Category Archives: International

Patel’s popularity continues to grow at Edgbaston

Jeetan Patel’s popularity at Warwickshire continues to grow. The New Zealand off-spinner was re-signed for his third stint as overseas player after a successful spell in the middle of last season and re-introduced himself by clubbing an unbeaten 43 to … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Danish Kaneria charged by ECB

Pakistan and former Essex leg spinner Danish Kaneria has been charged with corruption by the ECB. The 31-year-old, who remains the highest wicket-taking spinner for Pakistan, faces a worldwide ban from the game if found guilty. Kaneria was named in … Continue reading

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West Indies return is the target for Sarwan

Ramnaresh Sarwan is hoping to use his stint as Leicestershire’s overseas player this season to force his way back into the West Indies side. The 31-year-old Guyana batsman is a former West Indies captain but Sarwan has been in the … Continue reading

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Johnson capture underlines Durham’s T20 ambition

Durham have further underlined their determination to make an impact in Twenty20 cricket this season by signing Australian paceman Mitchell Johnson. Following the capture of Herschelle Gibbs, Johnson will be the second overseas player for the Friends Life t20 competition, in … Continue reading

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Adams makes early statement at Kent with Nash signing

The influence of new head coach Jimmy Adams is being strongly felt at Canterbury even before a ball is bowled in the 2012 campaign. The signing of Brendan Nash as Kent’s overseas player for the entire summer is an early … Continue reading

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Kent sign Brendan Nash as new overseas player

West Indies batsman Brendan Nash has signed for Kent and will be available as an overseas player for the whole of the 2012 season. Nash, 34, who has played 21 Tests and nine one-day internationals and is currently representing Jamaica … Continue reading

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Mitchell returns from Zimbabwe in confident mood

The new season is still a month away but Worcestershire captain Daryl Mitchell has already found form and confidence after a successful stint playing first-class cricket in Zimbabwe. Mitchell played three matches for the Mutare-based Mountaineers franchise where he and … Continue reading

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BPL joy for Azhar as he is named overseas MVP

Kent’s veteran all-rounder Azhar Mahmood was at the crease as his franchise club Dhaka Gladiators swept to an eight-wicket triumph in the inaugural Bangladesh Premier League Twenty20 competition. The former Pakistan Test player was at the non-striker’s end as Anamul … Continue reading

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Adams further strengthens Surrey with Rudolph deal

Surrey’s signing of South African opening batsman Jacques Rudolph for the start of the 2012 season is further proof of the club’s ambition to be a major player in Division One of the County Championship following long years of underachievement … Continue reading

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Kent veterans shine alongside Pollard in Bangladesh

Kent’s Azhar Mahmood and Darren Stevens are quickly adding to their Twenty20 reputations with match-winning performances in this month’s inaugural Bangladesh Premier League event. The Kent veterans, aged 36 and 35 respectively, have helped their BPL franchise Dhaka Gladiators to … Continue reading

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