The forgotten Ashes heroes of 2005

The Ashes has teed off the summer with a thrilling contest at Edgbaston and there is so much more to come from England’s men and women teams against their oldest rivals from Australia.

Much of the TV coverage and preview features has centred around the famous 2005 Ashes victory for...

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Tim Herbert



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England captain Heather Knight feels there is ‘real momentum’ in women’s sport

England captain Heather Knight believes there is a "real momentum" behind women's sport, 100 days out from the start of what she expects to be a "blockbuster" Ashes series.

The highly anticipated Ashes summer includes only the second ever five-day women's Test, which is scheduled to begin at Trent Bridge on June 22.

Knight's team and Ben Stokes' men's side will each be...


Super Sciver returns with a match-winning display

Nat Sciver made a commanding return to the England Women’s Cricket team, as she scored a superb 90 in a dominant 142-run over the West Indies in the first One Day International of the Carribbean tour.

Sciver missed the home series with India in September to prioritise her mental health and was imperious on her international return, smashing nine fours in a knock of 90 that came from...


Sixes Social Cricket launches Free Cricket Fridays for Women and Girls

Hot off the heels of the Euro’s success, women’s cricket is next to take centre stage this summer as it continues to break records and make history by featuring in countless international tours, The Hundred and the Commonwealth Games for the very first time.

To celebrate this and the first women’s cricket game at the Commonwealth Games, Sixes Social Cricket, the world’s first...


England on the brink of Test match victory

England have a fantastic opportunity to secure victory in the one-off Test match against South Africa at Somerset Cricket Club, and it is largely down to two players at opposite ends of the experience spectrum.

On a rain-impacted day in Taunton, England resumed their first innings on 328/6, a lead of 44, and battled through to a score of 417/8 declared, with captain Heather Knight...


England on top in Taunton Test

The thrill of Test Cricket has once again taken centre-stage in the changeable conditions of an England summer.

After an enthralling 3-0 series win for England men’s team over New Zealand, the women are serving up another cracking contest in Somerset.

A brilliant century from Marizanne Kapp hauled South Africa to a respectable first innings’ total of 284 and the Proteas were...


Scarlett strikes an unbelievable innings

When it comes to individual achievements with a cricket bat, teenager Scarlett Hughes has already set a mark that will be very difficult to surpass, even with a full career ahead of her.

Playing in a 40-over match in the Essex Women’s Premier League, Hughes smashed her way to an astonishing 306 before retiring, as her side, Billericay Blaze, scored a mammoth total of 541/3 against...

Cricket women's sport

England confirm Indian summer with New Zealand also on tour

The England and Wales Cricket Board has confirmed the summer schedule for the England women's team, with a Test and limited overs series against India followed by a visit from New Zealand.

England will play a one-off Test against India in Bristol from 16-19 June, in what will be the Indian's first Test match since facing South Africa in 2014. Three one-day internationals and three...

Types of cricket bets

Cricket is a national sport of England, but cricket fever has caught Asian countries as well, especially India. Gone are the days when people used to watch cricket just for entertainment.

The popularity of cricket has led to it becoming a huge source of betting as well. Modern-day cricket has several formats like Twenty20 ODI (One Day Internationals), IPL (Indian Premier League), and...

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Sarah Taylor comes out of retirement to play for Welsh Fire in The Hundred

Former England wicketkeeper Sarah Taylor has signed for Welsh Fire to play in the inaugural Hundred competition this summer.

Taylor quit international cricket in 2019 after admitting the rigours of the sport caused her to suffer from anxiety and agoraphobia.

However, having become the first female coach of a men's county side after agreeing to assist Sussex with their...

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Ruthless England enjoy emphatic series win in New Zealand

Playing in the stadium affectionately known by the locals as the "Cake Tin", England produced a cake walk to complete a clean sweep in the International Twenty20 series against New Zealand.

Victory in Wellington gave the tourist a 3-0 success following a 2-1 series win in the one-day internationals. The 32-run romp was their 11th in a row in the T20 format of the game.