Ed Joyce’s role in an emphatic victory for Sussex, their first at Edgbaston since 1982 and completed at 11.55am on the final day, only underlined the mystery of how the Dublin-born batsman has never played Test cricket.
The England and Wales Cricket Board is considering appointing a double act of Lancashire coach Peter Moores and Sussex coach Mark Robinson to lead the country into the post-Andy Flower era.
Mickey Arthur is no stranger to chaos. After all, it’s not every day that an Ashes coach loses his job before a ball has even been bowled in anger.
Kevin Pietersen will be unable to begin his post-England career today, as a finger injury keeps him out of Delhi Daredevils’ first Indian Premier League game of the season.
Durham 452 & 244; Northamptonshire 378 & 205-9 Match drawn Continue reading… …
Appointment unlikely to be made before Easter First one-day game against Scotland is on 9 May Continue reading… …
Delhi’s new captain is injured and will miss the start of the IPL season but the Daredevils are confident the former England batsman will eventually have a major …
Essex 94 & 425; Derbyshire 154 & 312 Essex won by 53 runs Continue reading… …
Nottinghamshire 326 & 224; Middlesex 439-9d & 112-0 Middlesex win by 10 wickets Continue reading… …
Gloucestershire 304 & 332; Hampshire 422 & 215-2 Hampshire win by eight wickets Continue reading… …
Pietersen sustained injury during fielding drills at Surrey He was meant to captain Delhi against Bangalore on Thursday Continue reading… …
The Southern Stars captain on winning the World Twenty20, losing the Ashes and how to build the women’s game Continue reading… …
Neither of these sides can expect to experience another match this season in which momentum shifts as heavily as it did here, one way and then the other.
Warwickshire 87 & 471; Sussex 229 & 273-2 Joyce follows 117 in first innings with unbeaten 125 Continue reading… …
Ed Joyce struck hundreds in both innings of a game for the first time in his career to put Sussex on course for back-to-back Division One victories on day three against Warwickshire.
Alastair Cook has urged a new wave of England hopefuls to prove themselves in the County Championship over the coming weeks.
England captain Alastair Cook has admitted the team’s recent struggles mean there are “quite a few places up for grabs”.