Worldwide News 2018
Grange and Ferguslie remain on course for Scottish titles Grange and Ferguslie remain on course for Scottish titles ( ) ZZZZ7:56 amZZZZ
GRANGE remain on course for the Eastern Premier title after they made light work of Glenrothes in a top versus bottom clash at Raeburn Place, while FERGUSLIE maintained their relentless march towards Western Premier glory with a convincing win over in-form Stirling at Meikleriggs.
No mercy from Grange as they close in on title No mercy from Grange as they close in on title ( ) ZZZZ12:30 amZZZZ
THE supremo of pacesetters Grange has warned basement boys Glenrothes there will be no drop in intensity or hunger in his squad when the teams clash today.
Battle for survival takes centre stage Battle for survival takes centre stage ( ) ZZZZ12:27 amZZZZ
WITH Ferguslie apparently charging to the Western Premier title, the battle for survival takes centre stage as Ayr, Greenock and Dumfries step-up their dogfight to beat the drop.
Grange and Ferguslie both win ahead of semi-final Grange and Ferguslie both win ahead of semi-final ( ) ZZZZ4:56 amZZZZ
GRANGE and Ferguslie, the Eastern and Western Premier leaders, secured easy wins yesterday to set up an intriguing Citylets Scottish Cup semi-final.
Watson confident West can rekindle campaign Watson confident West can rekindle campaign ( ) ZZZZ1:24 pmZZZZ
GREGG Watson is confident West of Scotland can put recent disappointments behind them and rekindle their Western Premier campaign with victory at Greenock.
Forfarshire hoping to keep up momentum Forfarshire hoping to keep up momentum ( ) ZZZZ1:23 pmZZZZ
FORFARSHIRE skipper Umair Mohammed is hoping there are no aviation issues as he dashes back from Corfu for today’s crucial clash with Stew-Mel.
Tanzania surprise Uganda; Kenya win again Tanzania surprise Uganda; Kenya win again ( ) ZZZZ9:47 amZZZZ
Wins for Tanzania and Kenya on the fourth day of play of the Africa B Sub-Regional qualifier.
Kenya remain unbeaten; Uganda thrash Rwanda Kenya remain unbeaten; Uganda thrash Rwanda ( ) ZZZZ10:07 amZZZZ
Wins for Kenya and Uganda as the Africa B Region qualifier continues in Rwanda.
Ferguslie march towards title Ferguslie march towards title ( ) ZZZZ5:49 amZZZZ
A potentially decisive day at the top of the Western Premier saw leaders Ferguslie continue their march to the title while both their closest challengers slipped up.
Superb Forfarshire beat Grange Superb Forfarshire beat Grange ( ) ZZZZ5:42 amZZZZ
THE title race in the Eastern Premiership was blown wide open as Forfarshire produced a superb all-round display to wreck the unbeaten record of Grange on their own turf.
Grange loss blows title race wide open Grange loss blows title race wide open ( ) ZZZZ12:23 amZZZZ
GRANGE last night slipped to their first defeat of the campaign as Forfarshire blew the Eastern Premier title race wide open with a thrilling win at Portgower Place.
Arbroath ready to reveal real selves Arbroath ready to reveal real selves ( ) ZZZZ12:21 amZZZZ
The midway point of the competitive season may have come and gone - but it is only now that Arbroath will unveil their real selves, according to skipper Marc Petrie.
Uddingston atttempt to derail Ferguslie Uddingston atttempt to derail Ferguslie ( ) ZZZZ12:19 amZZZZ
UDDINGSTON will today become the latest team to attempt to derail Ferguslie’s apparently relentless charge to Western Premier glory.
Record breaking Kenyan innings highlights day 2 in Rwanda Record breaking Kenyan innings highlights day 2 in Rwanda ( ) ZZZZ8:00 amZZZZ
A record total from Kenya is the highlight of Africa B qualifying today in Rwanda.
Kenya and Tanzania win as Africa B qualifier begins Kenya and Tanzania win as Africa B qualifier begins ( ) ZZZZ8:28 amZZZZ
Kenya and Tanzania win on the opening day of the Africa Region B Qualifier for the 2020 World T20.
Clydesdale still believe despite Ferguslie blow Clydesdale still believe despite Ferguslie blow ( ) ZZZZ3:37 pmZZZZ
COLIN Mitchell, the Clydesdale manager, stopped short of conceding the title in the wake of his side’s narrow defeat to leaders Ferguslie at Titwood.
Ferguslie knock out holders Carlton Ferguslie knock out holders Carlton ( ) ZZZZ3:29 pmZZZZ
CARLTON’S hopes of keeping a grip on the Citylets Scottish Cup were dashed as they were swept aside by Ferguslie.
Development awards winners revealed by ICC Development awards winners revealed by ICC ( ) ZZZZ3:51 pmZZZZ
The Emirates Cricket Board has been awarded the Gray-Nicolls Best Overall Cricket Development Programme for its widespread success in 2017.
