County Cricket

Ben Stokes affray trial: Jury retires to consider verdicts

<b>The jury has retired to consider its verdicts in the trial of England cricketer Ben Stokes who is accused of knocking two men unconscious outside a nightclub.</b><p>Mr Stokes, 27, and Ryan Ali, 28, have denied affray at Bristol Crown Court.<p>Mr Stokes said he was acting in self-defence when he punched Mr …


Swindon 0-1 Forest Green: Tahvon Campbell strike sees off Robins

Tahvon Campbell booked Forest Green a spot in the second round of the Carabao Cup for the first time in their history as they beat Swindon 1-0 at the …

English Cricket

Sharks' Evans smashes window with six

Laurie Evans smashes a six into a window in the hospitality area during Sussex Sharks' T20 Blast game against Glamorgan on Tuesday in Hove<b>.</b><p><b>WATCH MORE</b>: Wyatt error hands Surrey Stars win in tense finale<p><i>Available to UK users only.</i>

Vitality Blast

Cricket ball hit for six narrowly misses BBC reporter

BBC reporter Stuart Flinders had a "narrow escape" when a cricket ball missed his head by inches while he was recording at a game.<p>The North West Tonight presenter was reporting on the match between Lancashire Thunder and Yorkshire Diamonds at Blackpool when a ball hit for six bounced past him.<p>He …


Tuesday’s best TV: On the Edge: Through the Gates; A Passage to Britain

<b>On the Edge: Through the Gates</b><p><b>10pm, Channel 4</b><p>Through the Gates forms the first in a three-part drama anthology about criminal justice, involving a young offender, a witness and a victim. It features bravura perfomances by Ria Zmitrowicz as Aimee, a delinquent teenager rejected by her family, and …

Luxury Lifestyle

Bristol is 'full of perverts and disease-riddled prostitutes from the local universities' claims local UKIP councillor on Ben Stokes case

A UKIP councillor, notorious for his extreme tweets, has slated the entire city of Bristol with an astonishing assessment of the city’s night-time …


County cricket talking points: who will reach the T20 Blast last eight?

Ball one: Red Rose withers, then blooms<p>After six weeks of sixes, the T20 Blast enters its last rounds of matches this week. Lancashire have just completed a busy one, starting with a deflating defeat to table-topping Durham, Liam Trevaskis making a name for himself conceding just two off a …


Done Deal: Bolton Wanderers sign Marcus Wood & Yoan Zouma

New signings for the U23s<p>Bolton Wanderers have just announced the double signing of Lindsay Yoan Zouma & Marcus Wood.<p>A signing that will surprise absolutely no one, 20 year old Frenchman Lindsay Yoan Zouma has joined from Ligue 1 side Angers SCO on a two year deal.<p>Zouma, the younger brother of …


Yorkshire back steward

England and Surrey bowler Tom Curran has called Somerset fans 'peasants' and Taunton 'the worst cricket crowd I have ever experienced'.<p>Curran, elder …


Marcelo Bielsa fan travels from Argentina to meet his idol at Leeds United match

Eagle-eyed Whites fans may have spotted an Argentine shaking boss Marcelo Bielsa's hand at Pride Park yesterday.<p>The man, dressed in a Newell's Old …


MATCH OF THEIR DAY - Swindon legend Don Rogers on scoring against Arsenal at Wembley: 'The greatest few seconds of my life... then it's all a blur!'

Don Rogers is reliving the moment in the 1969 League Cup final when he skipped away from the Arsenal back four, raced towards keeper Bob Wilson, sent …


Glamorgan’s Colin Ingram Shows Off New Training That Helps in Big Hitting

| Updated: August 11, 2018, 11:04 AM IST<p>Colin Ingram.<p>Loading...<p>South African cricketer Colin Ingram may not be a part of the national set-up …

India News

Ateeq Javid post Derbyshire Falcons T20 abandonment


The anatomy of a run-out disaster between Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli at Lord's

James Anderson was bowling 80mph legspin, like a 21st Century version of Sydney Barnes. Swinging the ball late down the slope on a green-tinged wicket at Lord’s, Anderson was best played from the other end.<p>Cheteshwar Pujara was recalled for moments just like this. At Edgbaston, Virat Kohli was the …

Virat Kohli | Von Berg remembers meeting 'hero' Warne

Shaun von Berg has told the story of when he first met his childhood hero and Australian legend, Shane Warne.

