Monthly Archive:: September 2007
BATSMAN Yuvraj Singh, credited with the biggest six and renowned for his six sixes in one over off the England fast bowler Stuart Broad, was presented with a Porsche by a senior Indian Board official when the
THE wife of the former Sussex and England batsman Alan Wells has been found dead at Beachy Head. Melanie Wells, 45, was seen walking along cliffs before disappearing over the edge, according to a report in the
THE bookmakers enjoyed the ICC World Twenty20 tournament and India’s gripping five-run win in final at Johannesburg, with one firm describing it as a “bonanza”. Ladbrokes reported enormous betting interest in the South African event, with competitive
Club cricket PLAYERS at a London club were criticised by their chairman for refusing to play on the morning of a Sunday match because their clubhouse had been daubed with racist graffiti overnight. Doors and shutters of
THE Essex fast bowling coach Ian Pont is to leave the club in December to concentrate on developing his own coaching business. The ECB National skill sets coach and author of the excellent The Fast Bowler’s Bible
Club cricket THE pavilion at Hambledon CC will have to be demolished after a fire on Sunday, which destroyed all the club’s memorabilia and trophies. The Hambledon secretary Chris de Mellow said: “Very, very little has survived.
THE Sunday Telegraph thrashed the Daily Telegraph by seven wickets in their eagerly awaited 35-over clash at Peppard, near Henley-on-Thames. Chasing the Daily’s respectable total of 186 for three, the Sunday’s opening pair put on 161 in
THE Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has been sent home before the start of the ICC World Twenty20 after a dressing room incident in Johannesburg that left his new ball colleague Mohammad Asif with a bruised thigh.
THE ECB have confirmed that there are two nominations for the role of chairman – an unpaid and demanding post held in the past by Lord MacLaurin and David Morgan. The candidates are Giles Clarke (Somerset chairman