Watch Morgan hit record 17 sixes England captain Eoin Morgan said he never thought in his “wildest dreams” that he would produce an innings like the one that saw him hit a record 17 sixes against Afghanistan. Morgan scored an astonishing 148 from 71 balls in his side’s 150-run in the World Cup at Old
June 18 Hashmatullah Shahidi will never forget Old Trafford and Old Trafford can never forget Hashmatullah. Hit flush on the side of his helmet by a Mark Wood short ball when on 24, Afghanistan’s top-scorer ignored his broken helmet and the doctor’s advice to walk off the field. He stood his ground he says, for
Warwickshire 192 for 5 (Sibley 60) trail Yorkshire 259 (Patterson 60, Hannon-Dalby 5-76, Miles 4-44) by 67 runs There are times when cricket is defined by tumbling stumps, frenzied tension and the arcs of Eoin Morgan’s sixes. And there are those days when maiden overs, skilful leaves and the patience of saints are more than
Marcus Stoinis could return to the Australian team for Thursday’s group game against Bangladesh after a side strain forced him to miss two matches. The allrounder bowled and batted during training at Trent Bridge and, while Justin Langer said Stoinis wasn’t certain to play in the next match, he has allayed initial fears he could
Play 00:59 Hussey on Morgan: Some of the best hitting I’ve seen England 397 for 6 (Morgan 148, Bairstow 90, Naib 3-68) beat Afghanistan 247 for 8 (Shahidi 76, Archer 3-52) by 150 runs As it happened That England decimated another attack,
Nottinghamshire 208 for 4 (Nash 67, Patel 42*) trail Kent 309 (Crawley 111, Stewart 59, Pattinson 6-73) by 101 runs Wily Nottinghamshire veterans Chris Nash and Samit Patel dug in throughout much of the late afternoon gloom in Tunbridge Wells to edge their side into the solid position of 208 for 4 at the mid-point
Sussex 185 for 6 (Brown 64*, Parnell 4-59) v Worcestershire Kidderminster Cricket Club last staged County Championship cricket during the floods of 2008 and this time last week had no reason to suspect they would be hosting another match any time soon. Then came the deluge that left New Road under three feet of water.
Glamorgan 274 for 9 (Lloyd 59, Labuschagne 51, Cullen 50, Finn 5-64) trail Middlesex 410 (Stirling 138, Robson 107) by 136 runs Middlesex and Glamorgan look destined to share the spoils in Radlett’s inaugural County Championship fixture after rain restricted them to 48 overs on day three. The prospects of a positive result rested mainly
Three sixes in an over take Morgan to his hundred A terrible prediction or inspired motivation? England captain Eoin Morgan broke the record for most sixes in a one-day international innings during England’s World Cup game against Afghanistan, but it was a text from a BBC Sport reader that caused a stir on social media.
It took Rwanda women just four balls to finish their chase after Mali women were bowled out for a record-low 6 in the Kwibuka Women’s T20 tournament in the Rwandan capital of Kigali City. The record for the lowest women’s T20I team total before Tuesday was 14, China women’s score against UAE women in January
Three sixes in an over take Morgan to his hundred ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, Old Trafford England 397-6 (50 overs): Morgan 148 (71), Bairstow 90 (99), Root 88 (82) Afghanistan: Yet to bat Scorecard; Table; Schedule England captain Eoin Morgan broke the record for sixes in a one-day international innings with an astonishing display
Australia women’s wicketkeeper Alyssa Healy has channelled Glenn McGrath in predicting Australia will not lose a game in the upcoming women’s Ashes series against England. Australia are the current women’s Ashes holders but retained them only after a drawn series in Australia in 2017-18. The women’s Ashes are determined under a points system which includes
Jun 17, 2019 Melinda Farrell Close Melinda Farrell is a presenter with ESPNcricinfo Australia’s search for their best starting XI this World Cup continues, according to assistant coach Brad Haddin. Australia are comfortably placed with four wins and a loss to India, but there’s a sense that a few of the wins haven’t been entirely
Glamorgan 112 for 3 (Labuschagne 51) trail Middlesex 410 (Stirling 138, Robson 107) by 298 runs Centuries for Paul Stirling and Sam Robson put Middlesex firmly in charge after two days of their Specsavers County Championship Division Two clash with Glamorgan at Radlett. Stirling hit a Championship career-best 138, his first four-day century in almost
Yorkshire 208 for 8 (Ballance 54, Miles 4-32, Hannon-Dalby 3-60) against Warwickshire The last time Yorkshire played at York Kent turned up with eight players, Bobby Peel took nine wickets and one of the spectators, Prince Albert Victor, a grandson of Queen Victoria, was later suspected of being Jack the Ripper. No crowd figure survives
Lancashire 8 for 1 trail Derbyshire 153 (Anderson 5-18) by 145 runs Unlike Worcester, which pays a heavy price for its glorious proximity to the Severn, Derbyshire’s home ground can normally handle a deluge with few far-reaching effects. Last week’s downpours were exceptional, though. Spectators encouraged by a warm, drying wind to anticipate a prompt
Play 01:06 Is Shakib Al Hasan the player of the World Cup? Bangladesh 322 for 3 (Shakib 124*, Liton 94*, Tamim 48) beat West Indies 321 for 8 (Hope 96, Lewis 70, Hetmyer 50, Mustafizur 3-59, Saifuddin 3-72) by seven wickets As it
Leicestershire 343 for 5 (Dexter 180, Azad 137) v Gloucestershire A partnership of 320, a first-class record for the county’s second wicket, between Neil Dexter and Hassan Azad put Leicestershire in a strong position after the Foxes had been asked to bat by Gloucestershire in the Specsavers County Championship match at the Fischer County Ground.