Eoin Morgan: T20 evolution must work in tandem with protection of Test cricket | The Spin
England’s one-day captain is happy to specialise in the limited-overs game but feels there must be a shift or the divide between the formats will become biggerEoin Morgan has given a few masterclasses this summer. There ...
Guardian Tuesday, 8th August 2017, 12:42PM - Read article
County cricket: Hampshire v Lancashire, Middlesex v Warwickshire and more – live!
Follow updates from around the grounds and join the discussionCounty cricket talking points: Notts continue to thrill in T20 BlastSend your thoughts to Will by email or tweet him @willis_macp 10.23am BST It’s very much s ...
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Just not cricket: English clubs cry foul over new ruling on amateur status
Cricketers complain updated Home Office guidance on sports visitors threatens long tradition of hosting overseas talentAmateur cricket clubs have complained that new Home Office immigration guidance could bar talented yo ...
Guardian Tuesday, 8th August 2017, 7:30AM - Read article
Faf du Plessis critical of Vernon Philander’s overall fitness and absence
• Du Plessis says Philander needs to be fit for series against India and Australia• South Africa captain believes AB de Villiers will not return to Test cricketFaf du Plessis delivered a withering assessment of Vernon Ph ...
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Joe Root believes England’s Test series win could be the start of something
• ‘It was very important to have got off to a good start this summer’• Root insists it will take time to develop and become more consistentJoe Root shared the hope that his first Test series win as England captain could ...
Guardian Monday, 7th August 2017, 9:49PM - Read article
Hales thrashes double ton
Alex Hales delivered a timely reminder to the England selectors with a brilliant double century that put leaders Nottinghamshire in total control of their Specsavers County Championship Division Two match against Derbysh ...
Sky Sports Monday, 7th August 2017, 8:19PM - Read article
Moeen Ali underlines his No1 status by spinning South Africa to defeat
With his five-wicket burst, Moeen became the second England cricketer after Ian Botham to take 25 wickets and score more than 250 runs in a Test seriesIt had to be Moeen Ali, the man of Joe Root’s first summer as Test ca ...
Guardian Monday, 7th August 2017, 8:09PM - Read article
Moeen Ali sees off South Africa with five wickets as England win final Test
• Fourth Test day four: England 362 and 243; South Africa 226 and 202• England win by 177 runs; win four-match series 3-1Recent South Africa tours have seen off England captains with a disturbing frequency but on a sunli ...
Guardian Monday, 7th August 2017, 7:06PM - Read article
WATCH: 'Cricket is for everyone'
English cricket is gearing up for a special Rainbow Laces weekend - but why is the campaign so important?
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County cricket talking points: Notts continue to thrill in T20 Blast
Nottinghamshire’s grim 2016 is being banished in style, Glamorgan owe much to Aneurin Donald and the quarter-finals should rate a mentionBy Gary Naylor for the 99.94 Cricket Blog, part of the Guardian Sport NetworkNottin ...
Guardian Monday, 7th August 2017, 12:53PM - Read article
England set South Africa 380 to win final Test and tie series – live!
County cricket – live! Join Will Macpherson for all the day’s actionAli Martin: Morkel’s lack of thin edges epitomises South Africa fortunesAnd feel free to email Nick or tweet him @NickMiller79 11.42am BST The rain has ...
Guardian Monday, 7th August 2017, 11:42AM - Read article
County cricket: Hampshire v Lancashire, Yorkshire v Essex and more – live!
County Championship updates from Division One and TwoLook back over all the action around the grounds on day oneAnd feel free to email Will or tweet him @willis_macp 11.24am BST Essex’s lead is 100! 11.21am BST Rain at W ...
Guardian Monday, 7th August 2017, 11:24AM - Read article
Cricket goes Rainbow for LGBT
The England and Wales Cricket Board are the latest to join Stonewall's Rainbow Laces campaign in a mass show of support for equality for lesbian, gay, bi and trans people.
Sky Sports Monday, 7th August 2017, 8:30AM - Read article
Morne Morkel’s lack of thin edges epitomises South Africa’s fortunes | Ali Martin
Bowling a tad too short, rather than bad luck, has hobbled paceman just as dropped catches have damaged South Africa’s chances during this seriesAs South Africa emerged after tea on the third day their captain, Faf du Pl ...
Guardian Sunday, 6th August 2017, 7:42PM - Read article
Moeen Ali’s thrilling counterattack for England leaves South Africa in lurch
• Fourth Test, day three: England 362 & 224-8; South Africa 226• England No8 halts batting slide as side extend their lead to 360Moeen Ali, who contrives to be both irrepressible and phlegmatic at the same time, ...
Guardian Sunday, 6th August 2017, 6:11PM - Read article
Somerset beat Surrey in Blast
Surrey have now gone five NatWest T20 Blast matches without a win after losing to Somerset by four wickets at Taunton.
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Doug Insole obituary
Essex and England cricketer who went on to become an influential – and controversial – administrator of the gameOf all the decisions associated with the influential cricket administrator Doug Insole, none was more conten ...
Guardian Sunday, 6th August 2017, 5:17PM - Read article
Hameed fails on Lancs return
Haseeb Hameed failed to make a compelling case to the England selectors in his first game for Lancashire in more than a month, scoring only six on day one of the Specsavers County Championship Division One game against H ...
Sky Sports Sunday, 6th August 2017, 4:13PM - Read article
'Mr Essex' dies aged 91
Former England batsman Doug Insole has died at the age of 91.
Sky Sports Sunday, 6th August 2017, 3:37PM - Read article
England v South Africa: fourth Test, day three – live!
Latest updates from the final Test in the series at Old TraffordJoin Will Macpherson for county cricket – live!Email email@example.comAnd feel free to Tweet @collinsadam too 12.30pm BST 14th over: En ...
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