Ferguslie take major stride towards title glory Ferguslie take major stride towards title glory ( ) ZZZZ3:25 pmZZZZ
FERGUSLIE took a huge step towards Western Premier glory with a hard-fought 9-run win over closest challengers Clydesdale at sun-kissed Titwood.
Sidebottom move to Grange in doubt Sidebottom move to Grange in doubt ( ) ZZZZ2:29 pmZZZZ
GRANGE’S ambitious bid to bring former England star Ryan Sidebottom to Raeburn Place has been thrown into doubt.
Clydesdale confident ahead of Ferguslie battle Clydesdale confident ahead of Ferguslie battle ( ) ZZZZ2:26 pmZZZZ
COLIN Mitchell, the Clydesdale manager, believes his side can give leaders Ferguslie a run for their money in today’s top Western Premier clash.
Carson upstages Chalmers in Watsonians triumph Carson upstages Chalmers in Watsonians triumph ( ) ZZZZ2:09 amZZZZ
IN normal circumstances, an unbeaten century by skipper Ewan Chalmers would be the highlight of any Watsonians victory.
Carruthers delight at Ferguslie demolition job Carruthers delight at Ferguslie demolition job ( ) ZZZZ2:06 amZZZZ
JAMEY Carruthers, the Ferguslie captain, was singing the praises of his team on Saturday evening following their 258-run demolition of Western Premier champions Prestwick at Meikleriggs.
Runs rain down in Scotland Runs rain down in Scotland ( ) ZZZZ2:55 amZZZZ
AFTER last week’s near washout it was raining runs yesterday as batsmen in several quarters welcomed a return to sunny conditions.
Prestwick to pay tribute to Hubbard Prestwick to pay tribute to Hubbard ( ) ZZZZ12:08 amZZZZ
Club legend Hubbard, who died during the week, was better known as the ‘Penalty King’ of Rangers.
Friends become rivals as Forfarshire and Glenrothes clash Friends become rivals as Forfarshire and Glenrothes clash ( ) ZZZZ12:06 amZZZZ
AS team-mates, Michael Leask and Safyaan Sharif played major roles in Scotland’s recent stunning triumphs over England and the Netherlands.
Scotland beat Netherlands in tri-series Scotland beat Netherlands in tri-series ( ) ZZZZ8:32 pmZZZZ
Scotland kept alive their hopes of securing the tri-series trophy with an emphatic seven wicket win against The Netherlands at VRA.
Rain ravages Scottish domestic programme Rain ravages Scottish domestic programme ( ) ZZZZ7:45 amZZZZ
RAIN ravaged yesterday’s domestic cricket programme with just two Western Premier matches reaching a conclusion while the entire Eastern Premier card was washed-out.
Heriots facing crucial Grange clash Heriots facing crucial Grange clash ( ) ZZZZ9:36 pmZZZZ
HERIOT’S skipper Keith Morton has played down the notion that defeat in today’s derby clash with Grange could badly hit their prospects of holding on to their league title.
Watson relishing visit of Ferguslie Watson relishing visit of Ferguslie ( ) ZZZZ9:34 pmZZZZ
WEST of Scotland skipper Gregg Watson is relishing the visit of leaders Ferguslie to Hamilton Crescent.
Bradburn and MacLeod join Derbyshire Bradburn and MacLeod join Derbyshire ( ) ZZZZ11:46 pmZZZZ
Scotland batsman Calum MacLeod and Head Coach Grant Bradburn will join Derbyshire for this summer's T20 competition.
MacLeod scores century as Scotland stun England MacLeod scores century as Scotland stun England ( ) ZZZZ10:31 pmZZZZ
Calum MacLeod’s brilliant 140 stunned England as Scotland claimed an historic first win against England.
Carruthers slams Ferguslie performance Carruthers slams Ferguslie performance ( ) ZZZZ9:49 pmZZZZ
JAMEY Carruthers, the Ferguslie skipper, pulled no punches in the wake of his side’s first defeat of the season against Greenock on Saturday.
Grange find perfect combination Grange find perfect combination ( ) ZZZZ9:47 pmZZZZ
TO describe league title race leaders Grange as a potent blend of youth and experience could be the understatement of the season. Just ask Arbroath!
Grange maintain unbeaten run Grange maintain unbeaten run ( ) ZZZZ8:28 pmZZZZ
Grange may have been without two of their star players but that did not prevent the Eastern Premier leaders from extending their unbeaten start to the season.
Thailand stun Sri Lanka in Women's Asia Cup Thailand stun Sri Lanka in Women's Asia Cup ( ) ZZZZ1:39 amZZZZ
Thailand secure a last ball win over Sri Lanka, their first over a full member.
Glenrothes facing crucial clash with Stew-Mel Glenrothes facing crucial clash with Stew-Mel ( ) ZZZZ10:47 pmZZZZ
STAND-IN skipper Vasu Reddy admitted Glenrothes face one of their most crucial ever matches.
Clydesdale look to keep touch with Ferguslie Clydesdale look to keep touch with Ferguslie ( ) ZZZZ10:44 pmZZZZ
CLYDESDALE host Prestwick in the Western Premier’s top fixture and the incentive for both sides is clear: win or risk losing touch with runaway leaders Ferguslie.
