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The best ODI teams in the world

The 2019 Cricket World Cup was one of the greatest sporting spectacles of all time. The tournament w...

How good is Steve Smith?

Very, is the obvious answer to the question in the title and it’s tempting to leave the debate there. But that wouldn’t be ov...

Life as a village cricketer

The stinging palms, the ‘it can’t be broken’ finger, the furtive glance at the weather, the ‘it’s probably going to rain tomorrow, you might as well have another pint’, the ‘how long does this bloody...

Essex begin new season with the look of champions

There is always extra pressure when starting the season as champions, especially when coming off an unbeaten season as Essex did in 2017. The inclement weather over the first weekend meant that the 2...

Kent sign Matt Henry for 2018 season

Kent’s overseas player for the first half of the 2018 season will be New Zealand bowler Matt Henry. The 26-year-old signed for the Specsavers County Championship Division Two side on Wednesday. Henry...

AB de Villiers shows a touch of genius

The rights or wrongs surrounding AB de Villiers’ reappearance for South Africa in Test cricket after an 18-month sabbatical have been all but been forgotten following his magnificent 126* at Port Eli...

Do Rashid and Hales signpost the future?

The decisions of Adil Rashid and Alex Hales, the England one-day and T20 internationals, garnered a lot of coverage recently as they opted to eschew red ball cricket in order to focus on the white ba...

Ross Taylor heroics drive New Zealand

Ross Taylor’s impressive 181 not out guided New Zealand to a five-wicket win to level their one-day series against England at 2-2 with a game still to play. In a series which has produced many twists...

How will England fare in this summer?

After a fairly disastrous winter Test series down under, the England cricket team is back in a familiar position – rebuilding after an Ashes defeat. The situation is not as bleak as it was in the 199...