There was something joyous about watching Worcester beat Sussex at Edgbaston on Saturday in the final of the T20 Blast.
Grant Bradburn’s departure as Scottish national cricket coach has prompted disappointment in some quarters, given his achievements in transforming the Associate side’s fortunes.
Scottish cricket has been dealt a blow with the news that national coach Grant Bradburn is leaving the role to join the Pakistan setup.
Scottish cricket can’t afford to have ideas above its station. The ICC cabal that runs the sport, principally for the benefit of the “Big Three” – England, India and Australia – has seen to that.
A Moray cricket club has received severe punishment from the sport’s governing body after picking two ineligible players and giving them aliases during a cup fixture.
Missing out on promotion last year was a blessing in disguise for Stoneywood Dyce as they are now better equipped to return to the Eastern Premiership.
He’s 87 now and, in some cricket circles, that number is considered unlucky: it’s 13 short of a hundred.
A team of north of Scotland cricketers have missed out on the biggest match of their lives after fielding two ineligible players.
Their recent exploits in the National Village Cup have captured the public’s imagination throughout Scotland.
Aberdeenshire vice-captain Kenny Reid has urged his team-mates to banish all thoughts of their collapse at Royal High Corstorphine last weekend.
Former Scotland player Colin Smith has urged the ICC to create a two-tier international cricket structure to sort out the current “mess” in the game.
Aberdeenshire have suffered a double injury blow after captain Chris Venske and batsman Craig Knight were sidelined with serious injuries.
They are trailblazers who are more interested in the trail than the blazers.
Concerns have been voiced about the health of north-east cricket after it emerged 15 matches have already been conceded by four clubs in the first eight weeks of the 2018 season.
The public have been given the chance to bid online for a piece of Scottish sporting history when a stump from Scotland’s historic cricket victory against England goes under the hammer to raise funds for motor neurone disease research.
These are strange times in international sport. When Scotland’s cricketers are beating England’s finest in the same week their rugby counterparts are losing to the United States, it’s safe to conclude that barriers exist solely to be knocked down.
Mannofield’s game with Strathmore in Aberdeen was the only match to beat the weather in the Strathmore and Perthshire Cricket Union’s north-east championship at the weekend.
Stoneywood-Dyce face a season-defining game against top-of-the-table rivals Falkland tomorrow.
The Rolling Stones might have performed at Murrayfield last weekend, but nothing rocked Edinburgh – and the wider world – more than the victory of Scotland’s cricketers over England at Raeburn Place in Sunday’s ODI match.
Star batsman Calum MacLeod believes Scotland’s historic victory against England in the one-off one-day cricket international in Edinburgh yesterday is a massive statement from the game in this country.
It was one of the most amazing occasions in Scotland’s cricket history.
Mannofield batsman Grant Jamieson is targeting a return to active duty in the North-East Championship before the end of the month after having the stitches removed from his hand injury suffered in his side’s defeat to Stoneywood-Dyce on May 26.
Scotland’s cricket coach, Grant Bradburn, has conceded that choosing the squad to face England at the Grange next Sunday had been his “toughest selection” to date.
Aberdeenshire allrounder Ian Kirk is delighted to see his team-mates taking the pressure off captain Chris Venske this season.
Joe Lewis concedes he had a big choice to make as a teenager.
Aberdeen’s Kyle Coetzer has covered the A-Z of cricket during his far-travelled sporting career so it was no surprise the Aberdonian was yesterday appointed to the ICC Cricket Committee.
It has become one of the indelible images in Scottish sporting history; the sight of David Michael Barclay Sole leading his Scotland players into battle before they beat England and won rugby’s 1990 Five Nations Grand Slam at Murrayfield.
Momentum is key for Aberdeenshire captain Chris Venske as he bids to continue his side’s strong home form this weekend.
It’s amazing the craic that reverberates around a cricket club when summer arrives.
The temperature was barely above zero in Aberdeen earlier this week and the climate has certainly sent a chill down the spine of Aberdeenshire’s new Sri Lankan professional Akshu Fernando.
We are always being told that people have shorter attention spans than they did 20 years ago, so it’s best to organise events which don’t turn from va-va-voom to zed-zed-zed.
He’s the man tasked with revitalising cricket in the Granite City – and Daniel Sutton has arrived in Aberdeen via Argentina.