England named uncapped Maia Bouchier and Charlie Dean in squad for T20 series against New Zealand

Maia Bouchier and Charlie Dean have earned their first call-ups to the England Women squad for the three-match T20 series against New Zealand in September. Bouchier has scored half-centuries in both the 20-over Charlotte Edwards Cup and 50-over Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy for Southern Vipers so far this season, while she contributed 92 runs during Southern Brave’s run to the […]

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Dom Bess leaves England squad, Saqib Mahmood added as cover for second Test against India

Dom Bess has left England’s squad for the second Test against India on Thursday, with seamer Saqib Mahmood called up as cover for Stuart Broad. Broad is a doubt for the match after sitting out Tuesday’s net session at Lord’s with discomfort in his calf. The Nottinghamshire bowler will be assessed by medics before a final decision is made over […]

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Haseeb Hameed is making a very strong case for England recall, says coach Chris Silverwood

England head coach Chris Silverwood says opening batsman Haseeb Hameed is putting forward a “very strong case” for a recall ahead of the second Test against India at Lord’s. The 24-year-old made an impressive start in Test cricket, averaging 43.80 across three matches in India in 2016, but after a broken finger prevented him playing any further part in that […]

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Royal London Cup: Alex Lees produces career-best knock as Durham beat Essex Eagles

Alex Lees produced a career-best knock of 126 to guide Durham to a nail-biting two-wicket win via the Duckworth Lewis Stern method over Essex Eagles in their Royal London Cup clash at the Emirates Riverside. Lees anchored the Durham chase single-handed as no other player in the batting order passed 25, notching his second ton of the campaign. Durham vs […]

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The Hundred: Marchant de Lange makes history as Trent Rockets hammer Southern Brave

Trent Rockets cruised to a comfortable nine-wicket win over Southern Brave as Marchant de Lange created a bit of Hundred history, taking the first five-wicket haul in the tournament. STORY OF THE MATCH The Rockets romped to their 126-run target, clinching victory with 18 balls to spare as England batter Dawid Malan cracked an unbeaten 62 off 43 balls. But, […]

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The Hundred: Devon Conway and Quinton de Kock sign for Southern Brave

Devon Conway and Quinton de Kock have signed for Southern Brave as overseas replacements for David Warner and Marcus Stoinis ahead of this summer’s men’s Hundred competition. Australian pair Warner and Stoinis withdrew from the inaugural edition of new 100-ball competition because of coronavirus restrictions earlier this month. Former South Africa captain De Kock has scored 9,500 international runs in […]

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