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  • Ireland duo retire from T20s

    Ireland duo retire from T20s

    27 May 2015 17:32

    Ireland duo Ed Joyce and and Tim Murtagh have announced their retirement from international T20 cricket with immediate effect. Sussex captain Joyce, who has the highest T20 batting average for his country - 30.84 in all games and 33.75 i

  • Roy steers Surrey to victory

    Roy steers Surrey to victory

    27 May 2015 14:31

    An unbeaten half century by Jason Roy steered Surrey to a tense three-wicket victory against Kent in the LV= County Championship Division Two match at Beckenham. The win confirms Surrey as the nearest challengers to runaway second divis

  • Guptill eager to smother Stokes

    Guptill eager to smother Stokes

    27 May 2015 14:16

    New Zealand could have been forgiven - while Ben Stokes was dispatching their bowlers to all parts of Lord's - for pondering how they came to be playing against rather than alongside him.But after his man-of-the-match performance headline

  • Stokes rises up rankings

    Stokes rises up rankings

    26 May 2015 13:17

    Ben Stokes' match-winning performance in the first Test against New Zealand at Lord's has seen him mark a career-best in the Reliance Internation

  • England in limbo - Cook

    England in limbo - Cook

    26 May 2015 03:31

    Alastair Cook's England put in a wonderful performance for a team he admits are 'in limbo' as they wait to hear for sure the identity of their ne

  • Cook heaps praise on England

    Cook heaps praise on England

    25 May 2015 18:32

    Alastair Cook saluted a "real team effort" as England began their Ashes summer in style with a 124-run victory over a valiant New Zealand in the

  • Bayliss tipped for England job

    Bayliss tipped for England job

    25 May 2015 10:02

    Trevor Bayliss has reportedly leapfrogged front-runner Jason Gillespie and is set to be appointed England's new coach if he accepts the offer.

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  • Harris extends Middlesex deal

    Harris extends Middlesex deal

    26 May 2015 15:32

    Middlesex bowler James Harris has signed a two-year contract extension, the county have announced. The 25-year-old is committed to Middlesex until the end of the 2017 English domestic season, with an automatic extension for a further yea

  • Gillespie backs Strauss decision

    Gillespie backs Strauss decision

    26 May 2015 08:47

    Jason Gillespie admits he would probably have made the same decision as Andrew Strauss had he been in charge of finding the next England coach after appearing to miss out on the post himself. The 40-year-old Australian had been the clear

  • Blake expects Spitfires to soar

    Blake expects Spitfires to soar

    23 May 2015 12:17

    Alex Blake believes Kent Spitfires will make a big impact on this season's NatWest t20 Blast.He and Sam Northeast shared a stunning partnership of 108 to take Kent to victory against Hampshire on Friday in the second round of games.

  • Late arrival Lumley misses the bell

    Late arrival Lumley misses the bell

    23 May 2015 11:02

    Joanna Lumley was late to arrive at Lord's on the third morning of the first Investec Test, and had to pass her bell-ringing duties to a member of the Royal Gurkha Rifles.Veteran actress Lumley, a prominent supporter of the Gurkhas, was d

  • Gillespie holds England talks

    Gillespie holds England talks

    22 May 2015 17:47

    Jason Gillespie has held talks over England's vacancy - but insists he is just one of a number of contenders.Yorkshire coach Gillespie was labelled "one of the candidates" by the England and Wales Cricket Board's new director of cricket A

  • Back injury threatens Mills' career

    Back injury threatens Mills' career

    22 May 2015 08:59

    Sussex fast bowler Tymal Mills may be forced to give up first-class cricket after reportedly being diagnosed with a congenital back condition.The 22-year-old former Essex man, who joined Sussex on a two-year deal over the winter, broke

  • Glamorgan get the better of Essex

    Glamorgan get the better of Essex

    21 May 2015 18:02

    Glamorgan secured their first LV= County Championship win of the season with 30 overs to spare on Thursday despite a spirited effort from Essex's batsmen at Sophia Gardens. After their disappointing first-innings performance many expect

  • Scotland unveil squad for UAE match

    Scotland unveil squad for UAE match

    21 May 2015 11:02

    Scotland have named their squad to face the United Arab Emirates in a three-day fixture at the Ageas Bowl in Hampshire on Monday. Skipper Preston Mommsen will lead a side mixed with youth and experience as the Saltires prepare for an im

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