World Twenty20 schedule announced

England have been drawn alongside Sri Lanka, South Africa, New Zealand in Super 10 Group One for the 2014 ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh. They will be joined by a team from the preliminary four-team round-robin group in which Zimbabwe are to be joined by three of the successful nations from the tournament’s qualifying competition … Read more

Sciver and Gunn down White Ferns

Natalie Sciver’s hat-trick and five wickets from stand-in skipper Jenny Gunn put England in the Women’s Twenty20 Tri-Series final by virtue of a 19-run win over New Zealand. Like Gunn’s 5-18, Sciver’s 4-21 represented her best international figures as the White Ferns were dismissed for 106 in 20 overs at Bridgetown, Barbados. England will contest … Read more

Cook focuses on four in a row

Alastair Cook says it would be wrong for England not to think about winning four consecutive Ashes series for the first time since the 19th century. The last time England won four straight Ashes rubbers was under the captaincy of W.G. Grace in 1890, completing a sequence of eight in a row that started with … Read more

Fab 15 stay on at Lancashire

Lancashire have pinned 15 members of their squad to new contracts. The Red Rose, who secured promotion back to Division One of the LV= County Championship this season, have rewarded those that played their part. Youngsters Jordan Clark, Alex Davies, Arron Lilley and Luis Reece will remain at Emirates Old Trafford until at least the … Read more