• Steve Smith is the prized wicket in the Australian batting order at the moment. Here's a picture of him looking a bit of a dick.

    Ashes head to head: the top order

    With the 2015 Investec Ashes series nearly upon us, The Cricket Blog looks at the head to head encounters that will define the series. We start with t...

  • Yasir Shah has been the star of Pakistan's tour of Sri Lanka

    Pakistan in Sri Lanka 2015

    A day at the Test: the first in a series of no expenses paid trips for The Cricket Blog reporters to Test matches across the globe. Volume 1: Sri Lank...

  • The New Zealand in England series was played out in the best of spirits and with the best of cricket

    New Zealand in England 2015 series review

    New Zealand arrived upon English shores with their reputation at arguably the highest point in their cricketing history. England were at one of the lo...

  • Jos Buttler's batting alone warrants his selection in England's ODI team

    Have England overhyped Jos Buttler?

    You’d think that there would be near total unanimity amongst England fans towards one of their rising stars, Jos Buttler. He’s an aggressive batsman w...

  • Eoin Morgan now looks every inch England's leader in the ODI side. He is batting has been freed up by the change in regime

    New England revolution

    What a difference a change in personnel makes; the old, stuck-in-the-mud practitioners replaced by a swathe of young guns with a new attitude. Not for...