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*  China Women U-19s beat Netherlands Women U-19s ,Scots  Lassies  beat Thai Women U-19s, Bangladesh Women beat PNG Women U-19s, Ireland Women U-19s  beat Zimbabwe Women U-19s, ICC Under 19 Women's World Cup Qualifiers Results & Scorecards    Points Table    Bangladesh top Group A while Ireland top Group B


England win toss and bat but suffered mid order collapse. Vince and Woakes take England to odest total which Pakistan equal thanks to Malik and Afridi.Jordan bowls a very good eliminator over so England need 4 to win which they do off the last ball.Phew! and so take series 3-0:At Sharjah CS 3rd ODI England 154-8,20 overs tied with Pakistan 154-7,20 overs(Malik 70) England win eliminator over Scorecard


*  Oman needed 20 off last over but only made 7 for two out and so lose:At Abu Dhabi SZS 2nd ODI Afghanistan 160-4,20 0vers(M Shahzad 60) beat Oman 148-8,20 overs by 12 runs Scorecard    Afghanistan won 1st ODI by 27 runs Scorecard    Afghanistan leads series 2-0


*   MCC World Cricket committee statements: Friday 27th November 2015 Full Statement


*  Hong Kong beat Afghanistan with 2 balls to spare in one off t20.Scorecard


England win toss and bat first,cameos from Vince,Buttler and roy help England to post 172.Pakistan needed a 4 off the last ball but failed to give england an exciting win:At Dubai ICS 2nd T20 England 172-8,20 overs beat Pakistan 169-8,20 overs by 3 runs Scorecard


Australia bowlers dominate day 1 as only Latham builds innings after NZ win toss and bat, in reply Warner is out early to Boult,Smith hits fifty but Nevill with Lyon  and Starc(broken foot) at the tail add 108 for the last 2 wickets to give Oz 1st innings lead.NZ lose 3 quickly including Williamson in 2nd innings.NZ st OZ 187 to win,Boult takes fifer but Marsh 49 sees OZ home :At Adelaide 3rd Test 1st ever D/N Test with Pink Balls  New Zealand 202,65.2 overs & 208,62.5 overs(Santner 45,Hazlewood 6-70) lost to Australia 224,72.1 overs & 187-7,51 overs(Marsh 49,Boult 5-60) by 3 wickets  Scorecard


*  Sam Billings hits swift fifty to take England to decent total,spirited tailend not enough from Pakistan:At Dubai ICS England 160-5,20 overs(Billings 53,Morgan 45*,Vince 41) beat Pakistan 146,20 overs by 14 runs Scorecard


*  Oman win thriller by 4 runs with 1 ball to spare to take winning 2-0 lead in 3 match t20 series Scorecard     Hong Kong finally fine form in t20 mode to take third ODI as Chapman & Hayat hit unbeaten 60s Scorecard  Oman won series 2-1


*  Wickets tumble yet again in this low scoring series after India elect to bat.India open bowling with spinner Ashwin day 1 and he takes fifer as SA just fall over on pitch quite unsuitable for Test Cricket.Twenty wickets fall on day 2 leaving SA a mountain to climb which they fail miserably as Ashwin takes 7fer:At Nagpur India 215,78.3 overs(Harmer 4-78,Morkell 3-35) &173,46.2 overs(Tahir 5-38) beat South Africa 79,33.1 overs(Ashwin 5-32) & 185,89.5 overs(Ashwin 7-66) by 124 runs Scorecard


*  Jason Roy hits fifty in easy win for England over local hosts UAE:At Abu Dhabi SZS England XI 174-6,20 overs(Roy 59) beat UAE 95-9, 20 overs  by 79 runs Scorecard   Mark Chapman hits fifty off Pakistanis but no other Hong Kong batsmen offer much so chase fizzles out:At Abu Dhabi ICC Academy Pakistan 167-7,2 overs beat Hong Kong 103,17.1 overs(Chapman 50) by 64 runs Scorecard


