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Angelo Mathews survives after scare
10 September 2016
Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews had his helmet to thank for after being hit by a nasty delivery from Australian pacer Scott Boland. The incident took place in the 5th ball of the 13th over in the 4th ODI between hosts Sri Lanka and visitors Australia in Dambulla.
CHRIS ROGERS BACKS SAFER HELMET DIRECTIVE
29 April 2016
As reported by the Guardian: Former Australian Test opener Chris Rogers has applauded measures taking helmet choice out of the hands of players. His comments follow the the decision of England cricketers Alastair Cook and Jonathan Trott to defy a directive this month to use the safer England and Wales Cricket Board-approved helmets, which brought them in line with decisions made by Cricket Australia last year, instead reverting to the helmets they had worn throughout their careers.
WHY CRICKET NEEDS TO SUPPORT SAFER HELMETS
19 April 2016
Kieswetter, Broad, Shehzad, McClenaghan, Rossouw, Miller, Samuels, Pollard… all high profile players who have recently suffered serious facial injuries whilst wearing an 'old style' helmet. There are many more examples in the next tier of the sport that never make the news...
AUSTRALIA BECOME NEW NUMBER ONE TEST SIDE
25 February 2016
Australia's victory over New Zealand means they have finished two points ahead of India and become the number-one ranked test side before the April 1 cut-off date.
BUTTLER TOPS ENGLAND T20 MVP RANKINGS
23 February 2016
Jos Buttler's superlative performances in the two-match series against South Africa have seen him rapidly shoot to the top of the England T20 MVP Rankings.
AUSTRALIA FILLING UP THE TALENT POOL
18 February 2016
It has been more than two decades since Australia have had a pool of batting talent this good. 10 players aged 23 or younger have already scored 14 centuries between them in this season's Sheffield Shield.
NORFOLK CRICKET BOARD ANNOUNCEMENT
15 February 2016
Norfolk Cricket Board have agreed to make it mandatory, and with immediate effect, for all County Age Group players to wear a helmet that meets the new ECB safety standards.
DE KOCK TON KEEPS ODI SERIES ALIVE
10 February 2016
Quinton de Kock scored a masterful century as South Africa kept their one-day series with England alive despite Joe Root's highest score in his ODI history.
WOMEN'S WORLD CUP 2017 VENUES ANNOUNCED
5 February 2016
The Women's World Cup 2017 venues have been confirmed!vDerbyshire, Gloucestershire, Leicestershire, Lord’s and Somerset will host all the exciting match-ups from games played between 26 June to 23 July.