Monthly Archive: May 2016

May 27

India in Zimbabwe ODI Series, 2016

Two international cricketing heavyweights will come together this summer when the India team tour Zimbabwe in June. The tour begins on the 11th of June, culminating on the 22nd of June, and will include a total of six games. The Fixtures Although the team will no doubt arrive in Zimbabwe ahead of the first fixture, …

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May 25

Afghanistan in Scotland ODI Series, 2016

The Afghanistan national cricket team will be touring Scotland this summer for just two games ahead of travelling to Ireland for a tour of five games. This is the second time this year that these two, mid-table ranking international sides have come together after Scotland took a battering from Afghanistan at the ICC World Twenty20 …

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May 23

2016 Women’s Asia Rugby Championship

The Asia Rugby Women’s Championship (ARWC) is under way in its second year of this format. It kicked off with defending champions Japan taking on Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Football Club in the first of the series of home and away games. It was a tough game for Hong Kong, and they came …

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May 20

Cricket’s Pink!

In a desperate bid to reinvigorate cricket’s Test game, pink balls were launched into the cricketing world in order to play day-night matches and attract many more spectators. Pink balls debuted for the first time in the long history of Test matches in November 2015 when Australia took on New Zealand in the first day-night …

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May 18

Staying Safe in Sport

Whether you are a total beginner or a seasoned professional, safety in sport is essential. It protects the longevity of your playing career as well as your physical health. Staying safe can also mean that you perform more effectively, with fewer worries and distractions. Whatever your level and however ambitious your goals are in sport, …

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May 06

How Important are Helmets in Amateur and Children’s Cricket?

In any physical sporting activity, accidents can happen. Usually the injuries are low level and do not disrupt play, but in some incidents, the injuries can be life-changing or even life-ending. Fortunately, we live in a time where safety has never been more important. Cricket is a sport that is enjoyed at all levels, whether …

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May 04

Sri Lanka tour of England, 2016

The Sri Lanka cricket tour of England 2016 will soon be upon us, with the date of the first match set for mid-May. The two teams will face each other many more times during the summer, overlapping for a short while with the time that visiting Pakistan will be playing England. The Sri Lanka national …

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May 02

Getting Involved in Sport

The Olympic Games are an opportunity to showcase some of the world’s best sporting talent. What the Games’ organisers also want is to increase participation in sport and encourage people to try. While you might think you need lots of kit such as boots, hockey shoes and team kit, these are not essential to begin …

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