Cricket Discipline Commission Hearing - Leicestershire County Cricket Club
The Cricket Discipline Commission (CDC) has imposed suspended sanctions against Leicestershire County Cricket Club and Colin Ackermann following a remote disciplinary hearing on 2 August.
The hearing was held after Leicestershire received six fixed penalties in a 12-month period; Ackermann was captain on all six occasions.
As a consequence of the fixed penalties, Leic
England’s Men’s tour of Bangladesh rearranged for March 2023
England’s Men’s planned tour of Bangladesh, which was due to take place in September and October 2021, will now take place in March 2023, it has been confirmed.
The England and Wales Cricket Board and the Bangladesh Cricket Board have mutually decided to reschedule the tour, which includes three One Day Internationals and three T20 Internationals.
The tour is planned to take place in the
Ben Stokes withdraws from England Men's Test Squad
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) can confirm that England Men's all-rounder Ben Stokes will take an indefinite break from all cricket with immediate effect.
Stokes has withdrawn from England's Test squad ahead of the LV= Insurance Test series against India starting next week to prioritise his mental wellbeing and to rest his left index finger, which has not fully healed since his retur
Joint Statement: Ashes Tour planning
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and the Professional Cricketers’ Association (PCA) have issued a joint statement regarding the proposed Men’s Ashes tour to Australia planned for winter 2021/22.
This week, several meetings have been held between the England Men’s players, ECB and Team England Player Partnership to discuss provisional plans for the tour of Australia later in the year.
ECB and wider game celebrate Rainbow Laces
The England and Wales Cricket Board will celebrate Rainbow Laces from July 30-August 1.
INDEPENDENT COMMISSION FOR EQUITY IN CRICKET APPOINTS FOUR COMMISSIONERS AND DETERMINES SCOPE OF ITS ENQUIRY
The Independent Commission for Equity in Cricket (ICEC) has now appointed four Commissioners, with expertise in cricket, equality and organisational change, to take forward its independent examination of equity in the sport.
The Commissioners are:
Zafar Ansari – a former professional cricketer who played for Surrey and England. Zafar came through the Surrey academy system representing both
The Hundred by numbers – week one highlights
After seven days of matches, cricket’s newest competition, The Hundred, has seen thrilling action both on and off the pitch, unearthed new superstars and showcased world-class cricketing talent.
Millions of people have tuned in from home and thousands have flocked to the opening games across the seven cities.
But how do the numbers stack up? We take a closer look…
103,650 - The number of
Bouchier bowling action cleared
All-rounder Maia Bouchier has been cleared to resume bowling in competitive women’s cricket following an independent assessment at Loughborough University.
The independent assessment confirmed that Bouchier had remedied her bowling action within the prescribed 15 degrees of elbow extension threshold as defined in the ECB Regulations for the Review of Bowlers Reported with Suspect Bowling Ac
LV= Insurance County Championship fixtures confirmed for Division Stage
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has today released the fixtures for the Division Stage of the LV= Insurance County Championship.
The month-long title-deciding phase of the LV= Insurance County Championship begins on Monday 30 August with four additional rounds of matches to be staged to confirm the champions across three divisions.
Warwickshire will begin ‘Super September’ as t
Opening match of The Hundred sets UK record for women's cricket
The opening match of The Hundred has become the most watched women's cricket match (across both international and domestic) in the UK on record.
Across BBC Two, Sky Sports Cricket, Main Event and Mix the match drew a peak audience of 1.95m as the exciting clash between Oval Invincibles and Manchester Originals reached its final stages at The Kia Oval last night. The coverage across all channels
Chris Silverwood names squad for opening two LV= Insurance Tests against India
England Men’s Head Coach Chris Silverwood has named a 17-player squad for the opening two Tests of the LV= Insurance Test Series against India starting at Trent Bridge on Wednesday 4 August 2021.
England Men’s Test Squad:
Joe Root (Yorkshire) Captain
James Anderson (Lancashire)
Jonny Bairstow (Yorkshire)
Dom Bess (Yorkshire)
Stuart Broad (Nottinghamshire)
Rory Burns (Surre
World first: Sky Sports and The Hundred unveil ground-breaking technology to enhance the spectator experience
The Hundred (a new 100-ball cricket competition) and Sky have joined forces to develop an industry first augmented reality experience on a scale never before seen in sport by creating avatars using motion capture. Sky and The Hundred have captured players’ full range of movement in accurate detail, which will be used to enhance Sky’s TV broadcast coverage and at home fan experience via The Hundred