• West Indies pick uncapped Alzarri Joseph
  • Livingstone best sets up Lancashire
  • Hants squeeze out Sussex in tight finish
  • Pope leads England to dominant position
  • Surrey crush Gloucestershire in final rematch

West Indies pick uncapped Alzarri Joseph

Alzarri Joseph picked up 13 wickets at the 2016 Under-19 World Cup, at an average of 13.76 © Getty Images West Indies have added Alzarri Joseph, the 19-year-old fast bowler from Antigua, to their squad for the second Test against India, which begins in Jamaica on Saturday. The selectors have made no other changes to the squad, which now contains 14 players. Joseph has only played 12 matches at the…

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Livingstone best sets up Lancashire

Lancashire 281 for 8 (Livingstone 98, Croft 68) beat Derbyshire 254 for 9 (Godleman 91, Jarvis 4-31) by 27 runsScorecard Liam Livingstone made his highest List A score after returning from Lions duty © Getty Images Lancashire revived their Royal London Cup campaign with an impressive all-round display that sealed a 27-run North Group victory over Derbyshire at the 3aaa County Ground. Chasing 282, Derbyshire were well placed through Billy…

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Hants squeeze out Sussex in tight finish

Hampshire 268 for 9 (Adams 92, Garton 3-40) beat Sussex 259 for 6 (Nash 69*, Brown 62, McLaren 3-54) by nine runsScorecard Jimmy Adams’ 92 helped lay the platform for Hampshire © Getty Images Hampshire’s bowlers held their nerve to complete a nine-run win over Sussex at Hove and keep alive their hopes of reaching the knockout stages of the Royal London Cup. Chasing 269 to win, a fifth wicket…

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Pope leads England to dominant position

Sri Lanka U-19s 96 for 2 (Asalanka 55*) trail England U-19s 500 for 9 dec (Westbury 196, Pope 78) by 404 runsScorecard Ollie Pope made 78 as England Under-19s racked up 500 © Getty Images England Under-19s dominated with the bat on the second day of their match against Sri Lanka, declaring at 500-9 and then making inroads with the ball as the tourists moved to 96 for 2 at…

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Surrey crush Gloucestershire in final rematch

Surrey 323 for 8 (Davies 79, Curren 57, Burns 50, Norwell 3-56) Gloucestershire 158 (Marshall 55, Batty 5-41) by 165 runsScorecard Steven Davies anchored the innings with a run-a-ball 79 © Getty Images Gareth Batty led from the front with a superb 5 for 41 as Surrey thrashed Gloucestershire by 165 runs at the Kia Oval to avenge the defeat they suffered at the hands of the West Countrymen in…

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Hain ton in vain as Collingwood eases Durham pain

Durham 296 for 6 (Borthwick 66, Stoneman 56, Collingwood 53) beat Warwickshire 292 for 7 (Hain 107, Ambrose 86, Arshad 3-50) by four wicketsScorecard Paul Collingwood hit a quick fire fifty to push Durham towards victory (file photo) © Getty Images Durham shrugged off a week of woe by easing to a four-wicket win with 14 balls to spare against Warwickshire in the Royal London Cup tie at South Northumberland…

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Duckett stars before Gleeson five sinks Worcs

Northamptonshire 319 for 7 (Rossington 87, Duckett 86) beat Worcestershire 296 (Kohler-Cadmore 119, Fell 54, Gleeson 4-47) by 23 runsScorecard Ben Duckett made more important runs at New Road © Getty Images Ben Duckett continued his prolific form as Northamptonshire reignited their Royal London Cup campaign with a 23-run victory against Worcestershire at New Road. An eye-catching knock of 86 from 75 balls took the 21-year-old’s nine-day tally to 631…

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Bresnan 95* steers Yorks to tense two-wicket win

Yorkshire 254 for 8 (Bresnan 95*, Christian 3-44) beat Nottinghamshire 251 for 9 (Mullaney 89*, Christian 52) by two wicketsScorecard Tim Bresnan’s 95 not out guided Yorkshire to a tense victory © Getty Images After a match that was an absolute credit to 50-over cricket and had offered superb entertainment for nearly 5000 supporters at North Marine Road, Yorkshire beat Nottinghamshire by two wickets with two balls to spare. The…

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BCCI officials in Florida to discuss India-WI T20s in August

If the matches between West Indies and India in the USA are confirmed, they are likely be played in late August after India’s four-Test tour of the Caribbean © Associated Press Officials from the BCCI are due to meet with members of the WICB in Florida on Wednesday and Thursday to discuss the possibility of staging a series of T20 internationals at the Central Broward Regional Park in Florida next…

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Australian supporter jailed for indecent exposure

An Australia supporter has been jailed for seven days for indecent exposure, and fined 3000 rupees (approx. USD $21) for intoxication, after he streaked naked at Pallekele Stadium on Tuesday evening. Alex James vaulted over two sets of metal barriers and made his way to the middle of the ground fully clothed, after rain had stopped play on the first day, before beginning to pose near the venue’s covered square….

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