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Will Sutherland pick football over cricket?
Will Sutherland pick football over cricket?

The cricket v football battle is on - at the home of Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland

England's Test kit goes back to the future
England's Test kit goes back to the future

England's Test cricketers will have a retro feel to their kit, with the reintroduction of cream clothing and cable-knit sweaters by their new equipment manufacturer, New Balance

A farewell gift to Afridi... from India
A farewell gift to Afridi... from India

A surprise from Virat Kohli and Co for the former Pakistan captain

Kane Williamson - ace dart thrower
Kane Williamson - ace dart thrower

Playing a game of darts with his Sunrisers Hyderabad team-mates, the New Zealand captain picked up the highest score possible

Leicestershire 'bemused' at wife-beater connection
Leicestershire 'bemused' at wife-beater connection

Leicestershire County Cricket Club have declared themselves "bemused" at reports that a convicted wife-beater will be taking up a professional contract with the club after being spared a jail sentence

Misbah's six sixes twist tuk tuk tale
Misbah's six sixes twist tuk tuk tale

Misbah-ul-Haq did the unthinkable - clobbered six consecutive sixes and produced a most dramatic antithesis to his age and recent form

Appeal launched after horrific net injury
Appeal launched after horrific net injury

Team-mates have rallied round a Bradford League club cricketer who suffered horrific injuries in a freak accident during net practice, and have launched a £10,000 appeal

Dhoni takes a train ride, after years
Dhoni takes a train ride, after years

It had been more than a decade since the former ticket inspector travelled by train. Until last night

England players gather for unique dinner
England players gather for unique dinner

Over 250 England cricketers past and present gathered at Lord's on Tuesday night for a commemorative dinner

Barmy Army trumpeter loses - then finds - trumpet
Barmy Army trumpeter loses - then finds - trumpet

Billy Cooper, the Barmy Army trumpeter, succeeded in recovering his instrument after leaving it on a train

Mohit Ahlawat's T20 triple-ton turns heads
Mohit Ahlawat's T20 triple-ton turns heads

A 21-year-old from Delhi has achieved the extraordinary feat of hitting 300 in a T20 match

Lord's displays green credentials with 100% renewable energy drive
Lord's displays green credentials with 100% renewable energy drive

Lord's has become the first cricket ground in the UK to run completely on renewable energy

Honorary doctorate? Dravid leaves it alone
Honorary doctorate? Dravid leaves it alone

Dr Rahul Dravid? We may have to wait for that one

KP snub riles British tennis player
KP snub riles British tennis player

Dan Evans has told of being turned down for a photograph with Kevin Pietersen

Cricketer's dad lifts court order to watch U19 tour
Cricketer's dad lifts court order to watch U19 tour

The father of an England Under-19 cricketer has successfully applied to Bradford Magistrates Court to have an all-night curfew lifted so he can watch his son on a forthcoming tour of India

Four-fingered Hazlewood?
Four-fingered Hazlewood?

When the Australian quick's ring finger went missing

Shania-Lee Swart 160, others 0
Shania-Lee Swart 160, others 0

A one-woman show perhaps unparalleled in the history of cricket

Hales gets short shrift from Melbourne Uni
Hales gets short shrift from Melbourne Uni

While turning out for Fitzroy Doncaster in the Victoria Premier, Alex Hales discovered the perils of being an England international playing in Australian grade cricket

Johnny Dennis, Voice of Lord's, dies aged 76
Johnny Dennis, Voice of Lord's, dies aged 76

Johnny Dennis, who served as MCC's senior match-day announcer for 18 years, died on Saturday at the age of 76

The biggest cricket lesson in the world
The biggest cricket lesson in the world

Cricketers in Australia have successfully set a new Guinness World Record