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England v West Indies: Hosts crumble to lose Twenty20 at Chester-le-Street

Brathwaite seals Windies win over England Twenty20 international, Chester-le-Street: West Indies 176 (20 overs): Lewis 51; Rashid 3-25 England 155 (19.3 overs): Hales 43; Brathwaite 3-20 West Indies won by 21 runs Scorecard England’s batting crumbled as they were bowled out for 155 to lose to West Indies by 21 runs in their Twenty20 international at Chester-le-Street. Chasing 177, England looked well set at 64-1 and 118-4 but lost wickets at key times as captain Carlos Brathwaite claimed 3-20. Chris Gayle made 40 off 21 balls and Evin Lewis 51…

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England v West Indies: Carlos Brathwaite seals Twenty20 win over hosts

Captain Carlos Brathwaite dismisses Alex Hales, Jonny Bairstow and Liam Plunkett to seal West Indies’ 21-run victory over England in the Twenty20 at Chester-le-Street. READ MORE: Hosts crumble to lose Twenty20 WATCH MORE: Gayle run out ‘not even making an effort’ Available to UK users only. Source link

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Ben Stokes: Eoin Morgan says England right to rest all-rounder for T20

Ben Stokes averages 14 with the bat and 48 with the ball in 21 T20 internationals England v West Indies: Twenty20 Venue: Emirates Riverside Date: Saturday 16 September Time: 18:30 BST Coverage: Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and online. Live text commentary on BBC Sport website on desktop, tablet and app Captain Eoin Morgan says England are right to rest Ben Stokes for Saturday’s Twenty20 against West Indies at Chester-le-Street. Durham are unhappy the all-rounder will not play on his home ground, having focused…

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Ashley Giles: Warwickshire boss says hurting Bears must aim to emulate Essex

Jonathan Trott, who ended the season as Warwickshire captain, is the only Bears batsman averaging over 40 in the Championship this season Warwickshire boss Ashley Giles says that, once the club have dealt with the “hurt” of being relegated, their rebuilding job must aim at trying to emulate new county champions Essex. After the Bears’ eighth Championship loss of 2017 to Essex, their fate was sealed on Friday by results elsewhere. Somerset’s win over Lancashire, plus Yorkshire and Middlesex draws, put them 49 points adrift with two games left. “Right…

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Sussex v Derbyshire: Hardus Viljoen takes 15 wickets in dramatic win at Hove

Hardus Viljoen (left) finished with match figures of 15-170 Specsavers County Championship Division Two, The 1st Central County Ground, Hove (day four): Derbyshire 338 & 322-8 dec: Podmore 66*; Whittingham 5-80 Sussex 271 & 344: Van Zyl 85, Wright 80, Wells 77; Viljoen 8-90 Derbyshire (22 pts) beat Sussex (5 pts) by 45 runs Scorecard Hardus Viljoen took 15 wickets in the match as Derbyshire secured a dramatic victory over Sussex at Hove, all-but ending the hosts’ promotion hopes. He took 8-90 in the second innings as the visitors bowled…

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Gloucestershire v Kent: Half-centuries from Roderick and Bancroft save hosts

Gareth Roderick hit 12 fours in his unbeaten 110-ball 78 for Gloucesershire Specsavers County Championship Division Two, The Brightside Ground, Bristol Gloucestershire 385 & 294-9 dec: Roderick 78*, Bancroft 72; Stevens 5-77 Kent 386: Northeast 66, Stevens 65*,; Shaw 5-118 Glos (11 pts) drew with Kent (12 pts) Scorecard Half-centuries from Gareth Roderick and Cameron Bancroft helped Gloucestershire out of danger and to a draw with Kent. Resuming on 67-0, the home side slipped to 91-3 with Darren Stevens (5-77) getting rid of Chris Dent (41) and Phil Mustard in…

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Sussex v Derbyshire: Critchley, Hosein and Podmore put Derbys on top

Matt Critchley has now scored two 50s and one century in four-day cricket this season Specsavers County Championship Division Two, The 1st Central County Ground, Hove (day three): Derbyshire 338 & 322-8: Podmore 66* Hosein 52 Critchley 51; Whittingham 5-80 Sussex 271: Wright 70; Viljoen 7-80 Derbyshire lead by 389 runs Derbyshire 6 pts, Sussex 5 pts Scorecard Matt Critchley, Harvey Hosein and Harry Podmore all scored half-centuries as Derbyshire built a lead of 389 after day three against Sussex at Hove. Ben Slater (45), Critchley’s 51 from 69 balls,…

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Gloucestershire v Kent: Rain-hit match heading towards draw

Darren Stevens had a strike-rate of 112.07 in his unbeaten 65 Specsavers County Championship Division Two, The Brightside Ground, Bristol (day three): Gloucestershire 385 & 67-0: Dent 41* Kent 386: Northeast 66, Stevens 65*, Denly 57; Shaw 5-118 Gloucestershire lead by 66 runs Glos 6 pts, Kent 6 pts Scorecard Kent earned a first-innings lead of one run as their Division Two match against Gloucestershire drifts towards a draw. Resuming day three on 60-2, the visitors were bowled out for 386 at The Brightside Ground in Bristol with seamer Josh…

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