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Nat Sciver shows fight for England but Australia close in on Ashes

Allrounder scores unbeaten fifty but three wickets for debutant spinner Sophie Molineux keep Australia in control

20 Jul 2019 6:52 pm
Mark Watt contains Yorkshire, Billy Godleman lets loose in Derbyshire chase

Hosts win by five wickets on back of Godleman's unbeaten on 70 and Watt's 4-19 at Chesterfield

20 Jul 2019 6:28 pm
Counties hold firm on Euro T20 Slam clash

Notts and Sussex confirm contracted players will not miss county fixtures to play in new European tournament

20 Jul 2019 4:31 pm
Zimbabwe not to travel to Bangladesh for T20 tri-series

The FICA has urged the ICC to consider the effect the suspension will have on Zimbabwe's players who have 'endured years of hardship under the previous board'

20 Jul 2019 2:40 pm
Don't think it's fair to have a result like that - Morgan on World Cup final

The England captain says the sides were so evenly matched there wasn't a defining moment

20 Jul 2019 11:35 am
Broken NZ will understand 'magnificent' final over time - McCullum

The former New Zealand captain was proud of the way Kane Williamson's men handled the Lord's heartbreak

20 Jul 2019 7:16 am
West Indies A overcome Axar scare to sneak narrow win

Axar Patel struck an unbeaten 81 off 63 balls to follow an economical spell, but India A fell short of the target by six runs

20 Jul 2019 4:11 am
Cameron Delport crashes 38-ball hundred as Essex crush Surrey

New signing shines and Dan Lawrence adds 17-ball 50 as Essex rack up 226 for 4 in innings reduced to 15 overs

19 Jul 2019 10:00 pm
D'Arcy Short stars with bat and ball as Durham close out victory

Australian scores 46 and then takes two wickets on debut as Northants fall short in chase

19 Jul 2019 8:47 pm
Pat Cummins goes from drinks waiter to Ashes main man

Four years ago Pat Cummins was just happy to be involved running drinks - now he shapes as Australia's key bowler

19 Jul 2019 8:44 pm
Steven Smith, Matthew Wade to face Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc in pre-Ashes trial match

The Haddin XII and the Hick XII have been selected for Australia's internal warm-up match at Southampton

19 Jul 2019 8:40 pm
Ellyse Perry's 84 not out leads the way as Australia put one hand on the Ashes

It is already nigh on impossible to see how England can claim the 20 wickets required to win the match and stay in the series

19 Jul 2019 5:49 pm
Rain wrecks England's hopes of Ashes fightback as Perry stars with hundred

It is already nigh on impossible to see how England can claim the 20 wickets required to win the match and stay in the series

19 Jul 2019 5:48 pm
Mashrafe Mortaza wants Bangladesh to groom its second rung of players in time for 2023 World Cup

Allrounder Mohammad Saifuddin is also out with a recurring back injury

19 Jul 2019 5:10 pm
Eoin Morgan to represent Dublin franchise in inaugural Euro T20 Slam

The tournament involves six teams and will run from August 30 to September 22, with matches taking place in Edinburgh, Amsterdam and Dublin

19 Jul 2019 4:32 pm
Niroshan Dickwella, Akila Dananjaya, Lakshan Sandakan recalled for Bangladesh ODIs

Suranga Lakmal, Jeevan Mendis, Milinda Siriwardena and Jeffrey Vandersay, who were part of the World Cup squad, have been left out

19 Jul 2019 3:15 pm
Andrew McDonald confirmed as Birmingham Phoenix coach

Former Australia all-rounder to be joined by Daniel Vettori on the coaching staff

19 Jul 2019 9:30 am
Bayliss signs with Sunrisers as head coach

Bayliss' pedigree as a multiple-title winning coach is unparalleled, and is the reason why more than one IPL franchise was trying to get him on board

19 Jul 2019 8:28 am
Ben Stokes nominated for New Zealander of the Year

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson is also in contention for the award

19 Jul 2019 8:25 am
Stuart Broad's bowling advice keeps Jackson Bird on a wire

Fast bowler has all the attributes for English conditions, but lessons learnt from previous trips may stand him in good stead

19 Jul 2019 8:21 am
New Zealand broadcaster Sky Sport extends deal with Cricket Australia for six years

Both men's and women's internationals in Australia plus the BBL, WBBL and some domestic cricket will continue to be broadcast on Sky Sport in New Zealand

19 Jul 2019 6:27 am
Zimbabwe cricketers 'heart-broken' after suspension - Sikandar Raza

Uncertainty over the duration of the suspension has left players shocked and in despair over their futures, said the Zimbabwe allrounder

19 Jul 2019 4:55 am
Sachin Tendulkar, Allan Donald, Cathryn Fitzpatrick inducted in ICC Hall of Fame

The trio were inducted in a ceremony in London on Thursday

19 Jul 2019 4:38 am
AB de Villiers provides Lord's with a World Cup encore to remember

Capacity crowd treated to blistering innings on same surface as epic final, as South Africa star turns on style

19 Jul 2019 2:55 am
Zimbabwe suspended by ICC over 'government interference'

Zimbabwe likely to miss T20 World Cup Qualifer after becoming the first Full Member to be hit with suspension

