Pakistan's Latif banned for five years for spot-fixing

Pakistan batsman Khalid Latif has been banned from cricket for five years for his part in a spot-fixing ring.A Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) tribunal handed down the punishment after finding Latif guilty of all charges at a hearing on Wednesday, The PCB has been conducting a long-running investigation into corruption

How Essex found talent from within to land first title in 25 years

"The end of the beginning." Those were the words Essex chief executive Derek Bowden used to sum up the county's first Championship title for a quarter of a century.The English domestic game has gone through many changes since 1992 when Essex last lifted the Lord's Taverners Trophy, but much of

McLaren-Honda split after three years of troubled partnership

McLaren are to split with engine partner Honda at the end of the season just three years into their troubled partnership.It follows consistently poor performance and reliability from Honda's engines since the two joined forces for the 2015 season.McLaren are to switch to Renault engines, having concluded a three-year deal,