CAPTAIN Preston Mommsen last night begged cricket bosses to include Scotland in any rejigged County Championship.
IT'S a long time since Craig Wright first met Trevor Bayliss in the clubhouse at West of Scotland's Hamilton Crescent ground, but the pair have remained close friends in the intervening period.
AUSTRALIAN Trevor Bayliss has been confirmed as England's new cricket coach and his first task will be to take the Ashes back of his home country.
CRICKET Scotland have shelved plans for a new national centre due to lack of funds, writes William Dick.
England began their Ashes summer with an emphatic Lord's victory over New Zealand which Alastair Cook claims must take "incredibly high" rank among his successes as captain.
ALASTAIR COOK'S 27th century and the fastest ever at Lord's from Ben Stokes transformed the first Investec Test as England went from a position of peril to one of dominance.
ABERDEENSHIRE cruised into the second round of the Scottish Cup with an easy win over West of Scotland at Hamilton Crescent, writes William Dick.
CON de Lange claimed five wickets and scored a half-century but was unable to prevent Western Union title favourites Clydesdale from falling to their first defeat of the campaign as East Kilbride pulled off a win at Torrance House.
ENGLAND could only rue missed chances as New Zealand's batsmen took control on day two of the first Investec Test at Lord's.
Western Union: EAST Kilbride will today attempt to prove they are genuine contenders for the Western Union Premier division title.
THE weather was the big winner at the weekend when four of the scheduled five Premier Division matches succumbed at various stages to the rain.
CARLTON yesterday confirmed their status as genuine CS Eastern Premier division title contenders with a convincing win over Forfarshire at Grange Loan.
SCOTLAND will open their campaign in the qualifying tournament for the World Twenty20 against United Arab Emirates at The Grange.
CRICKET AUSTRALIA has commissioned an independent review into the death of former Australia batsman Phillip Hughes, who died after being struck by a ball.
ANDREW STRAUSS insists appointing an Australian coach of England is an entirely feasible option for this summer's Ashes.