The 23-year-old had been widely linked with a move to Old Trafford after his contract with his local side expired last week
As Morgan’s ODI side head to Ireland, ECB confirms contest which could decide No 1 status
Batsman of the day
England take on Ireland and Australia
View From the Middle, by Ian Bell of ESPN: I’ve felt in decent form but keep getting myself out
England XI 328-7 Essex
The diary of a cricket obsessive
At a stage of his career when most players are seeking to lighten their workload – and boost their bank balance via a brisk crash, bang, wallop in the Indian Premier League – Graeme Smith has gone the other way.
The former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has signed a short-term deal to play for Surrey in a significant coup for the county.
CMJ judged things according to what he saw as the best interests of cricket
Surrey have pulled off one of the most eye-catching deals in recent county cricket history by clinching the signing of South Africa captain Graeme Smith on a three-year contract.
Plans for a Formula One circuit in and around the Olympic Stadium are officially now under consideration.
Ollie Rayner already had membership of one fairly exclusive club after scoring a hundred on his first-class debut in 2006; yesterday at Trent Bridge he joined another by making a century in an innings he began as nightwatchman as Middlesex avoided the follow-on against Nottinghamshire.
Worcestershire are set to go on flood watch after the abandonment of their match with Nottinghamshire at rain-battered New Road yesterday.
Middlesex 188 & 21-1 Durham 238 (Durham lead by 29 runs)
Durham's captain is just one of many county pros playing the shortest form of game all over the world. He talks to Jon Culley