Cricket365′s Team of the Month – September

An old favourite returns in our hypothetical XI, which is captained by an Irish all-rounder, remains in awe of a South African batsman, can’t hide from a West Indian stalwart, expects more from an Indian seamer – and finds time for a Champions League Twenty20 centurion.

Sunil Narine taken out to the Pine Barrens

Do you get the feeling that there are a number of dead men walking at the minute? It’s like one mob family has ordered a series of hits on a rival family and now capos and crew members are being picked off as they go about their daily business. Sunil Narine is the latest to […]

Madsen: Footitt is ready for international recognition

Wayne Madsen says Mark Footitt thoroughly deserves his call-up to the England Performance Programme and believes he has the quality to be an international cricketer. The left-arm paceman ended the 2014 season as the country’s leading wicket taker, with 106 wickets in all competitions, the most ever by a Derbyshire bowler since 1965. Footitt will spend three weeks in South Africa taking part in an extensive bowling training camp with ECB coaching staff, during which he will aim to earn a call-up for the England Lions next year.

Faulkner ready to use IPL experience in the UAE

30th September 2014 Australian all-rounder wary of Pakistan’s local knowledge The Australian team arrived Dubai early on Monday – all set to take on the challenge from Pakistan starting with the one-off Twenty20 International match at the Dubai International Stadium in Dubai Sports City on Sunday. Star all-rounder James Faulkner is delighted to be back in the UAE after having played in the Indian Premier League (IPL) matches here early this year, but is now focused on giving his best