Amy Satterthwaite to take break from cricket to have her first child

2:39 AM ETESPNcricinfo staffNew Zealand women's captain Amy Satterthwaite will be taking an indefinite break from cricket as she prepares to have her first child with her wife and team-mate Lea Tahuhu. A New Zealand Cricket statement said Satterthwaite will return to the game "when the time is right", but

Jofra Archer could be the weapon that turns the Ashes, suggests Joe Root

Aug 18, 2019Andrew Miller at Lord'sJoe Root, England's captain, believes that Jofra Archer's addition to the bowling attack has "potentially" changed the course of the Ashes, after another sustained and dramatic display of hostile fast bowling almost inspired England to a remarkable final-day Test victory at Lord's.Less than 24 hours

Tim Paine vows to keep hooking as Australia stick to Ashes blueprint

Aug 18, 2019Daniel Brettig at Lord'sAustralia captain Tim Paine has declared that his team's 2019 Ashes blueprint would not change, despite copping a battering from Jofra Archer's speed and losing Steven Smith to concussion at Lord's, with the Headingley Test following swiftly in its wake from Thursday.This extends to Paine's

Ishant, Umesh and Kuldeep pick three each as India take big lead

3:00 AM ETESPNcricinfo staffIndians 297 for 5 dec and 84 for 1 (Vihari 48*, Rahane 20*, Shepherd 1-3) lead West Indies A 181 by 200 runsA strong batting display on day one was complemented nicely by the Indian bowlers as they skittled West Indies A for just 181, earning themselves

Toby Bailey, Keaton Jennings give Lancashire edge

3:00 AM ETECB Reporters NetworkLancashire 85 for 1 (Jennings 46*) trail Glamorgan 257 (Hemphrey 56, Patel 54, Carey 51, Bailey 4-50) by 172 runsLancashire assumed control of their top-of-the-table Specsavers County Championship Division Two clash with Glamorgan after the opening day at Colwyn Bay. Tom Bailey and Danny Lamb claimed

James Vince flatters to deceive as Rikki Clarke keeps Surrey in contention

3:00 AM ETECB Reporters NetworkHampshire 222 for 7 (Holland 51, Clarke 5-52) v Surrey James Vince illustrated the dilemma he poses for England's selectors on a rain-affected day one of Hampshire's Specsavers County Championship match with hosts Surrey at The Oval.With selector James Taylor in attendance, Vince, playing just his