Mohammed Shahzad run out 116 retores Afghanistan fortunes after 1st innings failure.Maharu Dai hits ton for PNG to gain 145 run 1st innings lead.Shahidi and Stanikzai hit tons to give  Afganistan very substantial lead and PNG lose 4 by close day 3 but only Vale builds an innings as the rest collapse to five Afghanistan substantial victory :At Sharjah Afghanistan 144,39 overs & 540,27.2 overs, (M Shahzad 116,H Shahidi 112,Stanikzai 129) beat PNG 295,79.2 overs(M Dai 129) & 188,33 overs(Vale 83) by 201 runs Andrew Nixon reports on the see saw contest Scorecard


*  Hong Kong's batsmen had been in fine form in 50/50 matches in UAE but that changed against Oman in the t20 variety in the 1st match of a 3 match series:At Abu Dhabi SZS Hong Kong 106-9,20 overs lost to Oman 107-4,18.3 overs by 6 wickets Report from Andrew Nixon Scorecard


Jason Roy hits ton as England win toss,bat first and make good start then Roy and Root out,Buttler hits fastest England ODI ton.In reply Hafeez runs himself out and others give their wickets away carelessly so England take the series 3-1 :At Dubai IS 4th ODI England 355-5,50 overs(Buttler 116*,Roy 102,Root 71) beat Pakistan 271,40.4 overs by 84 runs Scorecard


Bell and Rashid dropped as Ballance and Compton recalled also in Footitt and Woakes as Wood and Finn unfit More Details


Marnus Labuschagne  hits ton as Queensland win by an innings:At Brisbane Sheffield Shield Match  9 South Australia 203,59.5 overs & 235,84.5 overs lost to Queensland 451,145.4 overs(Labuschagne 112,Renshaw 93) by an innings & 14 runs scorecard


Adnan Iyas hits ton as Oman holds on draw with Afghanistan:At Ajmal Oval UAE Afghanistan 393,113.2 overs(Noor Ali Zadran 113, H Shahidi 93) & 204-5dec,50 overs drew with Oman 178,66.5(Shenwari 6-64) & 193-6,53 overs(Adnan Ilyas 107 ) Scorecard


Zimbabwe finally record awin on tour beating Bangladesh in the 2nd t20 thanks to the lower order batsmen Scorecard


Jack Vare and John Reva add 84 for the 8th wicket to snatch victory from Nepal with 2 balls left:At Abu Dhabi Match 16 ICC World Cricket League Championship, 2015-2016/17  Nepal 224-8,50 overs(Khadka 53) lost to PNG 225-7,49.4 overs(Vare 76*) by 3 wickets Scorecard    Points Table 


*  Hong Kong too strong for UAE:At Dubai Match 14 ICC World Cricket League Championship, 2015-2016/17  Hong Kong 282-8,50 overs(Tanwir Afzal 73, Anshuman Rath 53) beat UAE 146,40.1 overs by 136 runs Scorecard


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Pakistan win toss and bat first,squander decent start as middle order fails,Whab rallies at tail,Woakes takes fourfer.England lose 4 for 93 but the Taylor and Butler take England to victory:At Sharjah CS 3rd ODI Pakistan 208,49.5 overs(M Hafeez 45,Woakes 4-40) lost to England 210-4,41 overs(Taylor 67*,Buttler 49*) by 6 wickets  Scorecard   Match Report


Mark Chapman hits century on debut as HK beat UAE in ODI:At Dubai Match 13
ICC World Cricket League Championship, 2015-2016/17   Hong Kong 289-4,50 overs(Chapman 124*) beat UAE 209,42.3 overs by 80 runs Andrew Nixon reports Scorecard  Dubai Match 15 PNG beat Nepal by 2 wickets with 3 balls to spare Andrew Nixon reports Scorecard  Points Table 


*  Hong Kong's bowlers rout UAE in 4th innings to secure commanding victory,Babar Hayat & Tanqwir Afzal hit tons for HK:At Dubai ICC Intercontinental Cup 2015-2016/7  Hong Kong 378,125.2 overs & 184,51.2 overs beat UAE 181,91.3 overs & 105,29.2 overs by 276 runs Andrew Nixon reports Scorecard  Table


