T20 Blast Schedule 2020 Announced Confirms ECB

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ECB Announces The T20 Blast Schedule  The eagerly anticipated T20 Blast competition will begin on Thursday 27 August. It starts with South Group tie with holders Essex hosting Middlesex. This kicks off a full programme of matches around the country, concluding with Yorkshire’s clash with Nottinghamshire at Headingley. The T20 Blast Schedule will be widely […] READ MORE






Middlesex Clash A Cup Final, Says Somerset Captain Tom Abell

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Skipper Tom Abell says Somerset are treating this week’s vital home clash with Middlesex as a virtual cup final as they bid to stave off relegation. Indeed, their prized Division One survival rests on a victory over the Londoners. If Somerset beat Middlesex with at least equal bonus points then they will remain in Division […] READ MORE


Ryan Higgins: “I See Myself As A Top Number Five”

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Given the competition is being scrapped in favour of one packed with overseas stars on lucrative contracts, there is an irony in the fact that this season’s T20 Blast has seen Middlesex’s big-name trio of Eoin Morgan, Brendon McCullum and Tim Southee overshadowed by a Zimbabwe-born 22-year-old all-rounder. But Ryan Higgins’ performances in the competition […] READ MORE


Toby Roland-Jones’ Debut Worth The Wait

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It was perhaps fitting that Lord’s was the setting for Toby Roland-Jones’ long-awaited England debut against South Africa on Monday. The Ashford-born paceman has a special affinity for the famous old venue in NW8. And not just because, as a Middlesex player, it’s his home ground. Lord’s was where Roland-Jones wrote himself a permanent place […] READ MORE


Champion County Match Faced With Identity Crisis

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Ask any county cricket fan about the season’s “traditional curtain-raiser”, and they will tell you that since time immemorial, the champion county season has started with a first-class match fixture between the previous season’s County Champions and an MCC XI. However, as with so many things in cricket, there is an element of urban myth […] READ MORE