Friday, 28 January 2022

Tag Archives: county championship

Tendulkar: Playing for Yorkshire helped me gain exposure

BIRMINGHAM: Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Friday recounted his days at English County side Yorkshire as a 19-year old, saying the “special” stint helped him gain exposure and have better understanding of conditions in England. “Flashback to my county cricket days! As a 19 year old cricketer, playing for @Yorkshireccc ...

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Hampshire cancel Lyon deal amid virus chaos

LONDON: Australia spinner Nathan Lyon will not play for English county Hampshire this year after a mutual decision was made to cancel his contract because of the coronavirus chaos. Lyon is third on Australia s all-time Test wicket-taker list with 390 scalps and his signing was a big coup for ...

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Babar Azam to play for Somerset in County Championship

MANCHESTER: Pakistan batsman Babar Azam will be available to play for Somerset in their County Championship match against Warwickshire at Edgbaston on 18 August. The 24-year-old is currently playing for Somerset in the T20 Blast, but has now also agreed to face the Bears. Babar, who scored 474 runs for ...

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Ian Bell steps down as Warwickshire captain

LONDON: Former England batting great Ian Bell has taken the drastic step of resigning as Warwickshire captain in order to resolve his lack of runs. The 35-year-old – who played the last of his 118 Tests against Pakistan in 2015 – has failed to sparkle with the bat this term ...

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