*  South Africa invited to bat mostly gift their wickets away then India's openers hang on to theirs so India have a good 1st day,no play days 2 & 3, more rain days 4 & 5:At Bangalore 2nd Test South Africa 214.59 overs(de Villiers 85,Jadeja 4-50,Ashwin 4-70) drew with India 80-0,22 overs Scorecard


*  England win the toss and beat and get off to good start with fifties from Joy and Hales but fail to accelerate.Willey and Woakes remove three early and wickets tumble with only Sarfraz playing an innings,Woakes takes fourfer :At Abu Dhabi 2nd ODI England 283-5,50 overs(Hales 109,Roy 54,Root 63,Wahab Riaz 3-43) beat Pakistan 188,45.5 overs by 95 runs Scorecard


Australia win the the toss and bat ferociously all day,Warner blazes way to double ton  and Khawaja hits a centuryWarner falls Saturday morning and wickets begin to tumble.NZ lose 2 in reply but Williamson prevails to score ton and Tayor a double ton but falls short of triple as NZ take 1st innings lead.Oz lose 2 early wickets but Smith and Voges forge ahead both scoring centuries by stumps.Oz set NZ 321 runs to win:At Perth 2nd Test Australia 559-9dec,133 overs(Warner 253,Khawaja 121) & 385-7dec,63 overs(Smith 138,Voges 119) drew with New Zealand 624,153.5 overs(Taylor 290,Williamson 166,Starc 4-119)  & 104-2,28 oversScorecard


*  Windies finally win a match in Sri Lanka at 7th attempt and so avoid complete whitewash.At Colombo RPS West Indies beat Sri Lanka by 23 runs Scorecard


*  England gain little from Hong Kong practise losing top three for 14 in opening ODI after winning toss and electing to bat.Morgan & Taylor rebuild innings but then more wickets tumble apart from Woakes.Topley removes three but Hafeez hits ton and Pakistan win easily:At Abu Dhabi 1st ODI England 216,49.2 overs(Morgan 76,Taylor 60,Woakes 33) lost to Pakistan 217-4,43.4 overs(M Hafeez 102*,Babar Azam 62*) by 6 wickets Scorecard


Bangladesh comfortably beat Zimbabwe in 2nd ODI Scorecard   and again beat Zimbabwe by 61 runs in the 3rd ODI to clinch series 3-0 Scorecard


Windies suffer t20 defeat to add to whitewash in ODIs and Tests with Sri Lanka Scorecard


*  Shane Warnes Warriers beat Sachin Tendulkar's Blasters by 7 wickets with 22 balls to go.Veteran seamers looked very gentle while veteran spinners looked good. Held at Citifield New York City 1st of 3, this was a very Asian affair with a total absence of Caribbean origin New Yorkers and thus a major part of the local cricket community. A curious way to promote cricket to American Sports Fans. Andrew Nixon reports


*  England comfortably beat Hong Kong but middle order misses out. ECB insult Hong Kong by refusing to play the match as an official  ODI on grounds of expense:At Abu Dhabi England XI 342-8,50 overs(Ali 71,Hales 64) beat Hong Kong 173,40.2(Babar Hayat 78,Willey 4-43) by 163 runs Scorecard David Hopps Reports  Pakistan beat Nepal by 123 runs at Abu Dhabi SZSN2   Scorecard


Pitiful batting from Windies apart from Samuels who scores marvellous unbeaten century in rain reduced match:At Pallekele 3rd ODI West Indies 206-9,36/36 overs(Samuels 110*) lost to Sri Lanka 180-5,32.3 overs  by 19 runsD/L Method Scorecard

Bangladesh crush Zim in opening ODI.Mushfiqur Rahim hits ton and Shakib al Hasan takes fifer in 145 run victory Scorecard


KP smashes his highest Twenty20 score, with an unbeaten 115 from 66 balls in South Africa's Ram Slam T20 competition.  More   and another More


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New Zealand Women thrash Sri Lanka Women by 10 wickets in second ODI at Lincoln Scorecard and by 187 runs in the third ODI.Rachel Priest scores 157 Scorecard


