Northamptonshire film of Don Bradman unearthed in attic

Northamptonshire film of Don Bradman unearthed in attic

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDon Bradman video uncovered in attic – no sound Rare footage of Australian cricketer Sir Donald Bradman batting in England in 1934 has been unearthed in an attic. Bradman, who played for Australia between 1928 and 1948, is regarded as the best batsman in Test history. A […]

India probe over women's cricket match-fixing claim

India probe over women's cricket match-fixing claim

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption India’s sports betting industry is among the worlds largest Indian police have registered a case against two alleged bookies for approaching a cricketer from the women’s national team to fix matches. The alleged incident took place in February before the start of a limited-overs series against England. Rakesh Bafna […]

Cheshire village cricket club recalls 'homesick' Steve Smith

Cheshire village cricket club recalls 'homesick' Steve Smith

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Steve Smith continued his imperious form in the Ashes Test match at the Oval on Friday He is the world’s greatest batsman and has tormented England in a topsy-turvy Ashes cricket contest. But Australian hero Steve Smith, 30, once had a much less glorious summer on English soil. A […]

Geoffrey Boycott 'doesn't give a toss' about knighthood criticism

Geoffrey Boycott 'doesn't give a toss' about knighthood criticism

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSir Geoffrey Boycott told Today he ‘couldn’t give a toss’ about knighthood criticism Geoffrey Boycott has said he “couldn’t give a toss” about criticism over Theresa May awarding him a knighthood in her resignation honours list. Domestic abuse charities and Labour said the honour should be removed […]

Mohammad Shami: India cricket board to not take action against bowler

Mohammad Shami: India cricket board to not take action against bowler

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Shami has represented India 87 times in all formats of the game since 2012. India’s cricket board has said it will not take action against fast bowler Mohammad Shami, after police issued an arrest warrant for him. The warrant comes a year after the cricketer was charged with domestic […]

Newspaper headlines: Ben Stokes' Ashes heroism, and odds on a no-deal Brexit

Newspaper headlines: Ben Stokes' Ashes heroism, and odds on a no-deal Brexit

Image copyright Getty Images England cricketer Ben Stokes is pictured across the front pages, arms spread wide with bat held aloft, as he celebrates having led England to an unlikely comeback victory over Australia in the third Ashes Test at Headingley. “Big Ben strikes again,” says the Daily Star, remembering what the Guardian calls a […]

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