Netherlands invest in youth for T20 series Netherlands invest in youth for T20 series ( ) ZZZZ7:59 pmZZZZ
Coach Ryan Campbell and his selectors have named a squad which has a nice blend of youth and experience for the upcoming tri-series with Ireland and Scotland.
Scotland unveil T20 squad for Pakistan and Tri-Series Scotland unveil T20 squad for Pakistan and Tri-Series ( ) ZZZZ5:21 amZZZZ
The Scotland squad for the two Pakistan T20s and tour for the Netherlands Tri-series has been announced.
Scotland name squad for England clash Scotland name squad for England clash ( ) ZZZZ4:46 amZZZZ
The Scotland selectors have named their 15-man squad to face England on June 10 at the Grange in Edinburgh.
No giant-killing act for Meigle No giant-killing act for Meigle ( ) ZZZZ2:47 amZZZZ
Perthshire minnows Meigle were unable to cash in on their second chance to become giant killers in the Citylets Scottish Cup.
Greenock beat Uddingston to seal first win Greenock beat Uddingston to seal first win ( ) ZZZZ2:44 amZZZZ
Greenock grabbed their first win of the campaign at the expense of Uddingston as rain played its part on a day of dramatic Western Premier action.
Greaves relief as Forfashire beat Aberdeenshire Greaves relief as Forfashire beat Aberdeenshire ( ) ZZZZ2:39 amZZZZ
Chris Greaves couldn’t mask his relief after helping to steer Forfarshire to a clear-cut triumph over Aberdeenshire.
Grange maintain winning start Grange maintain winning start ( ) ZZZZ5:04 amZZZZ
GRANGE, the Eastern Premier leaders, maintained their winning start to the campaign with a DLS win over Corstorphine at Barnton.
Ferguslie chasing joy of six Ferguslie chasing joy of six ( ) ZZZZ7:21 pmZZZZ
Leaders Ferguslie want to savour the joy of six when they head down the M74 to face Dumfries.
RHC facing tough tussle with Grange RHC facing tough tussle with Grange ( ) ZZZZ7:19 pmZZZZ
RHC player-coach Majid Haq will warn his side to prepare for their biggest ever test when they square up to pacesetters Grange.
Four teams added to ODI rankings Four teams added to ODI rankings ( ) ZZZZ11:29 pmZZZZ
Nepal, Scotland, the Netherlands and the UAE have been added to the ODI rankings with effect from 1 June.
European T20 WCQ fixtures announced European T20 WCQ fixtures announced ( ) ZZZZ6:05 pmZZZZ
The event will be hosted by KNCB in the Netherlands, with matches played between 29 August and 3 September 2018.
Blain delight as Grange surge to top Blain delight as Grange surge to top ( ) ZZZZ4:28 amZZZZ
PLAYER-COACH John Blain hailed the talents of Dylan Budge and Andrew Brock after Grange surged clear at the top of the league.
Clarke praises Uddingston resilience Clarke praises Uddingston resilience ( ) ZZZZ4:25 amZZZZ
UDDINGSTON skipper Bryan Clarke heaped praise on his rejuvenated side after their latest victory but still believes leaders Ferguslie are the team to beat in the Western Premier title race.
Heriot's suffer first defeat Heriot's suffer first defeat ( ) ZZZZ11:22 pmZZZZ
CHAMPIONS Heriot’s suffered their first defeat of the campaign as neighbours Grange grabbed pole position in the Eastern Premier title race.
Five in a row for Falkland Five in a row for Falkland ( ) ZZZZ11:15 pmZZZZ
Falkland confirmed their early season status as favourites to win the North East Championship with a convincing seven wicket win against Strathmore at Scroggie Park.
Carruthers looking for Ferguslie improvement Carruthers looking for Ferguslie improvement ( ) ZZZZ1:15 amZZZZ
FERGUSLIE skipper Jamey Carruthers is looking for improvements from his side – despite boasting a perfect record of four wins in the opening month of the season.
Lochlands showdown in Tayside derby Lochlands showdown in Tayside derby ( ) ZZZZ1:11 amZZZZ
WHILE unbeaten Edinburgh neighbours Heriot’s and Grange will be widely backed to keep up their powerful start to the campaign with home triumphs over Aberdeenshire and Carlton respectively, the most keenly fought derby in the league takes place on Tayside.
Kalis awarded Queensland contract Kalis awarded Queensland contract ( ) ZZZZ12:33 amZZZZ
Dutch teenager Sterre Kalis has been awarded a contract with Queensland Fire for the 2018-19 season.
Snater called into Essex squad Snater called into Essex squad ( ) ZZZZ12:20 amZZZZ
Netherlands pace bowler Shane Snater has been named in a 13-man squad by Essex for their one-day clash with Hampshire.
Azam hits ton as Lions roar in cup Azam hits ton as Lions roar in cup ( ) ZZZZ5:39 amZZZZ
HAMMAD Azam blasted a brilliant century to carry RHC Lions through to the second round of the Citylets Scottish Cup.
