Category: County Cricket

Natwest T20: Cobb powers Northamptonshire to 2nd title

Natwest T20: Cobb powers Northamptonshire to 2nd title

The semi-finals and the final of the Natwest T20 are contested on the same day, and that is one of the many wonderful things that make this competition stand out from the rest of the domestic leagues of the world. In the end, it was a fierce battle between the titans, Mark Wood and Ben Ducket. Wood and Ducket were […]

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Root, Woakes & Moeen among other Eng stars available for County finals

Root, Woakes & Moeen among other Eng stars available for County finals

Just a few days following a 10 wicket-humbling in the fourth and final test against Pakistan at The Oval, several England XI stars will be available to feature for their respective County Clubs in the Quarterfinals of the Royal London ODI Cup on August 17 and 18 and the final day of the Natwest T20 Blast on August 20. Moeen […]

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Hampshire sign Darren Sammy for Natwest T20 Blast

Hampshire sign Darren Sammy for Natwest T20 Blast

Hampshire have signed experienced West Indies all-rounder and captain Darren Sammy as their second oversears player for the 2016 Natwest T20 Blast. The West Indies skipper will be available at Hampshire’s disposal for 4 weeks in June, following which he will travel back home for the CPL (Caribbean Premier League) which starts in the first week of July. Hampshire are […]

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ECB to start Womens Cricket Super League after success of WBBL

ECB to start Womens Cricket Super League after success of WBBL

Following the highly successful inauguralseason of the Rebel WBBL (Women’s Big Bash League), the ECB (England and Wales Cricket Board) is set to follow in the foot steps, with the all new ECB Women’s Cricket Super League set to take center stage. The team names and fixtures for the first ever Premier T20 league in England have neen announced. The […]

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County Cricket: Surrey sign South Africa’s Chris Morris

County Cricket: Surrey sign South Africa’s Chris Morris

Surrey County Cricket Club have successfully completed the sigining of South African all-rounder Chris Morris for the Natwest T20 Blast later this year. Morris will arrive in Surrey in July as a direct replacement for West Indian powerhouse Dwayne Bravo, who would be departing for the Caribbean Premier League. Morris will play for Surrey in the final six group games, […]

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Hampshire sign Shahid Afridi for Natwest T20 Blast

Hampshire sign Shahid Afridi for Natwest T20 Blast

Hampshire County Cricket club have made a huge acquisition by signing iconic Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi for the entire Natwest T20 Blast season. Afridi, who had previously played 10 games for Hampshire in the 2011 edition, will now return for a second stint, and this time the legendary Boom Boom will be eligible to feature in all 14 games. In […]

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County Cricket: Kent sign New Zealand opener Tom Latham

County Cricket: Kent sign New Zealand opener Tom Latham

Kent County Cricket Club have announced New Zealand’s opening batsman Tom Latham as their latest signing for the 2016 English County season’s all formats. Kent, who made promising young South African paceman Ragiso Rabada their first marquee signing of the season, have made their 2nd big acquisition in the 23 year old Latham who has had a an impressive run […]

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County Cricket: Surrey sign De Venuto as head coach

County Cricket: Surrey sign De Venuto as head coach

Surrey County Cricket Club have signed former Italian born Australian International cricketer Micheal Di Venuto as their head coach on a three year deal. De Venuto replaces outgoing coach Graham Ford who returns to his job with the Sri Lanka national side. De Venuto represented Australia in 9 One Day Internationals, and is currently their assistant and batting coach, having […]

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County Cricket: Yorkshire sign Aussie batsman Travis Head

County Cricket: Yorkshire sign Aussie batsman Travis Head

Yorkshire County Cricket Club have secured the signing of Travis Head, the Australia and Adelaide Strikers batsman for the remaining half of the English County season. The 22 year old Travis Head only just made his International debut earning his first T20 cap in last month’s series against India. Head will replace New Zealand captain Kane Williamson when the kiwi […]

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County Cricket: Kent sign South Africa’s Kagiso Rabada

County Cricket: Kent sign South Africa’s Kagiso Rabada

Kent County Cricket club have secured the signature of promising young fast bowler Kagiso Rabada, with the player subject to receiving an NOC. The Protean starlet has signed a contract with Kent which would feature a 4 week tenure in the county, for 6 T20s, 2 One Days and 1 first class match. According to ESPNcricinfo, Rabada will be joining […]

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