*  South Africa bowlers dominate India on day one,Elgar takes fourfer but SA lose two by close.wickets continue to tumble day 2 until India bat again to finish in strong position at stumps.India crumble next day to set SA 218 to win but shock horror SA just fall over as Jadeja takes fifer:At Chandigarh 1st Test India 201.68 overs(Vijay 75) 125-2,40 overs(Pujara 63*) & 200,75.3 overs(Pujara 77) v South Africa 184,68 overs & 105-9,39 overs  Scorecard  PA Report

Warner and Khawaja hit tons as Kiwi bowlers toil.NZ middle order collapses in replybut Williamson hits ton and tail wags.OZ do not enforce follow on.Warner hits another ton and Burns his first before Oz lose 4wkts quckly before stumps and declare setting NZ 504 to win.Wash out last session with NZ three down.Skipper McCullum fights hard but little other resistance so OZ win by 208 runs.:At Brisbane 1st Test Australia 556-4dec,130.1 overs(Warner 163,Khawaja 174,Burn 71,Voges 83*,Smith 48) 264-4dec,42 overs beat New Zealand 317,82.2 overs(Williamson 140) & 295,88.3 overs(McCullum 80,Williamson 59) by 208 runs Scorecard  Match Report


*  Rain interupts Windies again,Samuels hits sixty then run out chaos.Perera and Thirimane add 150 as Sr Lanka reach target with 9 balls to go:At Colombo RPS 2nd ODI West Indies 149-4,26.4 overs lost to Sri Lanka 225-2,36.3 overs by 8 wickets D/L Method  Scorecard


Tom Graveney has died aged 88, just a week after his elder brother. Both captained Gloucestershire. Tom, a most elegant batsmen also played for Worcestershire and  England in 79 Tests, scoring 11 centuries at an average of 44.38.  He scored more than 47,793 first-class runs - including 122 hundreds - in a career that stretched from 1948 to 1972. He was also a President of MCC  More


*  Hong Kong 'A' thrash Japan and China to take  East Asia Men's T20 title  Competiton Results    Andrew Nixon reports


*  Kenya beat Namibia easily with 11.3 overs to spare as the Namibian batting fails miserably to chase a modest target:At Windhoek  ICC World Cricket League Championship, 2015-2016/17 Match 12 Kenya 215,50 overs beat Namibia 123,38.3 overs by 92 runs Scorecard  Points Table


Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe twice in t20s with 5 balls and then 1 ball remaining Series Results


Japan beats China by 9 wickets and Hong Kong Dragons by 31 runs East Asia Men's T20 Championships  Competition Results


Windies  invited to bat, lose 3 wickets quickly whereupon the rain stops play,Russell & holder restore reduced innings.dilshan sets off at pace as windies bowl poor lenght but wickets fell,Narine took 3 in an over but Russell injured could not bowl.Part time seamer Johnson bowls wide and then no ball in penultimate over so Mendis hits 'free' ball for six to win a thrilling match : At Colombo 1st ODI West Indies 159-8,28 overs lost to Sri Lanka 164-9,24.5 overs by 1 wicket D/L Method Scorecard


*  England include Taylor and Samit Patel. Pakistan win toss and bat and lose five early wickets , Misbah and Sarfraz rebuild innings slowly with lush outfield, Stokes injures shoulder attempting amazing catch in outfield then 5 wickets fall for 38 starting with daft shot from Sharfraz.England lose Ali early but look steady up to lunch.After lunch Cook ad Root fall but Taylor and Bairstow bat through to stumps.England lose 4 more wickets so Stokes bats as lead exceeds 70.Pakistan lose 3 wickets by stumps with lead of 74.Hafeez completes ton and with Misbah increases lead thanks to missed chances but fall just after lunch.Pakistan extend lead to 283 before silly run out ends innings.Moeen Ali trapped lbw then Bell is bowled for a duck.Enland collapse on day 5 with only Rashid and then Broad assisting Cook's resistance.Stokes bats:At Sharjah 3rd Test Pakistan 234,85 overs(Misbah' 71, Anderson 4-17) & 355,118.2 overs(M Hafeez 151) beat England 306,126.5 overs(Taylor 76,Cook 49 ,Baisrstow 43,Patel 42,S Malik 4-33) & 156,60.3overs(Cook 63,Yasir Shah 4-44) by 127 runs Scorecard


