#Southern Brave

Andrew Balbirnie says Ireland need fast start to avoid early T20 World Cup exit

Captain Andrew Balbirnie says Ireland must hit the ground running in order to avoid an early exit from the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.Ireland are back at the top table for the first time in five years after they failed to qualify for the 50-over tournament in 2019 before the coronavirus pandemic pushed back the T20 competition by an extra 12 months.Ireland have warmed up for the World Cup by bouncing back from a 2-1 series defeat against the United Arab Emirates last week with strong victories against Papua New Guinea and Bangladesh“We are trying to get slow starts out...
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Danny Briggs: Warwickshire spinner extends contract with county champions

Spin bowler Danny Briggs has signed a contract extension with county champions Warwickshire until the end of the 2024 season. The ex-Hampshire and Sussex left-armer, 30, agreed a three-year deal when he joined the Bears in October 2020. He took 30 Championship wickets this summer at an average of 22...
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Harry Brook named CWC Young Player of Year, Sophia Dunkley wins Women’s Award

Yorkshire batter Harry Brook has been voted the Cricket Writers’ Club (CWC) NV Play Young Player of the Year, with Sophia Dunkley selected for the JM Finn Women’s Cricket Award. Meanwhile, retiring broadcaster Michael Holding was recognised by the CWC for his presentation of cricket to the public. Luke Fletcher...

‘We’ll back ourselves to beat any team’ – Tymal Mills confident England will find feet quickly in UAE

When England were beaten by West Indies in the final of the 2016 World T20, Eoin Morgan was the only player in their side who had made an appearance in the IPL. Five years later, the squad members departing the UK for the World Cup will hardly fill two rows on the plane between them, with eight of the 15 already in the UAE with their respective franchises.

We can win it even without Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer! England's Jos Buttler insists they should be considered among T20 World Cup favourites despite absence of two 'superstars' as Eoin Morgan's squad jet out to the UAE

Jos Buttler believes the depth of England's white ball talent means they should still be considered among the T20 World Cup favourites despite the absence of Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer. Talismanic all-rounder Stokes was not named in the 15-strong preliminary squad for this month's tournament in the United Arab...

That’s a massive goal we’d like to achieve: Conway on beating India in India

Wellington, Oct 1 (IANS) New Zealand batter Devon Conway said that defeating India in Test matches in their own backyard will be a massive goal his team would like to achieve. He added that defeating India in India will be a bigger challenge than defeating them in England during the inaugural World Test Championship final in June this year.

George Garton reunites with Jason Gillespie at Adelaide Strikers

Exciting English left-arm quick George Garton has signed with Adelaide Strikers for the upcoming BBL season, joining forces with former Sussex coach Jason Gillespie. Garton, 24, has had an excellent summer for Sussex and Southern Brave in the Hundred starring in their eliminator victory over Trent Rockets and helping them claim the inaugural title. He was among the leading wicket-takers in the Hundred claiming 10 scalps in nine games and has subsequently joined Royal Challengers Bangalore for the second half of the IPL as a replacement player for Kane Richardson.

English bolter Maia Bouchier signs with Melbourne Stars

Melbourne Stars have signed recent England debutant batter Maia Bouchier for the upcoming WBBL season. The 22-year-old made her T20I debut in England's recent series against New Zealand following some promising performances for Southern Brave in the women's Hundred. She has also had a steady season for Southern Vipers in the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy, helping the Vipers reach the final.