Test Cricket

Rooting for the away team: England cricket captain Joe Root

Can you turn Ashes to cash?

By Tommy Leighton

Arguably, the winter’s biggest sporting occasion takes place largely while the UK sleeps, and it could be as tough for publicans to turn the Ashes into a profitable opportunity as it will be for Joe Root and his men to retain the fabled urn, Down Under.

Wetherspoon: £1.1m refurbishment planned

Wetherspoon buys Trent Bridge pub from M&B

By Lesley Foottit

JD Wetherspoon has acquired an historic pub by the Trent Bridge cricket venue from Mitchells & Butlers. The managed operator is planning a...

Marston's: Ashes banter has begun

Marston's ready for Ashes clashes

By Sonya Hook

Marston's plans to launch a series of adverts that poke good-humoured fun at the Aussies, ahead of the first Ashes Test match this month. The...

Sky: Secured cricket deal

Sky Sports extends cricket coverage

By Ewan Turney

Sky Sports has extended its rights to screen domestic and international cricket to include the period 2010 to 2013 in England and Wales.

The cover drive

The cover drive

John Molnar tells Noli Dinkovski how combining food and cricket have helped make Larwood & Voce a Punch Shine award winner Pub background A...