Coronavirus checkpoints possible as ECB considers behind-closed-doors resumption

CORONAVIRUS CHECKPOINTS POSSIBLE AS ECB CONSIDERS BEHIND-CLOSED-DOORS RESUMPTION

The England and Wales Cricket Board has indicated it could install coronavirus checkpoints and isolation units at grounds this summer...

THE CAPTAIN'S LOG WITH DURHAM'S NED ECKERSLEY

Every week during the sporting hiatus, the PA news agency will be speaking to a county cricket captain. First up is Durham skipper...

 
 
 

ICC BOARD PONDERS KEY CORONAVIRUS QUESTIONS

The International Cricket Council board met via teleconference on Friday to discuss the potential impact of coronavirus on the sport's...

KANE WILLIAMSON'S DOG AND MARK WOOD'S MOVES - SPORTS STARS ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Sports stars have had to find alternative ways to keep busy as the coronavirus pandemic halts the world's sporting action. Here, the...

 
 
 

FOXES ANNOUNCE NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Sean Jarvis has been named as Leicestershire's new chief executive after departing from his role as commercial director at Huddersfield. Jarvis...

DOM SIBLEY ADMITS HE HAD DOUBTS OVER HIS TEST CREDENTIALS AFTER EARLY STRUGGLES

England opener Dom Sibley admitted there was a moment where he did not know how he was going to score any runs against South Africa. The...

 
 
 
Dad and daughter become cricket co-commentary stars in creative homeschooling

DAD AND DAUGHTER BECOME CRICKET CO-COMMENTARY STARS IN CREATIVE HOMESCHOOLING

A cricket commentator has been training his daughter in his art form as part of her homeschooling, in videos which are drawing praise...

Steve Smith eligible for Australia captaincy again as ban expires

STEVE SMITH ELIGIBLE FOR AUSTRALIA CAPTAINCY AGAIN AS BAN EXPIRES

Steve Smith is eligible to captain Australia again with his two-year ban having come to end. Following the ball-tampering scandal of...

 
 
 
Pay cuts for centrally contracted players not on agenda

PAY CUTS FOR CENTRALLY CONTRACTED PLAYERS NOT ON AGENDA

The England and Wales Cricket Board is preparing to unveil an emergency financial package to support the game during the costly delay...

LANCASHIRE ANNOUNCE DEATH OF CHAIRMAN DAVID HODGKISS

Lancashire chairman David Hodgkiss has died, the club have announced. Hodgkiss was appointed to the role in 2017 after almost two decades...

 
 
 
On this day in 2018: Australia's ball-tampering shame

ON THIS DAY IN 2018: AUSTRALIA'S BALL-TAMPERING SHAME

Two years ago on March 24 Australia's Test cricket team became embroiled in a ball-tampering scandal during the third Test of a series...

Durham and Kent offer up use of facilities to NHS and local councils

DURHAM AND KENT OFFER UP USE OF FACILITIES TO NHS AND LOCAL COUNCILS

Durham have offered up the Riverside Stadium for use by the NHS and the local council in a bid to support the community's battle against...

 
 
 
ECB provides contracted internationals with training plan and fitness equipment

ECB PROVIDES CONTRACTED INTERNATIONALS WITH TRAINING PLAN AND FITNESS EQUIPMENT

The England and Wales Cricket Board has provided each of its contracted internationals with a personalised training plan and a home...

COLEMAN AND ANCELOTTI DOING THEIR BIT TO RAISE FUNDS AND BOOST SPIRITS

Everton captain Seamus Coleman and manager Carlo Ancelotti have been doing their bit to raise funds and boost spirits during the coronavirus...

 
 
 

PEP GUARDIOLA DONATES A MILLION EUROS TO HELP FIGHT CORONAVIRUS IN SPAIN

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has donated 1million euros to aid the battle against coronavirus in Spain. The former Barcelona...

How cricket has reacted to the coronavirus pandemic

HOW CRICKET HAS REACTED TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

Cricket obsessives are usually never far away from their next fix, such is the proliferation of top-level matches across a growing...

