County Championship week three round-up: Gary Ballance hits double-century as Yorkshire salvage draw in Southampton

County Championship week three round-up: Gary Ballance hits double-century as Yorkshire salvage draw in Southampton

By Tom Hiscott
Yorkshire skipper Gary Ballance scored his second century of the match to stop Hampshire completing an early season double over the White Rose...
County Championship week two round-up: Coad continues to flourish as Yorkshire demolish Warwickshire

County Championship week two round-up: Coad continues to flourish as Yorkshire demolish Warwickshire

By Tom Hiscott
There were wins for both Yorkshire and Essex in Division One of the County Championship during the second week of fixtures...
Alastair Cook shines as Essex enjoy best of opening day against Somerset

Alastair Cook shines as Essex enjoy best of opening day against Somerset

By Tom Hiscott
Former England Test captain took a pair of smart slip catches, before reaching 39 not out on the opening day in Taunton...

County Championship week one round-up: Hampshire and Surrey make strong starts

A long summer of cricket is finally underway, and if the weather continues in its current vain there will plenty of thrilling days in the 2017 County Championship.  The new look Division One now has just eight teams involved, including Hampshire who survived following Durham's demotion due to financial issues forcing the Northerners to join nine others in the battle for promotion from Division Two.  Hampshire and Surrey make early inroads with Division One wins The most eye-catching result from the first week of the season, saw Surrey demolish Warwickshire by an innings and one run at The Oval. 165 from off-season acquisition Mark Stoneman, plus a pair of 71's from Rory Burns and Kumar Sangakkara helped Surrey post 454 in their only innings, with Chris Wright picking up a five-for for the visitors. Mark Stoneman on his way to 165 (image source: Charlie Crowhurst/Stringer/Getty Images) In reply, five Warwickshire batsmen fell for a duck in in their...
India vs Australia Fourth Test Day One: Smith sets centurion record, debutant takes four as hosts bowl out Aussies for 300

India vs Australia Fourth Test Day One: Smith sets centurion record, debutant takes four as hosts bowl out Aussies for 300 ByNeil Leverett

Kuldeep Yadav takes 4-68, as India dismiss the tourists for 300, having struck back from 144-1 at the HCPA Stadium in Dharamsala....
England hammer West Indies to wrap up ODI series whitewash

England hammer West Indies to wrap up ODI series whitewash ByOliver Emmerson

England won by 186 runs in Bridgetown to claim a 3-0 series win....
Perth Scorchers claim third Big Bash title with dominant nine-wicket win over Sydney Sixers

Perth Scorchers claim third Big Bash title with dominant nine-wicket win over Sydney Sixers

By Tom Hiscott
The Perth Scorchers defeated the Sydney Sixers by nine wickets to claim their third Big Bash title...
India v England Twenty20 Preview: Root and Mills likely to start as the tourists seek revenge

India v England Twenty20 Preview: Root and Mills likely to start as the tourists seek revenge

By Chris Lincoln
India won the ODI series 2-1, though England are looking to regain their confidence across three T20 matches....
India vs England - 3rd ODI: England win final ODI by five runs to claim first victory on tour

India vs England - 3rd ODI: England win final ODI by five runs to claim first victory on tour

By Tom Hiscott
England defeated India by five runs at Eden Gardens in Kolkata, ending the series as 2-1 losers...
India vs England - 2nd ODI: Yuvraj magic seals series win for hosts in Cuttack despite strong run chase from the tourists

India vs England - 2nd ODI: Yuvraj magic seals series win for hosts in Cuttack despite strong run chase from the tourists ByBrandon Sayer

747 runs were scored in Cuttack, with the hosts wrapping up the three-match series with one game to spare thanks in large to Yuvraj, who hit 150 and MS Dhoni, who hit 134....
India vs England - 1st ODI: Kohli leads the way with ton as hosts chase 351 for victory

India vs England - 1st ODI: Kohli leads the way with ton as hosts chase 351 for victory ByTom Hiscott

India recovered from 63-4 while chasing 351, with Virat Kohli and Kedar Jadhav scoring centuries as they took a 1-0 lead in the three game ODI series against England...
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