Sack Dhoni

Might as well call for at least one of the captains to be sacked. His batsmen have crumbled against bowling they should be comfortable against, his senior players aren’t ‘standing up’, he’s insisting on fielding a part-time spinner instead of a specialist and he hasn’t made a hundred in his last 20 Test innings.

U11 Girls at the Arundel Festival

Last week saw the Essex U11 Girls, 2013 winners of the Katie Berry Trophy, travel down to Arundel to try and retain their title. 13 squad members enjoyed on site coaching at the picturesque Arundel Castle Ground on the first day. 

Sri Lanka name Test squad for Pakistan series

Media Release The National Selection Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket has selected the following 15 member squad to represent the National Team for the two test matches against Pakistan. 1.Angelo Mathews (Captain) 2.Lahiru Thrimanne (Vice Captain) 3.Kaushal Silva 4.Upul Tharanga 5.Kumar Sangakkara 6.Mahela Jayawardena 7.Kithuruwan Vithanage 8.Niroshan Dickwella 9.Rangana Herath 10.Dilruwan Perera 11.Shaminda Eranga (Subject to fitness) 12.Suranga Lakmal (Subject to fitness) 13.Chanaka Welagedara 14.Dhammika Prasad 15.Nuwan Pradeep This has been approved by the Hon.Minister.

Promising Kent Players selected for London & East Under 17 Squad

Thursday 31st July 2014 Four Kent Cricket Academy scholars have been selected for the London and East Region squads for the Under 17 Super 4 Competition. Three, Hugh Bernard, Piers Richardson and Ryan Davies were also included last year, their age making them still eligible. They are joined by Ranjit Singh.

India seek to survive

India will be desperately looking to bat out the entire fifth day of the third test in a bid to maintain their 1-0 series lead when play resumes at The Rose Bowl in Southampton on Thursday.

Hutton’s Jack Potticary smashes a century off 33 balls

Teenage wicketkeeper-batsman Jack Potticary hit a record-breaking century from just 33 balls as he helped Hutton Cricket Club to victory over Southend on Sea & EMT. In a demonstration of awesome hitting, the Shenfield High School pupil walloped his first 50 off just 15 balls, with the second one coming from a slightly slower 18 […]

Second Team game ends as draw

The Surrey 2nd XI game against Essex at Charterhouse School ended in a draw as the visitors posted 432-7 with Nick Browne making an unbeaten 202 as Alex MacQueen took… The post Second Team game ends as draw appeared first on Kia Oval.

Melrose, Prison Officers to play Round of 16 match on August 2

Bridgetown, Barbados, July 30 – ( – Following is a release from the BCA re the Sagicor General Shield (40-over) match between Melrose and Prison Officers:The appeal by the Barbados Prison Service Sports and Social Club against the decision of the Complaints and Disputes Committee of the Barbados Cricket Association of the 19th July, 2014 arising out of a complaint made by Melrose Sports Club against the finding of BCA that in accordance with regulation 14, Melrose Club defaulted in its Round of 16 match against Prison Officers in the Sagicor General Shield Competition which was scheduled to be played at Bridgefield on July 13, 2014, was heard by the Board on the 23rd July, 2014…. Read More.

Essex Eagles v Leicestershire Foxes – Match Report

Essex play the first home match of the Royal London One-Day Cup campaign against Leicestershire Foxes at The E.C.G on Thursday with play commencing at 2m. The Foxes will be captained by Scott Sytris who spent a couple of years playing for the Eagles in the Twenty20 competition.

One-Day Cup Match Guide available for Foxes clash

There will a Match Guide available to purchase for today’s match versus Leicestershire Foxes at The E.C.G. The guide for the opening home Royal London One-Day Cup match will be on sale at the gates and in the The Cricket Store for the cost of just £1.

Clarke launches his own academy

Michael Clarke’s short-term goals were made clear this week: regain the No.1 Test ranking after South Africa claimed it back on Monday. His long-term aims are somewhat more grandiose: help Australian cricket move in the right direction “for the next 10, 2