Cricket

  • 28 July 2014

    ALASTAIR COOK, the England captain, was relieved last night despite falling agonisingly short of his first century in over a year, as he finally felt like he had made a positive contribution with the bat on the opening day of the third Test.

  • 27 July 2014

    HAYES van der Berg emerged as the Aberdeenshire hero as they took another stride towards the Eastern Premiership crown with success against stubborn basement boys SMRH.

  • 26 July 2014

    Jos Buttler warns he is unlikely to single-handedly "fix English cricket" as he prepares to take a step into the unknown, although he believes, contrary to doubts he expressed less than two months ago, that he is ready for a Test debut as England's wicketkeeper batsman.

  • 24 July 2014

    ALASTAIR COOK, the England captain, has found an unlikely supporter in former India skipper Sourav Ganguly, who believes the rest of the squad have failed to back their leader when required.

  • 22 July 2014

    Alastair Cook has vowed to carry on as England captain despite having presided over a 95-run defeat by India in the second Investec Test at Lord's.

  • 21 July 2014

    Clydesdale and holders Grange, the two teams that have dominated the Scottish Cup over recent years, will contest this season's final. The former had appeared to face the bigger challenge to reach the showpiece when they played in-form Ferguslie.

  • 21 July 2014

    England are in danger of crashing to a defeat that captain Alastair Cook can ill afford in the second Investec Test against India at Lord's.

  • 20 July 2014

    Liam Plunkett was England's catalyst with bat and ball as they gave themselves a shot at a long overdue Test victory against India at Lord's.

  • 20 July 2014

    IT was a battle to beat the weather for Scottish cricketers yesterday and, with one exception, it was the elements that came out on top.That possibly suited Eastern Premier leaders Aberdeenshire who had slumped to 54-6 after 21overs before rain and fog descended on Myreside to deny Watsonians what was shaping up to be a significant win.

  • 19 July 2014

    GARY BALLANCE was delighted to extend his good record at Lord's after reaching three figures at HQ for the third time this season.