Foster guides Essex home

James Foster led from the front as Essex opened their LV= County Championship Division Two campaign with a five-wicket triumph against Kent at the Essex County Ground. The home skipper hit an unbeaten 80, containing 10 fours and one maximum, to lead his side to their victory target of 193 shortly after the lunch interval. … Read more

Piolet penalised under ECB Discipline Code

The England and Wales Cricket Board’s Cricket Discipline Commission (CDC) today confirmed that Steffan Piolet (Sussex) has received a penalty under the ECB’s Directives. Piolet was reported by umpires Paul Pollard and Nick Hall during Sussex’s Second XI Friendly match against Middlesex April 14th-16th 2015 for a Level One breach of the code (using language that … Read more

Cook tons up early on day two

Alastair Cook wasted little time in moving from his overnight 95 to three figures before retiring out on 101 against a St Kitts and Nevis XI on day two of England’s first warm-up game on their Caribbean tour. The captain played the day’s opening ball for four to third man via a controlled edge and in … Read more