Seamless transition for Heriots Seamless transition for Heriots ( ) ZZZZ5:37 amZZZZ
HERIOT’S skipper Keith Morton reckons the evolution of his side since last season’s title triumph has been extensive but seamless.
Watson believes West can hit the heights Watson believes West can hit the heights ( ) ZZZZ5:35 amZZZZ
GREGG Watson believes West of Scotland can hit the heights after they continued their promising return to the top flight with victory over Ayr at Cambusdoon.
Mackaness five wicket haul leads Aberdeenshire to win Mackaness five wicket haul leads Aberdeenshire to win ( ) ZZZZ2:20 amZZZZ
ABERDEENSHIRE are emerging as potential Eastern Premier challengers after completing their third win in four starts at the expense of Stewarts Melville.
Brock unfazed by Sharif absence Brock unfazed by Sharif absence ( ) ZZZZ12:05 amZZZZ
GRANGE mainstay Andrew Brock insisted his unbeaten side’s approach to the trip to Glenrothes will not change - despite the absence of star turn Safyaan Sharif from the home line-up.
Clarke relishing Poloc challenge Clarke relishing Poloc challenge ( ) ZZZZ11:52 pmZZZZ
UDDINGSTON skipper Bryan Clarke is relishing the challenge of today’s visit to Poloc as his side aim to build on their first win of the campaign.
Clydesdale kickstart season with win over Poloc Clydesdale kickstart season with win over Poloc ( ) ZZZZ2:15 amZZZZ
OLD and new combined to stunning effect as Clydesdale kickstarted their Western Premier campaign with an emphatic derby win over Poloc at Titwood.
Leask stars in Forfarshire win Leask stars in Forfarshire win ( ) ZZZZ2:12 amZZZZ
MICHAEL Leask sought to play down his contribution to Forfarshire’s solid victory over Stew-Mel and insisted it had been teamwork that paved the way for they success. at Inverleith.
Ferguslie flying high with Ayr win Ferguslie flying high with Ayr win ( ) ZZZZ2:09 amZZZZ
High-flying Ferguslie consolidated their position at the top of the Western Premier, taking advantage of their third consecutive home game to overpower Ayr by 173 runs in the Meikleriggs sunshine.
Ferguslie ready for Ayr clash Ferguslie ready for Ayr clash ( ) ZZZZ1:51 amZZZZ
HIGH-FLYING Ferguslie will bid to ‘home-in’ on another victory when they host Ayr in the Western Premier’s top match.
Azam ready for RHC debut Azam ready for RHC debut ( ) ZZZZ1:48 amZZZZ
New RHC Lions pro Hammed Azam will be battling against the elements as well as Aberdeenshire today when he makes his debut for RHC Lions at Mannofield.
Award for Scottish scorer Award for Scottish scorer ( ) ZZZZ10:20 amZZZZ
Michael Clarkson, scorer for Uddingston CC in the Western Union Premier Division, has been presented with the WM Mann award for 2018.
Watson believes win will be springboard to success Watson believes win will be springboard to success ( ) ZZZZ12:48 amZZZZ
West of Scotland skipper Gregg Watson believes Saturday’s hard-fought win at Dumfries can provide the springboard for a successful return to the top flight.
Goudie plays down five star role Goudie plays down five star role ( ) ZZZZ12:47 amZZZZ
Modest Gordon Goudie played down the lethal bowling display that propelled Grange to glory against Forfarshire - and diverted praise to home skipper Craig Wallace.
Goudie rolls back the years Goudie rolls back the years ( ) ZZZZ4:45 amZZZZ
Former Saltires star Gordon Goudie turned back the clock with a vintage display as Eastern Premier title favourites Grange flexed their muscles to edge out a fighting Forfarshire at Forthill.
Carruthers upbeat ahead of Uddingstown clash Carruthers upbeat ahead of Uddingstown clash ( ) ZZZZ1:37 amZZZZ
Ferguslie skipper Jamey Carruthers is determined to ensure his team does not rest on their laurels after last week’s outstanding win over Clydesdale.
Sharif back for Glenrothes Sharif back for Glenrothes ( ) ZZZZ1:28 amZZZZ
The man who so nearly propelled Scotland to the World Cup will make his delayed return to the domestic stage today.
Budge, Munsey and Tahir star as Durham beaten Budge, Munsey and Tahir star as Durham beaten ( ) ZZZZ4:29 amZZZZ
Centuries from Dylan Budge and George Munsey helped Scotland A to a emphatic 9-wicket win against a very strong Durham second XI, bolstered by the inclusion of seven first-team players mid-way through the contest.
Kuwait clinch third qualifier slot Kuwait clinch third qualifier slot ( ) ZZZZ12:58 amZZZZ
Kuwait beat Saudi Arabia on the final day of the ICC World Twenty20 Asia Qualifiers ‘A’ to take the third qualification spot.
Morton relief as Heriot's beat RHC Morton relief as Heriot's beat RHC ( ) ZZZZ12:17 amZZZZ
Heriot's skipper Keith Morton couldn’t disguise his relief after his side shook off the jitters to launch their title defence with a victory over newly promoted RHC Lions.
