Westley signs contract extension at Essex

NewsTom Westley has committed to the County Champions, Essex, for another season, after signing a one-year contract extension Tom Westley plays a picture-perfect drive  Getty ImagesTom Westley has committed to the County Champions, Essex, for another season, after signing a one-year contract extension which keeps him at the club until the end of the 2019…Continue Reading

News24.com | Proteas jet off for historic Pakistan tour, forced into late squad change

Warriors’ Marco Jansen Michael Sheehan/Gallo Images Cricket South Africa (CSA) confirmed on Friday that the Proteas have been cleared to travel to Pakistan ahead of the two-match Test series and three-match T20 series.The Proteas will tour Pakistan for the first time in 14 years and will be led by skipper Quinton de Kock.In a press release on Friday, CSA…Continue Reading

Pitching has Twins in position to win series over Indians

Cleveland Indians already guaranteed, the Minnesota Twins will use right-handed reliever Tyler Clippard as an opener in Sunday’s series finale in Minneapolis.” data-reactid=”12″ type=”text”>With at least a split of their four-game series with the Cleveland Indians already guaranteed, the Minnesota Twins will use right-handed reliever Tyler Clippard as an opener in Sunday’s series finale in…Continue Reading

Giants’ Kapler kneels with players during anthem

10:28 PM ETESPN News Services OAKLAND, Calif. — San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler plans to use his position to speak out against racial injustice and provide a voice for those who aren’t heard.Kapler and several of his players knelt during the national anthem before the Giants’ 6-2 exhibition victory at the Oakland Athletics. Kapler…Continue Reading

Sep 28, 2017Paul Edwards at New RoadWorcestershire 335 (Ashwin 82, Barnard 75, Clarke 65, Onions 4-68) and 242 for 3 (Mitchell 123*, Rhodes 51*) beat Durham 208 (Clark 60, Leach 3-30) and 232 (Clark 62, Ashwin 5-95) by 137 runsHunched of shoulder and a trifle bandy of gait, Daryl Mitchell works the ball square of…Continue Reading

Sep 27, 2017George DobellSenior correspondent at ESPNcricinfo Division One survival will not be enough to save Matthew Maynard’s position as director of cricket at Somerset.ESPNcricinfo understands that Maynard, the former England and Glamorgan batsman, will leave the club immediately after the final game of the season. He has spent three years at the club and…Continue Reading

Sri Lanka led by Kumar Sangakkara lost the 2011 World Cup final to India.© AFP Sri Lanka has ordered a criminal probe into allegations the 2011 cricket World Cup final was “sold” to India, officials said Monday. “A criminal investigation has begun,” K.D.S. Ruwanchandra, the secretary to the sports ministry, told AFP. “It is handled…Continue Reading