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Alastair Cook gives England selector Ed Smith something to smile about

ALASTAIR COOK finally gave England’s new chief selector something to smile about by scoring 84 in his first knock of the county season.

England agree to handshake as Australia go on charm offensive

Australia captain Tim Paine says his players will shake hands with their England rivals before Wednesday's clash at The Oval as the tourists aim to heal the wounds of their recent ball-tampering scandal.

Cricket-NZ coach Hesson announces shock resignation

WELLINGTON, June 7 (Reuters) - Mike Hesson stunned New Zealand cricket on Thursday by announcing he will step down as coach at the end of next month, less than a year out from the World Cup.

Kent Cricket Podcast: Paul Downton interview special

In this week's episode of the Kent Cricket Podcast hear from director of cricket Paul Downton.

Royal London One-Day Cup: Rilee Rossouw fires Hampshire past Surrey

Royal London One-Day Cup: Rilee Rossouw fires Hampshire past Surrey Hampshire and England legspinner Mason Crane takes 3-45 Last Updated: 21/05/18 10:01pm Rilee Rossouw smashed 90 from 68 balls in Hampshire's One-Day Cup win over Surrey Rilee Rossouw's swashbuckling 90 off 68 balls helped Hampshire to a four-wicket DLS win over Surrey in their rain-affected Royal London One-Day Cup clash at The Ageas Bowl.

ICC’s cricket committee to discuss removing coin toss from Test Championship games

ICC's cricket committee to discuss removing coin toss from Test Championship games Last Updated: 17/05/18 4:17pm Will the coin toss continue to be used in Test Championship matches?

ICC Cricket Committee backs stricter sanctions for ball-tampering

(Reuters) - The International Cricket Council’s Cricket Committee backed stricter punishments for ball-tampering but decided not to do away with the toss in test cricket during a two-day meeting which concluded in Mumbai on Tuesday.

England v Pakistan: Press-ups & Joe Root’s Test-best highlights of 2016

England v Pakistan: Press-ups Joe Root's Test-best highlights of 2016 Re-live England's last Test series with Pakistan ahead of this summer's showdown, which starts at Lord's on Thursday By Sky Sports Cricket Last Updated: 18/05/18 3:08pm David Lloyd was on hand to show Misbah how to do some proper press-ups!

Cricket – Chandimal to miss third Windies test after appeal fails

(Reuters) - Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal will miss the third and final test against West Indies after his appeal against a ball-tampering ban was dismissed by a judicial commissioner.

County cricket: Lancashire v Somerset, Essex v Yorks and more – live!

We’ve somehow already hobbled along to the fourth round of Championship matches, with lots of alluring fixtures to look forward to.


1st ODI: Morgan, Root power England to three-wicket win over Australia

The duo stitched together a partnership of 115 runs for the fourth wicket (AP Photo) HIGHLIGHTS England beat Australia by 3 wickets in the first of five ODIs Root, Morgan hit fifties to take England home in a shaky chase The second ODI will be played on Saturday in Cardiff Tim Paine and Justin Langer's Australia regime started with a three-wicket loss to England in the first match of the five-match ODI series at The Oval on Wednesday.