Category Archives: Cricket
Tom Abell: Did a hockey match save new Somerset captain’s career?

BBC Points West looks at Tom Abell’s journey from Taunton-school record-breaker to being Somerset’s new four-day captain.

Mohammad Shahzad: Afghanistan wicketkeeper tests positive for clenbuterol

Afghanistan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Shahzad will be provisionally suspended by the International Cricket Council after failing a drugs test.

Penalised Durham have ‘point to prove’ – Botham

Durham chairman Sir Ian Botham says his club have a point to prove after being relegated with a 48-point deduction…

Philander aims to hit a hot streak as he breezes into Hove

Pace man Vernon Philander is delighted to see the sun out at Hove.

How the weather can knock you for six in the cricket season

BBC Weather’s Rebecca Wood looks at the impact weather has on batting and bowling.

Stephen Cook: South Africa opener to live out county dream at Durham

In joining Durham for part of the 2017 season, South Africa Test opener Stephen Cook is fulfilling a personal ambition.

James Taylor: Former England cricketer joins charity initiative in schools

Former England cricketer James Taylor is hoping to teach resilience to schoolchildren after his forced retirement because of a serious…

Sussex skipper says new Twenty20 competition could be a "game-changer"

Luke Wright believes a proposed city-based Twenty20 competition would be a ‘game-changer’ for cricket in England – after Sussex voted…

New-boy Laurie top of the class for Sussex against students

Laurie Evans continued his good form ahead of the new County Championship season by top scoring on the opening day…

Street cricket: Haseeb Hameed helps promote different form of the game

England batsman and street cricket fan Haseeb Hameed says it is possible to go from playing with a tape ball…

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