Nicky Ajose recently joined Mansfield Town on loan from Charlton Athletic. The striker was photographed shaking hands with Mansfield’s CEO, Carolyn Radford. When a player leaves a club, their departure is sometimes met with elation, sometimes with disappointment, and sometimes with fans thinking of what could’ve been. On one Facebook group for Charlton fans, however, … Continue reading Calling out Sexism in Football
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With the Vitality Blast just days away, we take a look at some of the county players who could make a sizeable mark on this years domestic T20 competition.
With the 2018 Specsavers County Championship well underway we thought we'd have a rundown of the various teams' histories. The first team under the spotlight are Somerset. Currently third in Division 1 of the Championship, Somerset will be looking to push for their first ever title this year; surprising when you consider how consistently strong … Continue reading All Time Somerset XI – County Championship Series
After Zimbabwe thrashed Ireland by 107 runs today, it is much clearer as to what each team needs in order to finish in the top two of the Super Sixes and thus qualify for the 2019 World Cup. Super Sixes Table: If any of: Zimbabwe, Scotland, or the West Indies win all of their … Continue reading What Each Team Needs to Qualify for the 2019 World Cup
Following on from the World Cup Qualifiers Group stage that finished on Monday, six teams will compete for the two spots available at the 2019 World Cup. By virtue of qualifying for this stage, Scotland and the UAE have achieved ODI status for the next international cycle. The six teams all finished in the top … Continue reading A Run Down of the Super Sixes and ODI Qualification Play-Offs
The 3rd Round of the Cricket World Cup Qualifiers proved just as dismal for Afghanistan as the previous two, while the West Indies survived an early wobble to beat Papua New Guinea, the UAE overcame the Netherlands and Scotland became the first team to qualify for the Super Sixes by beating Nepal. Hong Kong … Continue reading Hong Kong Shock Afghanistan; Wins for UAE and West Indies as Scotland Qualify for Super Sixes
Scotland and Ireland maintained their perfect records after wins in Round 2 of the World Cup Qualifier, whilst the West Indies won their first game while a classic encounter played out between Zimbabwe and Afghanistan. Zimbabwe 196 ao (43 overs): Taylor 89, Raza 60; Rashid 3-38, Mujeeb 3-49 Afghanistan 194ao (49.3 overs): Shah 69, … Continue reading Wins for Ireland, West Indies, and Scotland, as Zimbabwe Beat Afghanistan in 2-run Thriller
The first round of World Cup Qualifiers were played today, with Ireland, the UAE, Zimbabwe, and Scotland all winning their opening matches. Afghanistan 255 ao (50 overs): Nabi 92, N Zadran 67; Wheal 3-36, 3-42 Berrington Scotland 256-3 (47.2 overs): MacLeod 157*, Berrington 67; M Zadran 2-47 Scotland win by 7 wickets Scotland comfortably … Continue reading Wins for Ireland, UAE, and Zimbabwe, as Scotland Overcome Afghanistan in World Cup Qualifiers
Test Cricket In 2017, David Warner became the closest batsman to ever fall short of 1000+ runs in a calendar year. Warner scored 997 runs. The previous record holder was AB de Villiers in 2010, with 996 runs. India, on their tour of Sri Lanka now have the second highest lowest score in … Continue reading 2017: A Year in Random Cricket Stats