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BT Sport signs up ex-players

BT Sport has signed England cricket legends Michael Vaughan, Graeme Swann, Kevin Pietersen and Australian great Ricky Ponting to offer expert analysis to kick off its international cricket coverage. The host will be Greg James, BBC Radio 1 presenter and co-host of Not Just Cricket on BBC Radio 5 live. Who will front the coverage on BT Sport.

Difficult time for Durham CCC

Crickey! Where did that news come from about the recent financial goings on at Durham CCC. Were any of you out there aware of any of this at all? We here at The Cricket Tier weren't, although we heard grumblings of what might of been going on but had nothing factual.                      

Why everyone loves Our Joe

Joe Root, with his baby face, cheeky smile and unassuming nature, is definitely the boy next door you don’t mind introducing to your Gran. But put him on a cricket pitch and he will send shivers down the spines of even the most terrifying of bowling attacks.                      

Bookies Make England Favourites v Pakistan

England should have no problem beating Pakistan in this summer's second home test series - if the bookies are to be believed. Having already beaten Sri Lanka earlier this year, England were expected to find Pakistan a sterner test, but they are still being heavily backed to succeed.                  

Cricket enthusiasts are in luck

OWN AN EXCLUSIVE PIECE OF SPORTING MEMORABILIA Rare signed Lancashire Cricket Club bat up for auction on Cricket enthusiasts are in luck as a rare bat signed by the 2015/16 Lancashire County Cricket Club team is available to bid on now on with proceeds going to wish-granting charity Purple Heart Wishes.    

Cricket legends to play special T20 match for The Soldiers’ Charity

England cricketing legends Matthew Hoggard, Mark Ramprakash, Paul Nixon and Chris Read will be padding up to play a special cricket match in aid of HAC1537 – a charitable partnership between the Honourable Artillery Company (HAC) and ABF The Soldiers’ Charity. The money raised from the match, which will take place on September 14th.

Cricket's Strangest Matches

Discover the match that was played on ice, the tale of two professionals taking on eleven amateurs and the game that lasted a mere ten minutes. With over a century of cricketing capers, Cricket’s Strangest Matches is packed with all manner of ducks, googlies and sticky wickets – some mysterious, some tragic, many just downright crazy.

Cricketer Kieran Powell: The two-sport athlete

Recently we had the chance to connect with and chat to international cricket sensation Kieran Powell, as he continues his quest to sign with a Major League Baseball team. As you may know, the two-sport athlete recently showcased his baseball skills at the renowned IMG Academy in front of 14 professional baseball teams.      

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