*  Stephan Baard hits ton in vain as Namibia fall 11 short with an over to go:At Windhoek   ICC World Cricket League Championship, 2015-2016/17 Match 11 Kenya 287-7,50 overs(RR Patel 80) beat Namibia 276,49 overs(Baard 132) by 11 runs Scorecard


Ashton Agar hits ton at number 8 and Klinger hits double ton:At Hobart Sheffield Shield Match 1 Western Australia 432-8dec,144.1 overs(Klinger 202*,Agar 105) & 136-4dec,32 overs beat Tasmania 189,89.4 overs & 217,94.4 overs,94.4 overs by 162 runs Scorecard


* New Zealanders toil for one and a half days and eventually take a wicket,match abandoned because of state of the pitch:At Sydney BIS Cricket Australia XI 503-1dec,121.1 overs(Finch 288*, Carters 209) drew with  New Zealanders  Scorecard  Pitch Stops match


*  Ed Joyce hits double ton but Porterfield misses out as Ireland dominate Namibia:At Windhoek ICC Intercontinental Cup 2015-2016/7 Namibia 251,97.1 overs & 212,78.5 overs lost to Ireland 570-6 dec,128 overs(Joyce 205,Porterfield 186,Mooney 53*) by an innings & 107 runs Scorecard


*  Centuries from de Kock, du Plessis and de Villers help SA post massive tota,du Plessis retires hurt with cramp.Despite three dropped catches by SA India finish over 200 runs short to lose series 2-3:At Wankede Stadium Mumbai 5th ODI South Africa 438-4,50 overs(du Plessis 133rh,de Villiers 119, de kock 109) beat India 224,36 overs(Rahane 87,Dhawahn 60,Rabada 4-41) by 214 runs Scorecard

Afghanistan win decisively despite Williams century to win series 3-2:At Bulawayo 5th ODI Afghanistan 245-9,50 overs beat Zimbabwe 172,44.1 overs(Williams 102,Dawlat Zadran 4-22) by 73 runs Scorecard


Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe in Bulawayo by 3 wickets in 4th ODI to level series Scorecard


* Nepal U-19s defeat Ireland U-19s a second time to remain unbeaten in the ICC U-19s World Cup Final Place Qualifier competition and will join 15 other cricket nations in the next ICC U-19s World Cup.At Kuala Lumpur Ireland U-19s 184,47.3 overs lost to Nepal U-19s 185-7, 46.2 overs by 3 wickets Scorecard   Match Report

*  Kohli hits ton after openers fall cheaply.De Villiers hits fast ton by SA fall away after his dismissal so India square series:At Chennai 4th ODI India 299-8,50 overs(Kohli 138,Raina 53) beat South Africa 264-9,50 overs(de Villiers  112) by 35 runs   Scorecard


*  Sri Lanka win toss and bat first then lose 5 wickets to Windies seam bowlers ,Siriwardena hits sixty and SL are out for 200. In reply Hope falls early by close and three more early next morning precipitating another calamatous collapse. No play day 4.windies collapse losing 7 wickets for a mere 41 runs before number 11 has aflourish:At Colombo 2nd Test Sri Lanka 200,66 overs(Siriwardena 66,Warrican 4-67) & 206,75.3 overs(Brathwaite 6-29) beat West Indies 163,64.2 overs & 171,65.5 overs by 72 runs  Scorecard


