Cricket World Cup

RSS

An early look at the 2020 T20 World...

The Twenty20 World Cup is the highlight of the international cricket calendar this year. Given how i...

Expert prediction: Will Ben Stokes be crowned Sports Persona...

Ben Stokes has been odds-on to win BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2019 since the summer, but now that the nominations hav...

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 ...

How important is captain Eoin Morgan anyway?

The decisions by England’s ODI captain, Eoin Morgan and opener, Alex Hales to withdraw from England’s tour of Bangladesh citing security concerns in the country, have caused much consternation and di...

Joe Root’s development continues at pace

Once the dust has settled on events in Kolkata last Sunday night, England will look back on the World T20 tournament as a whole and take a great many positives from it. The ability to chase and set h...

World T20 final preview and prediciton

And then there were two. England and West Indies will face off to decide who will be World T20 champions and, for the first time in the tournament’s history, there will be a two times champion. Kolka...

World T20: How Australia got it so wrong

Nearly a year ago to the day, Australia held up the World Cup in triumph after a dominant display against New Zealand. Many pundits dubbed Aaron Finch and David Warner as the most explosive opening d...

England unnervingly impressive

There was a moment in Delhi on Saturday where you could see exactly how far England have come since their World Cup exit against Bangladesh in March 2015. The direct run out from Ben Stokes was not t...