Stirling stun Prestwick Stirling stun Prestwick ( ) ZZZZ12:15 amZZZZ
Matt Tweedie, the Stirling captain, lavished praise on his top-flight newcomers after they secured a convincing opening day victory over champions Prestwick at the Henry Thow Oval.
Jack stars as Stormers down Eagles Jack stars as Stormers down Eagles ( ) ZZZZ9:28 amZZZZ
A half century from Lorna Jack an four wckets for Rachel Scholes helped the Stormers defeat the Eagles in the first match of the rebranded Scottish Women's Regional Series at The Grange.
Prestwick taking nothing for granted Prestwick taking nothing for granted ( ) ZZZZ11:03 pmZZZZ
Shahzad Rafiq, the Prestwick captain, says his team will take nothing for granted as they launch the defence of their Western Premier title on Saturday.
Haq excited at top flight return Haq excited at top flight return ( ) ZZZZ11:05 pmZZZZ
Majid Haq couldn’t disguise his excitement and anticipation as he stepped up preparations for his return to Scottish top-flight league action.
Aberdeenshire sign Sri Lankan professional Aberdeenshire sign Sri Lankan professional ( ) ZZZZ8:56 amZZZZ
Aberdeenshire have recruited Sri Lankan all-rounder Akshu Fernando for their 2018 campaign.
UAE seal qualification UAE seal qualification ( ) ZZZZ12:31 amZZZZ
The UAE beat Maldives by 43 runs to qualify for the next round of the World Twenty20 Asia Qualifier ‘A’.
Scotland Women regional series rebranded Scotland Women regional series rebranded ( ) ZZZZ12:09 amZZZZ
Scotland Women’s regional series kicks off at the Grange this Sunday and the new season brings a new identity for the combatants as part of a rebranding exercise by the governing body.
T20 cricket to become normal sport T20 cricket to become normal sport ( ) ZZZZ5:26 amZZZZ
The ICC will soon allow all member countries to play full T20Is.
RHC sign Pakistan international Hammad Azam RHC sign Pakistan international Hammad Azam ( ) ZZZZ11:56 pmZZZZ
Royal High Corstorphine have made a real statement of intent with the signing of Pakistan international cricketer Hammad Azam ahead of the new season.
Two out of two for UAE Two out of two for UAE ( ) ZZZZ9:50 pmZZZZ
The second day of ICC World Twenty20 Asia Qualifier ‘A’ saw UAE extend their winning streak while Qatar and Bahrain registered first wins.
Simon Ateak named Player of the Tournament Simon Ateak named Player of the Tournament ( ) ZZZZ9:48 pmZZZZ
At the end of the ICC World Twenty20 Africa Qualifier A tournament in Lagos, Ghana and Nigeria qualified to the Africa Finals to get to the 2020 blue-ribbon tournament in Australia.
Ghana beat Nigeria to clinch qualifiers Ghana beat Nigeria to clinch qualifiers ( ) ZZZZ9:46 pmZZZZ
Ghana finished off a wonderful week at the ICC World T20 Africa Qualifier A tournament as they defeated Nigeria by four wickets in the last match at the Tafawa Balewa Square Cricket Oval in Lagos.
Kuwait, UAE and Saudi Arabia win on opening day Kuwait, UAE and Saudi Arabia win on opening day ( ) ZZZZ9:24 pmZZZZ
The World Twenty20 Asia Qualifier ‘A’ began with hosts Kuwait registering a resounding opening win against the Maldives at Sulaibiya Cricket Ground in the tournament opener.
Ryan Sidebottom signs for Grange Ryan Sidebottom signs for Grange ( ) ZZZZ8:14 pmZZZZ
Former Yorkshire and England international Ryan Sidebottom has signed for Grange in a real coup for the Scottish side.
Nigeria survive scare while Ghana confirm qualification Nigeria survive scare while Ghana confirm qualification ( ) ZZZZ10:02 amZZZZ
Nigeria’s resolve was tested to the utmost in the World T20 Africa Qualifier on Wednesday, as they were pushed all the way by Sierra Leone at the Tafawa Balewa Square Cricket Oval.
Scotland A name squad for weekend clashes Scotland A name squad for weekend clashes ( ) ZZZZ9:48 amZZZZ
Scotland A go to Bath this weekend to begin their season with two T20’s and two 50-over games against Gloucestershire 2XI and Bath CC.
Peter Borren retires from International cricket Peter Borren retires from International cricket ( ) ZZZZ11:41 pmZZZZ
The KNCB has announced the retirement of Peter Borren as captain of the national side naming his replacement and a new team manager.
Ghana edge out Nigeria Ghana edge out Nigeria ( ) ZZZZ11:45 pmZZZZ
The Black Sticks of Ghana hold all the aces in the ICC World T20 Africa Qualifier A in Lagos, after they outlasted hosts Nigeria in a thrilling clash.
