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County Championship: Ryan Sidebottom takes six as Bears take control against Northants

Warwickshire's late-flowering Australian fast bowling discovery Ryan Sidebottom claimed a career-best 6-35 at Wantage Road as they dominated the first day against Northamptonshire.

Paul Nixon: Leicestershire head coach turns to SAS to lift club’s fortunes

Leicestershire head coach Paul Nixon has enlisted the help of the Special Air Service to try to improve fortunes.

Ed Smith set to be named England national selector

Former England batsman Ed Smith is set to become the new national selector.

Glamorgan sign Australia batsman Usman Khawaja for T20 Blast

Glamorgan have signed Australia batsman Usman Khawaja for the T20 Blast.

County Championship: James Harris claims match figures of 9-48 in Middlesex win

Middlesex laid down a marker in Division Two with a 160-run win over Northamptonshire at Lord's.

Aiden Markram: Durham stint not purely a personal quest for South Africa opener

South Africa opener Aiden Markram says his short-term stint at Durham in 2018 is not just about personal development.

County Championship: Promoted Worcestershire well beaten by Hampshire

Hampshire's fast bowlers condemned newly promoted Division Two champions Worcestershire to a heavy 196-run County Championship defeat on the final morning at Southampton.

Channel Nine loses free-to-air rights in new Australia TV deal

Channel Nine will no longer show home Tests for the first time in 40 years as part of Cricket Australia's new broadcasting rights deal.

Matt Renshaw: Somerset sign Australia batsman as overseas player

Somerset have signed Australia batsman Matt Renshaw as their overseas replacement for Cameron Bancroft.

Lancashire: County announces £2.3m operating profit for 2017 after Test and domestic success

Lancashire County Cricket Club made an operating profit of £2,347,000 for 2017, an increase of 92% on the previous year.


Classy moment cricket star Ellyse Perry checks on boy hit by...

Cricket star Ellyse Perry has shown her class by racing over to check on a young boy struck in the head by a ball.