Jos Buttler to miss rest of England’s white-ball campaign against Sri Lanka
England wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler has been ruled out of the remainder of England Men’s Vitality IT20s and Royal London ODIs against Sri Lanka after sustaining a right calf injury in England’s first IT20 victory at Sophia Gardens on Wednesday.
He underwent an MRI scan in Cardiff on Thursday morning, which revealed a small tear.
Buttler felt tightness and discomfort at the end of the ga
Women's Regional T20 Competition named Charlotte Edwards Cup
The Women's Regional T20 Competition has been named the Charlotte Edwards Cup.
The competition, which kicks off this weekend, sees the eight women's regional teams go head to head in T20 cricket.
Charlotte Edwards CBE is England Women's most-capped player. Captain of her country from 2006-2016, she led the team to three Ashes wins, an ICC Women's World Cup and an ICC Women's T20 World Cup.
Overseas player movements at Southern Brave
International stars Devon Conway and Quinton de Kock have signed for Southern Brave as overseas replacements for Marcus Stoinis and David Warner.
Conway has made an instant impact in international cricket with a double century on Test debut for New Zealand at Lord’s last week. He is averaging 59 in T20Is and 75 in ODIs since making his international bow for the Black Caps last year.
England Women announce ODI squad
England Women have announced a 16-strong squad for the Royal London Series against India.
Sophia Dunkley is included, and could make her ODI debut when the series gets underway at Bristol on Sunday June 27.
Freya Davies and Sarah Glenn, who returned to their regional teams during the LV= Insurance Test match, are back in the squad.
Heather Knight (Western Storm, captain)
Emily Arlott (
The Hundred and The Croods 2: A New Age team up for a summer of family fun
The Hundred is excited to announce a new partnership with The Croods 2: A New Age, DreamWorks Animation’s latest family adventure blockbuster starring Emma Stone and Ryan Reynolds which arrives in cinemas July 16.
The partnership builds on The Hundred’s desire to take cricket to a family audience and inspire kids to pick up a bat and ball. Both brands will work together on several initiatives a
Birmingham Phoenix confirm coaching line ups
Birmingham Phoenix have finalised their coaching teams ahead of the start of The Hundred.
Andrew McDonald will not travel over to England this summer due to the ongoing global issues caused by the pandemic. Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori will step up to the role of Men’s Interim Head Coach this summer while McDonald will support the side as a consultant before returning as Men’s Head
ECB statement on increased capacities at Sri Lanka and Pakistan series
We are delighted to confirm that the ECB and our international venues are working with the Government’s Events Research Programme to increase capacities at the Royal London Series ODIs and Vitality IT20s against Pakistan and Sri Lanka in June and July.
For operational reasons, we will focus initially on the three matches in late June and early July against Sri Lanka at the Emirates Riverside in
England Women and India Women draw LV= Insurance Test
England 396-6 dec drew with India 231 & 344-8 (f/o)
India Women held on to draw the LV= Insurance Test at Bristol.
With the visitors reduced to 199-7 ahead of tea on the final day, the most likely outcome seemed to be an England win, but Sneh Rana and Taniya Bhatia dug in to put on 104 for the ninth wicket to secure the draw and see the points shared.
It means the multi-format series
George Garton included in England’s ODI Squad for Sri Lanka Royal London Series
England Men’s Head Coach Chris Silverwood has named a 16-player squad for The Royal London ODI Series against Sri Lanka starting at Emirates Riverside, Durham on Tuesday 29 June 2021.
England ODI Squad
Eoin Morgan (Middlesex) Captain
Moeen Ali (Worcestershire)
Jonathan Bairstow (Yorkshire)
Sam Billings (Kent)
Jos Buttler (Lancashire)
Sam Curran (Surrey)
Tom Curran (Surrey)<
England Women frustrated by rain on day three at Bristol
India 83-1 and 231 trail England 396-9 dec by 82 runs
England Women were frustrated by a combination of rain and Shafali Verma on day three of the LV= Insurance Test.
India trail by 82 runs going into the final day, having been asked to follow on, with 108 overs due to be bowled tomorrow.
Earlier Sophie Ecclestone had taken 4-88 to close the visitors’ first innings on 231.
CDC imposes suspended points penalty against Sussex County Cricket Club
The Cricket Discipline Commission (CDC) has imposed a suspended sanction against Sussex County Cricket Club following a remote disciplinary hearing on 15 June. The hearing was held after Sussex received five fixed penalties in a 12-month period.
As a consequence of the fixed penalties, Sussex CCC were charged with a breach of ECB Directive 3.6.21(a).
The club was given suspended points dedu
England Women take flurry of late wickets at Bristol
India 187-5 (England 396-9 dec)
England Women took five late wickets across a dramatic final hour on day two of the LV= Insurance Test at Bristol.
Shafali Verma (96) and Smriti Mandhana (78) had taken their team to 167-0 but the late flurry of wickets saw the visitors close on 187-5, 209 in arrears.
Sophia Dunkley had earlier made a maiden Test half-century on debut - and Anya Shrubsole r