 
 
 
Chris Jordan has no regrets about staying on for PSL amid coronavirus pandemic

CHRIS JORDAN HAS NO REGRETS ABOUT STAYING ON FOR PSL AMID CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

Chris Jordan is one of a handful of England cricketers to have been tested for coronavirus but the fast bowler has insisted he never...

BEN STOKES PREPARING FOR IPL TO GO AHEAD AS PLANNED NEXT MONTH

England all-rounder Ben Stokes says he is gearing up for a return to the competitive arena in just three weeks with the Indian Premier...

 
 
 
Justin Langer keen for Australia to ‘recharge' during coronavirus stoppage

JUSTIN LANGER KEEN FOR AUSTRALIA TO ‘RECHARGE' DURING CORONAVIRUS STOPPAGE

Australian cricket head coach Justin Langer said he was encouraging his players to find some “silver lining” amid the coronavirus pandemic. The...

Local hero Wood hoping to play a part in the community amid coronavirus pandemic

LOCAL HERO WOOD HOPING TO PLAY A PART IN THE COMMUNITY AMID CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

England bowler Mark Wood is hoping to lend his support to his local cricket club this weekend as he combines his recovery from a side...

 
 
 



Black Widow's Florence Pugh claps back hard as trolls ‘hurl abuse' at Zach...

Black Widow's Florence Pugh claps back hard as trolls ‘hurl abuse' at Zach Braff age-gap

Florence Pugh hits back at trolls of her Zach Braff romance Black Widow's Florence Pugh has slammed trolls who ‘hurled abuse' at boyfriend Zach Braff about the 21-year age gap... Read more ...

Dr Hilary warns ignoring coronavirus lockdown for Easter could be 'detrimental'

Dr Hilary warns ignoring coronavirus lockdown for Easter could be 'detrimental'

Good Morning Britain's Dr Hilary Jones begged viewers not to defy lockdown restrictions amid the COVID-19 pandemic Read more ...

Good Morning Britain segment in chaos as guest turns up at end of interview

Good Morning Britain segment in chaos as guest turns up at end of interview

Good Morning Britain viewers were pretty amused as Susanna Reid and Ben Shephard struggled to control the interview Read more ...

Celtic and Rangers stars 'should be allowed to leave for free' after salary cuts

Celtic and Rangers stars 'should be allowed to leave for free' after salary cuts

The agent of Tottenham star Toby Alderweireld believes players should be able to walk away from their contracts. Read more ...

Khabib Nurmagomedov manager Ali Abdelaziz brands Conor McGregor a 'jealous...

Khabib Nurmagomedov manager Ali Abdelaziz brands Conor McGregor a 'jealous prostitute'

Khabib Nurmagomedov's manager has launched a bizarre tirade at Conor McGregor, calling him 'a jealous prostitute' and 'fake'. Read more ...

Manchester United 'keeping an eye on James Rodriguez's situation at Real Madrid'

Manchester United 'keeping an eye on James Rodriguez's situation at Real Madrid'

After failing to break into Zinedine Zidane's starting XI this season, Rodriguez looks set to have two options this summer in the Premier League, with Manchester United and... Read more ...

Premier League 'to hand out prize money early' based on clubs' position in table

Premier League 'to hand out prize money early' based on clubs' position in table

The 20 Premier League clubs are set to pick up some of the prize money they would have been due at the end of the campaign early in order to offset financial issues Read more ...

Manic Street Preachers announce free gig for ‘amazing and brave' NHS staff...

Manic Street Preachers announce free gig for ‘amazing and brave' NHS staff amid coronavirus crisis

Manic Street Preachers are holding a free gig for the NHS in December Manic Street Preachers have announced a free gig for NHS staff amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Welsh... Read more ...

Love Island star Luke Mabbott offers flat to NHS workers rent and bills free...

Love Island star Luke Mabbott offers flat to NHS workers rent and bills free amid coronavirus pandemic

Love Island star Luke M's generosity knows no bounds Love Island star Luke Mabbott has proved to have a big heart after kindly offering out his flat to NHS workers as they... Read more ...

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ADVERTORIAL: M&S announces new Easter offers with deals on eggs and beers and wine

The whole family can make the most of Easter with roasts, Easter Eggs and tipples from M&S... Read more ...