The Hundred: Cricket tournament criticised over snack deal

The Hundred: Cricket tournament criticised over snack deal

Image copyright Getty Images A new cricket tournament designed to appeal to children and families has been criticised by health campaigners for its snack food sponsorship. Each team in The Hundred, a new format from the England and Wales Cricket Board, features a KP Snacks logo. An anti-obesity group said brands such as KP wanted […]

Shane Warne: Cricket legend banned from driving

Shane Warne: Cricket legend banned from driving

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Shane Warne already had 15 penalty points on his licence Cricket legend Shane Warne has been banned from driving for 12 months after he admitted speeding. The 50-year-old pleaded guilty at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court to driving at 47mph in a 40mph zone in a hired Jaguar car in Kensington […]

Northamptonshire film of Don Bradman unearthed in attic

Northamptonshire film of Don Bradman unearthed in attic

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDon Bradman video uncovered in attic – no sound Rare footage of Australian cricketer Sir Donald Bradman batting in England in 1934 has been unearthed in an attic. Bradman, who played for Australia between 1928 and 1948, is regarded as the best batsman in Test history. A […]

India probe over women’s cricket match-fixing claim

India probe over women’s cricket match-fixing claim

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption India’s sports betting industry is among the worlds largest Indian police have registered a case against two alleged bookies for approaching a cricketer from the women’s national team to fix matches. The alleged incident took place in February before the start of a limited-overs series against England. Rakesh Bafna […]

Cheshire village cricket club recalls ‘homesick’ Steve Smith

Cheshire village cricket club recalls ‘homesick’ Steve Smith

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Steve Smith continued his imperious form in the Ashes Test match at the Oval on Friday He is the world’s greatest batsman and has tormented England in a topsy-turvy Ashes cricket contest. But Australian hero Steve Smith, 30, once had a much less glorious summer on English soil. A […]

Geoffrey Boycott ‘doesn’t give a toss’ about knighthood criticism

Geoffrey Boycott ‘doesn’t give a toss’ about knighthood criticism

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSir Geoffrey Boycott told Today he ‘couldn’t give a toss’ about knighthood criticism Geoffrey Boycott has said he “couldn’t give a toss” about criticism over Theresa May awarding him a knighthood in her resignation honours list. Domestic abuse charities and Labour said the honour should be removed […]

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