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  • Leach claims quick-fire hat-trick

    Leach claims quick-fire hat-trick

    02 Aug 2015 10:02

    Joe Leach claimed a hat-trick for Worcestershire with the first three balls of their Royal London One-Day Cup match at home to Northamptonshire on Sunday.The 24-year-old bowler had Northants opener Richard Levi caught by wicketkeeper Ben

  • How Twitter saw England's victory

    How Twitter saw England's victory

    31 Jul 2015 16:46

    England's win in the third Ashes Test was saluted on Twitter. Former England international Kevin Pietersen led the way, tweeting: "BOOM - @Ian_Bell & @finnysteve on amazing performances! Legends! 2-1 is a might fine score line after

  • Day two of Mirpur Test washed out

    Day two of Mirpur Test washed out

    31 Jul 2015 09:16

    Heavy rain from tropical storm Komen has washed out the entire second day of the second Test between Bangladesh and South Africa in Mirpur. Bangladesh were poised to resume on 246 for eight on Friday, but will now be forced to do that a

  • Clarke: We're playing with 10 men

    Clarke: We're playing with 10 men

    31 Jul 2015 17:46

    Michael Clarke admits he is letting his Australia team-mates down with his run of low scores, but is adamant too he is still capable of a major c

  • Bell delight at England win

    Bell delight at England win

    31 Jul 2015 15:31

    Ian Bell hailed the "amazing game" of Test cricket after the Ashes swung England's way once more.Hammered at Lord's after an impressive op

  • Anderson out of fourth Test

    Anderson out of fourth Test

    31 Jul 2015 09:31

    James Anderson will miss the fourth Ashes Test at Trent Bridge because of the side strain he suffered on day two at Edgbaston.The England

  • Anderson blow dampens England surge

    Anderson blow dampens England surge

    31 Jul 2015 03:31

    England are on the brink of a 2-1 Ashes lead at Edgbaston, but already appear to be bracing themselves for James Anderson's absence from next wee

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  • Scotland edge out Nepal

    Scotland edge out Nepal

    29 Jul 2015 20:16

    Scotland began the long road to World Cup qualifying with a three-run victory over Nepal.Skipper Preston Mommsen hit 78 from 62 balls as Scotland posted a total of 235 for seven in a one-day international that was reduced to 36 overs per

  • Error proves costly for Derbyshire

    Error proves costly for Derbyshire

    29 Jul 2015 18:16

    A dramatic last-ball error by Derbyshire allowed Gloucestershire to complete a remarkable victory in their Royal London One-Day Cup clash at Bristol. Hamish Rutherford and Wayne Madsen, with 110 and 106 not out respectively, helped Derbys

  • How the Australian wickets fell

    How the Australian wickets fell

    29 Jul 2015 15:16

    England took early control of the third Investec Test by bowling Australia out for 136 in 36.4 overs at Edgbaston, despite the tourists winning the toss and choosing to bat.James Anderson was the chief destroyer with six for 47 while Stev

  • Ballance not changing technique

    Ballance not changing technique

    29 Jul 2015 12:31

    Gary Ballance insists he does not plan a radical overhaul of his technique after being axed by England.The batsman was dropped for Yorkshire team-mate Jonny Bairstow for the third Ashes Test after struggling for form at number three.

  • Lancashire plan for WCSL bid

    Lancashire plan for WCSL bid

    28 Jul 2015 17:01

    Lancashire have announced their intentions to be one of the six teams competing in the soon-to-be launched Women's Cricket Super League next year.In June, the England and Wales Cricket Board revealed plans for a first season of the league

  • Clarke keen to test Bairstow

    Clarke keen to test Bairstow

    28 Jul 2015 14:31

    Australia captain Michael Clarke has warned returning England batsman Jonny Bairstow that his recent exploits in county cricket may not have prepared him for the Ashes.Bairstow will bat at number five in the third Investec Test at Edgba

  • Foxes snare key duo to new deals

    Foxes snare key duo to new deals

    28 Jul 2015 11:46

    Leicestershire have tied Clint McKay and Angus Robson to new two-year deals. Australian seamer McKay has been retained as the county's overseas player for the next two seasons after impressing this year at Grace Road, while Robson, the cl

  • Swann mocks KP in spoof interview

    Swann mocks KP in spoof interview

    28 Jul 2015 10:46

    Graeme Swann has mocked former England team-mate Kevin Pietersen on an Australian radio show.Swann, a renowned dressing-room prankster and mimic in his playing days, is appearing throughout the Ashes on Triple M Radio's "Willow Talk".

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