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 […]

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 caption One man features on each of Monday’s front pages. Cricketer Ben Stokes, who dragged England from a seemingly hopeless position to overhaul Australia in the third Ashes Test at Headingley, roars in celebration on the front of the Daily Mail. The paper combines that sporting fairytale with the record August bank holiday temperatures […]

Cricket umpire hit by ball in match dies in hospital

Cricket umpire hit by ball in match dies in hospital

Image copyright Western Telegraph Image caption John Williams was hit while officiating a match on 13 July A cricket umpire has died, one month after being hit on the head by a ball during an amateur match. John Williams, 80, from Hundleton, Pembrokeshire, was flown to hospital after being struck with the ball during a […]

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