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How Did Cricket Influence the Gambl...

Cricket is the most popular sport in several countries around the world. It may not have the same po...

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...

Kent’s women’s team player of the year for 2019 is Maxine Blythin, a dashing 6ft tall stroke maker who notched four centuries... Maxine Blythin and the curious case of women’s cricket

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...

Virat Kohli the best ODI batsman ever

Every now and then we are fortunate enough to witness something noteworthy in the footnotes of our game. The number of outstanding catches that T20 has spawned, for example. The batting form of Steve...

Is attack England’s only route to World Cup glory?

England’s ODI transformation since the nadir of the 2015 World Cup has been remarkable. From timid, low scoring and low performing cricket, to brash, powerful and victorious, it has been quite the tu...

Short-sighted ECB to blame for England’s woes

The fall out and recriminations following England’s surrender of the Ashes to Australia will continue for a while yet. Ashes battles are each nation’s barometer of the health of their domestic game a...

We need to talk about Trevor Bayliss

In the aftermath of defeat in the second Ashes Test against Australia, it is arguably too soon to discuss the things that need to change in English cricket if their fortunes are to improve. However, ...