George Dobell

Senior correspondent, ESPNcricinfo

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Ryan Patel, Jamie Smith make bowlers question their lifestyle choices in Guildford run-riot
Ryan Patel, Jamie Smith make bowlers question their lifestyle choices in Guildford run-riot

A total of 548 runs scored in 52 overs as rain triggers 30-over mayhem

Marchant de Lange five-for humbles Southern Brave before Dawid Malan steers chase
Marchant de Lange five-for humbles Southern Brave before Dawid Malan steers chase

Trent Rockets complete straightforward win with unbeaten fifties from Malan and D'Arcy Short

Chris Benjamin takes the fast track to stardom after extraordinary seizing of the moment
Chris Benjamin takes the fast track to stardom after extraordinary seizing of the moment

Stunning scooped six announces talent of young batter on Warwickshire rookie contract

Want the truth about the Hundred? It's smoke, mirrors and gimmickry
Want the truth about the Hundred? It's smoke, mirrors and gimmickry

The ECB's new format seems to work but we may still be counting its cost for years to come

Tammy Beaumont misses Hundred opener after attending family wedding
Tammy Beaumont misses Hundred opener after attending family wedding

England star's quarantine period means she will miss London derby against Oval on Sunday

Jamie Cox ready for 'moral and ethical challenges' after being appointed MCC Assistant Secretary
Jamie Cox ready for 'moral and ethical challenges' after being appointed MCC Assistant Secretary

Australian takes over from long-serving John Stephenson at Lord's

Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali star as spinners help England to series-levelling win
Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali star as spinners help England to series-levelling win

Stand-in captain leads way with bat before Moeen, Rashid and Parkinson share five wickets

With friends like these? A Hundred reasons why the ECB has failed the game
With friends like these? A Hundred reasons why the ECB has failed the game

In their quest for Eldorado, English cricket may have saddled itself with fool's gold

Joe Clarke affray charge dropped by Crown Prosecution Service
Joe Clarke affray charge dropped by Crown Prosecution Service

Batter free to resume career in wake of incident in Powys in 2020

Tom Harrison defends Hundred disruption, believes reluctant fans 'will find a place' for it
Tom Harrison defends Hundred disruption, believes reluctant fans 'will find a place' for it

English cricket would be in a 'scary' place without reach of new competition, says ECB chief

Rob Yates ensures Warwickshire graduate to higher honours in flat finish at New Road
Rob Yates ensures Warwickshire graduate to higher honours in flat finish at New Road

Worcestershire left with little solace as they are condemned to Division Three status

Doubts grow over viability of county competitions as clubs face difficulty putting out sides
Doubts grow over viability of county competitions as clubs face difficulty putting out sides

Covid-related withdrawals and Hundred call-ups have decimated county squads

James Vince on his matchwinning century: 'I didn't know if this moment was ever going to come'
James Vince on his matchwinning century: 'I didn't know if this moment was ever going to come'

Cathartic moment for player who thought his chance for an England century had gone

Ben Stokes says England players ready to 'make sacrifices' as bubble life looms once again
Ben Stokes says England players ready to 'make sacrifices' as bubble life looms once again

Covid-19 fears could mean limited Hundred involvement for England Test players

Ben Stokes on England's Euro 2020 campaign: 'We're just incredibly proud of what they managed to do'
Ben Stokes on England's Euro 2020 campaign: 'We're just incredibly proud of what they managed to do'

Allrounder says penalty misses shouldn't define players after first football final appearance since 1966

Pieter Malan hundred repays Warwickshire investment to strengthen Division One hopes
Pieter Malan hundred repays Warwickshire investment to strengthen Division One hopes

South Africa opener puts troubled stay behind him to lay platform for visitors

'My job is to get the boys off to a flier' - Phil Salt quickly takes to life with England
'My job is to get the boys off to a flier' - Phil Salt quickly takes to life with England

Opener could have represented West Indies thanks to Barbados upbringing

Fynn Hudson-Prentice to return to Sussex at end of 2021 season
Fynn Hudson-Prentice to return to Sussex at end of 2021 season

Derbyshire set to lose promising seamer as he returns to Hove for second stint

Lewis Gregory digs deep with bat and ball as second-string England seal first-class series win
Lewis Gregory digs deep with bat and ball as second-string England seal first-class series win

England overcome Hasan Ali five-for to win by 52 runs to take series with game to spare

Injured Ollie Pope doubtful for Test series opener against India
Injured Ollie Pope doubtful for Test series opener against India

England batter sustained a left thigh muscle injury while playing for Surrey in the Vitality Blast