County Championship: Keaton Jennings’ 171 not out puts Durham on top

County Championship: Keaton Jennings’ 171 not out puts Durham on top

Keaton Jennings has an average of more than 66 in the Championship this season Keaton Jennings scored 171 not out as Durham set Nottinghamshire a target of 317 to win at Chester-le-Street. The opener’s 162-run fourth-wicket partnership with nightwatchman Graham Onions helped the hosts recover from 78-3 to 240-4, when the latter fell lbw to […]

Fraser hails ‘magnificent’ England, but warns of ODI tedium

Fraser hails ‘magnificent’ England, but warns of ODI tedium

Alex Hales’ knock of 171 eclipsed Robin Smith’s 167 against Australia in 1993 England selector Angus Fraser has praised England’s “magnificent” record-breaking one-day international performances, but says continued dominance of bat over ball could “become a bit boring”. Eoin Morgan’s side broke the world record for an ODI score when they posted 444-3 against Pakistan. […]

Courtney Walsh: West Indies great to become Bangladesh bowling coach

Courtney Walsh: West Indies great to become Bangladesh bowling coach

Walsh (centre) is the West Indies’ most successful Test bowler with 519 wickets Former West Indies fast bowler Courtney Walsh has agreed to become Bangladesh’s bowling coach on a three-year deal. Walsh, 53, has been a West Indies selector for two years and his contract with Bangladesh will run until the 2019 World Cup in […]

England v Pakistan: Ben Stokes returns to the England T20 squad

England v Pakistan: Ben Stokes returns to the England T20 squad

Ben Stokes failed to defend 19 runs in the final over of the World T20 in April Ben Stokes has returned to the England Twenty20 squad for the first time since being hit for four sixes in the final over of the World T20, when West Indies beat England. Joe Root, Alex Hales, Moeen Ali […]

Finch equals Aussie record to complete series win over SL

Finch equals Aussie record to complete series win over SL

George Bailey’s (right) unbeaten 90 helped Australia secure a series victory against Sri Lanka Aaron Finch equalled the Australian record for the fastest one-day international half-century to help his side complete a 3-1 series victory over Sri Lanka in Dambulla. Opener Finch took just 18 balls to reach his fifty – equalling Glenn Maxwell’s record […]

England hit ODI record in series win – video & report

England hit ODI record in series win – video & report

Media playback is not supported on this device Highlights: England rack up world-record ODI score England posted the highest ever one-day international total as they beat Pakistan by 169 runs at Trent Bridge to secure a series victory. Alex Hales struck a record 171 and Jos Buttler made England’s fastest ever 50 from 22 balls […]