Monthly Archive:: May 2007
KENT’S Pakistan seam-bowler Yasir Arafat is regarded as the most valuable player in the LV Championship, because he has moved up to No 1 in the PCA computer rankings. His match figures of 9-153 against Hampshire last
PERCY Sonn, the president of the ICC, has died in Cape Town at the age of 57 after complications that followed a routine colon operation. A lawyer by profession, the South African was always a lively figure
MARK Vermeulen, a player with an anger management problem, has been allowed to continue playing in Zimbabwe first class cricket after his arson trial was postponed again by the Zimbabwe High Court in Harare this week. He
TWO young Essex fast bowlers, Mervyn Westfield and Maurice Chambers, both 19, have suffered stress fractures in the spine that will prevent them from bowling for much of the remainder of this season.
BOB Woolmer probably died of natural causes as serious concerns linger within the Jamaican police investigating a case of apparent murder, according to a report in the Sunday Times . Doubts still remain about the conclusions of
LANCASHIRE have announced the death of their former all-rounder Peter Marner, who passed away early this morning at the age of 71 after a three-month illness. Oldham-born, he remained the youngest player to represent Lancashire, at only
ENGLAND all-rounder Andrew Flintoff has become a Test doubt against the West Indies at Lord’s on Thursday after this media statement issued on behalf of ECB medical team: “Andrew Flintoff reported some discomfort in his left ankle
THE ICC chief executive Malcolm Speed today urged the Australian and Zimbabwean cricket authorities to agree to play their one-day series if at all possible, even if it meant using a neutral venue. Speed’s comments followed the
JON Lewis, out of the England side after ankle surgery, sounded glad that Duncan Fletcher had finally gone – and not just because the coach did not select him for a single game in the World Cup.
THE former Kent player Hartley Alleyn has been refused a work permit after almost 30 years by the Home Office Immigration Service, because he does not have an NVQ, despite holding a full-time job as boarding assistant