Faf du Plessis returns to lead by example

There are many things that Joe Root and the rest of his England teammates will consider over the next few days; how to apply themselves better, how they are going to take 20 wickets in a game and mor...

What’s up with AB de Villiers?

It’s usually a sorry sight to see a great of his era readying himself to depart the game. There’s usually an announcement, following a period of speculation, that the end is nigh and the ...

Why England WON’T win the Champions Trophy

We’ve heard why England WILL win the Champions Trophy. In the interest of balance, Andy Hunter argues why they WON’T. There is no doubt that English One Day International cricket has impr...

Champions trophy players to watch

We take a quick look at the players to keep an eye out for at the Champions Trophy. They are not necessarily star names, or guaranteed starters in some cases, but they could have a major impact at th...

Why England WILL win the Champions Trophy

With the Champions Trophy fast approaching, we thought we’d focus on the pre-tournament favourites and hosts, England. For so long they have been ODI also-rans, but since the 2015 World Cup, the gras...

Sachin: a Billion Dreams

As if the life and times of Sachin Tendulkar weren’t prominent enough, the little master now has his own film, directed by James Erskine, out in cinemas now. The Cricket Blog was lucky enough to get ...