FRIENDS LIFE T20

  • Tait hattrick guides Essex home August 9, 2013

    London: Australian pace bowler Shaun Tait took a hattrick to help Essex defeat Nottinghamshire by 47 runs in the Twenty20 quarterfinals on Thursday. After Ryan ten Doeschate smashed 82 off 44 balls to give Essex an intimidating total of 1876 from their 20 overs, it was Tait's turn to take over...
  • Three spectators caught at county game over bookie links July 29, 2013

    London: The anticorruption officers of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) ejected three spectators from a domestic T20 match over suspected links with bookies in India. Those thrown out of Worcestershire's Friends Life T20 match against Somerset at New Road on Saturday were overheard commentating on mobile phones on the...
  • Styris does an Afridi: century in 37 balls July 25, 2012

    New Zealander Scott Styris matched Shahid Afridi's record of fastest century on Tuesday, with the only difference being that Afridi did it in oneday international cricket while Styris' 37ball ton came for Sussex. Styris smashed a century from 37 balls in the Friends Life T20 quarterfinal against Gloucestershire, taking Sussex through...
  • Johnson to play T20s for Durham April 2, 2012

    London: Australia paceman Mitchell Johnson is to play for Durham this season in English cricket's domestic Twenty20 competition, the northeast county announced Monday. The 30yearold leftarm fast bowler has joined South Africa batsman Herschelle Gibbs as one of two of Durham's overseas players for the Friends Life t20, which takes...
  • English County to have earliest start in 2012 November 29, 2011

    London: The English County is all set to have its earliest start ever next season, with the first round of County matches scheduled to begin on April 5. There will be a commemoration match in Abu Dhabi between County champions Lancashire and MCC from March 27. The season will start in...