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 […]

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 […]