Identifying the sporting star of this hot, hazy Scottish summer isn’t difficult, particularly in light of Andy Murray’s inactivity. Even had Murray earned headlines with some stellar Wimbledon exploits it would surely be reasonable to propose an alternative contender.
The tussle for the Eastern Premier title is now a two-horse race. Forfarshire’s slim hopes of figuring in the scamper to the line evaporated as they were toppled by champions Heriot’s, who are the only side that can prevent Grange lifting the silverware.
Back in 1985 Freuchie’s cricketers made waves when they won the final of the National Village Cup at Lord’s – and now Falkland are looking to create their own history by getting to “the home of cricket” themselves.
Scotland Women’s cricket head coach Steve Knox feels like his squad are in a good place heading into the ICC World T20 global qualifiers in the Netherlands – and feels the players have taken confidence from the men’s side’s recent successes.