Winning starts for Nigeria and Ghana Winning starts for Nigeria and Ghana ( ) ZZZZ9:05 pmZZZZ
Nigeria made a perfect start to the ICC World T20 Africa Qualifier A, as they cruised past Sierra Leone by 88 runs, at the Tafawa Balewa Square Cricket Oval in Lagos on Saturday.
Nigeria hosts World T20 qualifier Nigeria hosts World T20 qualifier ( ) ZZZZ9:06 pmZZZZ
The festive Tafawa Balewa Square Cricket Oval will play host to Sierra Leone, Ghana, The Gambia and hosts Nigeria over the next week, with each team playing six matches.
Safyaan Sharif Interview Safyaan Sharif Interview ( ) ZZZZ10:36 pmZZZZ
He dismissed Chris Gayle first ball on his way to becoming the joint-highest wicket-taker in the recent World Cup qualifying tournament. Now Safyaan Sharif tells Saj Sadiq about his dream of playing first-team county cricket and why Scottish cricket is on the up and up…
Kalis picks up prestigious award Kalis picks up prestigious award ( ) ZZZZ10:19 pmZZZZ
Netherlands all-rounder Sterre Kalis has been rewarded with the prestigious Tasmanian Cricketer of the Year accolade.
Two new signings head to Netherlands Two new signings head to Netherlands ( ) ZZZZ9:44 pmZZZZ
Groen & Wit and GCC Olympia have revealed new overseas players ahead of the start of the 2018 season.
Nepal and Netherlands to play MCC at Lord's Nepal and Netherlands to play MCC at Lord's ( ) ZZZZ10:56 pmZZZZ
Nepal and The Netherlands will play T20 contests against the MCC at Lord's on Sunday July 29th.
Denmark name WCL squad Denmark name WCL squad ( ) ZZZZ10:15 pmZZZZ
Danish coach Jeremy Bray has named a squad of 14 for next month's WCL Division Four in Malaysia.
West of Scotland sign Trevor Garwe West of Scotland sign Trevor Garwe ( ) ZZZZ10:15 pmZZZZ
West of Scotland have signed Zimbabwean all-rounder Trevor Garwe for the forthcoming campaign.
Coetzer top of the charts Coetzer top of the charts ( ) ZZZZ8:29 amZZZZ
Scotland captain passes 5000 runs and tops the charts for his country.
Nabi signs for Leicestershire Nabi signs for Leicestershire ( ) ZZZZ6:23 amZZZZ
Afghanistan all-rounder Mohammed Nabi has signed as an overseas player for Leicestershire in the T20 Blast this summer.
Netherlands to host 18 countries in European T20 bonanza Netherlands to host 18 countries in European T20 bonanza ( ) ZZZZ10:16 amZZZZ
Denmark and Jersey, World Cricket League Division 4 sides, will face tough opposition if they’re to progress towards the T20 World Cup after the draw for the World T20 Europe Qualifier was announced.
Kelburne sign Cephas Zhuwao Kelburne sign Cephas Zhuwao ( ) ZZZZ11:11 pmZZZZ
Kelburne have signed Zimbabwean all-rounder Cephas Zhuwao for the 2018 season.
T20 World Cup Qualifiers get under way T20 World Cup Qualifiers get under way ( ) ZZZZ12:07 amZZZZ
The journey to the men’s World T20 2020 gets under way in Argentina this month with the first of 12 regional qualifiers taking place as the ICC finally confirmed an improved qualification process for the event.
Van Der Merwe extends Somerset contract Van Der Merwe extends Somerset contract ( ) ZZZZ8:07 amZZZZ
Roelof van der Merwe has signed a contract extension with Somerset and will remain at the County Ground until at least the end of the 2019 season.
Scotland morale boost with convincing win over Netherlands Scotland morale boost with convincing win over Netherlands ( ) ZZZZ12:39 amZZZZ
An unbroken 4th wicket stand of 153 between Richie Berrington and George Munsey led Scotland to a morale boosting seven wicket win against the Netherlands in their tour match in South Africa.
Thailand secure ACC East final place Thailand secure ACC East final place ( ) ZZZZ9:40 amZZZZ
Hosts Thailand secure their place in the final of the ACC East Region T20.
Van Der Gugten gets Glamorgan contract extension Van Der Gugten gets Glamorgan contract extension ( ) ZZZZ1:09 amZZZZ
Netherlands speedster Timm van der Gugten has been give a boost ahead of the World Cup Qualifiers with the news that Glamorgan have extended his contract until the end of the 2020 season.
Thailand and Bhutan win as ACC East tournament kicks off Thailand and Bhutan win as ACC East tournament kicks off ( ) ZZZZ9:52 amZZZZ
The Asian Cricket Council's 2018 tournament calendar gets underway in Thailand with the ACC East Region T20.
Dutch dominate Hong Kong Dutch dominate Hong Kong ( ) ZZZZ9:32 amZZZZ
The Netherlands romped to an emphatic seven-wicket win over Hong Kong in their latest tour match in Pretoria.
