• Supreme Court dismisses Star India plea
  • Azim, Monir star as Prime Bank rout KCA
  • Jersey bowlers tie down Oman to take Division Five title
  • 'Can't rest on just being a batsman' – Maxwell
  • Whittingham whittles through Derbyshire on home debut

Supreme Court dismisses Star India plea

Star India holds the rights to all of India’s home international cricket as well as ICC events © Hindustan Times The Supreme Court has moved to safeguard free-to-air cricket in India, ruling that broadcasters of important sporting events must share their live feed, minus advertisements and sponsor logos, with the state-owned Prasar Bharati. This means broadcasters including Star India, which holds the rights to all of India’s home international cricket…

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Azim, Monir star as Prime Bank rout KCA

File photo – Sabbir Rahman scored an unbeaten 40 off 29 balls as Prime Bank chased down 91 in 10.3 overs © AFP Prime Bank Cricket Club thumped Kalabagan Cricket Academy by eight wickets at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur. The win took them to fifth place with ten points while KCA remained rooted to the bottom of the table. In a rain-affected match that ended on the…

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Jersey bowlers tie down Oman to take Division Five title

Jersey will be heading to WCL Division Four in Los Angeles later in the year after winning Division Five on home soil © Peter Della Penna Anthony Hawkins-Kay‘s unbeaten 60 was backed up by a sklllful team bowling performance with the ball as Jersey exacted revenge for a loss during the group stage to defeat Oman by 44 runs at St Saviour on Saturday. Oman raced out of the gate…

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'Can't rest on just being a batsman' – Maxwell

Glenn Maxwell has admitted it will be difficult for him to take the second spinner’s slot in Australia’s Test team, given he turns the ball the same way as Nathan Lyon, Australia’s lead spinner © BCCI Glenn Maxwell has said his offspin will remain crucial if he is to nail down a long-term place in Australia’s Test-match plans. Batting is Maxwell’s primary skill, but he does not want to go…

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Whittingham whittles through Derbyshire on home debut

Derbyshire 142 for 9 (Thakor 44*, Magoffin 3-22, Shahzad 3-27, Whittingham 3-52) v SussexScorecard Ajmal Shahzad delivered a three-wicket burst © Getty Images Stu Whittingham enjoyed a dream home debut at Hove by taking a wicket with his first ball as Sussex’s seamers dominated a rain-affected opening day against Derbyshire. The Derby-born 22-year-old removed Hamish Rutherford for the third time this season, having dismissed the New Zealander twice on his…

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Ali sparkles as England dominate day two in Durham

Moeen Ali scored a sparkling 150 and Chris Woakes tore through Sri Lanka as England dominated day two of the second Investec Test in Durham. Becoming the fifth Englishman to make a “daddy hundred” from number seven, Ali struck 19 boundaries and brought up the milestone by crunching Suranga Lakmal for his second six. Accelerating from 50 to 150 in just 84 balls, Ali finished unbeaten on 155 as England…

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Ali: Ton not possible without team-mates' efforts

Moeen Ali heralded his team-mates’ contribution with the bat in helping him record his second Test century on the second day of the Test at Chester-le-Street. The spinning all-rounder produced a masterful show of attacking batmanship, hitting an unbeaten 155 from just 207 balls, as England reach 498-9 at which point captain Alastair Cook declared. But Ali admitted he couldn’t have done it without the assistance of the lower order,…

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Taylor Made and Pat-el on the Back

Quite the day of Championship action, here’s what we learned from Day One… TAUNTON TROUBLES Surrey don’t have the best record away to Somerset and that looked on course to continue today as Jack Leach tweaked his way through the Surrey middle order. Taunton might usually be a batting paradise, but Leach sure made it less than a relaxing Day One for Surrey’s batsmen.  No further play today at Taunton,…

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Whittingham whittles through Derbyshire on dream debut

Derbyshire 142 for 9 (Thakor 44*, Magoffin 3-22, Shahzad 3-27, Whittingham 3-52) v SussexScorecard Ajmal Shahzad delivered a three-wicket burst © Getty Images Stu Whittingham enjoyed a dream debut at Hove by taking a wicket with his first ball as Sussex’s seamers dominated a rain-affected opening day against Derbyshire. The Derby-born 22-year-old removed Hamish Rutherford for the third time this season, having dismissed the New Zealander twice on his first…

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Ali: Test ton not possible without team-mates

Moeen Ali heralded his team-mates’ contribution with the bat in helping him record his second Test century on the second day of the Test at Chester-le-Street. The spinning all-rounder produced a masterful show of attacking batmanship, hitting an unbeaten 155 from just 207 balls, as England reach 498-9 at which point captain Alastair Cook declared. But Ali admitted he couldn’t have done it without the assistance of the lower order,…

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