Mohammad Shami: India cricket board to not take action against bowler

Mohammad Shami: India cricket board to not take action against bowler

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Shami has represented India 87 times in all formats of the game since 2012. India’s cricket board has said it will not take action against fast bowler Mohammad Shami, after police issued an arrest warrant for him. The warrant comes a year after the cricketer was charged with domestic […]

Newspaper headlines: Ben Stokes’ Ashes heroism, and odds on a no-deal Brexit

Newspaper headlines: Ben Stokes’ Ashes heroism, and odds on a no-deal Brexit

Image copyright Getty Images England cricketer Ben Stokes is pictured across the front pages, arms spread wide with bat held aloft, as he celebrates having led England to an unlikely comeback victory over Australia in the third Ashes Test at Headingley. “Big Ben strikes again,” says the Daily Star, remembering what the Guardian calls a […]

Cricket umpire hit by ball in match dies in hospital

Cricket umpire hit by ball in match dies in hospital

Image copyright Western Telegraph Image caption John Williams was hit while officiating a match on 13 July A cricket umpire has died, one month after being hit on the head by a ball during an amateur match. John Williams, 80, from Hundleton, Pembrokeshire, was flown to hospital after being struck with the ball during a […]

Ashes 2019: England drop Moeen Ali with Jack Leach recalled for second Test

Ashes 2019: England drop Moeen Ali with Jack Leach recalled for second Test

Moeen Ali scored four runs in two innings at Edgbaston and finished with match figures of 3-172 Men’s Ashes 2019: England v Australia, second Specsavers Test Venue: Lord’s Dates: 14-18 August Time: 11:00 BST Coverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, Radio 4 LW, online, tablets, mobiles and BBC […]

Ashes 2019: Rory Burns century anchors England in first Test

Ashes 2019: Rory Burns century anchors England in first Test

Ashes: England’s Rory Burns scores maiden Test century v Australia on day two at Edgbaston Men’s Ashes: First Specsavers Test, Edgbaston (day two of five) Australia 284: Smith 144, Broad 5-86 England 267-4: Burns 125*, Root 57 England trail by 17 runs Scorecard Rory Burns’ maiden Test century led a determined England batting effort on […]

Ashes 2019: Steve Smith century frustrates England in first Test

Ashes 2019: Steve Smith century frustrates England in first Test

Ashes: Australia’s Steve Smith stars v England at Edgbaston on day one Men’s Ashes: First Specsavers Test, Edgbaston (day one of five) Australia 284: Smith 144, Siddle 44, Broad 5-86, Woakes 3-58 England 10-0 England trail by 274 runs Scorecard Australia’s Steve Smith made a magnificent 144 on his return to Test cricket after the […]