Pakistan win toss and bat first but lose two early wickets to Ali and Stokes,Massod and Khan complete 50s but Misbah reaches ton by close as Pakistan consolidate innings.England take six wickets in the morning but Shafiq persists.Ali and Bell fall cheaply,Cook,Root and Bairstow rebuild innings but then England collapse on  day 3.Misbah and Younis add 139 to put Pakistan in impregnable position.England are set 492 to win but lose openers cheaply and later Bell for 46,England lose three more wickets including Root in morning session day 5 but Raschid,Broad and Wood fight on until 7 overs to go:At Dubai 2nd Test Pakistan 378,118.5 overs(Misbah' 102,Asad Shafiq 83 ) & 354-6dec,95(Younis Khan 118,Misbah' 87,Asad Shafiq 79) overs v England 242,75.2 overs(Yasir Shah 4-93) & 312,137.3 overs(Root 71,Raschid 61,Yasir Shah 4-87) by 178 runs Scorecard


Nepal U-19s defeat Ireland U-19s by 8 wickets Scorecard to complete clean sweep in ICC U-19s World cup Qualifier Points Table So Nepal and Ireland must play a Final at Kinrara Academy Oval, Kuala Lumpur to decide who  now joins Afghanistan, Canada, Fiji, Namibia and Scotland plus the ten Test nations in the next U-19s World Cup.


Windies  batting fails twice fto suffer massive defeat by Sri Lanka for whom Karaunaratne and Chandimal hit tons  Scorecard  


Ireland win 3rd ODI by 2 wickets, Murtagh takes fourfer and Stirling hits fifty:At Harare 3rd shafiq pile on runsODI Zimbabwe 187,49.2 overs lost to Ireland 189-8,46.5 overs by 2 wickets Scorecard  Zim win 2nd ODI by 5 wickets thanks to Ervine ton Scorecard


Pakistan win toss and bat, Anderson removes Masood early and should have had Hafeez caught at slip, a very hot day with play almost in slow motion before a reported crowd of 54,Hafeez falls just short of ton but Malik and Shafiq pile on .cook scores double ton and England tke 1st innings lead,Anderson removes two early and Pakistan collapses as Rashid takes fifer,Misbah fifty proves crucial.England chase 99 in 11 overs but fall 25 short:At Abu Dhabi 1st ODI Pakistan 523,151.1 overs(Shoaib Malik 245,A Shafiq 107,M Hafeez ,Stokes 4-57) & 173,57.5 overs(Misbah 55,Rashid 5-´64) drew with England 598-9dec,206 overs(Cook 263,Root 85, Stokes 57) & 74-4,11 overs Scorecard  Rashid first leg spinner to take Test fifer since 1959


Windies bowlers have torrid time s three Sri Lankans score tons:At Colombo West Indians  209,65.3 overs(Randiv5-73) drew with Sri Lanka President's XI 455-7,107 overs(Jayasundira 142,Siriwardana 105*,Bhanuka 101) Scorecard


Rabada final over quashes India's challenge.De Villiers hits ton for SA but Rohit Sharma posts 150 for India:At Kanpur 1st ODI South Africa 303-5,50 overs beat India 298-7,50 overs by 5 runs Scorecard

*  Ervine & Sikander deny Irish success:At Harare 1st ODI Ireland 219-8,50 overs(Wilson 70*,Joyce 53) lost to Zimbabwe 222-8,49 overs(Sikander 60*,Ervine 60) by 2 wickets Scorecard


Finn takes two early wickets and Ali a third,ducks for Asad and Alam. Adnan Akmal revives innings at the tail,Bell and James Taylor hit fiftioes:At Sharjah Pakistan 'A' 192-9,87.5 overs(A Akmal 74*,Finn 4-16) drew with  England 'XI' 198-9,78 overs Scorecard


Kithuruwan Vithanage  scores ton in vain as Sri Lanka fall short of target:At Christchurch New Zealand 'A' 305-4,50 overs(Bracewell 83,Nicholls 79*) beat Sri Lanka 'A' 290,48.3 overs(Vithanage 120) 15 runs Scorecard 


*  Charith Aslanka hits double ton in 1st Youth Test:At Hanbantota 1st Youth Test Sri Lanka U-19s 347-9.95.3 overs(Aslanka 200,Shadab Khan 6-87) & 211-3dec,54 overs drew with Pakistan U-19s 209.66.3 overs(Umair Masood 102) & 142-3,40.4 overs Scorecard