Coetzer treble winner at Scotland awards Coetzer treble winner at Scotland awards ( ) ZZZZ2:06 amZZZZ
Kyle Coetzer picked up three trophies in a low-key Cricket Scotland awards ceremony before their departure to prepare for the World Cup Qualifiers.
Greenock sign Saurabh Bandekar Greenock sign Saurabh Bandekar ( ) ZZZZ1:42 amZZZZ
Greenock have signed Indian all-rounder Saurabh Bandekar for the 2018 campaign.
Campbell happy despite Dutch defeat Campbell happy despite Dutch defeat ( ) ZZZZ12:52 amZZZZ
Netherlands Head Coach Ryan Campbell saw enough to be happy with parts of his side's performance against Ireland where they were competitive despite showing signs of rustiness after two months on the sidelines.
Carswell returning to Scotland Carswell returning to Scotland ( ) ZZZZ3:06 amZZZZ
Kari Carswell is returning to Scotland after a stint working in New Zealand with Northern Districts in Hamilton.
UAE book ticket to Zimbabwe with win over Namibia UAE book ticket to Zimbabwe with win over Namibia ( ) ZZZZ10:51 amZZZZ
The UAE secure their place in the World Cup Qualifier after a 19 run win over the hosts in Windhoek.
Karan KC the hero as Nepal pull of final over heist Karan KC the hero as Nepal pull of final over heist ( ) ZZZZ10:04 amZZZZ
Nepal are in the World Cup Qualifier after a 51 run final wicket partnership sees them pull off one of the greatest comebacks ever.
Kenya's relegation confirmed as Namibia set up final round decider Kenya's relegation confirmed as Namibia set up final round decider ( ) ZZZZ10:10 amZZZZ
Today's Namibia v Kenya match sees the latter's relegation to WCL3 confirmed.
Nepal join Canada out in front after another thriller Nepal join Canada out in front after another thriller ( ) ZZZZ9:54 amZZZZ
Nepal and Canada sit on top of the WCL2 table with 6 points each, but it's still all to play for.
Canada remain unbeaten Canada remain unbeaten ( ) ZZZZ8:56 amZZZZ
Canada remain unbeaten at WCL2 after beating Kenya. Wins also for Nepal and Namibia.
Another wash out for Namibia and Kenya Another wash out for Namibia and Kenya ( ) ZZZZ6:29 amZZZZ
A wet day in Windhoek causes an early end to Namibia v Kenya.
Canada and Oman win on day two Canada and Oman win on day two ( ) ZZZZ9:23 amZZZZ
Canada and Oman have beaten UAE and Nepal on day two in Windhoek, whilst Namibia v Kenya is washed out.
Nepal win low scoring thriller; big wins for Canada and UAE Nepal win low scoring thriller; big wins for Canada and UAE ( ) ZZZZ9:42 amZZZZ
Division Two of the World Cricket League begins in Namibia with wins for Nepal, Canada and the UAE.
Jay Bista joins Quick Jay Bista joins Quick ( ) ZZZZ3:47 amZZZZ
Quick Haag have signed 22 year-old all-rounder Jay Bista for the 2018 season.
Rashid Khan signs for Sussex Rashid Khan signs for Sussex ( ) ZZZZ6:00 amZZZZ
Afghan leg-spinner Rashid Khan will be reunited with his coach at Adelaide Jason Gillespie for the 2018 T20 Blast.
Sean Davey joins Quick Haag Sean Davey joins Quick Haag ( ) ZZZZ1:05 amZZZZ
Quick Haag have signed 24 year-old New Zealand all-rounder Sean Davey.
Zimbabwe Women name squad Zimbabwe Women name squad ( ) ZZZZ6:29 amZZZZ
Zimbabwe Women have named a squad of 16 for their 8-match series against Ireland which gets under way in Harare this week.
Three Dutch players included in Hong Kong T20 blitz Three Dutch players included in Hong Kong T20 blitz ( ) ZZZZ6:07 amZZZZ
Paul van Meekeren, Roelof van der Merwe, and Ryan ten Doeschate are all included in the 2018 Hong Kong T20 Blitz which gets under way early next month.
Squads named for WCL Division Two Squads named for WCL Division Two ( ) ZZZZ6:32 amZZZZ
There is all to play for in Namibia next month as the top two teams from World Cricket League (WCL) Division 2 will qualify for the World Cup Qualifier and will be just one-step away from England and Wales 2019.
Pokana blow for PNG Pokana blow for PNG ( ) ZZZZ2:33 amZZZZ
The International Cricket Council has announced that an independent assessment has found the bowling action of Papua New Guinea’s Nosaina Pokana to be illegal.
ICC to visit Nepal ICC to visit Nepal ( ) ZZZZ5:52 amZZZZ
A delegation from the International Cricket Council (ICC) will arrive in Nepal this weekend to progress discussions aimed at enabling the reinstatement of Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) to ICC membership.
Ford and Bradburn happy after competitive tri-series Ford and Bradburn happy after competitive tri-series ( ) ZZZZ5:10 amZZZZ
Ireland came out on top in the tri-series in Dubai that provided crucial preparation in the battle for qualification to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.
