Lost Ball
My 4 boys all play cricket, from 7 to 14 and even my Daughter helps out sometimes if you force her. The 14 year old is an official umpire and a good sla and there is a bit of law quiz...

Scorecard of the day
June 30th 1973 Amazingly coming exactly 8 weeks after the more famous sporting triumph by Durham over Yorkshire when Sunderland thrashed the (then) mighty Leeds United 1-0 at We...

Ping RH:...OT
http://www.rte.ie/news/2007/0628/adebarir.html Something a bit different. Bear in mind that the Irish republic is a non secular state,, and Nigerians are not usually Catholi...

Fu*K Off Tony Blair -- funniest cartoon !!
Hilarious black humour ... http://u2r2h-documents.blogspot.com/2007/06/fk-off-fk-off-fk-off-and-die-tony-blair.html hehe!

and a little extra fun for 20/20
a dot ball is minus 1 run?? to make it a bit more interesting? andrew

The Naughty Nine
Name and shame list of naughty cricketers. max.it http://www.cricketeurope4.net/DATABASE/ARTICLES/articles/000049/004955.shtml NAUGHTY NINE Nine...

At least the rain has avoided the proper cricket...
... and drowned the 20/20 farce. :) -- Paul Hyett, Cheltenham

Bails and Balls Teaser
Umpires have dispensed with the bails. The batsman hits the ball which just lands at his feet and rolls back onto the stumps. Before the ball hits the stumps the keeper hits them ...

India canter to nine-wicket win in Belfast
Team India southpaws Gambhir (80*) and Ganguly (75*) helped their side register a comfortable nine-wicket victory in a rain-truncated one-day international against Ireland at the Civil Servi...

World's worst ever sporting event now over
"World Cup officials banned by ICC Cricinfo staff June 22, 2007 The International Cricket Council has delivered a humiliating punishment on the five match officia...

Collingwood to lead in the upcoming series ...
Paul Collingwood was named as England's new one-day captain and put in charge of a new-look squad for the upcoming series against the West Indies. The Durham all-rounder replaces ...

Hampshire v Kent
This is a bit unfair! Hampshire v Kent The Rose Bowl Twenty20 Cup - South Division Hampshire need 129 more runs to win. Hampshire innings Batsman ...

Billy Bates
Over the course of a spot of research in which I was happily engaging myself today, I came across this most charmingly illiterate letter, written in 1880, from Billy Bates to the Todmorden...

Holding's antagonistic over to Close, OT 1976
Here is that over from Holding to Close at the end of the 3rd day at Old Trafford in 1976 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-f5pfBgpNE. A few things stood out for me. 1) It's a good over,...

Captain Colly & the rest of the squad.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/cricket/england/6225334.stm No Vaughan. No Strauss. No Nixon. Mascarenhas & Trott get call ups. Cook returns. Sidebottom gets a place. Y...

Pietersen pulls himself out of captaincy run ..
Kevin Pietersen pulled out of the running to be England's new one-day captain following Michael Vaughan's decision to concentrate on his role at the helm of the Test side. South A...

Cricket blooper

Awesome, check out this !!

FP final
With Hampshire easing into the final, and Greg Lamb making his first appearance this season as 12th man, what are the odds that he is selected to play on August 18th and that we see Lamb c...

Essex v Durham
Essex are having a really bad game. 5 ducks in a current total of 71 for 9. (Cook was one of them) Personally, I am pleased for Durham making it to a final. (As long as they don't...

At last.........so pleased for him. http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/cricket/england/6220994.stm

Not that race matters or anything.....
"If he goes on to establish himself in the Test team, Bopara will become the first full British Asian to become a regular England batsman: there have been predecessors with one Asian...

Injured Bopara to miss One-Dayers..
England all-rounder Ravinder Bopara is set to miss the forthcoming Twenty20 matches and one-day internationals against the West Indies after sustaining a thigh injury while on county duty fo...

Well done - 3-0 to England...
But it has to have been one of the weakest WI touring teams ever. Viv Richards was giving them a right lambasting on TMS! -- Paul Hyett, Cheltenham

Another Michelle - you beaut - best thing in English cricket and a pleasure to watch.

Well bowled England
And throwing caution to the wind and risking being labelled one of the "PC brigade", damn well bowled Monty. Again. Credit where it's due. Although the standard of their lower order ba...

CC Stats 2007 - Week 9
Record county v county partnerships : Dur 1st v Ham 116 MJ Di Venuto & WR Smith Southampton Ess 7th v Mid 161 JD Middlebrook & AJ Bichel Lords This should make RH a...

No Colly wobbles...
Aren't any of our 'Southern softies' posting to congratulate Collingwood upon his Test ton, at his home ground? Cheers Robt P.

Ian Healy caught on camera
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMQUqky18uw The appeal for hit wicket isn't in this clip, did he even appeal ? Healy would be making his chance of breaking the wicket more difficu...

Anyone recommend a good kit store in the North West?
My son is looking to get his first set of decent new gear - he has only just started out and is using borrowed or donated stuff. He is 5'2" so needs a size 6 bat (and it just has to be Wo...

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