Cricket World Cup 2019: Jofra Archer in contention for England call-up

Cricket World Cup 2019: Jofra Archer in contention for England call-up

Jofra Archer took 18 wickets in 15 matches in the 2018-19 Big Bash in Australia Jofra Archer’s chances of playing for England in this summer’s World Cup have been boosted after coach Trevor Bayliss said he is likely to feature in warm-up matches against Ireland and Pakistan. Barbados-born Archer, 23, qualifies for England through his […]

Nasir Jamshed denies Pakistan cricket bribery

Nasir Jamshed denies Pakistan cricket bribery

Image copyright MICHAEL BRADLEY/AFP/Getty Images Image caption Nasir Jamshed, a former Pakistan opening batsman, denied the charges along with two other men A former international cricketer and two other men have denied conspiring to offer bribes to cricket players in the Pakistan Super League. Nasir Jamshed, an ex-opening batsman for Pakistan, Yousef Anwar and Mohammed […]

Worcestershire cricketer Alex Hepburn will face rape retrial

Worcestershire cricketer Alex Hepburn will face rape retrial

Image copyright Ben Birchall/PA Wire Image caption Alex Hepburn is due to face a retrial over rape allegations during a hearing in April Former Worcestershire cricketer Alex Hepburn will face a retrial over rape claims. Prosecutors accused him of assaulting a woman after she had consensual sex with his ex-team-mate Joe Clarke in April 2017. […]

Cricketer Alex Hepburn: Rape trial jury discharged

Cricketer Alex Hepburn: Rape trial jury discharged

Image copyright Ben Birchall/PA Wire Image caption The jury in the trial of Alex Hepburn has been discharged. Jurors have failed to reach verdicts in the trial of a cricketer accused of raping a sleeping woman. Former Worcestershire CCC all-rounder Alex Hepburn, 23, had denied two charges said to have been committed last April. Jurors […]

Alex Hepburn rape trial: WhatsApp sex game ’embarrassing’

Alex Hepburn rape trial: WhatsApp sex game ’embarrassing’

Image copyright Ben Birchall/PA Wire Image caption Former Worcestershire CCC all-rounder Alex Hepburn has denied two counts of rape A cricketer has denied raping a sleeping woman while “fired up” by a sexual conquest game on WhatsApp. Alex Hepburn, 23, is charged with assaulting the woman after she had consensual sex with his former team-mate. […]

Alex Hepburn rape trial: Accuser’s ‘eyes closed during attack’

Alex Hepburn rape trial: Accuser’s ‘eyes closed during attack’

Image copyright PA Image caption Alex Hepburn denies two charges of rape A cricketer climbed into a bed and raped a sleeping woman while her eyes were closed, a court has heard. Worcestershire all-rounder Alex Hepburn is charged with assaulting the woman after she had consensual sex with his then team-mate Joe Clarke. Giving evidence, […]