Middlesex

  • Aussie opener Rogers hits double ton in record chase May 1, 2014

    London: Australia Test opener Chris Rogers hit an unbeaten 241 as English county Middlesex chased down their highest fourth-innings total to clinch a seven-wicket win over Yorkshire at Lord's on Wednesday. Set a huge 472 to win, 36-year-old Rogers stormed to the third-highest fourth-innings score ever recorded by a batsman in...
  • Andrew Strauss takes up Middlesex role April 1, 2014

    London: Former Middlesex and England captain Andrew Strauss has joined the county's executive board with immediate effect, the Lord's-based club announced on Monday. The 37-year-old, who retired from all cricket in 2012, was one of England's most successful recent captains, leading the team to Ashes success at home in 2009 and...
  • West Indies' Corey Collymore to leave Middlesex September 21, 2013

    Former West Indies fast bowler Corey Collymore is to leave Middlesex after the Lord's-based county announced Saturday they would not be offering the 35-year-old a new contract. Collymore has spent three season playing for Middlesex, helping the club win the Second Division County Championship title in 2011 and taking 86 wickets...
  • Piyush Chawla scores ton at Lord's against Middlesex August 29, 2013

    London: Indian legspinner Piyush Chawla superb all-round performance including a century has put his side Somerset in a position of supremacy against Middlesex in a Division I county game at the Lord's here on Thursday. The left-handed Chawla, who came into bat at No 9 with the scoreboard reading 211 for...
  • Australia fight England for Robson: reports August 16, 2013

    Sydney: Australian cricket chiefs are working on a plan to lure opener Sam Robson back home as they bid to keep him out of the clutches of oldest rivals England, reports said Friday. Sydney-born Robson, 24, is the leading run-scorer in the English County Championship this season with Middlesex and the...
  • Double-ton Chris Rogers gives Aussies Ashes boost May 7, 2013

    London: Chris Rogers gave Australia a timely Ashes boost with a fine double century in Middlesex's county championship draw against Surrey at Lord's on Sunday. Rogers hit 214 - his ninth first-class double century - to improve his chances of featuring against England after a five-year absence from the national team....
  • Morgan to captain Lions squad July 28, 2012

    London: Middlesex batsman Eoin Morgan was on Friday named captain of the England Lions squad for two four-day games against Australia A next month. The 25-year-old was one of four players with Test caps - along with Yorkshire batsman Jonny Bairstow, Nottinghamshire all-rounder Samit Patel and Kent off-spinner James Tredwell...
  • Mark Ramprakash announces retirement July 5, 2012

    Mark Ramprakash, the former England batsman and county veteran, has announced his retirement with immediate effect. The decision brings to an end a 25-year career during which Ramprakash scored 114 first-class hundreds and 35,659 runs at 53.14 along with 13,273 runs in one-day cricket, making him the most prolific county...
  • Ramprakash to announce retirement: Reports July 4, 2012

    London: Mark Ramprakash, the former England batsman and county veteran, is expected to announce his retirement on Thursday, according to several reports in the UK. The decision, if true, will bring to an end a 25-year career during which Ramprakash scored 114 first-class hundreds and 35,659 runs at 53.14 along...
  • US: Dharun Ravi out of prison, will not be deported June 19, 2012

    New York: Dharun Ravi, an Indian American student was released from prison on Tuesday after spending 20 days behind bars for spying on his gay roommate, but will not be deported to his native country India. The 20-year-old former Rutgers University student walked out from the Middlesex County Jail after serving...
  • Bravo hundred helps Windies crush Middlesex June 14, 2012

    London: Darren Bravo put a poor Test series behind him by scoring an unbeaten century as West Indies warmed-up for their upcoming ODI series against England with a 228-run thrashing of Middlesex at Lord's. Dwayne Smith weighed in with 96 and Dwayne Bravo a rapid 40 not out while dynamic opener...
  • Malinga pulls out of Middlesex T20 May 29, 2012

    LONDON: Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith Malinga has decided against playing for Middlesex in English county cricket's Twenty20 competition, the county's managing director Angus Fraser announced on Monday. The 28-year-old paceman, whose unusual 'slingshot' action makes him difficult to face, has been told to rest after completing his Indian Premier...
  • Malinga to play Twenty20s for Middlesex May 10, 2012

    London: Sri Lanka pace bowler Lasith Malinga has signed for Middlesex to play in England's Twenty20 competition. Malinga's debut will come in the fourth match of the competition against Essex at Lord's on June 21 after featuring in Sri Lanka's one-day and Twenty20 series against Pakistan. Middlesex executive Angus Fraser says...
  • UK university confers doctorate on A R Rahman July 18, 2009

    London: Oscar-winning music maestro A R Rahman has been conferred with an Honorary Doctorate by a leading UK University for his outstanding contributions, a week after Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan was honoured by another prestigious British varsity. The Vice Chancellor of the Middlesex University in Hendon in London, Professor...