Ali hits century as Worcs edge into semis
Moeen Ali starred with bat and ball as Worcestershire sealed a home Royal London One-Day Cup semi-final following a frantic one-wicket win over the now-eliminated Warwickshire.
Sky Sports Thursday, 7th June 2018, 9:50PM - Read article
New Zealand cricket coach Mike Hesson announces shock resignation
Hesson says he cannot commit fully to job any moreAnnouncement comes less than a year out from World CupMike Hesson stunned New Zealand cricket by announcing he will step down as coach at the end of next month, less than ...
Guardian Thursday, 7th June 2018, 3:37AM - Read article
Essex thrash Kent to progress in ODC
Ravi Bopara and Dan Lawrence smashed centuries to set Essex up for a home quarter-final in the Royal London One-Day Cup with a comfortable victory over Kent.
Sky Sports Wednesday, 6th June 2018, 10:00PM - Read article
Australia’s new coach Justin Langer: sledging is a fun part of the game
• There is a difference between banter and abuse, says Langer• Ricky Ponting will be Australia assistant coach for ODI seriesJustin Langer launched the first tour of Australian cricket’s new era by explaining that he lik ...
Guardian Wednesday, 6th June 2018, 5:42PM - Read article
MCC unveils new designs for Compton and Edrich stands in Lord's masterplan
New stands scheduled to be open for the 2020 seasonWork expected to cost in the region of £50m The MCC has unveiled the new designs which will form the next phase of the masterplan to redevelop Lord’s – the new Compton a ...
Guardian Wednesday, 6th June 2018, 12:42PM - Read article
Kyle Coetzer: 'Any time Scotland face England it’s a bit special'
Cricket Scotland is still lamenting the failure to reach the 2019 World Cup but the side are looking forward to a one-off ODIScotland’s cricketers will be in the tree tops near Loch Lomond on Thursday, flying down zip wi ...
Guardian Wednesday, 6th June 2018, 10:00AM - Read article
James Sutherland to resign as Cricket Australia CEO
Chief executive gives 12-month notice periodSays it’s a ‘good time’ to hand over reinsJames Sutherland has announced his intention to stand down from his role as Cricket Australia’s chief executive after 17 years in the ...
Guardian Wednesday, 6th June 2018, 2:32AM - Read article
Bright lights of Test cricket reveal contrasting paths of Lathwell and Bess | Andy Bull
Two Devonshire cricketers who made their Test debuts 25 years apart have intertwined stories but very different first experiences of international cricketSome shots linger, so that years later you can still see their sha ...
Guardian Tuesday, 5th June 2018, 7:00PM - Read article
Yorkshire seal emphatic Roses win
Centuries from David Willey and Adam Lyth saw Yorkshire triumph in the Roses battle as they defeated Lancashire by 16 runs at Old Trafford in the Royal London One-Day Cup.
Sky Sports Tuesday, 5th June 2018, 7:00PM - Read article
Neville Southall as a source of hope | Brief letters
Manchester town hall | Funeral ads | Atheist appeals to God | Neville Southall | Dom BessWhile I am broadly in agreement with Simon Jenkins about the government getting it wrong on urban renewal in the regions (Relocatin ...
Guardian Tuesday, 5th June 2018, 5:18PM - Read article
The Spin | In the footsteps of their ancestors: Aboriginal XI begin celebratory tour | Tanya Aldred
Attitudes have changed since the first Indigenous team arrived on these shores from Australia in 1868 and the tour that began at Arundel now contains internationals and a women’s teamWhen Australia’s first cricketing tou ...
Guardian Tuesday, 5th June 2018, 2:39PM - Read article
County cricket talking points: Ian Bell and Jonathan Trott roll back the years
Ian Bell hit an unbeaten 145 before his Warwickshire team-mate Jonathan Trott went one better with two centuries in three daysBy Gary Naylor for the 99.94 Cricket BlogWarwickshire joined Worcestershire at the top of the ...
Guardian Tuesday, 5th June 2018, 12:19PM - Read article
Bold choices and a change of mood: how Ed Smith has performed so far
England’s new national selector has made a positive start with a modest reboot but being ruthless when requiredVictory, and clarity Ed Smith’s first Test in charge left him badly needing a win in the second match. He hel ...
Guardian Tuesday, 5th June 2018, 11:20AM - Read article
Australian cricketers push for Indigenous Big Bash round
D’Arcy Short and Dan Christian keen on conceptBBL does not have a specific round, unlike AFL and NRLAustralia’s leading Indigenous cricketers are pushing for their cultures to be celebrated during a stretch of the Big Ba ...
Guardian Tuesday, 5th June 2018, 5:42AM - Read article
Jos Buttler is quick to find his feet on Test voyage of rediscovery
England one-day specialist is a thinker about the game and even at the age of 27 there is plenty of time remaining for him to have a decent Test careerA cricketer’s life is a short one and so evolution is consequently ra ...
Guardian Monday, 4th June 2018, 6:03PM - Read article
Jennings wins POTM award for May
Keaton Jennings has topped off a superb month by being named the Professional Cricketers' Association Player of the Month for May.
Sky Sports Monday, 4th June 2018, 3:00PM - Read article
Even as a building site the refitted Headingley retains her charm
Redevelopment has become commonplace at the Test venues of England, with cricket moving out of grounds and into arenasJos Buttler’s second six flew straight past the television cameras on their temporary gantry, high ove ...
Guardian Monday, 4th June 2018, 10:00AM - Read article
Joe Root warns that win over Pakistan must not ‘paper over cracks’
• England captain expresses delight at team’s ‘pride and passion’• Root praises newcomer Dom Bess for his performanceJoe Root has warned that England’s series-levelling win against Pakistan must not “paper over the crack ...
Guardian Sunday, 3rd June 2018, 8:26PM - Read article
One-Day Cup: Hants and Kent progress
South Group table toppers Hampshire booked their place in the Royal London One-Day Cup knockouts stage after defeating Glamorgan by four wickets.
Sky Sports Sunday, 3rd June 2018, 8:07PM - Read article
Jos Buttler serves up a treat with thunderous display of hitting | Ali Martin
Ed Smith’s specialist No 7 provides a double espresso for the Headingley crowd with a violent assault on the Pakistan bowlers to set up England’s victoryFuck it. One would like to think these words were uttered ...
Guardian Sunday, 3rd June 2018, 7:46PM - Read article