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England’s new look squad poses same...

The curious events around the global sporting calendar thrown up by COVID-19 have offered us all a b...

How Did Cricket Influence the Gambling Industry So Much?

Cricket is the most popular sport in several countries around the world. It may not have the same popularity as football, but...

The Twenty20 World Cup is the highlight of the international cricket calendar this year. Given how important the tournament i... An early look at the 2020 T20 World Cup

Records tumble in Karachi

Pakistan must wish after 2 days that they had not bothered playing test cricket again. The length of their absence from the longer form of the game (over a year) has had a not altogether unexpected i...

England finally drop Ian Bell and Steve Harmison

England have dropped Ian Bell and Steve Harmison for the second test against the West Indies. Regular visitors to this blog will have been able to deduce that we approve of this. The seemingly inexha...

Countdown to the Ashes: fixtures and tickets

Although the participants have rather more pressing goals at the moment, namely winning a one-day series against New Zealand or trying to bounce back from humiliation in the West Indies, for supporte...

England humiliated in Jamaica

The ghost of Caribbean tours past visited England with a vengeance in Jamaica as they crashed to a defeat every bit as humiliating, if not more so, than any they suffered in the dark days of the 1980...