DAN Christian will be back at Trent Bridge this summer, appearing for Nottinghamshire in the t20 Blast. The Australian, who is currently playing in the Big Bash, took four wickets and scored 65 runs at a strike rate of 127.45 in last summer’s competition. The 32-year-old hasn’t played for his country since April 2014 but […]
Andy Pick does not believe that county cricket will again see the likes of Clive Rice and Richard Hadlee, who retired after leading Notts to the County Championship and NatWest Trophy double.
It’s been a long time coming, but Somerset all-rounder Lewis Gregory is inching closer to involvement with the England senior cricket setup. The 27-year-old has been in the County Cricket scene since making his Somerset debut in 2010. A first-class bowling average of 25.68 and a first-class batting average of 21.85 has put Gregory on […]
By Sam Dalling Former Kent star Fabian Cowdrey has lifted the lid on the internal anguish that ultimately led him to walk away from the game he loved at the tender age of 24 – a move that allowed happiness to flood back into his life. The right-hander – whose family name is etched into […]
By Sam Dalling Derbyshire assistant coach Steve Kirby has revealed his relief at making it back to the UK in the nick of time before the Covid-19 crisis took full grip. This time last month the Falcons’ squad had just out to Zimbabwe ahead of a three-week, six match pre-season extravaganza. But with just a solitary […]
England’s T20i series with South Africa in February was widely regarded as one of the most entertaining that this format has ever produced. Each game went to the last over, two matches were decided on the final ball and over 1200 runs were scored. It’s less than a year since Eoin Morgan’s side won the […]
Fixtures for the County Championship, Royal London Cup, The Hundred and Vitality Blast have been announced by the ECB. The County Championship season begins on Easter Sunday with Essex starting their title defence at home to Yorkshire on 19 April. The opening 12 rounds of the County Championship to be played on at least one […]
Simon Harmer and Ravi Bopara bat Essex through to their target of 146 off the last ball of the innings
With their switch to the longer format mid-series, having lost all three ODIs and suffered a drubbing in the third match at Canterbury, it seemed as good a time as any for some experimental selections.