The defeat by India in the T20 series is not a calamity but it is a chastening reminder that England, whatever the rankings, do not necessarily rule the roost in white-ball cricket.
It was a busy weekend for the Northumberland & Tyneside Cricket League with back to back fixtures on Saturday and Sunday.
Forty years of hurt and Kent will still be dreaming.
Never before have England inflicted a 5-0 whitewash on Australia in any format.
England must wish the World Cup was taking place next week rather than next year – at least their batsmen must.
Another day, another game and another crushing defeat in England for the Australian cricket team.
The pitch may have been flat and the opposition bereft but Eoin Morgan’s one-day wonders hit a new high at Trent Bridgeon Wednesday, inflicting a world record 481 for six on Australia’s hapless bowlers en route to a crushing, series-sealing victory.
Birmingham and District Premier League Division Three Old Hill 147 all out (3pts) drew with Stratford-upon-Avon 108-1 (15pts) Second S 2nd XI Division Stratford-upon-Avon 189-9 (3pts) lost to Berkswell 190-4 (20pts) by six wickets Cotswold Hills League Premier Division Alcester and Ragley 68 all out (2pts) lost to Wellesbourne 278-5 (24pts) by 210 runs Exhall and Wixford 213-9 (22pts) beat Leek Wootton 178 all out (8pts) by 35 runs Lapworth 232 all out (22pts) beat Tanworth and Camp Hill 143 all out (7pts) by 89 runs Long Itchington 157 all out (22pts) beat Shipston-on-Stour 110 all out.
Find out who won and lost and which players did the business on a busy weekend of cricket across Derbyshire.
Yorkshire County Cricket Club has today unveiled ambitious plans to transform Headingley Cricket Ground into what they hope will be one of the finest cricket venues in the world.