Bairstow top scores in England opening practice game:At Sharjah England XI 286-5 dec,90 overs(Bairstow 66*,Root 59ret,Rashid 51*,Cook 53) drew with Pakistan 'A' 216-5,90 overs Scorecard


Rohit Sharma hits ton for  India but AB and Amla get SA off to good reply and Duminy and Behardien win with 2 balls to go:At Dharmasala T20 India  199-5,20 overs(RG Sharm) lost to South Africa 200-3,19.4 overs(RG Sharma 106) by 7 wickets Scorecard


*  Sunil Narine recalled as Windies make 8 changes to ODI squad from  World Cup, Chris Gayle out recovering from back surgery.     Full Details


Frank Tyson 'Typhoon' has died in Australia. He was for a few years the fastest bowler of his generation and for some pundits the fastest ever. After retiring from cricket he emigrated to Australia where he was a school teacher rising to Head Master. He was a graduate of Durham University. Rejected by Lancashire he played for Northamptonshire  and for England  17 times. Scyld Berry writes of the terrifying fast bowler     Mike Selvey writes of the Typhoon  


*  Shanon Gabriel routs Middlesex, Tom Fell hits ton as Worcs build huge 1st innings lead & 21years old Kohler-Cadmore scores unbeaten ton. Middx top order fall cheaply as if keen to depart Worcester quickly Aand they do:At Worcester Middlesex 98,34.5 overs(Gabriel 5-31) & 205,45 overs lost to Worcestershire 431-5dec,114 overs(Fell 170,Kohler-Cadmore 130*) by an innings & 128 runs Scorecard  Riki Wessels hits ton for Notts, lower order rescues Hants but Notts take 1st innings lead and set Hants just 200 to win which they get for the loss of 2 wickets:At Trent Bridge Nottinghamshire 340,92.3 overs(Edwards 6-88) & 185,62 overs(BRM Taylor 90,Edwards 4-57) lost to Hampshire 326,89.5 overs(Berg 72) & 200-2,53.3 overs(Caberry 84*,Adams 70) by 8 wickets Scorecard  Trescothick late fine form continues but Hildreth hits a ton,JS Patel at no 9 hits 98 to restore Warwicks fortunes & then takes 7fer to rout Somerset.Dutch Australian Cooper thwarts Warwicks run chase:At Taunton Somerset 438,100.1 overs(Hildreth 118*,Trescothick 87) & 110,34 overs(JS Patel 7-38) beat Warwickshire 324,110.3, overs(JS Patel 98,Evans 72) & 207,64.1 overs(Bell 55,Cooper 5-76) by 17 runs Scorecard  Ballance & Rashid rescue innings, Magoffin takes fourfer, Brooks & Sidebottom remove top three cheaply but Yardy takes Sussex to a matching 1st innings total,Yorks struggle but Gale steadies innings & Bresnan takes them beyond 300 . Sussex lose five cheaply to Brooks & Bresnan and d only partial rescue from Yardy and co so sussex lose and releagated :At Headingley    Yorkshire 251,83.2 overs & 305,103 overs(Gale 67,Bresnan 57*) beat Sussex 248,55.5 overs (Yardy 70) & 208,57.3 overs by 100 runs  Neil Whitaker reports  Scorecard  Division 1 Points Table   Two of the last round matches made a mockery of the County Championship  as bottom Worcs thrashed 2nd placed Middlesex and Hampshire at the foot avoided relegation by soundly beating number 3 county Notts.


