Basil D'Oliveira: Buy-a-brick plea to honour cricket legend

Basil D'Oliveira: Buy-a-brick plea to honour cricket legend

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Basil D’Oliveira played for Worcestershire between 1964 and 1980 Cricket fans can take part in creating a memorial for Worcestershire legend Basil D’Oliveira – by buying a brick for a pavilion in his name. The South African club where the cricketer learned to play is honouring its famous son […]

Sourav Ganguly: Can former India captain score big as cricket chief?

Sourav Ganguly: Can former India captain score big as cricket chief?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ganguly has a huge fan following in cricket crazy India Sourav Ganguly, one of India’s most successful cricket captains, takes over as president of the country’s cricket board on Wednesday, kicking off a new chapter in its history, writes the BBC’s Vikas Pandey in Delhi. Cricket is a religion […]

Lancashire's Old Trafford cricket ground to get new stand

Lancashire's Old Trafford cricket ground to get new stand

Image copyright Lancashire County Cricket Club Image caption An artist’s impression shows the plans for Old Trafford Lancashire’s cricket stadium is due to get a new stand, increasing its seating capacity to 26,700. The 4,850-seater stand will replace the Red Rose Suite at the Old Trafford ground, which hosted the most matches during this year’s […]

The Hundred: Cricket tournament criticised over snack deal

The Hundred: Cricket tournament criticised over snack deal

Image copyright Getty Images A new cricket tournament designed to appeal to children and families has been criticised by health campaigners for its snack food sponsorship. Each team in The Hundred, a new format from the England and Wales Cricket Board, features a KP Snacks logo. An anti-obesity group said brands such as KP wanted […]

Shane Warne: Cricket legend banned from driving

Shane Warne: Cricket legend banned from driving

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Shane Warne already had 15 penalty points on his licence Cricket legend Shane Warne has been banned from driving for 12 months after he admitted speeding. The 50-year-old pleaded guilty at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court to driving at 47mph in a 40mph zone in a hired Jaguar car in Kensington […]

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 […]

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