Mohammad Abbas grateful for county cricket ‘blessing’

Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Abbas is grateful that he is spending a spell in the County Championship for Leicestershire. Abbas has been picked alongside Mohammad Amir and Hasan Ali as the three frontline pacemen set to take on Joe Root’s men in two Tests. The 28-year-old felt that playing county cricket a month before the…

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County cricket introduces concussion substitutes

Concussion substitutes will be available for the first time in English county cricket during the 2018 season. The new rule will allow teams to replace a player who has concussion or a suspected concussion. The substitute will be able to bat and bowl in the match, but the new player must be deemed a “like…

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