Former Test stars turn out for Bahrain
Former Test stars turn out for Bahrain

Two former Sri Lankan Test cricketers, Ruwan Kalpage and Champaka Ramanayake, are turning out at the Awali Oval on November 24 in Bahrain

Hoggy's video diaries
Hoggy's video diaries

Matthew Hoggard is doing a video tour diary from Australia for The Times

Thailand Under-16s tournament
Thailand Under-16s tournament

A tournament organised by the Cricket Association of Thailand (CAT) for Under-16s begins today at Chiang Mai

Living Doll, pasty poms
Living Doll, pasty poms

So Australia’s throng of fans, cheerily known as the Fanatics, have a songbook for the Ashes to combat England’s notoriously boisterous and equally cheery Barmy Army

Sledging...cartoon-style
Sledging...cartoon-style

Over at The Corridor there's a sneak preview of a collection of cartoon-postcards called Postcards from the Sledge , based on famous sledges in cricket.

Courtney Walsh in Ireland to promote World Cup
Courtney Walsh in Ireland to promote World Cup

Courtney Walsh, the former West Indies fast bowler, is in Ireland on October 31 to urge fans to support their country in next year’s World Cup in the Caribbean

Nash and Hopkinson commit to Sussex
Nash and Hopkinson commit to Sussex

Carl Hopkinson and Chris Nash have both extended their contracts with Sussex until 2008.

Tudor extends contract with Essex
Tudor extends contract with Essex

Alex Tudor, the former England fast bowler, has extended his contract with Essex for two years to keep him at the club until the end of the 2008 season.

Rhodes to recovery on and off the field
Rhodes to recovery on and off the field

Worcestershire achieved their pre-season goals of winning double promotion and creating a happy dressing room

Two leggies at Leeds- whatever next?
Two leggies at Leeds- whatever next?

David Byas is not seen as a gambler

Free from the iron grip of Wessels
Free from the iron grip of Wessels

Kepler Wessels' autocratic style of management finally put paid to him, with the players calling in their union, the Professional Cricketers

Down with the old guard
Down with the old guard

Nottinghamshire emulated Yorkshire

White wash cannnot hide the cracks
White wash cannnot hide the cracks

Our transatlantic cousins would call them the losingest side in town

Whistling while they worked
Whistling while they worked

On the last day of the one-day league even a par display against Somerset would have ensured double-promotion for Butcher and Son

Robinson reaps where Moores sowed
Robinson reaps where Moores sowed

Wait 164 years for a Championship, then two pop along at once

Hard going under Greatbatch
Hard going under Greatbatch

If Mark Greatbatch was not aware of the high expectations that come with being Warwickshire

The Warne effect cuts two ways
The Warne effect cuts two ways

There were two distinct Hampshires in 2006: one with Shane Warne leading with verve, imagination and aggression, another more timid variety, left to their own devices during his trips home

Key's first turn fails to open the door
Key's first turn fails to open the door

For Rob Key it was a vexing first campaign in charge

Red Rose suffers in the rain
Red Rose suffers in the rain

When the sinking sun stopped play on the penultimate day of Lancashire

A Boon in more ways than one
A Boon in more ways than one

Tim Boon made a smooth transition from international to county coaching and his side responded