Somerset sign Elgar for 2017
Dean Elgar has agreed to return to Somerset this season.
Sky Sports Wednesday, 18th January 2017, 11:45AM - Read article
Australia batsman Chris Lynn ruled out of ODI series with neck injury
Big-hitter will miss remainder of Pakistan series and tour of New ZealandCoach Darren Lehmann hopeful of return for T20 series against Sri LankaChris Lynn has been ruled out for the rest of the series against Pakistan an ...
Guardian Wednesday, 18th January 2017, 3:42AM - Read article
England’s Jake Ball wants to ruin India’s party in second ODI
• Fast bowler Jake Ball says England working on plans to beat India• Stuart Broad giving Ball advice how to cope with crowd pressureAs a fast bowler breaking through into England’s one-day team just as pitches seem flatt ...
Guardian Tuesday, 17th January 2017, 5:59PM - Read article
Hameed wants white-ball bow
Haseeb Hameed hopes to make an impact in limited-overs cricket this summer after being given the go-ahead to return to the nets.
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Lancashire appoint Chapple
Lancashire have confirmed that Glen Chapple will take over from Ashley Giles as the county's head coach.
Sky Sports Tuesday, 17th January 2017, 12:30PM - Read article
Glen Chapple takes charge of ‘incredibly talented and young’ Lancashire
• Lancashire stalwart Chapple succeeds Ashley Giles as coach• Mark Chilton to be Chapple’s No2 at Old TraffordLancashire have appointed their former captain and coach Glen Chapple as Ashley Giles’s replacement as coach. ...
Guardian Tuesday, 17th January 2017, 12:06PM - Read article
If you can’t bat, bowl or field then the cricket quiz can tick all your boxes | The Spin
Cricket questions can be tricky but Geoffrey Boycott is always a good answer and, failing that, Ian Botham and WG Grace are useful standbys “Last week, which batsman became the first in Test history to score centuries in ...
Guardian Tuesday, 17th January 2017, 10:09AM - Read article
Australia turn to former England spinner Monty Panesar for help before India tour
Woeful record on Asian tours prompts Australia to hire consultantPanesar took 17 wickets in three matches when England beat India in 2012Australia have hired the former England spinner, Monty Panesar, in a bid to improve ...
Guardian Monday, 16th January 2017, 11:08PM - Read article
Joe Root says England need better plan to counter India’s Virat Kohli
• Kohli scored 122 in India’s three-wicket win in first ODI of three-match series• ‘If we could have slightly more individual plans to him that could be a way’Joe Root has said that England need to work on their bowling ...
Guardian Monday, 16th January 2017, 7:24PM - Read article
Peter Nevill treated for suspected broken jaw after being hit in face by bat
• Australia wicketkeeper accidentally hit by Brad Hodge’s bat in Big Bash• Nevill cleared of concussion but could have broken jawThe Australia wicketkeeper Peter Nevill is being treated for a suspected broken jaw after b ...
Guardian Monday, 16th January 2017, 3:08PM - Read article
Mushfiqur Rahim head injury overshadows New Zealand Test defeat of Bangladesh
• Captain at centre of dramatic scenes after being hit on back of helmet• Bangladesh player returned to the ground after receiving treatmentKane Williamson’s excellent 104 not out led New Zealand to an unlikely seven-wic ...
Guardian Monday, 16th January 2017, 9:25AM - Read article
Swepson the only contentious call as Australian selectors opt to hedge bets | Sam Perry
The 16 going to India have more chance of success than most Australian players and there are few others whose omissions would warrant serious indignationThere were stars, starlets, investments and mainstays. There were a ...
Guardian Sunday, 15th January 2017, 10:47PM - Read article
Injured Mitchell Marsh ruled out of Australia's third ODI in Perth
Marsh has recurring issues with his right shoulderMitchell Starc to be rested for third ODI against Pakistan at the Waca GroundAustralia will add an allrounder to their ODI cricket squad to replace an injured Mitch Marsh ...
Guardian Sunday, 15th January 2017, 10:21PM - Read article
Virat Kohli reels in England in style to give India win in first ODI
• England 350-7 (50 overs); India 356-7 (48.1 overs)• India win first ODI by three wickets in PuneEngland were chased down in crushing, exhilarating fashion as Virat Kohli produced an innings of regal brilliance to help ...
Guardian Sunday, 15th January 2017, 4:22PM - Read article
Pakistan salvage some pride as Australia are cut down to size in second ODI
Australia 220 (48.2 overs); Pakistan 221-4 (47.4 overs)Pakistan win second ODI by six wickets at MCGSometimes it is this simple: you spin, you win. It is how Pakistan laid the foundations for their six-wicket victory to ...
Guardian Sunday, 15th January 2017, 11:48AM - Read article
Mitchell Swepson the bolter in Australia's Test squad for India tour
Leg-spinner included on 16-man list for four-match seriesAggressive approach puts him ahead of Adam ZampaLegspinner Mitchell Swepson’s aggressive approach secured him selection in an Australian Test squad carrying hope r ...
Guardian Sunday, 15th January 2017, 4:20AM - Read article
Australia v Pakistan: second ODI – live!
Live updates from second match of the series at the MCGEmail: email@example.com | Tweet: @collinsadam 4.02am GMT All of a sudden, Australia in a spot of bother here. Khawaja played the the most delig ...
Guardian Sunday, 15th January 2017, 4:02AM - Read article
India v England: first one-day international – live!
Live updates from the first ODI in PuneEmail Tim your thoughts or tweet him at @TimdeLisleMorgan could miss out on IPL contract due to England duties 7.31pm GMT Tim will be here from 7am. In the meantime you can read why ...
Guardian Sunday, 15th January 2017, 12:15AM - Read article
Eoin Morgan could miss out on lucrative IPL contract due to England duties
• Captain set to have to return in May to play two ODIs against Ireland• England will be without Jos Buttler and Sam Billings for the entire IPL seasonThe England and Wales Cricket Board is likely to insist that Eoin Mor ...
Guardian Saturday, 14th January 2017, 9:00PM - Read article
Virat Kohli oozes charm as he prepares for ODI series against England | Barney Ronay
Tourists will need to adopt fearless mode to bring India’s new one-day captain down from the rare levels at which he is batting in the 50-over gameVirat Kohli spoke engagingly for 10 minutes before sweeping out of the ro ...
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