3:00 AM ET Hampshire 196 (Dawson 103) and 226 (Vince 142) beat Somerset 142 (Abbott 9-40) and 144 (Davies 51, Abbott 8-46) by 136 runs For the second day in a row, Kyle Abbott caused a major dent in Somerset’s title ambitions by running through their top, middle, and lower order to finish with 17
3:00 AM ET Toss Zimbabwe chose to bowl v Bangladesh Zimbabwe captain Hamilton Masakadza called correctly at the toss and opted to bowl first against Bangladesh in match four of the T20 tri-series. In sweltering conditions in Chattogram, and with extreme humidity and dew expected to be a factor, Masakadza was eager to put Bangladesh
Sep 17, 2019 Trevor Bayliss believes a reduction in the number of first-class counties could help England bridge the “huge gap” between county and international cricket. Victory at The Oval ensured England maintained their unbeaten home series record in Test cricket under Bayliss’ five seasons as head coach, though he will probably be remembered best
2:32 PM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Ben Stokes has hit out at The Sun newspaper for the “heartless” and “immoral” decision to publish a front-page article about a family tragedy that occurred in New Zealand before he was born. In a statement on Twitter, Stokes said the story concerned “events in the private lives of my
9:44 AM ET Soumya Sarkar and Mehidy Hasan Miraz have been picked among 13 capped players in the 16-member Bangladesh A side for their tour of Sri Lanka. Mehidy couldn’t find a place in the senior T20I side for the ongoing tri-series, while Soumya was dropped after two matches after scores of 4 and 0.
10:58 PM ET Alex Malcolm Perth Scorchers have formally appointed former captain Simon Katich in a strategic list management and mentoring role, as part of their revamp of the list and coaching staff ahead of Big Bash League 2019-20. Katich, who was recently appointed as the head coach of Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL
3:00 AM ET ECB Reporters Network Kent 482 for 8 (Stevens 237, Billings 138, Olivier 5-108) v Yorkshire Darren Stevens continued his bid for a new Kent contract with a quite remarkable career-best 237 to help steer the visitors out of early trouble at 39 for 5 on day one against Yorkshire at Emerald Headingley.
3:00 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff 41 – Balls taken by George Munsey to score his century, making it the third-fastest in T20Is. And it was his maiden hundred in international cricket too. 14 – Sixes hit by Munsey – only one man has managed more in a single T20I innings – Hazratullah Zazai. 3 –
2:01 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Bangladesh have rung in a host of changes following the defeat to Afghanistan, including bringing back experienced pacemen Rubel Hossain and Shafiul Islam, for their third and fourth matches of the ongoing T20I tri-series at home, where Zimbabwe are the third team. IN: Najmul Hossain, Aminul Islam, Mohammad Naim, Rubel
7:28 PM ET Alan Gardner at The Oval Joe Root has admitted he is still learning how best to handle Jofra Archer and cautioned against expecting too much of England’s newest fast-bowling talent, after a debut series in which Archer collected 22 wickets from four Tests while showcasing both searing pace and impressive control. Archer