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2019 Cricket World Cup team of the ...

The 2019 Cricket World Cup featured a number of outstanding players and performances – we’ve a...

Does cricket need to be popular? The ECB and The Hundred

The rise of T20 franchise leagues, from Canada to mainland Europe, a T10 league in the Middle East and now The Hundred, are a...

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

The Testing case of Alex Hales

During the four Test series England recently won 2-1 in South Africa, Alex Hales was the newest member on the ever-expanding list of Alastair Cook’s opening partners. Post Andrew Strauss, Cook has ba...

Time for Dhoni to step aside

It is always sad when a great player reaches the twilight of their career. You start remembering the incredible feats that they achieved both individually and as part of a collective, start thinking ...

The confusing case of Mohammad Amir

So, Mohammad Amir is back playing professional cricket. Just as swiftly as that, he’s back playing international cricket – the sheepish looking wunderkid who hooped it round English corners in ...

England face tough questions against Pakistan

England may have won The Ashes and, owing to the myopic nature of English cricket, that is sufficient in many eyes to deem the garden of English cricket as being awash with roses. It is not. A rude a...

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...

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...