Monthly Archive:: April 2008
THE former West Indies all-rounder Vasbert Drakes has been appointed as the new coach of the United Arab Emirates, replacing Kabir Khan, who has stepped down to take a Level Four coaching course in Scotland.
Club cricket HARROGATE Council have allowed players use a cricket ground in the town as long as they don’t hit sixes. This compromise is intended to protect local home owners within range of Harrogate CC’s second ground
Club cricket THE future of Oulton CC has been jeopardised by Leeds City Council because, after existing rent-free for 130 years through the goodwill of a Victorian land owner, the club face a charge of £2,000 a
THE largest Indian integrated telecommunications company Reliance have become the new sponsors of the ICC rankings for teams and players through to 2015. The computer-generated listings will now be known as the Reliance Mobile ICC Rankings. Sanjay
MARK LANE, an ECB staff coach, has appointed to guide the England women’s team at a high point in their fortunes. Lane, the Berkshire wicketkeeper in minor counties cricket, took over as acting head coach in Australia
LANCASHIRE and Sussex are the 7/2 joint favourites to win this year’s LV County Championship Division One, according to bookmakers Ladbrokes. Lancashire missed their first championship success since 1950 on the final afternoon of last season when
JACK Simmons has stood down after almost 11 years as Lancashire chairman, saying his decision not to stand for re-election had nothing to do with his new responsibility as ECB chairman of cricket. Michael Cairns OBE was