Ben Stokes lifts England with brilliant run-out and slip catch

Ben Stokes produced a stunning run-out and a jaw-dropping slip catch to boost England’s fortunes on day two of the second Test against Sri Lanka. SCORECARD | OVER-BY-OVER The all-rounder produced an athletic, accurate piece of fielding to run out Dimuth Karunaratne (63) before reacting sharply to snaffle a sharp one-handed slip catch off Kusal Mendis’ edge. Sky Sports commentator […]

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Javeria Khan’s 74 helps Pakistan seal 38-run win over Ireland in Women’s World T20

Javeria Khan struck an unbeaten 74 as Pakistan clinched a 38-run victory over Ireland in their Group B Women’s World T20 match in Guyana. SCORECARD The Pakistan captain blasted 11 boundaries in her innings and despite managing just nine runs off her first 16 balls, she raced to her fifty only 25 balls later, as she helped set Ireland 140 […]

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Twenty20 cricket is creating new opportunities for corruption to infiltrate the game, says ICC

The growth in Twenty20 competitions is creating new opportunities for corruption to infiltrate cricket, says ICC Anti-Corruption General Manager Alex Marshall. Speaking to Sky Sports Cricket pundit Mike Atherton, Marshall said he could not guarantee that international cricket is clean in any format and confirmed that investigations remain ongoing into corruption in Sri Lanka cricket. Two charges have so far […]

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Danni Wyatt blog: England Women ready for ICC World Twenty20 charge – and so is teddy after scare!

In her latest Sky Sports column, England batsman Danni Wyatt takes to the water with Lauren Winfield, masquerades as Tammy Beaumont and is reunited with an old friend ahead of England Women’s opening World T20 clash… It’s nearly here! We’ve been out in the West Indies for just over two weeks and finally, on Saturday, we’ll kick off our ICC […]

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England’s Jack Leach revels in combining with Jos Buttler for special dismissal in first Test

England’s Jack Leach fulfilled an ambition by linking up with childhood friend Jos Buttler on day two of the first Test against Sri Lanka. The tourists took control in Galle as Ben Foakes added two catches and a stumping to his debut century and Moeen Ali’s weighed in with a four-wicket haul, Joe Root’s side ending the day 177 runs […]

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