Bracey, Robinson and Overton star as England Lions dominate day two against Australia A
A half-century from James Bracey and five important wickets from the seamers put England Lions in firm control on day two their day/night against Australia A at the MCG.
The Lions lead by 325 runs as the hosts slumped to 103 for five at stumps with Australia’s top five batsmen, all of whom are capped at Test level, back in the pavilion.
Resuming on 274 for three, Dan Lawrence
Sibley and Lawrence hit centuries for England Lions on day one against Australia A at MCG
Dom Sibley and Dan Lawrence continued their excellent form, both hitting unbeaten centuries against Australia A on day one of the day/night match at the MCG as England Lions finished on 274 for three.
Put into bat by the hosts, captained by Moises Henriques, England fell to 55 for three before Sibley and Lawrence came together at the crease.
Zak Crawley reached 18 before Jacks
Sam Cook called up to England Lions squad as Gleeson, Gregory and Mahmood ruled out
Essex seamer Sam Cook has been called up to the England Lions squad for the final two four-day matches on the tour of Australia.
Cook, who took 32 wickets for the Specsavers County Championship winners in 2019, has been playing grade cricket in Melbourne for Prahan CC. He is called up as cover for the Lions, who have lost three seamers to injury ahead of the match against Australia A at the MC
England Lions draw high-scoring match against Cricket Australia XI
England Lions had to settle for a draw against Cricket Australia XI in a high-scoring encounter at the Blundstone Arena, Hobart.
Resuming 144 runs behind the Lions’ first innings total of 613, Jack Edwards and Mitchell Perry took their ninth-wicket partnership to 89 to halve the deficit.
Perry finally became a rare scalp for the part-time off-breaks of Dom Sibley, caught by Craig Overton fo
England Lions made to work hard for wickets as Cricket Australia XI bat out day three
England Lions were made to toil in the field as their match against Cricket Australia XI moved towards a draw heading into the final day in Hobart.
The tourists were two seamers down for day three, with captain Lewis Gregory and Richard Gleeson unavailable through injury, but Craig Overton made two early breakthroughs to leave CA XI 174 for four. First he had Jason Sangha trapped in front for
England Lions in control against Cricket Australia XI as batsmen pile on 600
England Lions passed 600 in their first innings against Cricket Australia XI in Hobart, taking two wickets in the reply to leave the visitors well on top.
Resuming on 367/4, with Dan Lawrence 103 not out overnight, the Lions continued the fast pace of scoring. Nightwatchman Dom Bess fell for 15 with the score one shy of 400, with Gloucestershire ‘keeper James Bracey joining Lawrence at the cre
Jennings, Sibley and Lawrence reach centuries as England Lions dominate day one against CA XI
Keaton Jennings, Dom Sibley and Dan Lawrence all scored centuries as England Lions racked up 367 runs on day one against Cricket Australia XI in Hobart, Tasmania.
After losing Zak Crawley in the third over, Sibley and Jennings set about their work, adding 184 for the second wicket. Sibley fell midway through the afternoon session, caught by captain Jake Lehmann of Jack Edwards for 103.
Eastbourne College to host 2020 ECB David English Bunbury Festival
Eastbourne College will play host to the 2020 ECB David English Bunbury Festival between 2-7 August, bringing together the best U15 schoolboy cricketers from across England and Wales.
The 34th edition of the famous festival heads to the Sussex coast, where squads from the North, Midlands, London & East and South & West will battle it out across 50-over and 20-over competitions.
Abell, Carse and Kohler-Cadmore retained for England Lions' four-day matches
Tom Abell, Brydon Carse and Tom Kohler-Cadmore will stay in Australia for the England Lions’ three red-ball matches. The retained trio were all part of the one-day squad that went unbeaten in the three completed matches against CA XI and NSW XI.
The Lions play against a Cricket Australia XI in Hobart (15-18 Feb), have a day/night fixture versus Australia A at the MCG (22-25 Feb) and finish aga
Gregory leads England Lions to victory over NSW XI to finish one-day leg of Australia tour unbeaten
Lewis Gregory scored a quick-fire half-century and took two wickets as he led England Lions to a convincing win over a New South Wales XI to finish the white-ball leg of the tour unbeaten.
Having won the first two games against Cricket Australia XI, the final game of that series and the first match against NSW XI fell victim to the weather, but the Lions showed no signs of rust as they hit 293
Dan Lawrence stars as England Lions defeat Cricket Australia XI in second unofficial ODI
Dan Lawrence put in an all-round performance to help England Lions beat Cricket Australia XI at Metricon Stadium to seal the three-match series with one game to play.
Essex’s Lawrence took four wickets, including three in four balls, as CA XI were bowled out for 179. With the threat of rain in the afternoon, England needed to stay up with the required rate in their chase and ulti
Mousley's century leads England to victory in U19 World Cup Plate Final
Dan Mousley hit his first Youth ODI century as England dominated Sri Lanka to win the Plate Final at the ICC U19 World Cup in South Africa, taking victory by 152 runs.
The Warwickshire batsman opened the innings and brought up his century during a 142-run third-wicket partnership with Jack Haynes and helped England to a formidable 279 for seven.
England lost Sam Young in t