Nov 8, 2007: Steve Garratt, the Nottingham umpire, has been appointed to the full list of first-class officials for next year, replacing Roy Palmer who retired at the end of the season
Oct 24, 2005: The ECB have announced that the umpires Rob Bailey, Richard Illingworth, Richard Kettleborough and Neil Bainton have all been appointed to the full list of first class umpires
Vidyadhar Paradkar knew Haseeb Hameed would go far when he first met him. He has, and it's due in no small part to Paradkar
India have had a good two years in Test cricket. A lot of that comes down to having a squad that offers options, and a captain who knows how to maximise his players' threat
Barbados is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its independence. Is this selection of Bajan players from over the years better than most Test teams?
With Bangladesh struggling to put out a quality pace attack in Test cricket, the team management could perhaps coax the ODI captain to return in whites with a modified run-up
Poor shots, hilarious run-outs, making decent bowling look terrifying, and losing all ten for less than hundred: a look at the team's meltdowns this year
Some teams are understandably opposed to a two-tier format. Two conferences, with a championship match between the leading side from each, might be more viable