Luke Fletcher: Nottinghamshire bowler ruled out for season with head injury

Nottinghamshire bowler Luke Fletcher has been ruled out for the rest of the season after being hit in the head by the ball in a T20 Blast match. The 28-year-old was released from hospital on Sunday after being struck by a straight drive from Birmingham Bears’ Sam Hain during Saturday’s game. The decision was taken…

James Anderson: England and Lancashire bowler a doubt for South Africa first Test

England seamer James Anderson is a doubt for July’s first Test against South Africa after he sustained a groin tear playing for Lancashire. England’s all-time leading wicket taker suffered the problem in the Roses match against Yorkshire and is expected to be out for between four to six weeks. The first Test against the Proteas…

Tymal Mills: England T20 bowler signs Sussex contract extension

Media playback is not supported on this device England T20 fast bowler Tymal Mills has signed a new two-year deal with Sussex to the end of the 2019 season. Mills, 24, can only play the 20-over format because of a back condition, and recently appeared in the Indian Premier League after being bought for £1.4m….

Dale Steyn: Injured South Africa bowler will miss Champions Trophy

Pace bowler Dale Steyn has been left out of South Africa’s ICC Champions Trophy squad as he continues his recovery from a shoulder injury. The 33-year-old has been out since breaking a bone in his right shoulder against Australia in November. However, he has been included in the South Africa A four-day squad for their…

Stuart Broad: England bowler unavailable for Nottinghamshire in County Championship

England bowler Stuart Broad will not be available for Nottinghamshire’s County Championship match at Durham on Friday, despite a request from his county. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) declined the request in order to allow the 30-year-old to rest. Broad bowled 21 overs in Notts’ opening match, taking four wickets as they beat…