Tom Westley and Dawid Malan wait for England chance in crunch third Test
Ben Stokes is calling for a more sensible approach against South Africa as the Test series resumes at The Kia Oval on ThursdayEngland’s Test cricketers reassembled for training at The Kia Oval on Tuesday after a week spe ...
Guardian Tuesday, 25th July 2017, 10:55PM - Read article
South Africans lead Glamorgan home
South African trio David Miller, Jacques Rudolph and Colin Ingram led Glamorgan to a 25-run NatWest T20 Blast win over previously unbeaten Gloucestershire at Bristol on Tuesday night.
Sky Sports Tuesday, 25th July 2017, 10:35PM - Read article
Cricket is on the verge of making its application for Olympic inclusion
The approval of India is needed before a bid can be put forward but Olympic status would help the sport’s image become more global and less colonialFor all that the Olympic Games has become a byword for corruption and gr ...
Guardian Tuesday, 25th July 2017, 8:25PM - Read article
Steel commits to Durham
Opening batsman Cameron Steel has signed a new two-year deal with Durham, tying him to the club until the end of 2019.
Sky Sports Tuesday, 25th July 2017, 3:58PM - Read article
Ben Stokes calls for England to ‘right wrongs’ of Trent Bridge in third Test
• South Africa thumped hosts by 340 runs in Nottingham• ‘We will prove how good of a side we are,’ says Durham all-rounderBen Stokes has called for England to “right the wrongs” of Trent Bridge when they face South Afric ...
Guardian Tuesday, 25th July 2017, 2:57PM - Read article
Sky Live: Yorkshire v Durham
It can't be too often that a batsman smashes 118 from 55 balls and ISN'T the top story in a match - but that was what happened to Yorkshire's David Willey at Headingley on Sunday.
Sky Sports Tuesday, 25th July 2017, 2:00PM - Read article
Hope in Australian cricket pay dispute with agreement ‘closer than it appears’ | Jonathan Howcroft
Cricket Australia confident Ashes series will go ahead as planned but players’ union remains cautious with new MoU still not in placeAustralian cricket’s long-running pay dispute continues to drag on but there are glimme ...
Guardian Tuesday, 25th July 2017, 1:57PM - Read article
England v South Africa series shows no-ball law conundrums still matter | The Spin
The laws have been altered at various times, and technology may finally iron out errors, but no-ball issues continue to confound and a resolution that satisfies everyone remains elusiveThe first two Tests between England ...
Guardian Tuesday, 25th July 2017, 11:43AM - Read article
Beaumont to star on Sky Sports
Player of the Women's World Cup, Tammy Beaumont, will join the Sky Sports commentary team for this week's NatWest T20 Blast matches at Kent and Sussex.
Sky Sports Tuesday, 25th July 2017, 10:30AM - Read article
Sky Live: Gloucs v Glamorgan
Two of the top three teams in the South Group of the NatWest T20 Blast meet on Tuesday night as Gloucestershire take on Glamorgan, live on Sky Sports Cricket.
Sky Sports Tuesday, 25th July 2017, 8:00AM - Read article
Any Shrubsole: ‘It is quite hard to remember everything that happened’
England’s hero from the World Cup final victory over India admits she was so focused during the match that the magnitude of her achievment took time to sink inA sportsperson’s power of recall is a peculiar thing. Perhaps ...
Guardian Monday, 24th July 2017, 7:02PM - Read article
Women’s World Cup moves cricket closer to Olympic return in 2024
• Popularity of women’s tournament has helped sway the ICC and the IOC• India’s BCCI will meet on Wednesday to discuss its support, seen as vitalThe success of the Women’s World Cup won by England on Sunday and watched b ...
Guardian Monday, 24th July 2017, 3:51PM - Read article
County cricket talking points: Ross Whiteley hits six sixes ... and loses
Ross Whiteley scored 37 in one over for Worcestershire but David Willey’s 118 helped Yorkshire win the match and climb to the top of their T20 Blast groupBy Gary Naylor for the 99.94 Cricket Blog, part of the Guardian Sp ...
Guardian Monday, 24th July 2017, 1:23PM - Read article
England Women’s World Cup cricket triumph will prove ‘watershed moment’
• Anya Shrubsole says game felt like a milestone occasion for women’s cricket• Worldwide television audience for match was rumoured to be 100 millionAnya Shrubsole believes England’s dramatic Women’s World Cup triumph wi ...
Guardian Monday, 24th July 2017, 11:10AM - Read article
Heather Knight: ‘It felt like Jenny Gunn had dropped the World Cup’
• England captain relives World Cup final’s heart-stopping closing moments• ‘I thought we’d won it, then that drop went down ... but we got over the line’Heather Knight admitted she feared England had literally dropped t ...
Guardian Sunday, 23rd July 2017, 10:51PM - Read article
England beat India in a thrilling Women's World Cup final - a photo essay
Photographer Tom Jenkins had exclusive access around Lord’s to capture all the action and atmosphere of a dramatic Women’s World Cup cricket finalThis was one of the great Lord’s finals and there was a buzz around St Joh ...
Guardian Sunday, 23rd July 2017, 10:11PM - Read article
Cricket World Cup win seals trailblazing summer of women's sport
England’s Heather Knight says victory will be transformative for cricket – with Euro 2017 and rugby World Cup action to come England captain Heather Knight predicted her team’s historic world cup victory will transform t ...
Guardian Sunday, 23rd July 2017, 8:35PM - Read article
Whiteley's six sixes in vain
Worcestershire's Ross Whiteley hit six sixes in an over but finished on the losing side after David Willey's career-best 118 helped Yorkshire climb to the top of the NatWest T20 Blast North Group.
Sky Sports Sunday, 23rd July 2017, 8:26PM - Read article
England beat India in dramatic Women's Cricket World Cup final – video
England have won the Women’s Cricket World Cup, beating India by nine runs in a thrilling final which could have gone either way. It took a match-winning spell from Anya Shrubsole, with the bowler taking five wickets for ...
Guardian Sunday, 23rd July 2017, 7:53PM - Read article
Thrilling England win in World Cup final is a great advert for the game | Vic Marks
After two excellent semi-finals, the climax to the tournament provided more fantastic entertainment with the result in doubt until the last ballIt is the women who know how to enthrall. After two riveting semi?finals in ...
Guardian Sunday, 23rd July 2017, 7:27PM - Read article