Cricket could be a sport whose entire growth has been within the Great Britain from its apparent roots to becoming a serious sport in European nation and had been introduced to alternative countries. Cricket was a children’s game initially however currently it’s become a sports individuals of all ages play and watch. The cricket fever has taken over in not only England but also other parts of UK.
The Cricket County Championship is the domestic first-class cricket competition in England and Wales with eighteen clubs, named after and representing, the historic counties. The championship has been an iconic series since the first tournament in the 1890s.
Middlesex won the championships this season with their first title at their home ground by defeating Yorkshire by 61 runs with 28 balls to spare on a fine sunlit evening at Lord’s. Middlesex lifted the trophy after winning the County Championship for the first time since 1993. Yorkshire, set 240 to win in 40 overs but was bowled out for 178 with Roland-Jones finishing with 6 for 54.The final session on the last day of a fascinating season was decided by a nail-biting run chase that receded and flooded and was eventually settled by Roland-Jones.
After the Country Championships, the forthcoming spice within the world of cricket shall be the International Pathway that over fifty players between the ages of seventeen and thirty are chosen for involvement within the four elements of the men’s International Pathway this winter – the Lions, the Young Lions, the Pace Programme, and Overseas Placements. All eighteen fantabulous counties can either have players abroad with European nation or on the Pathway, unfold around four continents.
Andy Flower will lead an 18-man team on a Lions training camp in Dubai in November and December, with three 50-over matches for England Lions against the United Arab Emirates at the ICC Academy and a three-day match alongside Afghanistan in Sharjah. David Parsons, the ECB’s Performance Director UN agency leads the men’s International Pathway, said: “We hope that transfer all aspects of the International Pathway along during this kind can facilitate to indicate the vary of the way within which the ECB is functioning with the excellent counties to organize players for international cricket.
The time is however not right for the international cricket in the UK as South Africa thrashed Ireland this week by 206 runs in ODI. On his One Day International debut, Temba Bavuma scored a century and four wickets, which aided South Africa in securing a one-sided 206-run, victory over Ireland at Willowmore Park this Sunday. Kevin O’Brien (41) and Paul Stirling (40) supplied some resistance as Ireland reached 148 prior to being bowled out with 19 overs to spare. This was Ireland’s first trip to South Africa to play the national team and as predicted earlier, their chances of victory and defeating South Africa on the home ground were thin.
Thou, South Africa was without injured captain AB de Villiers, HashimAmla, Dale Steyn and Imran Tahir in this match, they have commenced their domestic season strongly, while Ireland will now have little time to regroup and sort out the flaws before they find themselves up against Australia.