The ECB's new city-based T20 competition could be set to be a 100-balls-a-side affair, according to a radical proposal released today
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Smith is understood to have been preferred from a shortlist that also included Andy Flower, Derek Pringle, Mike Selvey and one of the current selectors, Mick Newell
India opener Smriti Mandhana's prolific run of form in 2018 earned her a career-best fourth position on the ICC rankings for batsmen while compatriot Deepti Sharma climbed to No. 3 on the allrounders' charts
Cameron Bancroft took an Australia Ashes berth many had imagined belonged to Matt Renshaw and now Renshaw has returned the favour at Somerset
Sam Northeast adds heft to Hampshire's middle order and that has helped to persuade them that a title challenge might be in the offing
Saqib Mahmood can hit 90mph and, as Lancashire prepare to reap the benefit, England will be watching his every move
The India captain broke the record for most 50-plus scores in women's ODIs to clinch the series 2-1 against England in Nagpur
Heather Knight, Nat Sciver and Anya Shrubsole are named among the Five Cricketers of the Year, while Virat Kohli is Leading Cricketer in the World
Ten years ago it was anathema, but now the ECB is effectively paying its players to take part
Yorkshire's director of cricket, Martyn Moxon, heads to a crisis meeting at Edgbaston complaining of "an impossible situation" as David Willey's late call makes him the 12th English player in the tournament
Northamptonshire's talented batsman is hoping to make headlines for his form after getting into trouble for pouring a drink over James Anderson in Australia
India were bundled out for a mere 113, with Sophie Ecclestone and Danielle Hazell sharing eight wickets, as England cantered to an eight-wicket victory to level the series
The England fast bowler will be playing in the IPL for the first time
Tom Westley hopes that a winter of technical tinkering can re-establish his international credentials
An unbeaten 18-run stand for the tenth wicket took India past the finish line after the hosts were reduced to 190 for 9
March had more rubbishy action than a Steven Seagal starrer. And it all ended in tears
England's head coach has hinted that the batting line-up is unlikely to change much for the series against Pakistan in May, despite few of the issues being resolved over the winter
Sussex fast bowler insists that the dream of playing Test cricket for England remains his ultimate ambition but a lot can happen before 2022
Eoin Morgan hopes the sanctions imposed on Steve Smith and David Warner will have served to restore the reputation of a game he feels has been "battered"
Eoin Morgan insists he can still play Championship cricket this season after breaking a thumb in the nets, but events could conspire against it
Yorkshire are challenging the attacking mindset in four-day cricket that they believe is a detrimental consequence of the rise of Twenty20
Kerala midfielder CK Vineeth speaks his mind on the recent rape cases; he's one of a handful of Indian sports stars not afraid to comment on major social issues.
A mid-season break is long overdue in England, but the current proposals are deeply flawed and nothing more than a lame attempt at ticking a box.