18 Jul 2019 11:40 pm
Ian Chappell diagnosed with skin cancer

The former Australia captain has revealed that he has been undergoing intense radiotherapy

18 Jul 2019 11:36 pm
Ed Barnard lifts defending champions Worcestershire beyond Notts' reach

Worcestershire allrounder smites 42 off 19 balls then removes Notts' top-scorer Alex Hales

18 Jul 2019 10:15 pm
Tom Banton fires as Somerset gun down target of 181

Glamorgan fall short of competitive total despite fifties from David Lloyd and Colin Ingram

18 Jul 2019 8:50 pm
Ryan Higgins five-for sets up Gloucestershire to claim dramatic win

Gloucestershire chase down target of 48 inside eight overs as Hassan Azad's hundred not enough for Leicestershire

18 Jul 2019 6:01 pm
Pat Brown hopes to stave off sophomore syndrome after breakthrough debut season

After topping the wicket-taking charts in his debut year, Brown hopes hard work will help him stay a step ahead of his competition

18 Jul 2019 5:16 pm
CoA empowers selection panel, BCCI secretary no longer the convener

The directive is in line with the new BCCI constitution, which seeks to separate the governance and management functions of the board

18 Jul 2019 1:43 pm
Ranji Trophy knockouts to have 'limited DRS'

The restricted version of the DRS, however, will not comprise Hawk-Eye and UltraEdge, the two key elements of the system used in international cricket

18 Jul 2019 1:13 pm
No one is probably going to get closer to winning the world cup or losing it as us - Boult

What if it's July 14 again. What if England v New Zealand had gone another way. It's not just the fans who are wondering all that could have been

18 Jul 2019 12:05 pm
World Cup 'buzz' will fire up England for the Ashes - Sam Curran

Surrey allrounder desperate to get in on the action, starting with England's first Test of the summer against Ireland next week

18 Jul 2019 11:35 am
T20 Blast South Group: Can AB de Villiers rescue Middlesex from the abyss?

Get the lowdown on the nine teams in the South Group of the Vitality Blast: are Sussex the team to beat?

18 Jul 2019 9:29 am
Epic final tied, Super Over tied, England win World Cup on boundary count

Jofra Archer, and England, held their nerve in the World Cup's first Super Over finish to claim the trophy for the first time

18 Jul 2019 9:12 am
Neesham's tribute to coach who passed away during World Cup Super Over

David Gordon worked at Auckland Grammar School as a teacher and cricket coach for over 25 years

18 Jul 2019 5:20 am
Khulna Titans rope in Shane Watson for 2019-20 BPL

The Australian allrounder was the first of the two direct signings for Khulna Titans

18 Jul 2019 3:56 am
Captain Paine wary of familiar failings haunting Australia

Plenty of focus has been put on avoiding batting collapses against the swinging ball that have plagued them on the past four failed Ashes tours

18 Jul 2019 1:02 am
Redemption is 'not a word I'll ever use': Ben Stokes on World Cup final glory

Allrounder wanted Jason Roy to face crucial Super Over, after admitting anger at failing to win in 50 overs

17 Jul 2019 9:46 pm
T20 Blast North Group: Can Worcestershire make a Rapid defence of their title?

Moeen Ali's men excelled themselves in 2018, but can they stay ahead of the chasing pack this time around?

17 Jul 2019 6:36 pm
Jason Roy set for Test debut as Olly Stone and Lewis Gregory earn call-ups

Jofra Archer rested after World Cup heroics, alongside key team-mates, with Ashes looming

17 Jul 2019 6:31 pm
Jack Taylor, Benny Howell bat Gloucestershire into strong position against Leicestershire

Ryan Higgins claims two wickets to keep visitors at bay heading into final day

17 Jul 2019 6:03 pm
Sam Curran, Sam Hain thwart Australians' hopes of beating England Lions

Tim Paine gloves four catches for Aussies as Lions pair post unbeaten fifties to force draw

17 Jul 2019 5:38 pm
Sports minister asks SLC to overhaul national team's coaching staff

It is understood the hefty cost of terminating Hathurusingha's contract has put the board in an uncomfortable situation in recent months

17 Jul 2019 4:52 pm
England, Australia brace for pitch battle as Women's Ashes reach point of no return

England captain Heather Knight hopes spinning wicket will bring her side back into contest after ODI defeats

17 Jul 2019 4:41 pm
Jason Roy rides World Cup fast-track to Ashes

Ed Smith discussed plan with Joe Root to bring Roy into Test fold after World Cup months ago

17 Jul 2019 4:37 pm
Ellyse Perry plays down personal feats as Australia look to clinch Ashes in Test against England

After taking 7 for 22 in the last ODI between the sides, Australian all-rounder says the stage is set for an exciting Test

17 Jul 2019 3:17 pm
Inzamam-ul-Haq defends Imam-ul-Haq's selection, wants captains appointed long-term

The outgoing chief selector says it was batting coach Grant Flower who first mooted the idea of including Imam in the international side

17 Jul 2019 1:03 pm