News for Neil Whitaker Reports 2018

Lancashire CCC v Yorkshire CCC Royal London Cup June 5th 2018

Lancashire CCC v Yorkshire CCC Royal London Cup June 5th 2018 Old TraffordNeil Whitaker reportsIN the 1990’s Yorkshire Vikings always came up short when they played Lancashire in a vital List A game at Emirates Old Trafford in this RL one-cup match the Vikings won by 16 runs with an over to spare. The result that the Vikings hopes of reaching the knockout stages are still alive it also means that  Lancashire haven’t beaten the Vikings in a List A match at Emirates Old Trafford since 20...

April 19, 2018 12:00 am

Yorkshire CCC v Northamptonshire CCC June 7th

Yorkshire CCC v Northamptonshire CCC June 7th Royal London Cup 2018Neil Whitaker reports from Headingley YORKSHIRE Vikings reached the knockout stages of the RL one-day for the fifth successive season but they have to travel to Essex in the quarter final play-off.They beat the Northamptonshire Steelbacks  by four wickets with an over  to spare but to get a home tie they would have needed to knock the runs off inside 41 overs.  David Willey put the Vikings on the way to victory wit...

April 18, 2018 12:00 am

LANCASHIRE CCC v ESSEX CCC County Championship June 11th

LANCASHIRE CCC v ESSEX CCC County Championship June 11th Old TraffordNeil Whitaker reportsDay 1A SEVENTH  wicket partnership of 131 in 41 overs between  Shiv Chanderpaul and Jordan Clark gave the Lancashire score some respectability after Essex had threatened to dismiss  the hosts for less than 150.The pair came together in the second over after lunch when Dane Vilas played back to Sam Cook and missed a ball that would have knocked his  leg stump out.  Essex had chances ...

April 17, 2018 12:00 am

Nottinghamshire CCC v Kent CCC Royal London Cup June 14th

Nottinghamshire CCC v Kent CCC Royal London Cup June 14th at Trent Bridge 1st Quarter FinalNeil Whitaker reportsHOLDERS Nottinghamshire Outlaws were knocked out of the RL one-day cup by Kent Spitfires by nine wickets and14.1 overs to spare.The Spitfires were put on their way to victory with a record opening partnership of 194 against the Outlaws beating the 93 made by Bob Woolmark and Mark Benson in 1983.   Heino Kuhn was unbeaten on 124, his highest List A score for the Spitfires and his t...

April 14, 2018 12:00 am

England v Australia 4th ODI Riverside

Royal London ODI Series England v Australia at Riverside Durham June 21stANOTHER day, another Royal London one day international, another toss won by Australia and another England victory over Australia at the Emirates Durham.This time England won by six wickets with overs to spare and are oncourse for. A five nil whitewash..  Their 314 was England’s second highest successful run chase and the highest ODI score at the Emirates Durham.

April 13, 2018 12:00 am

England v Australia 5th ODI at Old Trafford

England v Australia 5th ODI at Old Trafford June 25thNeil Whitaker reportsA RECORD breaking ninth wicket stand for England against Australia of 71  between Jos Buttler and Adil Rashid saw England to 5-0 whitewash in this Royal London one-day series at Emirates Old Trafford.When they came together in the 30th over England were  looking at defeat and had just lost two wickets in two balls and when their partnership was broken England were 11 short of victory with four overs left.  I...

April 12, 2018 12:00 am

Lancashire CCC v Hampshire CCC County Championship June 25-28

Lancashire CCC v Hampshire CCC at Old TraffordNeil Whitaker reportsDay 2SOUTH  African Rilee Rossouw hit an unbeaten 120, his first championship century of the season, his first for Hampshire and marshalled the Hampshire tail to 451.He reached his ton when he drove Graham Onions to mid wicket for a single.  His second fifty was pedestrian compared to his first  fifty on the first day when his first fifty came from  58 balls with nine fours  while his second fifty came fr...

April 11, 2018 12:00 am

Royal London One Day Cup Final June 30th

Hampshire CCC v Kent CCC at Lord's June 30thNeil Whitaker reportsHAMPSHIRE won their first final at Lord’s since 2012 as they beat Kent Spitfires by runs 61 runs with 23 balls to spare for the Spitfires it is 40 years since they won at Lord’s final loosing eight out of their last eight finals there..After being put into bat Hampshire reached  330 for seven in their 50 overs setting the Spitfires to score the highest total chased in a domestic final. South African RileeRossouw top scored wit...

April 10, 2018 12:00 am

Yorkshire v Durham Vitality Blast July 5th

Yorkshire Vikings v Durham Jets T20 Vitality Blast Headingley YORKSHIRE Viking got their Vitality Blast campaign to a winning start  as they beat the Durham Jets by 44 runs  but the result was a sideshow the main focus was the fitness of Ben Stokes.Playing in this match solely as a batsman as England  monitor his fitness  before the one day series with India he hit an unbeaten 90 but he didn’t prove his fitness.  His 90 included five sixes but after everyone there w...

April 9, 2018 12:00 am

1st ODI England v India at Trent Bridge July 12th

1st ODI England v India at Trent Bridge July 12thNeil Whitaker reportsKULEEP  Yadav took  six for 25 the best figures by a visiting spinner in an ODI against England in England as India beat England by eight wickets with nearly 10 overs to spare at Trent Bridge to take a one nil lead in the three match series.The left arm leg spinner Kuldeep who bamboozled England in the first T20 at Emirates Old Trafford when he took five for 24 did it again in the at Trent Bridge.  In his first ...

April 8, 2018 12:00 am