Sri Lanka

'I reckon that's as far as I've ever seen a six hit'

Watch Glamorgan captain Colin Ingram hit a massive six on his way to a match-winning 71 not out in the T20 Blast game against Hampshire.<p><b>WATCH MORE:</b>'My word! That is sensational' - Diving Willey catch removes Lilley in Roses match<p><i>Available to UK users only.</i>

English Cricket

Lizelle Lee, Marizanne Kapp keep Surrey Stars in the hunt

Lee, the opener, made short work of the target of 101 after rain shortened the game against Loughborough Lightning to 13 overs a side on Thursday, 9 …


Ben Stokes tells jury he had at least nine drinks on night of brawl

The England cricketer Ben Stokes has told a jury he had drunk at least seven vodka and mixer drinks and “two or three pints” of beer during a night that ended in a street brawl.<p>Taking to the witness box for the first time during his trial for affray, Stokes said he only engaged in a fight because …


Tim Bresnan: Yorkshire all-rounder secures future at Headingley with two-year deal

Tim Bresnan has signed a two-year contract extension with Yorkshire, keeping the all-rounder at Headingley until the end of the 2020 season.


Somerset’s Johann Myburgh SNAPS his bat in half as he hits huge boundary in T20 win over Hampshire

Johann Myburgh broke his bat in half when he hit a boundary during Somerset's six-wicket win at Hampshire in the T20 Blast.<p>The 37-year-old - who …


Passerby CUFFS man who he caught having sex on a cricket field in full view of children around the head after the couple refused to stop despite SEVERAL 999 calls

An angry father slapped a man having sex with a woman in front of cricket-playing children after police failed to turn up and confront the …


Prolific form revives Ian Bell's thoughts of England comeback

3:03 PM ET<p>A prolific season with Warwickshire and Birmingham Bears has renewed Ian Bell's hunger for the game to the extent that he has entertained …


Ben Stokes told 'shut up or I'll bottle you', court hears

Court hears how Stokes "felt under threat of immediate attack"<p>Ben Stokes was told "shut up or I'll bottle you" after he took exception to two men …


India vs England: Virat Kohli tells debutant Ollie Pope, 'Enjoy, but don't score runs'

England's youngster Oliver 'Ollie' Pope is all set to make to his test cricket debut on Thursday in the Lord's test match against India. Pope, who …


De Kock withdraws from Nottinghamshire deal

Quinton de Kock has withdrawn from his proposed stint with Nottinghamshire at the request of Cricket South Africa.<p>De Kock had been scheduled to …


Colin Ackermann post Durham Jets defeat T20

English Cricket

India vs England: Clamour grows for Cheteshwar Pujara’s inclusion in Lord’s Test

Cheteshwar Pujara may not have set alight county cricket with his Yorkshire stint but many believe the time he spent in the country gives him a …

Cheteshwar Pujara

Former Protea struck down with 'mystery illness'

2018-08-07 10:56<p>Colin Ingram (Getty)<p>Cape Town - Former Proteas batsman <b>Colin Ingram</b> is healthy once again after being struck down with a mystery …

Sport (South Africa)

Checkatrade Trophy preview: Swindon start | Official Site | Chelsea Football Club

Swindon Town are the hosts at the County Ground in a game that kicks off at 7.45pm. Here, the official Chelsea website previews the action...<p>The …


Johann Myburgh: Somerset batsman to retire at end of the season

<b>Somerset batsman Johann Myburgh will retire from professional cricket at the end of the season.</b><p>The 37-year-old, who is on a white-ball contract this year, has scored 1,332 first-class runs at an average of 33.30 since joining the club in 2014.<p>"I have felt so at home here in Taunton," the South …