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Could Alistair Cook Be Stepping Down As Captain?

This week speculation arose over whether England cricket captain Alistair Cook would resign from his position after the Test series in India. Uncertainty over his future career grew after the 31-year-old hinted his captaincy days could be numbered in an interview with...

Internet Sensation Shines Light On Disability Cricket

When Liam Thomas lost his artificial leg while fielding, he didn’t expect it to become an overnight internet sensation, but now he’s hoping his unexpected fame will help bring the sport of disability cricket some additional publicity. In an interview with the England...

Change To ‘Toss Rule’ A Success

At the beginning of the 2016 domestic cricket season, a new rule was brought in relating to the coin toss - the traditional way to decide whether a team bats or bowls first. For the first season ever, away teams automatically had the right to bowl first and there was...

An Introduction to Indoor Cricket

Now that summer is over for another year, some of you will be longing to pick up your portable cricket nets and take them inside. While many people consider cricket to be solely a summer sport, indoor cricket has been steadily growing since the 1970s. The game itself...

The Basics Of Cricket Explained

Those of you who’ve only just started batting and bowling at the retractable cricket nets will likely be keen to find out as much as you can about the wonderful sport of cricket in order to improve your game as quickly as you can. This particular team sport involves...

Fitness Trackers Found Not That Helpful With Weight Loss

If you’ve started team sports and spend a lot of time in front of the portable cricket nets in a bid to lose weight and get fitter, you might find that wearing a fitness tracker actually doesn’t help you with your weight loss goals. New research from the University of...

Keeping Fit During A Heatwave

Trying to stick to an exercise routine is difficult at the best of times, but even more so when the weather is sweltering, and this week with temperatures soaring to 34C in parts of the UK, many of you may have put your fitness regime on the backburner. However, these...

Former England Bowler Ken Higgs Dies At 79

Seam bowler and former England and Staffordshire cricketer Ken Higgs has died at the age of 79 - so when you're at the demountable cricket nets this weekend, why not hit a few sixes in tribute to one of the greats. In his solitary season with Staffordshire in 1957,...

PCB Invests In Bullet-Proof Buses To Bring Teams Over

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has invested in four bullet-proof buses to help bring international cricket in the country back to life. The move has been prompted because overseas teams have in large part neglected to come to Pakistan since 2009, when...

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