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Cricketers’ federation chief warns of ‘shockwaves’ coming to Tests

The decision of Alex Hales to turn his back on red ball cricket will have sent ‘shockwaves’ through the world game – and could be the precursor for a flood of others to follow.

Paul Collingwood targets promotion back to Division One after penning new Durham contract

Paul Collingwood is aiming for promotion with Durham next summer – after penning a new contract at the Emirates Riverside.

After Adil Rashid, England batsman Alex Hales turns back on Test cricket

LONDON: Alex Hales announced today he is turning his back on Test cricket after signing a new limited-overs contract with county side Nottinghamshire following a similar decision by England team-mate Adil Rashid.

Adil Rashid stays home as Yorkshire prepare to head off on pre-season tour

LIAM PLUNKETT has been named in Yorkshire’s squad for their pre-season tour to South Africa next month.

Alex Hales follows Adil Rashid’s lead and gives up first-class cricket

Alex Hales has become the second England player in less than a week to sign a one-day contract with his county as English domestic cricket attempts to readjust to the game’s rapidly changing landscape.

Cricket: Du Plessis back in training ahead of Australia test series

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa captain Faf du Plessis will begin training on Wednesday as he seeks to prove his fitness ahead of the four-match home test series against Australia starting on March 1.

Alex Hales second England cricketer after Rashid to opt for white-ball only

Alex Hales has become the second England cricketer in the space of a week to sign white-ball only terms with his county, following Adil Rashid into limited-overs specialism.

Sky Live: New Zealand v Australia

Australia take on New Zealand in the Tri-Series final, live on Sky Sports Cricket, knowing that a win will see them rise to the top of the Twenty20 world rankings.

Alex Hales turns back on first-class game to concentrate on shorter…

Alex Hales has followed England team-mate Adil Rashid in turning his back on first-class cricket after signing a new white-ball contract with Nottinghamshire through to the end of the 2019 season.

Bayliss calls for assistant Farbrace to get England T20 coaching role

Feb 20 (Reuters) - England coach Trevor Bayliss has urged the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) to consider hiring a specialist coach for their Twenty20 team and nominated his assistant Paul Farbrace for the role.


Ex-England keeper Matt Prior says Australia sledging ‘personal’

Since Australia sledged England's Jonny Bairstow at the Gabba over his headbutt greeting of Cameron Bancroft in a Perth boozer there have been rumours about what else has been said in an Ashes series not short on verbal exchanges.