English County

  • Hashim Amla to replace injured Graeme Smith at Surrey 22-05-2014 11:44 PM

    London: South Africa batsman Hashim Amla is to replace Graeme Smith at Surrey after the former Proteas captain was ruled out for the rest of the English season with a fractured right knee. Smith is now set to return to his native South Africa, with Gary Wilson taking over the...
  • Worcestershire sign New Zealand duo Munro and McClenaghan 08-04-2014 03:40 PM

    Worcestershire have signed New Zealand pair Colin Munro and Mitchell McClenaghan for part of the 2014 season, the English county side announced on Tuesday. Batsman Munro will be Worcestershire's second overseas player for this season's domestic Twenty20 competition, alongside Pakistan spin bowler Saeed Ajmal. McClenaghan will replace Ajmal for a...
  • Australia batsman Aaron Finch signs for Yorkshire 12-02-2014 03:36 PM

    Australia's hard-hitting opening batsman Aaron Finch has signed a deal to play for Yorkshire in this year's English county season. One of the top Twenty20 batsmen in the world, Finch, will join the team in May after his Indian Premier League commitments are over and is slated to be a...
  • Patel spins Nottinghamshire to final win after Hussey heroics 21-09-2013 11:37 PM

    London: Samit Patel took three wickets after Australia's David Hussey starred with the bat in Nottinghamshire's 87-run win over Glamorgan in English county cricket's 40-over final at Lord's on Saturday. Left-arm spinner Patel, bidding for an England recall ahead of Monday's squad announcement for the tour of Australia, took three...
  • Surrey relegated after loss to Warwickshire 20-09-2013 10:51 PM

    London: Surrey were relegated to the second tier of the English county championship on Friday after losing a bold gamble to forfeit their second innings against Warwickshire at Edgbaston. Playing at Edgbaston, Surrey had needed to win to have a hope of staying in Division One but lost out when...
  • Gautam Gambhir set to rejoin Essex 09-09-2013 07:52 PM

    New Delhi: India opener Gautam Gambhir is set to return to England to rejoin county side Essex after he was forced leave for home due to a family bereavement, Sky Sports said on its website on Monday. "Gautam returned home to India on 1 September but will now rejoin the...
  • Test hopeful Simon Kerrigan shaking off disbelief 19-08-2013 12:56 PM

    London: Uncapped Lancashire spinner Simon Kerrigan has termed as "surreal" his inclusion in England's squad for the final Ashes Test at The Oval. The 24-year-old left-arm tweaker was on Sunday included for the first time in any England set-up and is bracing for the slim possibility of a Test debut...
  • Essex grateful for England captain Alastair Cook 30-04-2013 10:00 AM

    London: Essex were glad to have England captain Alastair Cook on board for a rare County Championship appearance as 15 wickets fell on a dramatic first day against Hampshire at Chelmsford on Monday. The opening batsman finished the opening day of this four-day Second Division clash unbeaten on 25 in...
  • Chris Gayle to play for Somerset in Twenty20 26-04-2013 08:40 PM

    London: West Indies' star batsman Chris Gayle has agreed to play for Somerset in the domestic Twenty20 league if he is available. Gayle said no to Somerset after initially agreeing to be their overseas player last year. But the 33-year-old made himself available for the West Indies summer tour that...
  • Kartik sparks row by backing-up run out 31-08-2012 09:27 AM

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  • West Indies ready to welcome back Gayle 04-05-2012 02:30 PM

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  • Defiant Kaneria vows to clear his name 18-02-2012 04:27 PM

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  • Middlesex decide against signing Yuvraj 22-03-2010 10:29 PM

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