• Phillip Hughes passed away aged 25 after suffering severe bleeding on the brain as a result of a compressed vertebral artery as a result of being struck by a ball on the neck.

    In mourning of Phillip Hughes

    It was with great sadness that the news of Phillip Hughes’s death came to pass. At the age of just 25, to lose your life to the game of cricket, or to...

  • Cage4All is introducing cricket to new environments

    Cage4All – street cricket in the UK

    “To be honest, I’m worried about the future of the game,” says Colin Salmon, chairman of Cage4All, a community interest company involved in promoting ...

  • Misbah ul Haq has turned Pakistan into a nigh on unbeatable side in their adopted home of the UAE.

    Kings of the desert

    16 Tests, nine wins, five draws and two defeats – Pakistan have been the toughest of propositions since their enforced exile to the UAE commence...

  • Younis Khan has been a rock for Pakistan for 14 years. Recently, he has been a rock for the sport, showing that some things remain constant during a turbulent time for the sport.

    The cricket world just keeps on spinning

    It would be easy to conclude after the past couple of months that cricket had stopped. There was an explosive autobiography, a host of bowlers were ba...

  • The hair, the earring, the attitude, the swagger... It was obvious from the start that KP was not cut from the same cloth as the usual England cricketer

    The quintessentially un-English Englishman

    You don’t need to hear Kevin Pietersen speak, about himself or anyone else, and you don’t need to hear a single story about him from his legion of fan...

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