Elliott signs Bears deal
Grant Elliott will play for Birmingham Bears in this summer's NatWest T20 Blast.
Sky Sports Thursday, 30th March 2017, 12:40PM - Read article
Cricket may feature at 2024 Olympic Games, says ICC chief executive
• Dave Richardson confirms majority of members back applying for inclusion• Cricket last featured at 1900 Paris Games, with only Great Britain and FranceThe prospect of cricket appearing at the Olympics for the first tim ...
Guardian Thursday, 30th March 2017, 12:29PM - Read article
Holding named Derbyshire president
Derbyshire have named Michael Holding as their new president.
Sky Sports Thursday, 30th March 2017, 10:50AM - Read article
Victoria effectively wrap up Sheffield Shield for third successive year
Victoria 487 & 254-6 (104 overs); South Australia 287Bushrangers require a draw to secure titleVictoria’s third successive Sheffield Shield title looks a mere formality going into day five of the final against So ...
Guardian Wednesday, 29th March 2017, 11:47PM - Read article
Can we learn to love cricket in pyjamas? | Letters
Vick Marks should give far more recognition to the success of the Indian Premier League and Australia’s Big Bash in attracting children, teenagers, families, young and older men and women from different backgrounds and w ...
Guardian Wednesday, 29th March 2017, 6:44PM - Read article
Leicestershire cricket club tell police they never offered contract to abusive husband
Club refute ‘wholly false’ claim by Mustafa Bashir that he would receive a professional contract if he was not sent to prisonLawyers for Leicestershire County cricket club have issued a legal warning to an abusive husban ...
Guardian Wednesday, 29th March 2017, 11:41AM - Read article
'New T20 should excite players'
After the ECB revealed their plans for a new domestic Twenty20 competition, an English equivalent of the IPL or the Big Bash appears inevitable. Rob Key considers the impact such a tournament could have on the county gam ...
Sky Sports Wednesday, 29th March 2017, 11:17AM - Read article
County Championship 2017: how will your cricket team fare this season?
With the season fast approaching, we want to hear your hopes for the yearThere is no surer sign of spring than the covers coming off cricket grounds across the country. The County Championship is back on Friday 7 April, ...
Guardian Wednesday, 29th March 2017, 10:00AM - Read article
Cricket Australia has dropped the ball on alcohol sponsorship | Toby Hall
Study after study shows the danger of exposure to alcohol promotion on children. If sports won’t stop it, the government mustFor a moment there, I thought we were going to see some real change.Late last week, Cricket Aus ...
Guardian Wednesday, 29th March 2017, 1:09AM - Read article
Australia's Indian disappointment tempered by strides forward | Geoff Lemon
The four-Test tour ended in disappointment, but Steve Smith’s side developed enough to suggest they could be an ongoing force In the end, Australian cricket’s trip to the Himalayas finished with the luxury of disappointm ...
Guardian Tuesday, 28th March 2017, 11:28PM - Read article
Jimmy Anderson hopes for injury-free England Test summer in runup to Ashes
• Lancashire swing bowler taking road to fitness ‘step by step’• Anderson could line up for county against Alastair Cook’s Essex from 7 AprilEngland’s all-time leading wicket-taker Jimmy Anderson remains confident his bo ...
Guardian Tuesday, 28th March 2017, 6:00PM - Read article
Middlesex beat MCC in thriller
John Simpson's crucial unbeaten 89 helped Middlesex to a thrilling one-wicket win over the MCC on day three of the Champion County match, in Abu Dhabi.
Sky Sports Tuesday, 28th March 2017, 5:30PM - Read article
Members balloted on T20 plan
The England and Wales Cricket Board's proposals for a new franchise-style Twenty20 competition will be put to the vote over the next 28 days.
Sky Sports Tuesday, 28th March 2017, 4:20PM - Read article
The Spin | Isn’t it about time cricket consigned ‘chinaman’ to the past?
With the laws of the game now encompassing gender-neutral terminology, the banishing of a phrase coined in Yorkshire over 90 years ago seems a little overdueThe laws of cricket are just a little older than the US Constit ...
Guardian Tuesday, 28th March 2017, 1:37PM - Read article
Yorkshire strike Headingley deal
Yorkshire's Headingley redevelopment plans have been boosted by a new funding agreement with Leeds City Council.
Sky Sports Tuesday, 28th March 2017, 12:31PM - Read article
ECB talking to major broadcasters, Facebook and Twitter over T20 rights
• ECB is confident of sparking a bidding war over broadcast rights• Body considering social media streaming and MLB TV-style optionThe England and Wales Cricket Board is confident of initiating a bidding war over rights ...
Guardian Tuesday, 28th March 2017, 11:42AM - Read article
Notts' captain Read to retire
Nottinghamshire's long-serving captain Chris Read is to retire at the end of this summer.
Sky Sports Tuesday, 28th March 2017, 11:37AM - Read article
Sheffield Shield final: Jon Holland spins Victoria close to victory
South Australia all out for 287, 200 runs behind Victoria’s first inningsHolland takes 7-82 before Vics finish 38-2, 238 runs ahead on day threeJon Holland returned career-best figures to leave Victoria on track for thre ...
Guardian Tuesday, 28th March 2017, 9:27AM - Read article
Virat Kohli says he is no longer friends with Australian opponents
Indian skipper says relationship with opponents ‘has changed for sure’Kohli was absent from the series-deciding fourth Test due to injuryIndian captain Virat Kohli says he is no longer friends with Australian players and ...
Guardian Tuesday, 28th March 2017, 8:52AM - Read article
Fudge over new T20 tournament will damage England’s World Cup chances
ECB’s plan for a regional T20 tournament will hurt 50-over county cricket and emasculate the NatWest Blast in its desire to enhance next round of TV contractsNo doubt the proponents of the new T20 competition for 2020 wo ...
Guardian Tuesday, 28th March 2017, 8:34AM - Read article