Twin tons from Marsh and Green put Western Australia on top

Report South Australia took just four wickets on the opening day of a new season with Green warming up for the Ashes in fine style sharing a 199-run stand with the ageless Marsh Western Australia 4 for 31 (Marsh 118, Green 106) lead South Australia A new Sheffield Season brought the same old story for South Australia as the evergreen Shaun Marsh and the run machine Cameron Green plundered centuries…

September 24, 2021
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Australia opt to bowl; Rachael Haynes sits out with injury

Report India Women made one change to the side that lost the first ODI, bringing in left-arm spinner Gayakwad for offspinner Rana Toss: Australia Women chose to bowl vs India Women Meg Lanning won the toss in the second ODI and opted to bowl first once again against India. Lanning said the new pitch at Mackay and the possibility of dew were behind her decision. Australia were missing Rachael Haynes,…

September 24, 2021
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Haider Ali and Asif Ali get Northern off to winning start

News Mohammad Rizwan and Shaheen Afridi, meanwhile, led Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to a commanding win over Central Punjab Northern 140 for 4 (Haider 58*, Asif 43*) beat Balochistan 139 for 7 (Amad Butt 34, Rauf 2-18, Nawaz 2-31) by six wickets Haider Ali put himself back in the spotlight by smacking a 28-ball fifty to set up Northern’s emphatic six-wicket victory over Balochistan in the opening game of the National T20…

September 24, 2021
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Eve Jones joins Melbourne Renegades for the WBBL

September 24, 2021

Eve Jones swings the ball leg side © Getty Images Experience uncapped English all-rounder Eve Jones has signed with Melbourne Renegades for the upcoming BBL season. Jones, 29, has not played international cricket but is coming off an outstanding English domestic season. She was the leading runscorer in the T20 Charlotte Edwards Cup for Central Sparks, scoring 276 runs at 55.20 with three half-centuries in six innings. She’s the second-leading…

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George Garton reunites with Jason Gillespie at Adelaide Strikers

September 24, 2021

George Garton claimed two in two balls in the Hundred eliminator © Getty Images Exciting English left-arm quick George Garton has signed with Adelaide Strikers for the upcoming BBL season, joining forces with former Sussex coach Jason Gillespie. Garton, 24, has had an excellent summer for Sussex and Southern Brave in the Hundred starring in their eliminator victory over Trent Rockets and helping them claim the inaugural title. He was…

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Ollie Robinson's 112 sets up tantalising final-day title race in Division Three

Report Tawanda Muyeye unbeaten overnight as Kent eye mammoth fourth-innings run chase Kent 138 and 275 for 5 (Robinson 112, Muyeye 76*) need 98 more runs to beat Middlesex 147 and 363 (Milnes 5-87) The LV= Insurance County Championship Division Three title race is set for a nerve-shredding finale, after Kent reached 275 for 5 in their run chase against Middlesex. The hosts, currently second in the table, need another…

September 23, 2021
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Shane Bond: Hardik 'close to playing' but Mumbai won't rush his return

News “There’s also no point in rushing him back to get injured and miss the rest of the tournament when we have a chance to win it.” With Hardik Pandya sitting out both of Mumbai Indians’ matches since the resumption of IPL 2021, there has been a lot of speculation around his fitness and whether he will be ready to take a full part in the T20 World Cup coming…

September 23, 2021
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Dane Vilas seals one-wicket win to leave Lancashire sweating on Edgbaston result

Lancashire 141 (Abbas 5-48, Barker 4-51) and 198 for 9 (Vilas 47*, Crane 5-41) beat Hampshire 143 and 193 (Vince 69, Bailey 7-37) by one wicket Lancashire did all they could at Liverpool today. Tomorrow they will find out if it was enough. The one-wicket victory of Dane Vilas‘ side over Hampshire diced, sliced and pureed the nerves of all who witnessed it yet none of them would have missed…

September 23, 2021
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Jamie Smith piles on career-best 138 as Surrey cruise towards high-scoring draw

Report Glamorgan left to rue dropped chances as Pope, Amla cash in on Oval shirtfront Surrey 387 for 2 (Smith 138, Pope 95*, Amla 87*, Patel 62) trail Glamorgan 672 for 6 declared by 285 runs Jamie Smith scored a career-best 138 as Surrey dug in on a Kia Oval shirtfront in search of a run-filled draw against Glamorgan to finish the LV= Insurance County Championship season. Surrey, in reply…

September 23, 2021
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Adam Lyth serves reminder of Championship's raison d'être as Yorkshire hold Nottinghamshire up

September 23, 2021

Adam Lyth ended his lean patch with a hundred © PA Images/Getty Nottinghamshire 296 (Clarke 109, Evison 58) and 42 for 1 require a further 132 runs to beat Yorkshire 73 (Evison 4-13, Fletcher 3-31) and 396 (Lyth 153) “I wouldn’t be here playing four-day cricket if I didn’t want to play Test cricket again,” said Dawid Malan back in June. “I still feel like I’ve got a hell of…

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