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India and the ICC World Cup 2019 Sc...

The Indian cricket team leaves for England on 22nd May 2019. India plays in two warm-up matches, one...

Proteas need the Silent Warrior to go to war in England

Since 2008, the Proteas have been able to call on Hashim Amla time and time again during their hour of need. Indeed, it was t...

The West Indies may well have won the first two cricket World Cups in 1975 and 1979, but they haven’t won it since and not ev... Can Chris Gayle inspire the Windies in his World Cup farewel...

When will the ICC take a firmer stance?

The fallout from the first Test in Durban between South Africa and Australia has dominated the headlines for the last few days. Sadly, the confrontation between Quentin de Kock and David Warner has b...

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...

Philander can end Steve Smith’s supremacy

As Verbal Kent’s character in the critically acclaimed film The Usual Suspects said, “the greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist.” Steve Smith, Australia’s capt...

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...

Crane can become England’s premier spinner

There are few more daunting places to make your debut than the Sydney Cricket Ground during an Ashes series. To say Mason Crane was thrown in at the deep end would be unfair on the 20-year-old Hampsh...