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First Mackay match abandoned due to wet outfield

18 minutes agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

The first of the quadrangular series matches at Harrup Park in Mackay, between Australia A and the National Performance Squad, has been abandoned without a ball bowled due to a "wet and unsafe" outfield

Voges and Hales 'wickets' prompted no-ball trial

7 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Two incidents this year of a no-ball being wrongly called and denying a bowler a wicket in a Test match were behind the ICC's decision to trial handing the process over to the third umpire

Shallow roots to Leicestershire growth

8 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

As another season enters its closing weeks it needs to be asked how much progress Leicestershire have made

Hodd carrier to rescue after Yorkshire crumble

9 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Andy Hodd finished four runs adrift of his first Yorkshire century to dull the excitement for bottom club Nottinghamshsire after they had reduced Yorkshire to 51 for 6

Meaker's pace unsettles Lancashire

9 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Stuart Meaker can be a thrilling sight. His run-up oozes effort and intent, a bowler hurling everything of himself at his opponent

Viljoen makes immediate impact for Kent

9 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Hardus Viljoen has struggled for credibility in international cricket but he made an immediate impact in his debut for Kent in Bristol

Collingwood digs in to try and ease Durham's nerves

9 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

There is the faintest risk of relegation in the air for Durham and Warwickshire, with the whiff about to become stronger for whichever county finishes on the wrong end of the result here

Seamers dominate with pink ball on opening day

11 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Seventeen wickets fell on the first day of first-class cricket in India with the pink ball, but it was largely because of poor shot-making rather than any demons that the pink ball bore

USA Women to host MCC touring team in Philadelphia

11 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

A USA Women's development camp, which includes matches against a women's Marylebone Cricket Club touring squad, will be held in Philadelphia between September 8 and 11, the ICC has announced

Archer sharpens Sussex ambition

11 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Four wickets for Jofra Archer continued an impressive start to his first-class career at Sussex and helped to justify Luke Wright's decision to bowl first in Cardiff

Azhar hopes confidence can confound predictions

11 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

There is little time for Pakistan's players to bask in the glow of the Test No. 1 ranking with the serious business of their one-day form to resolve

Keogh ton helps Northants avoid T20 hangover

11 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Rob Keogh's first century of the season in the Specsavers County Championship, backed up in a partnership of 159 with Steven Crook, put Northamptonshire in control on the first day against Worcestershire at New Road

Ervine ton leads recovery after Vince's duck

11 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

A century from Sean Ervine, well supported by Ryan McLaren who made 61, enabled Hampshire to reach 281 for 6 on the opening day against Somerset

Personal choice for England players over Bangladesh tour - Morgan

11 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Eoin Morgan has indicated that individual players will be given the choice of whether they want to be included for the tour of Bangladesh that is scheduled for October

Cricket-England may play three spinners in first ODI v Pakistan

LONDON, Aug 23 (Reuters) - England could play three spinners in the first game of their five-match series against Pakistan in Southampton on Wednesday, said one-day captain Eoin Morgan.

Sammy's blessing allowed me to ease into captaincy - Brathwaite

13 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

West Indies' new T20 captain Carlos Brathwaite said a vote of confidence from his predecessor Darren Sammy and encouragement from the senior players had made his transition into the role easier

Mathews suggests cautious approach against Starc

14 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

With Mitchell Starc now extending his impressive form from the Tests into the ODIs, Sri Lanka have settled on a batting plan: see Starc out safely

Pakistan must quell England's dynamic batting

14 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

ESPNcricinfo previews the opening one-day international between England and Pakistan

Calm SL ready for Australia's rebound

15 hours agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

In stark contrast from the Test matches, Sri Lanka were the ones struggling for runs and wickets. But the same set of players may well be retained to play against an Australian team that has gained a little confidence

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