• Posts Tagged ‘County Cricket’

    Joe Root extends deal at Yorkshire until 2019

    by  • May 7, 2016 • Cricket

    England star batsman Joe Root has signed a new contract with the county champions Yorkshire, that will keep him at the Headingley Stadium until the end of 2019. Root, 25, who is currently ranked the world’s second-best batsman, is a key player of the England national team in all formats. BREAKING: @root66 signs on...

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    NZ batsman Tom Latham joins Kent

    by  • February 24, 2016 • Cricket

    Kent have confirmed the signing of New Zealand opening batsman Tom Latham for the 2016 campaign. The 23-year-old will be available for all three formats in the 2016 English season, starting on Sunday 10 April. The Kiwi batsman becomes Kent’s second significant recent signing after securing the South African Kagiso Rabada to the club...

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    Lancashire: James Anderson pens contract extension

    by  • October 27, 2015 • Cricket

    The England international James Anderson has put pen to a paper on a new two-year contract with the county outfit Lancashire, that will keep him at The Old Trafford until 2017. ICYMI: @jimmy9 has signed a new two year deal with @LancsCCC – https://t.co/qKwv6aPaRh #RedRoseTogether pic.twitter.com/rZFPZtJVN8 — Lancashire CCC (@LancsCCC) October 26, 2015 The...

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    Luke Ronchi joins Somerset

    by  • June 18, 2015 • Cricket

    Somerset have announced the signing of New Zealand wicketkeeper Luke Ronchi to replace Corey Anderson, who was injured during the first Test defeat by England at Lord’s last month. The 34-year-old has been a regular in the Black Caps limited-overs side over the last couple of years, scoring 263 runs in 15 Twenty20 internationals...

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    Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal joins Leicestershire

    by  • May 14, 2015 • Cricket

    The English county club Leicestershire have secured the services of Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal, who will play in the NatWest T20 Blast as cover for Grant Elliott. Akmal, 24, will be playing four games next month as cover for New Zealand’s batsman Grant Elliott, who will leave for their ODI series against England. “It...

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    Derbyshire sign Kiwi batsman Rutherford

    by  • May 7, 2015 • Cricket

    Derbyshire have announced the signing of New Zealander Test opening batsman Hamish Rutherford to cover the absence of Sri Lanka’s Tillakaratne Dilshan, who plays for Caribbean Premier League. The 26-year-old, who previously played for Essex, will join up with Derbyshire for all three formats between the middle of June and until the end of July....

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