Mike Gatting

Tendulkar and Warne to captain MCC v Rest of the World clash

Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne have been confirmed as captains in this year’s MCC v Rest of the World match at Lord’s. Tendulkar and Warne, who are both Honorary Life Members of the Club, will lead the MCC and Rest of the World teams respectively in the Lord’s Bicentenary 50-over celebratory match on 5 July.

Ben Stokes and Wayne Madsen take Cricket Writers’ Club awards

Ben Stokes, the Durham and England allrounder, is this year’s recipient of the Cricket Writers’ Club Young Cricketer of the Year award. Derbyshire captain Wayne Madsen has won the William Hill County Player of the Year Award.