International cricket returns to Aberdeen this week and for Matthew Cross, it is a chance to come back to where it all began.
Scottish cricket has reacted with shock to the news that the club professional at Aberdeenshire Cricket Club is receiving intensive treatment at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary for a serious illness.
The chairman of Aberdeenshire CC, who are bottom of the Eastern Premier Division table and facing the prospect of relegation, has admitted the situation at the club is "far from acceptable".
There are two World Cups in progress at the moment - in cricket and women’s football - and both events, in different ways, have demonstrated how sport can impress and depress and occasionally during the same match.
Aberdeenshire’s overseas players have called for the creation of new competitions to encourage youngsters to pursue the game after they have left school.
Aberdeenshire CC have gained a boost with the confirmation that international star Matthew Cross will play for the Mannofield club at the start of the new league season.
When the news came through in March 1999 that Alma Victor “Champ” Hunt, OBE, had died, it gained precious little coverage outside his native Bermuda.
The new chairman of Aberdeenshire CC confirmed yesterday that Mannofield will host a quadrangular tournament in August.
Aberdeenshire CC has sent a get-well message to their 2018 professional after he was injured by a train in Sri Lanka.
They are words you will hear during almost every sporting contest.
Joe Lewis concedes he had a big choice to make as a teenager.
There’s a little part of Aberdeen which offers a shrine to Australian cricket in the guise of the Bradman suite at Mannofield.
Aberdeenshire captain Tyler Buchan hopes timing is everything following leading batsman Chris Venske's return to first team action.
Aberdeenshire have hit the top of the Eastern Premier Division - now they plan on staying there.
Aberdeenshire captain Tyler Buchan will look to inspirational opening batsman Chris Venske to continue his superb form when they travel to Arbroath United tomorrow.