Mark Watt sure his all-round game will improve down in England

Capital cricket star Mark Watt believes the time is right for a new challenge as he prepares to make his debut for Tynemouth today.

Ryan Sidebottom bowls during an LV County Championship match between Yorkshire and Somerset. File picture: Getty images

Ryan Sidebottom, ex-Yorkshire and England bowler, signs for Grange

GRANGE have pulled off a stunning pre-season signing coup by snapping up ex-England star Ryan Sidebottom.

The disputed strip of land at Edinburgh Accies' rugby ground  (Picture Ian Rutherford)

John McLellan: £1m rugby ‘ransom strip’ sold for £12k by cricketers

The sale of the so-called 2ft-wide ransom strip at Edinburgh Accies’ Raeburn Place rugby ground by the Grange Cricket Club to its former chairman, property developer Douglas Lowe, for a reported £12,000 means this sorry saga may yet have a final twist.

Captain Ewan Chalmers led Watsonians to Masterton Trophy glory last year

Masterton Trophy cricket competition revamped for 2018

The Masterton Trophy Twenty20 cricket event has once again been revamped for this year.

Tom Sole has been rewarded for consistent performances in 2017

Tom Sole gets first Scotland call for World Cup qualifier warm-ups

Scotland will warm up for the World Cup qualifiers with a trip to Dubai to face Ireland and the United Arab Emirates.

Majid Haq of Scotland celebrates bowling out Mohammad Hafeez of Pakistan during ODI in 2013. Picture: Ian MacNicol/AFP/Getty Images

Scotland announce two T2OI matches with Pakistan in Edinburgh

Scotland have announced two more glamour fixtures to their 2018 international schedule.

Scotland and England last met in Christchurch in 2015

Scotland to play England at The Grange next summer

Scotland’s cricketers will face England in Edinburgh next summer in a One Day International.

Prestwick players Fraser McDonald (wicketkeeper), Tom Fleet (back to camera) and Shazad Rafiq celebrate the wicket of Heriot's and Scotland all-rounder Mark Watt. Pic: Donald MacLeod

Heriot’s fall just short as Prestwick win Grand Final

Heriot’s just missed out on winning the CSL Grand Final on Saturday at the same time as RH Corstorphine were booking their place in the top flight for next season.

Peter Ross says Heriot's are focused after their title triumph

Heriot’s ready for final big push to claim national title

Heriot’s player/coach Peter Ross has asked his players for one big last effort as they aim to be crowned CSL Grand Final winners tomorrow.

The Heriot's squad looked out of the race a few weeks ago but battled hard and always gave themselves a chance

Cool-as-ice Berg hits ton as Heriot’s win title on last day

Heriot’s president Kevin McLaren heaped praise on the battling qualities within the squad and applauded Hayes van der Berg’s superb century as they lifted the CSL Eastern Premiership title on Saturday in dramatic circumstances.

Ally Sadler

Watsonians make two changes for Murgitroyd T20 national Cup finals day

Watsonians have added Ally Sadler and Callum Martin to the squad as they prepare to play in the Murgitroyd T20 national Cup tomorrow.

Stepping Out: Peter Ross makes a welcome return to the Goldenacre team who face Aberdeenshire at home. Pic: Neil Hanna

Heriot’s all set for final day of drama

Heriot’s player/coach Peter Ross returns to the team to keep wicket as the Goldenacre men go into the final weekend of the CSL Eastern Premiership season with a chance of winning the title.

SMRH's Gregor Bissett in action

Heriot’s now sole rivals to Arbroath for East title

Heriot’s will head into this coming weekend’s last round of fixtures in the CSL Eastern Premiership still with a chance of winning the title after a dramatic day of action on Saturday.

Carlton skipper Ali Evans hit three sixes on his way to a vital 61. Picture: Donald MacLeod -

Carlton win Scottish Cup for first time

Carlton’s bowlers put in a superb performance to help them lift the Citylets Scottish Cup for the first time ever at Forthill today when they defeated Watsonians in the final.

Fraser Watts

Fraser Watts says Carlton’s young guns are ready for Cup final

Carlton cricket stalwart Fraser Watts has urged the club’s young players to enjoy the experience when they play in tomorrow’s Citylets Scottish Cup final against Watsonians at Forthill.

Preston Mommsen says team spirit in the Grange camp is high following their victory over leaders Arbroath last weekend

Wedding guest Preston Mommsen to miss crucial Grange tie

Mazars Grange will aim to keep up the pressure on Arbroath at the top of the CSL Eastern Premiership tomorrow – but they will have to do so without captain Preston Mommsen.

James Tapper celebrates Brendan Ford's wicket

Ruthless Grange defeat the leaders as Foulds takes four

Tom Foulds chose a good day to put in his best bowling performance of the season on Saturday, his four wickets helping Mazars Grange defeat Arbroath and keep their CSL Eastern Premiership title hopes alive.

John Blain has been taking wickets since returning to the Grange team

Grange boosted for title showdown as five key players return

Five key men return to the Mazars Grange side for tomorrow’s much anticipated top-of-the-table clash with Arbroath in the CSL Eastern Premiership.

Abbi Aitken

Seven Capital cricket stars selected for Scotland

There is a strong Capital presence in the Scotland Women’s cricket squad that has been named for next week’s T20 World Cup Europe/Americas qualifying event in Stirling.

Grange's Andrew Brock bowls to SMRH batsman Andrew Tetly ' one of only three SMRH players to reach double figures. Pic: Ian Rutherford

Grange swat aside SMRH to set up title showdown with leaders

Mazars Grange set themselves up for this coming weekend’s top-of-the-table CSL Eastern Premiership clash against leaders Arbroath with a comfortable victory over city rivals SMRH.

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