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Nathan Lyon: Nottinghamshire considering Australia spinner

Nathan Lyon has taken 290 wickets in 74 Tests for Australia Nottinghamshire are considering Australia spinner Nathan Lyon as their overseas player for the upcoming season, reports BBC Radio Nottingham. The 30-year-old played county cricket for Division Two champions Worcestershire in 2017 and took six

Alex Hepburn: Worcestershire cricketer denies rape charges

Image copyright PA Image caption Alex Hepburn denies two charges of rape A professional cricketer has appeared in court to plead not guilty to two charges of raping a woman. Worcestershire all-rounder Alex Hepburn, 21, denied the attack in Worcester on 1 April. In the

Joe Mennie: Lancashire sign Australian pace bowler

Joe Mennie played one Test and two one-day internationals for Australia against South Africa in 2016 Lancashire have signed Australian pace bowler Joe Mennie for the 2018 season as the club’s overseas player. The 29-year-old, who currently plays for South Australia and Melbourne Renegades in

Ben Stokes available for England selection – ECB

Ben Stokes made his England debut in 2011 England cricketer Ben Stokes is available for selection for the tour of New Zealand after he was charged with affray, says the England and Wales Cricket Board. The 26-year-old was charged on Monday after a fight outside

New Zealand v Pakistan: Shoaib Malik concussed after being hit on head

Shoaib Malik, who made his one-day international debut in 1999, was playing his 261st ODI Fourth one-day international, Hamilton Pakistan 262-8 (50 overs): Hafeez 81, Fakhar 54 New Zealand 263-5 (45.5 overs): De Grandhomme 74*, Nicholls 52* New Zealand won by five wickets Scorecard Pakistan

Ireland beat Scotland by six wickets in one-day tri-series

Balbirnie continued his good form after hitting a century in Ireland’s win over the UAE on Saturday One-day international tri-series, Dubai Scotland 219 (49.2 overs): Jones 87, Rankin 3-49 Ireland 223-4 (34.5 overs): Balbirnie 67, N O’Brien 55 Ireland won by six wickets Scorecard Ireland