me, and the right time for the te ...

Guardian Tuesday, 7th February 2017, 2:18PM - Read article


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Joe Root can bring aggression to England captaincy in new big-hitting era | Vic Marks

Yorkshireman, who looks set to replace Alastair Cook, is the right leader for the gung ho generation and his county’s record of Test captains augurs wellThe most measured, drama-free departure from the England captaincy ...

Guardian Monday, 6th February 2017, 4:06PM - Read article


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Captaincy was duty not art for Alastair Cook, English cricket’s finest servant | The Spin

To Cook, captaincy was a corollary of his monumental batting. Having carried the burden through 59 tumultuous Tests, he steps down exhausted but unbrokenWhen Alastair Cook started at Bedford School, his father bought him ...

Guardian Monday, 6th February 2017, 11:27AM - Read article


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Alastair Cook steps down as England Test captain

• Cook speaks of ‘huge honour’ and says he wants to continue as a player• No announcement on successor with Joe Root expected to step upAlastair Cook has stepped down as England’s Test captain after a record 59 matches i ...

Guardian Monday, 6th February 2017, 9:43AM - Read article


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ICC begins Big Three rollback despite India's objection

India votes against proposal after failing to get motion deferredFinal decision on new financial and governance models to come in AprilThe International Cricket Council has agreed “in principle” to reverse the 2014 decis ...

Guardian Sunday, 5th February 2017, 10:03AM - Read article


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Australia fall to series defeat after 24-run loss to New Zealand in third ODI

New Zealand 281-9; Australia 257 (from 47 overs) in HamiltonDefeat puts Australia’s No 1 ODI ranking at riskAustralia relinquished the Chappell-Hadlee trophy and potentially the No1 ODI ranking, with Mitchell Starc unabl ...

Guardian Sunday, 5th February 2017, 6:13AM - Read article


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South Africa defy swarm of bees to beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets

• Beekeeeper to rescue as South Africa wrap up ODI series 3-0• Players on both teams fall to the floor in evasive action at WanderersA swarm of bees at the Wanderers proved only a temporary delay for South Africa as they ...

Guardian Sunday, 5th February 2017, 12:19AM - Read article


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New Zealand v Australia: third one-day international – live!

Live updates on the match at Seddon Park in HamiltonEmail Sam or get let him know your thoughts @sjjperry 11.37pm GMT 22nd over: New Zealand 118-2 (Taylor 32, Brownlie 45)Taylor looks in a hurry here. He can’t find the b ...

Guardian Saturday, 4th February 2017, 11:37PM - Read article


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Infuriating England can rise as quickly as Mike Gatting’s Invincibles fell | Vic Marks

The 30th anniversary of England’s all-conquering Ashes tour and the side’s rapid descent into disarray is a reminder of how fast fortunes can change in cricketFor all the sixes and the promises of a brave new dynamic wor ...

Guardian Saturday, 4th February 2017, 12:36PM - Read article


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ICC agrees plan for nine-team Test championship spread over two years

• Competition could begin in 2019 with first final scheduled for 2021• ODI league of 13 teams to decide World Cup places also in pipelineThe International Cricket Council has moved closer towards providing Test cricket w ...

Guardian Friday, 3rd February 2017, 5:57PM - Read article


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Diamonds role for Grayson

Yorkshire Diamonds have appointed Paul Grayson as head coach ahead of the Kia Super League season.

Sky Sports Friday, 3rd February 2017, 11:20AM - Read article


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Jack Leach: ‘I don’t want to be thought of as a cheat … I have made changes’

The Somerset bowler has worked hard through the winter to iron out a kink in his action after it was questioned and is focused on the England LionsJack Leach is convinced the kink in his bowling action that prevented a c ...

Guardian Friday, 3rd February 2017, 9:53AM - Read article


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Ex-Test umpire Lou Rowan, known for role in John Snow affair, dies at 91

Rowan was known for the Test in which John Snow was attacked by a fan1970-71 England captain Ray Illingworth walked his side from the fieldAustralia’s oldest former Test umpire Lou Rowan has died, aged 91. Rowan, remembe ...

Guardian Friday, 3rd February 2017, 6:38AM - Read article


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England’s whirlwind white-ball tour of India tantalises despite clear frustration | Barney Ronay

It is possible to argue England could have won every short?form game before that final thrashing had they not been undone by a series of improbable eventsTake the positives out of that then. Better to burn out than fade ...

Guardian Thursday, 2nd February 2017, 6:00PM - Read article


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Australia and New Zealand ODI called off due to unsafe outfield in Napier

Second one-day international abandoned in farcical scenes at NapierFans kept in dark for hours as soggy outfield made pay unsafeAustralia’s ODI against New Zealand in Napier has ended in farcical fashion, with play aband ...

Guardian Thursday, 2nd February 2017, 6:30AM - Read article


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