Cross hundred leads Scotland to win over UAE Cross hundred leads Scotland to win over UAE ( ) ZZZZ8:55 amZZZZ
Matt Cross scored his maiden ODI hundred to lead Scotland to a hard-fought 31-run win over UAE in Dubai.
Nepal coach blasts ICC over tour arrangements Nepal coach blasts ICC over tour arrangements ( ) ZZZZ2:05 amZZZZ
Nepal Coach Jagat Tamata has hit out at ICC after their request to tour South Africa was refused by the organising body.
Death of Dik Abed Death of Dik Abed ( ) ZZZZ11:03 amZZZZ
Tributes have poured in for former Netherlands captain Dik Abed who has died at the age of 73.
Rashid Khan scoops Player of the Year award Rashid Khan scoops Player of the Year award ( ) ZZZZ1:05 amZZZZ
Rashid Khan, Afghanistan’s 18-year-old wrist spinner, has been named as the Associate Cricketer of the Year after he helped his side to victory in the Intercontinental Cup by finishing with 23 wickets in three matches.
Afghanistan's first Test set for June Afghanistan's first Test set for June ( ) ZZZZ9:47 amZZZZ
Afghanistan's first Test will be against India in June.
Scottish Cup draw made Scottish Cup draw made ( ) ZZZZ6:18 amZZZZ
The draw for the first round of the Scottish Cup has thrown up some intriguing ties.
Scotland Women’s Awards Evening Scotland Women’s Awards Evening ( ) ZZZZ6:33 amZZZZ
The 2017 Scottish Women’s Awards evening took place at Inch Park Edinburgh at the weekend.
Canada name squad for WCL Canada name squad for WCL ( ) ZZZZ8:39 amZZZZ
Canada have named their squad for next month's Division Two WCL tournament and the surprise news is the exclusion of powerful all-rounder Rizwan Cheema.
Hong Kong facing Chapman blow Hong Kong facing Chapman blow ( ) ZZZZ7:09 amZZZZ
Hong Kong could be facing a major blow ahead of the World Cup Qualifiers with the news that batting star Mark Chapman is on the verge of selection with New Zealand.
Coetzer to miss Irish clashes Coetzer to miss Irish clashes ( ) ZZZZ8:12 amZZZZ
Kyle Coetzer will miss next week's two ODI's against Ireland and Richie Berrington will deputise in his absence.
UAE name squad for Irish clashes UAE name squad for Irish clashes ( ) ZZZZ7:36 amZZZZ
Rohan Mustafa skippers the UAE in their two ODI's against Ireland this week.
Afghanistan name squads for Zimbabwe series Afghanistan name squads for Zimbabwe series ( ) ZZZZ3:06 amZZZZ
Mohammed Shahzad is back in both squads after his shortened doping ban.
Double boost for Glenrothes Double boost for Glenrothes ( ) ZZZZ11:13 amZZZZ
Glenrothes have been handled a double boost with the capture of Abdul Sabri and Hamza Tahir from Poloc.
Dutch name WCQ training squad Dutch name WCQ training squad ( ) ZZZZ10:31 amZZZZ
The Dutch selectors have named a 18-man training squad ahead of the World Cup Qualifiers in Zimbabwe in March.
Ten Hong Kong players travel to Canberra Ten Hong Kong players travel to Canberra ( ) ZZZZ6:31 amZZZZ
No fewer than ten Hong Kong players will be based in Australia for the next month as they gear up for the crucial World Cup qualifiers.
Western Premier Division fixtures released Western Premier Division fixtures released ( ) ZZZZ4:57 amZZZZ
Champions Prestwick have home advantage as they look to retain their title when newly promoted Stirling County visit the Henry Thow Oval.
All change at Forfarshire All change at Forfarshire ( ) ZZZZ4:06 amZZZZ
Craig Wallace becomes Head Coach for season 2018 and Michael Leask returns to the club after a spell at Somerset.
Scotland Eastern Premiership fixtures revealed Scotland Eastern Premiership fixtures revealed ( ) ZZZZ3:39 amZZZZ
Champions Heriot's will open the defence of their title when league new-comers RH Corstorphine visit Goldenacre. Runners up Arbroath United will also have home advantage when they entertain Stewart's Melville who have changed their name this season from SMRH.
Netherlands fixtures bonanza on the cards Netherlands fixtures bonanza on the cards ( ) ZZZZ3:28 amZZZZ
It may have been four long years in the ODI wilderness but next month will see the exile ended when ICC ratify The Netherlands place in the FTP by virtue of their victorious World Cricket League campaign.
USA to compete in West Indies Super50 competition USA to compete in West Indies Super50 competition ( ) ZZZZ3:12 amZZZZ
The USA are among ten teams which will participate in the West Indies Regional Super50 competition which gets under way at the end of the month.
Uganda hoping for better fortunes in 2018 Uganda hoping for better fortunes in 2018 ( ) ZZZZ12:48 amZZZZ
Uganda will be hoping for improved fortunes in the 2018 season after a fairly miserable 2017 campaign.