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Washington Sundar likely to play for Lancashire this season

indian all-rounder Washington Sundar will likely turn out for Lancashire in county cricket this season, subject to fitness and visa clearance, ESPNcricinfo has learned. Washington, 22, could be available for up to three County Championship games, from July, and the entire 50-overs Royal London Cup. He could become the second Indian to feature in English …

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What Dinesh Karthik’s successful return means for Rishabh Pant

As you expect with contemporary wicketkeepers, Rishabh Pant and Dinesh Karthik have intertwined careers. Pant’s Test debut came in England in 2018 after Karthik didn’t score too many in the first two Tests, thus ending one of the latter’s many comebacks in international cricket. On their next visit to England, Pant and Karthik found themselves …

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Has it become easier to chase down stiff targets in Test cricket?

Twice in two Tests in the current series against New Zealand, England were set challenging fourth-innings targets to chase down: 277 at Lord’sand 299 at Trent Bridge. On each occasion they had a centurion – a serene Joe Root at Lord’s and scintillating Jonny Bairstow at Trent Bridge – as they broke home with plenty …

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Eng vs NZ 2022 – Ben Foakes – ‘It has changed the way I look at Test cricket. There is another side

Among the glazed eyes of those packed into Nottingham’s Mega Munch in the early hours of Wednesday, several of whom had secured a stunning victory at Trent Bridge against New Zealandstood one looking the freshest of the lot. Ben Foakes was propped at the greasy counter, cap on, seemingly with his wits in check while …

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County news – Tom Kohler-Cadmore signs for Somerset as Yorkshire exodus intensifies

Significant blow to club in wake of racism scandal as senior batter decides to move on David Hopps4 hours ago Tom Kohler-Cadmore drives through the covers Getty Images Yorkshire are bracing themselves for a potential exodus of leading players after the announcement that Tom Kohler-Cadmore has been released from the final year of his contract …

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