Category: County Cricket

County Cricket: Derbyshire sign Sri Lanka’s Jeevan Mendis

County Cricket: Derbyshire sign Sri Lanka’s Jeevan Mendis

English County Cricket Club Derbyshire have wrapped up the signing of Sri Lankan all-rounder Jeevan Mendis for the first half of the brand new 2017 domestic season. Mendis is knwon as one of the resourceful leg-spinners in the Lankan lineup, having pickd 28 wickets in 54 One Day Internationals. He is also likely to be picked for Sri Lanka’s ODI […]

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County Cricket: Durham sign 3-year deal with England star Mark Wood

County Cricket: Durham sign 3-year deal with England star Mark Wood

Durham have been relegated to Division Two but that has has not discouraged England seamer Mark Wood, who has now put pen to paper in a three-year deal with the county. Wood, who is a centrally contracted England player, is at present recuperating from a lower leg injury that sidlined him from the Bangladesh and India tours. Wood, who needed […]

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County Cricket: Derbyshire sign Imran Tahir for 2017 season

County Cricket: Derbyshire sign Imran Tahir for 2017 season

Derbyshire have signed South Africa’s premier legspinner Imran Tahir as their marquee overseas for next season, as per Monday ‘s announcement. Tahir will join the County after the Champions Trophy in June and will be eligible to feature in all formats. The highly experienced Tahir is as of now ranked the No.1 bowler in International Twenty20 cricket and is maybe […]

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County Cricket: Jimmy Adams quits Kent head coach role

County Cricket: Jimmy Adams quits Kent head coach role

Jimmy Adams, the head coach of the Kent County Cricket Club, is heading back to Jamaica following a five-year stint in the English domestic circuit. Adams who missed out on the final game of the Championship season Essex, revealed that it was due to personal reasons that he had to fly back Jamaica. The 48-year old said: “I’ve enjoyed my […]

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County Cricket: Jason Roy signs a three-year deal with Surrey

County Cricket: Jason Roy signs a three-year deal with Surrey

Jason Roy, England’s in-form opener, has signed a brand new three-year deal with his current County Cricket club Surrey. The hard-hitting batsman put pen to paper in a fresh deal right on the brink of traveling to Bangladesh for a short tour. The club confirmed the contract extension of their premier batsman on Thursday (October 6). The 26-year-old, who began […]

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Yorkshire slam ECB for holding back Bairstow

Yorkshire slam ECB for holding back Bairstow

Yorkshire County Cricket Club have slammed the ECB (England and Wales Cricket Board) for disallowing Jonny Bairstow from playing in the title decider of the County Championship, in which they face league leaders Middlesex. The ECB had reportedly asked Yorkshire to rest two of their best batsman Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root for their penultimate game of the Championship, the […]

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Royal London Cup: Trott leads Warwickshire to title glory

Royal London Cup: Trott leads Warwickshire to title glory

Royal London One-Day Cup Final Surrey v Warwickshire Surrey 136 in 40.1 overs (Rory Burns 40, Jason Roy 24; Chris Woakes 2-24, Ateeq Javid 2-15) lost to Warwickshire 137/2 from 30.2 overs (Jonathan Trott 82*, Tim Ambrose 22*; Zafar Ansari 1-33) by 8 wickets Former England batsman Jonathan Trott was the architect behind Warwickshire sealing the Royal London Cup in […]

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Middlesex, Sussex not in favor of proposed city-based T20 league

Middlesex, Sussex not in favor of proposed city-based T20 league

The ECB (England Wales Cricket Board)’s proposed city-based T20 league, comprising eight teams, got the green signal after earning majority of votes at Lords on Wednesdya. The competition is set to launch in 2018, however, a few counties remain unsure about the brand new proposition. The Sussex management voiced its concerns over hosting the new Premier T20 bout, which will […]

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County Cricket: Middlesex close in on title after Lancashire draw

County Cricket: Middlesex close in on title after Lancashire draw

English County, Division 1, Lancashire vs Middlesex Middlesex 327 and 240-8 dec (Sam Robson 77, Nic Gubbins 69; Simon Kerrigan 4-80 and Dawid Malan 87, John Simpson 74; Simon Kerrigan 6-86) drew against Lancashire 259 and 80/1 (Rob Jones 106, Liam Livingstone 53, Tom Bailey 53; Toby Roland-Jones 4-54, Steven Finn 4-77 and Jos Buttler 26) Middlesex moved inches close […]

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England to launch Big Bash-Style T20 League

England to launch Big Bash-Style T20 League

A brand new city-based T20 tournament to compete with the world’s biggest T20 leagues like the Big Bash and the IPL is set to be launched into England’s domestic scene next season to bolster interest in home cricket. The new tournament, which will feature eight teams, is set to attract all of the world’s top stars from around the world. […]

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