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Cricket president mourned

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Members of Holy Cross Academicals Cricket Club are mourning the death of their much loved President Mahmood Din.The club, based at Arboretum Playing Fields in Inverleith recently celebrated its 70th anniversary. Mahmood was...

Cricket – Scotland victorious over Zimbabwe

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Scotland won the first match against Zimbabwe at the Grange on Wednesday by only seven runs in the T20 series to be played over three days.After winning the toss Scotland chose to bat first,...

Cricket – Murrayfield Dafs win in Fife

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Skipper Phil Hawkins won his third toss in a row and immediately asked Dunnikier to bat on a very soft wicket.The scoring rate was extremely slow with both Poole and Venkatesh restricting the...

Cricket – Murrayfield Dafs Seconds want to win the league

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Second team captain, Carl Barton, has a simple aim for 2019, "To win the league".He expanded on his ambitious aims,  "I like to enter any competition with the ultimate aim of winning it. Being...

Cricket – The Murrayfield Dafs first XI will build on last year’s success

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First team captain Phil Hawkins is realistic about the job facing the Murrayfield Dafs Cricket Club first team in 2019.It is their second season in the ESCA Championship. "Our goals for the season...

Cricket – a captain’s view

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Captain of the Murrayfield Dafs Third team, James Gutteridge, looks ahead to the seasonIn many ways, the third team is the hardest captaincy job as I'm sure many of those who have held the...

Cricket – Scots on verge of trophy win

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Scotland could win the Tri Nations T20 trophy if they beat hosts The Netherlands in the final fixture of the event on Wednesday.Kyle Coetzer's side scored 161 for the loss of only three wickets...

Cricket – Scotland draw with Ireland

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Scotland halted their losing streak with a tied match against Ireland in a T20 Tri Series clash in Holland.Both teams scored 185 runs, Scotland for four wickets with Ireland losing six men in the...

Cricket – Scots seek revenge over Ireland

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Scotland face Ireland again on Sunday and revenge must be on their mind.They skidded to their third straight defeat when they were beaten by 46 runs by Ireland in a Tri Nations event in...

Letter from Scotland

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As I write, a strong westerly wind is blowing around my house, Storm Hector they are calling it.  The birch tree outside is bending wildly and the big sycamores are heaving and rustling like...

Cricket – Coetzer upbeat despite defeat

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Pakistan blew Scotland away in the second T20 contest in Edinburgh to claim the mini-series 2-0.Frankly, it was an anti-climax after Sunday’s sensational win over a star-studded England side.But Scotland captain Kyle Coetzer argued...

Cricket – MacLeod gets Derby call-up

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Batsman Calum MacLeod and Scotland national coach Grant Bradburn will join Derbyshire for this summer’s Vitality Blast.Glasgow-born MacLeod, who has played 84 times for Scotland scoring over 2,000 runs and a top score of...

Cricket – Sharif stuns star-studded England

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Scotland 371 for five wickets (50 overs); England 365 all out (49 overs) at The Grange.They swarmed onto the pitch, they danced and even corporate and VIP guests hugged each other after Fife-based Safyann...

Watsonian Ladies Cricket Festival 2018

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Watsonian Ladies are hosting their annual Festival for the second year running on Sunday 29 April 2018, and this year it is set to be bigger and better.  Held at Myreside and Craiglockhart Cricket Grounds we have the...

Cricket – new scheme is game-changer claim Cricket Scotland

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All Stars Cricket aims to inspire five to eight-year-old children to take up the sport through a fun first experience.The eight-week programme costing £40 features one-hour sessions and begins in May.Boys and girls can...

Cricket club given vital support from local business

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Local funeral directors, Thomas Marin, of St Mary’s Street has donated funds to help support Edinburgh South Cricket Club, a local community sports team. Paul Reddish, Chairman of Edinburgh South Cricket Club, said: “We are...

Cricket – History of The Ashes

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History of the AshesThis is a sporting competition between England and Australia that has been going strong since 1882. The Ashes is one of the most long lived and celebrated rivalries in the international...

Cricket : Live coverage of Scotland v Sri Lanka from 10a.m.

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The third day of the ODI tri-series when we hope that the rain will hold off long enough for Scotland to enjoy continued success. Today they are playing Sri Lanka and you can watch...

Watch Live Cricket: ODI Tri-Series – Ireland v Sri Lanka 11 July 2011

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Cricket Scotland have announced their squad for the coming Tri-series with Sri Lanka and Ireland taking place at Citylets Grange with their first fixture taking place on July 12 against Ireland followed by recent...

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