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England’s gamble the only route to ...

Alastair Cook had the look of a dead horse still being flogged as he trudged off the pitch in Colomb...

The One Day International series between England and India has been a complete unmitigating disaster for the home side. Alastair Cook must see sense

Alastair Cook's position as England's ODI captain had become untenable and the only choice left was to remove him.

England’s gamble the only route to success

Alastair Cook had the look of a dead horse still being flogged as he trudged off the pitch in Colombo having made 32 runs from 49 balls as his side chased down a lofty target of 303. When chasing suc...
Sunil Narine's action has led to him being banned. Does it really need removing from the game?

Bent arms and broad bats

The recent spate of bowlers who have been called for, and subsequently banned for, ‘chucking’ the ball in their action has brought to mind the fairness in the battle between bat and ball; the battle ...
Alastair Cook

Alastair Cook must see sense

The One Day International series between England and India has been a complete unmitigating disaster for the home side.
Fans stormed the pitch in Surrey in sheer delight as the Englefield Green 2nd XI sealed a rare win away at Hook & Southborough

Life as a village cricketer

Three games; one defeat, a wash-out and a, yes you guessed it, win – enough to make June a month to live long in the memory! June, however, was not the busy cricketing month it could have been owing ...
Peter Moores can lead England into a brave, new era

England’s future could look rosy with Moores

Since the winter’s Ashes debacle, there has been much discussion and change around the England team. In a surprise move to some, Peter Moores has been reappointed for a second shot at the Engla...
Charlotte Edwards has had a distinguished and successful international career

The Cricket Blog speaks to Charlotte Edwards

Women’s cricket is experiencing a rapid growth at the moment. The game is growing in popularity and has introduced innovative new methods to the wider game as it is being, increasingly, picked up by ...
The 2014 village season is on.

Life as a village cricketer

Two games cancelled, two games played, two games lost and 27 runs. My start to the village season in a nutshell. The pre-season games were, as far as I was concerned, a complete washout. Two aborted ...