The Cricket Tier


Kumar Sangakkara retirement

This week sees the final games of the 2016/17 County Championship in England & Wales and this is where Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara will retire from the first-class cricket. The 39-year-old Surrey batsman finished with Test cricket in 2015 but has continued playing here for the past two seasons. Specifically he will

T20 Blast finals day 2017 is coming soon

That's right on Saturday 2nd September the Natwest T20 Finals Day will take place once again at Edgbaston in Birmingham, but who'll be there to win it? With some big names already out of the competition like Lancashire, Yorkshire from the north group, along with both finalists from last year too in Northamptonshire and Durham.      

Stoneman Must Seize England Chance

Mark Stoneman will become the 12th batsman to open alongside Alastair Cook since the retirement of Andrew Strauss in 2012. England have named the Surrey opener in their squad for the first Test of their series against the West Indies at Edgbaston, with the 30-year-old replacing his former Durham team-mate Keaton Jennings in the lineup.  

A great way to learn all about cricket

Cricket fans will love to dress the bowler, batsman, wicket keeper and fielders in their cricket gear, organise the players on the pitch and place their team in the perfect position to score a century in this brilliant sticker book. With over 450 stickers, including pages on the rules of cricket, this is a great way to learn about

All Out for Cricket in the City

All Out For Cricket in The City is taking place on 4th September 2017 at the stunning Honourable Artillery Company in Moorgate, this is London’s only T6 cricket tournament. Six teams (featuring special guests Mark Ramprakash and Matthew Hoggard) will battle it out to win our coveted trophy.            

Whole load of ODI & England v South Africa

Starting at the end of June is a couple of ODI series, followed then into July by the hugely anticipated England vs South Africa Test Series. Which of course is now known as the Basil D'Oliveira Trophy (title picture). Having already played each other in three ODI's before the Champions Trophy began, then three T20's just this week.    

Eng VS SA and the ICC Champions Trophy

With less than two weeks to go until the opening game of the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy here in England, more specifically London, Birmingham and Cardiff where the games will be played. We look at England's preparation and build up, starting with a three series ODI warm up against the visiting South Africans.          

England to go further in Champions Trophy

The next instalment of the ICC Champions Trophy is quickly approaching and is set to begin on June 1st, running until the final on June 18th. England and Wales are preparing to host the tournament for the second consecutive time and will be hoping home advantage plays it's part.                  

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