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Expert prediction: Will Ben Stokes ...

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

We are just over halfway through the 2019 Cricket World Cup and if results go the way most bookies would expect over the next... Cricket World Cup confirms dominance of the wealthy

England searching for something that is not there

Let’s get straight to it – this England side is a poor ODI side. It’s organised poorly, led poorly, administered poorly and playing poorly. On paper, this side equals a lot less than the sum of its p...

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 preview and predictions

So here it is; Cricket World Cup number 11. It promises to be a slow burner, taking a month to build up to the crescendo of the knockout stages, as two pools of seven teams each are whittled down to ...

ICC World Cup 2015 ones to watch – India

The reigning World Champions have just completed a disastrous tour of Australia, finishing winless – hardly ideal preparation for their title defence. The side is well out of form and inspirati...

ICC World Cup 2015 ones to watch – Australia

The co-hosts Australia are heading in to this World Cup in fine fettle. They are always amongst the favourites for any tournament and few would be so bold as to rule them out here. The bowling attack...

ICC World Cup 2015 ones to watch – South Africa

One of the most remarkable records in the limited overs game belongs to South Africa – South Africa have never won a knock-out game at a World Cup. Ever. To think of all the talent that they have fie...

ICC World Cup 2015 ones to watch – Bangladesh

Bangladesh find themselves in Pool A, which appears from the outset to limit their chances of progression. England, Australia, Sri Lanka and New Zealand must be overcome, not to mention Afghanistan a...

ICC World Cup 2015 ones to watch – West Indies

A team seemingly in perpetual turmoil, the West Indies appear to be approaching the 2015 cricket World Cup as a means of preparing for the 2019 cricket World Cup, at least according to Chris Gayle. T...