*  Sangakkara hits 5th Championship ton and Curran brothers bowl out N'hants.N'hants bat well in 2nd innings to set Surrey 215 to win:At The Oval Surrey 410,95.5 overs(Sangakkara 102,SM Curran 72*) & 125-5,15.5 overs drew with N'hants 110,29.5 overs(TK Curran 7-35,SM Curran 3-46) & f/o 514,115 overs(Duckett 120,Rossington 116,Murphy 135*,Wakely 93) Scorecard  Cook falls to Anderson who takes sevenfer, Bopara and Ryder rescue innings,Lancs reply steadily, rain stops play.Cook out cheaply in 2nd innngs to Chapple:At Chelmsford Essex 394,110.5 overs(Ryder 110,Bopara 98) & 138-3,30 overs v Lancashire 310,76 overs Scorecard   Chris Dent hits mighty double ton and with Fuller put on 168 for 8th wicket so Glos takes  1st innings lead,teenage Aneurin Donald just misses out on maiden ton for Glamorgan:At Bristol Glamorgan 433,93.3 overs(Donald 98,Kettleborough 81) & 191-3,57 overs v Glos 558,121 overs(Dent 268,Fuller 73) Scorecard   In the Championship Wooden Spoon Match Derbyshire require another 280 runs to win with 10 wickets left:At Derby Leicestershire 329,80.1 overs(Chappell 96, Footitt 7-71) &  363,87.1 overs(Cosgrave 156,Dunstan 6-102) v Derbyshire 352,106.4 overs(Madsen 95) & 61-0,15 overs Scorecard   Points Table Div 2 

Blackheath claimed the Royal London National Club Championship title with a comprehensive victory over Northern of Liverpool in the final on September 20th at Beckenham CC. More

*  China have won the first Women's East Asia Cup after beating Hong Kong in the final Sunday September 20th in Incheon, South Korea. Japan beat South Korea to take 3rd place  Andrew Nixon reports

*  Surrey lose their heads and throw away the match.dernback took sixfer as Glos posted modest total.Sangakkara and Burns seem to have the title in their grasp but once gone only teenage Curran batted sensibly  so Surey fell six short:At Lord's Royal London OD Cup Hampshire 220,47.4 overs beat Surrey 216,49.4 overs by 6 wickets Scorecard

*  Suriname  beat Guernsey in final of the ICC World Cricket League Division 6 at Chelmsford Andrew Nixon reports   Scorecard


*  Cumberland beat Oxfordshire by 10 wickets at Carlisle to take Minor Counties title Scorecard Cornwall comfortably defeated Northumberland in the Minor Counties /50/50 Trophy at  Wormsley Scorecard   Cheshire thrashed Oxfordshire in the Minor counties T20 final at Banbury in July, openers Warren Goodwin & Olly Law hits unbeaten tons  for Cheshire Scorecard


*  ECB puts off County Championship change, there will be 16 matches each next season More


Rain disrupts all Div 1 County games.Durham won toss and fielded,Worcs respond with decent 1st innings.Worcs desperate for a result set Durham 291 to win,Borthwick with 99 steers Durham towards its target which Michael Richardson complets:At  Chester-Le-Street Worcestershire 350-7dec,101.4 overs(Fell 83,Kohler-Cadmore 89) &  217-9dec,34 overs,9 overs lost to Durham 277,64(D'Oliveira 5-48) overs & 291-7,66.4 overs(Borthwick 99,Richardson 65*) by 3 wickets Scorecard  Champions Yorks put Hants in but found Liam Dawson in fine form in response Lees stood firm as the rest of the top order fell,yorks declare,Hants forfeit and Yorks chase down target of 304 thanks to Gale ton after disastrous start:At Rose Bowl Southampton Hampshire 400-9dec,108.5 overs & 2nd Forfeit lost to Yorkshire 97-4 dec,41.4 & 305-5,91.2 overs(Gale 125) by 5 wickets Scorecard James Taylor hits ton for Notts in rain reduced dran match with Warwickshre Scorecard Yardy hits aton for Sussex in the drwn match with Somerset for whom Trescothick in rich late good form hits a double century while Trego hits a ton Scorecard  Division 1 Points Table


*  England name squads for Series against Pakistan in UAE.  Alex Hales and  Zafar Ansari  called into Test squad  Full Details


Woodhouse Grange win the National village title for the 4th time:2015 Davidstow Village Cup final, Lord's  40/40 overs September 13th: Woodhouse Grange 256-2, 40 overs (CR Bilton 65*, NG Hadfield 64, AJ Bilton 60, TS Young 40*) beat Foxton 237-8, 40 overs (CB Sanderson 74, J Douglas 47) by 19 runs  Report by Huw Turbervill


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