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Friday, July 3, 2020

Recreational cricket is set to resume next weekend after Prime Minister Boris Johnson appeared to back-track on his earlier claim that issues surrounding communal teas and dressing rooms made the sport unsafe.

While the quickening of the return from lockdown will see concert venues, restaurants, pubs and other places re-open to the public, Boris Johnson has said cricket remains a no go due to the ball being “a natural vector of disease”.

There will be no domestic professional cricket until August at the very least – casting serious doubt over whether clubs in the Herts Cricket League will see any form of action this year.

The lack of cricket has at least provided one small crumb of comfort for Middlesex’s Sam Robson – he is getting plenty of time to do his university work.

The International Cricket Council (ICC)’s recommendation of a temporary ban on using saliva to shine the ball could hand batsmen a significant advantage, claims Australia paceman Mitchell Starc.

This was always going to be a memorable year for Bentley Heath regardless of coronavirus and the ensuing restrictions it has brought – as the cricket club celebrate their 100th birthday.

The Herts Cricket League have set their sights on a July date to finally kick the season off – and have made further decisions on how any new campaign will look.

The England and Wales Cricket Board has released guidelines to players and clubs on steps to take to stay safe when exercising in an outdoor cricket club environment.

This weekend should have seen the start of the league fixtures in the Herts Cricket League but like all other sport it has had to take a backseat.

With live sport remaining on hold during the ongoing coronavirus shutdown, why not put your sporting general knowledge to the test?

With sport shut down across the globe due to the coronavirus pandemic, why not test your sporting knowledge with another quiz?

With live sport remaining on hold during the ongoing coronavirus shutdown, why not put your sporting general knowledge to the test?

The new board in charge of minor counties cricket say there is no date set for a resumption following the coronavirus pandemic.

An image of Ben Stokes just after he hit the winning runs in the third Specsavers Test between England and Australia at Headingley has won the Wisden–MCC Photograph of the Year competition for 2019.

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