Cricket

  • 20 April 2014

    WHILE the main focus of the winter for cricket followers centred on Scotland's mixed fortunes in respectively failing and succeeding to qualify for the T20 and 50-over World Cups, another round of domestic league reconstruction almost slipped through unnoticed.

  • 19 April 2014

    Jonathan Trott will take a second break from professional cricket after another flare-up of his stress-related illness.

  • 10 April 2014

    MATT Machan is determined to ensure that his winter exploits with Scotland help make 2014 the year he breaks through at first-class level, before then returning Down Under to shine at the World Cup.

  • 4 April 2014

    Sri Lanka advanced to the World Twenty20 final yesterday, beating the holders West Indies by 27 runs on the Duckworth/Lewis method after a torrential downpour brought an early end to proceedings in Dhaka.

  • 2 April 2014

    ON a day when the likes of Aaron Finch and Dwayne Bravo - hulking, dynamic, short-form aggressors - set up big wins for Australia and West Indies, England Test captain Alastair Cook was once again forced to discuss the enforced retirement of his own world-class matchwinner, the infamous Kevin Pietersen.

  • 1 April 2014

    England's cricketers have spent so much time recently plummeting downhill, skating on thin ice, and indulging in public sledging that perhaps they should have applied to compete at the Winter Olympics.

  • 31 March 2014

    Ashley Giles has delivered the manifesto he hopes will see him named England's new head coach next month, insisting he is tough enough to oversee a daunting rebuilding process.

  • 10 February 2014

    Kevin Pietersen was axed from the England team due to the need for everyone to be able "to trust each other" and support captain Alastair Cook, the England and Wales Cricket Board has revealed.

  • 10 February 2014

    ANDY TENNANT, the head of performance at Cricket Scotland, last night welcomed the International Cricket Council's decision to offer a Test-playing chance to the leading associate member nation.

  • 8 February 2014

    Ashley Giles' chances of becoming England's new director of cricket have risen sharply after the highly-rated Gary Kirsten removed himself from the reckoning because of family commitments.