News for Neil Whitaker Reports 2019

County Championship Surrey v Yorkshire at Guildford June 11-14th

Surrey CCC v Yorkshire CCC at Guildford June 11-14thNeil Whitaker reportsDay 2YORKSHIRE skipper Steven Paterson took three wickets in six balls to give the Tykes the better of day one against Surrey at Woodbridge Road Guildford before bad light ended play early.His first victim was Surrey captain for the match Ben Foakes who top scored with 62 and shared in a fifth wicket partnership of 118 with debutante Jamie Smith.  Foakes, who shown urgency throughout his innings chopped on.Foakes&rsquo...

June 12, 2019 12:00 am

ICC World Cup 2019 Australia v West Indies at Trent Bridge June 6th

ICC World Cup 2019 Australia v West Indies at Trent Bridge June 6thNeil Whitaker reportsNATHAN Coulter-Nile fell eight runs short of his maiden ODI century but his 92 gave Australia a total to defend after they had lost five wickets for 79 with 33 overs to bat.  His previous best score in ODI’s was 34 and in ListA cricket 52.  After his first few balls it looked could be walking back to hutch very quickly.

June 7, 2019 12:00 am

County Championship Yorkshire v Essex at Headingley June 3-6th

Yorkshire v Essex at Headingley June 3-6thNeil Whitaker reportsDay 2ONLY 39 overs were possible on the second day of the Yorkshire/Essex Specsavers County Championship match at Emerald Headingley.Dominic Bess hit his highest score for Yorkshire giving his parent club Somerset a reminder of his batting credentials was unbeaten on 91.  If he had made it to the century it would have been only his second first class century, he hit his first ironically against Essex for MCC last year.When he ca...

June 5, 2019 12:00 am

ICC WORLD CUP 2019 England v Pakistan at Trent Bridge June 3rd

ICC WORLD CUP 2019 England v Pakistan at Trent Bridge June 3rdNeil Whitaker reportsPAKISTAN bounced back after their humiliating defeat to the West Indies in their first match to beat England by 14 runs despite two Englishmen scoring a century for the first time in a World Cup match.England skipper Eoin Morgan said: “I am not a believer in hundreds winning matches but I am a believer in good all round performances win you matches but they kept us in the game.”Was this the match that ...

June 3, 2019 12:00 am

ICC WORLD CUP 2019 WEST INDIES v PAKISTAN AT TRENT BRIDGE

ICC WORLD CUP 2019 Match 2 WEST INDIES v PAKISTAN AT TRENT BRIDGENeil Whitaker reportsTHE West Indies issued a warning to the other teams in this World Cup by thrashing Pakistan by seven wickets with over 36 overs to spare.The West Indies bowling performance after they won the toss and put Pakistan in was a throwback to the West Indies of the  70’s and 80’s as Pakistan capitulated from 45 for two in the 10th over to 105 all out inside 22 overs as the West Indies bowled with pace...

May 31, 2019 12:00 am

County Championship Yorkshire v Hampshire at Headingley May 27-30

Yorkshire v Hampshire at Headingley May 27-30Day 1FIDEL Edwards took four wickets in 12 balls after tea as Hampshire controlled day one of their clash with Yorkshire a day truncated by rain and bad light.His first victim in the post tea session was Jonny Tattersall who pushed at Edwards but Edwards took the outside edge to give Aneurin Donald his second catch behind the stumps.  Donald substituted for Tom Alsop, who wasn’t feeling well, behind the stumps after lunch.  In last sea...

May 28, 2019 12:00 am

Royal London Cup Final at Lord's Hampshire v Somerset

Royal London Cup Final at Lord's Hampshire v Somerset Saturday May 25thNeil Whitaker reportsSOMERSET beat holders Hampshire by six wickets with 6.3 overs to spare to win their first Lord’s final since 2001 when they beat Leicestershire by 41 runs.It was not a fitting final to say goodbye to county one day finals at Lord’s because Somerset were always in control but it was sweet revenge for Somerset after they were easily beaten by Hampshire in the group stages. After winning...

May 26, 2019 12:00 am

England v Pakistan 5th ODI at Headingley

Royal London England v Pakistan 5th ODI at HeadingleyNeil Whitaker reportsENGLAND finished their Royal London one-day series with 54 run victory over Pakistan with 3.1 overs to spare at Emerald Headingley to win the series 4-0.Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur said: “Our fielding has been dissapointing and that’s been the difference between the sides, it’s a real worry for me. We are putting in a lot of effort but not getting any rewards.  Fielding is about attitude and wanting to go out there a...

May 19, 2019 12:00 am

England v Pakistan 4th ODI Trent Bridge

Royal London England v Pakistan 4th ODI Trent Bridge May 17th 2019Neil Whitaker reportsENGLAND survived a blip in the middle of their chase to beat Pakistan by three wickets with three balls to spare at Trent Bridge 17 days before the teams meet in the World Cup to win the Royal London one day series.When England were 201 for one with 22 overs remaining the crowd thought they were going to be home early. Jason Roy hit his second ODI century against Pakistan. He reached his century in the grandes...

May 18, 2019 12:00 am

Somerset beat Notts Semi Final Royal London Cup May 12th

Somerset v Notts Semi Final Royal London Cup May 12th at Trent BridgeNeil Whitaker reportsSOMERSET beat the Nottinghamshire Outlaws by 155 runs  and over nine overs to to spare to reach their first Lord’s final since they were beaten by Surrey in 2011.Somerset captain Tom Abell said: “It feels very special to be going to a Lord’s final and it’s been a long time since we’ve been involved in one.  It’s always tough in a quarter and semi final. And Nott...

May 12, 2019 12:00 am