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Kumar Sangakkara – more than ...

Kumar Sangakkara never seemed possessed of the single mindedness of Sachin Tendulkar. Nor the absolu...

Defence a relic of a bygone era
Modern players rely heavily on attacking shot selection to succeed

The 2015 Ashes series has ended, throwing up a number of questions. Why are home sides dominating series? Why do modern batsm...

So England won a hugely disappointing Ashes series. They say that familiarity breeds contempt and these two sides, England an... Why have the Ashes become so uncompetitive?

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Kumar Sangakkara – more than a cricketer

Kumar Sangakkara never seemed possessed of the single mindedness of Sachin Tendulkar. Nor the absolute self-belief bordering on arrogance of Brian Lara. Nor the robotic style of Jacques Kallis. Nor t...
Modern players rely heavily on attacking shot selection to succeed

Defence a relic of a bygone era

The 2015 Ashes series has ended, throwing up a number of questions. Why are home sides dominating series? Why do modern batsmen have such little patience? Does new technology provide more of an advan...
Michael Clarke has led Australia with distinction and has enjoyed a decorated international career

Michael Clarke bows out

It is always sad to see a once great player struggling for form as Michael Clarke has done throughout this Ashes summer. His announcement, at the end of the Trent Bridge Test that he would retire aft...
Television now sits at the heart of cricket, bringing previously unattainable insight and closeness to the game

Technology, broadcasting and cricket

The role of broadcasters in cricket has never been more pivotal. The debate surrounding them and their product offering has gone beyond audience engagement and now nags at the morality and the spirit...