ECB diversity strategy to focus on black communities

The ECB have announced the first phase of its strategy to increase diversity in cricket, with particular focus on greater inclusivity for black communities. ECB chief executive Tom Harrison admitted that English cricket’s governing body have had to “confront some uncomfortable truths” having faced increased scrutiny – both from outside and within – amid the […]

Test cricket is back but how will it be different on its return?

It feels like an eternity since England’s players left the field in Colombo, their tour of Sri Lanka having been postponed due to the spread of coronavirus across the globe. Nearly four months on though, and Test cricket is back as England begin their three-match series against the West Indies, live on Sky Sports, on […]

Club cricket can resume next weekend, Boris Johnson reveals

CLUB cricket can resume next weekend, Boris Johnson has said. He joked that he had consulted the “third umpire” over whether it is safe to give the go-ahead and they had given the green light. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates New government guidance on how to play the […]

We look at the West Indies squad England will face in Test series

England will face a West Indies team with a strong Barbados contingent in their behind-closed-doors three-Test series Nine of the 15 players named in the tourists’ squad are from the island, a number of whom have proved thorns in England’s side in the past. Watch England vs West Indies on Sky England vs W Indies […]

West Indies cricket legend Sir Everton Weekes dies at the age of 95

BREAKING NEWS: West Indies cricket legend Sir Everton Weekes dies at the age of 95 The legendary West Indies batsman Sir Everton Weekes has died at the age of 95  Weekes had passed away after an illness at his Christ Church home in Barbados  He played 48 Tests across a 10-year career, scoring 4455 runs […]

Joe Root: England captain to miss West Indies first Test

Joe Root will miss England’s first Test against West Indies in order to be at the birth of his second child. The Test captain will leave the training camp at the Ageas Bowl on Wednesday afternoon in order to be with his wife, Carrie, who is expecting to give birth later this week. Watch England […]