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Cricket and coronavirus: What will happen with 2020 season?

An England side featuring Ben Stokes are scheduled to play six Tests this summerThe coronavirus lockdown has hit the UK...

Janet Bairstow: Yorkshire appoint England batsman’s mother as vice-president

Janet Bairstow (left) and Jonny Bairstow, who has played in 70 Test matches for EnglandEngland batsman Jonny Bairstow’s mother has...

Cricket: Glamorgan boss Wallace eyes short-format focus if season starts

Mark Wallace played for Glamorgan for 18 seasons before retiring in 2017 and became director of cricket there in December,...

Ireland v Bangladesh: Seven-match series postponed because of coronavirus

Bangladesh defeated Ireland in a one-day encounter at Clontarf last MayThe seven-match series between Ireland and Bangladesh in May has...

Former Scotland captain Majid Haq tests positive for coronavirus

Majid Haq played for Scotland between 2006 and 2015Former Scotland cricket captain Majid Haq announced on Twitter he has tested...

County season delayed until at least 28 May because of coronavirus

Essex won the County Championship title last seasonThe county cricket season will not start until at least 28 May because...

Alec Stewart: The Hundred & T20 Blast may be only domestic cricket

Alec Stewart played 133 Tests and 170 one-day internationals during his playing careerThe Hundred and the T20 Blast may be...

Colin Ackermann: Leicestershire batsman replaces Paul Horton as captain

Colin Ackermann (left) replaces Paul Horton, who has led the Championship side since 2018Leicestershire have named batsman Colin Ackermann as...

Coronavirus; England switching West Indies Test series to Caribbean ‘unrealistic’

West Indies beat England 2-1 in their Test series in 2019Switching this summer's Test series from England to the Caribbean...

Coronavirus: ECB recommends all recreation cricket is suspended indefinitely

Cricket is the latest sport to be suspended at grassroots levelThe England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has recommended all...

Coronavirus: James Anderson says he is ‘anxious’ about the virus’ impact on cricket

Anderson has taken 584 wickets in 151 Tests for EnglandEngland bowler James Anderson says he is feeling "a bit anxious"...

Matthew Wade: Australia batsman unable to join Somerset because of injury

Matthew Wade has scored 1,440 Test runs for Australia and also played in 94 one-dayers and 29 T20 internationalsAustralia batsman...

Coronavirus: ECB and county bosses to discuss rescheduling cricket season

Essex's County Championship triumph in 2019 was their eighth in totalThe England and Wales Cricket Board will discuss the possible...

Alex Hales: England opener goes into self-isolation

Hales was representing Karachi Kings in the Pakistan Super LeagueEngland batsman Alex Hales says he is in self-isolation having developed...

Jofra Archer: England bowler condemns racist abuse on social media

Jofra Archer (left) has taken 30 wickets at an average of 27.40 in seven Tests for EnglandEngland bowler Jofra Archer...

Coronavirus: Six Surrey players self-isolating as precautionary measure

Surrey are scheduled to begin their Division One campaign at home to Somerset on 19 AprilSix of Surrey's men's squad...

British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards: Dina Asher-Smith & Jofra Archer win

Jofra Archer won the Cricket World Cup with England, while Dina Asher-Smith starred at the World ChampionshipsSprinter Dina Asher-Smith and...

Coronavirus: Ireland tour of Zimbabwe called off

Ireland and Zimbawe hope to play the six-match series at a later dateIreland's six-game tour of Zimbabwe next month has...

Karen Rothery: Leicestershire chief executive leaves Grace Road role

Leicestershire won just one County Championship Division Two game in 2019 and finished bottom of the tableChief executive Karen Rothery...

Coronavirus: Sussex cancel South Africa pre-season tour amid pandemic concerns

Sussex had been due to play Cardiff MCCU and Loughborough's university side in Cape TownSussex have ended their pre-season tour...

Coronavirus: Durham to cut short pre-season Zimbabwe tour

Durham were set for 17 days in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, for matches and warm-weather trainingDurham will cut short their training...

Coronavirus: Sri Lanka border closed to UK visitors

Some England fans were in Sri Lanka for the warm-up matches before the scheduled Test seriesSri Lanka has closed its...

Coronavirus: England’s Joe Root ‘relieved’ over cancelled Sri Lanka tour

Root led England off the field when their warm-up fixture in Sri Lanka was abandonedEngland captain Joe Root says the...

Coronavirus: Australia v New Zealand one-day and T20 series postponed

Australia's one-day international series against New Zealand was being played behind closed doors before its postponementAustralia's one-day international series against...

India-South Africa series off, Pakistan Super League condensed

Some fans wore masks to attend the first match in the series in Dharamsala, which was washed out by rainIndia's...

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