Sunday, 28 November 2021

Tag Archives: Sussex

Ollie Robinson suspended for abusive tweets

 Photo Credit: AP LONDON – England fast bowler Ollie Robinson was suspended from international cricket on Sunday pending an investigation into discriminatory tweets he posted from 2012-13. Robinson will not be available for the second test against New Zealand starting Thursday, the England and Wales Cricket Board said. Robinson made his ...

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Lord’s and Hove to stage inaugural Hundred finals

LONDON: Lord’s and Hove will stage next year’s inaugural finals of English cricket’s controversial new Hundred competition, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced. Hove, in Sussex, will be the venue for the women’s final on August 14, with Lord’s, widely regarded as the sport’s spiritual home, staging the men’s ...

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Mir Hamza to make county debut with Sussex

LONDON: Pakistan’s Test fast bowler Mir Hamza will make his county debut this season after signing with Sussex for nine first-class matches in 2019. 26-year-old Hamza, who played his only Test last October against Australia, will join the county team in May this year. “Hamza will be available for eight ...

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T20 Blast: Ben Stokes set to play for Durham

LONDON: England all-rounder Ben Stokes will be available to play as a specialist batsman for Durham in their Twenty20 Blast quarter-final at home to Sussex, the county said. Stokes was initially ruled out of Friday’s match at Durham’s Chester-le-Street headquarters after suffering minor discomfort in his left knee during England’s ...

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Ishant Sharma joins Sussex

LONDON: Ishant Sharma has decided to join English County for the first time in his career. The Indian Test specialist has signed up for County side Sussex. With the IPL set to take place from April 7 to May 27 and no Test matches scheduled for India immediately after that, ...

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Britney announces final Piece of Me Tour

LONDON: Britney Spears is bringing her final run of her ‘Britney: Piece of Me Tour’ to London’s The O2 on August 24. The pop megastar has been performing the same show since it opened at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas in December 2013 to ...

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Jason Gillespie to coach Sussex

LONDON: English county side Sussex named former Australia pace bowler Jason Gillespie as their new head coach on Monday. The 42-year-old led Yorkshire to promotion from the second division in 2012 and back-to-back titles in 2014 and 2015. He ran Trevor Bayliss close when he was appointed as England coach ...

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19 buses destroyed in West Sussex blaze

MANCHESTER: An investigation is underway after a large fire at an old cement works in West Sussex, being used to store coaches and buses. The blaze in Shoreham in the early hours of Sunday completely destroyed 19 vehicles and damaged four others, according to West Sussex Fire and Rescue. Six ...

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