Scottish Saltires

Scottish Saltires

Cricket: City batsmen called to Saltires

Capital batsmen Fraser Watts and Neil McCallum were today rewarded for outstanding league form with recalls to the Scottish Saltires cricket team for this weekend's Raeburn Place double-header with Surrey on Sunday and Durham on Monday in the Clydesdale Bank pro-40 league.

Cricket: Davey and Burnett the bright spots in third straight loss

Scotland captain Gordon Drummond admitted his side have a lot to work on after the Saltires slumped to their third defeat in a row in the Clydesdale Bank 40 league.

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Cricket: Drummond says Saltires need a fast start and better fielding

GORDON Drummond concedes Scotland's second Clydesdale Bank 40 loss in as many days, this time to Leicestershire, has left him with more questions than answers.

Cricket: Scotland urged to bounce back

SCOTLAND got their Clydesdale Bank 40 campaign off to a losing start against Durham - however coach Peter Steindl is adamant one won't become two against Leicestershire later today.

Cricket: Scotland to face Sri Lanka

Scotland, Ireland and Sri Lanka are to contest a triangular one-day cricket series in Edinburgh in July.

Cricket: Scots toil as Afghanistan take control

Scotland's hopes of regaining the Intercontinental cricket cup - their first-ever five-day match - were hanging by a thread today after a disastrous opening session against Afghanistan in Dubai.

Saltires lose despite record partnership

SCOTLAND fell to their second Clydesdale Bank 40 defeat in as many days against Warwickshire in a game of outstanding highs and awful lows at Edgbaston.

Cricket: Scotland are demolished by Durham despite bright start

SCOTLAND failed with the bat as only three batsmen reached double figures against Durham on the way to a 63-run Clydesdale Bank 40 defeat at Chester-le-Street.

Cricket: Drummond downcast after Scots let Notts off the hook

GORDON DRUMMOND has admitted Scotland have only themselves to blame after letting Nottinghamshire off the hook on the way to a 75-run Clydesdale Bank 40 defeat at Trent Bridge.

Cricket: Changes on the cards after Saltires suffer double loss

Scottish Saltires coach Pete Steindl will be thinking long and hard about his batting line-up this week ahead of this coming Sunday's CB40 match at Nottinghamshire after the side lost two matches over the weekend.

Cricket: Watts holds Scotland place for Bangladesh clash

Carlton's Fraser Watts has retained his place in Scotland's cricket squad for Monday's one-day international against Bangladesh at Titwood, Glasgow.

Saltires skipper admits he is on learning curve

GAVIN HAMILTON admits he is still getting to grips with captaincy after the Saltires fell to a 58-run Clydesdale Bank 40 defeat to Kent at Canterbury.

Cricket: Hamilton confident Saltires can stop slide against Kent

SKIPPER Gavin Hamilton insists the Saltires can end a run of three consecutive Clydesdale Bank 40 losses when they tackle Kent later today.

Cricket: Saltires flag after positive start as they slip to another home defeat

SCOTLAND'S cricketers were today entitled to rue one that got away after letting a commanding position slip on the way to a 43-run defeat to Nottinghamshire at Citylets Grange in the Clydesdale Bank Pro 40 series.

Cricket: New elite series set to strengthen Saltires

TONY Judd has challenged the country's fringe players to turn up the heat on established Saltires stars.

Cricket: Edinburgh to host England clash with Saltires

Edinburgh is set to stage top class international cricket again next season with confirmation today that England will tackle the Scottish Saltires on Saturday 19 June.

Cricket: Steindl can't stick or twist as Scots rebuild against Aussies

THERE isn't much room for a rock and a hard place on the 22-yard strip that separates batsman from bowler in the cricketing arena.

Cricket: Stuart flies the Saltire from Granite City to Goldenacre

NEW Scotland cricket internationalist Stuart Chalmers will continue to venture into unknown territory this weekend when, fresh from helping achieve a One Day International victory over Canada, he returns to the Grange side who visit Heriot's.

Cricket: Drummond happy to guide young Chalmers again for Scotland debut

SCOTLAND'S new cricket captain, Gordon Drummond, will again take the country's latest internationalist, Ewan Chalmers, under his wing when a fresh era gets underway with a four-day match against Canada starting tomorrow in Aberdeen.

Cricket: Hamilton relishes his mission impossible

TO say Scotland face an uphill task during the World Twenty20 would be an understatement – but skipper Gavin Hamilton believes the nature of the game can play into their hands.

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