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Could New Zealand be the team of 20...

Whilst the eyes of the cricketing world begin to focus on the magnificent year of cricket ahead, one...

Football holds the key to cricket’s UK audience
Cricket plays an integral role in cricket and needs to be used to attract the next generation of cricket supporters in the UK

A survey by the ECB, England cricket’s governing body, at the end of 2014 revealed that participation in the sport at a recre...

Having made his ODI debut for India in December 2004, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Mahi as he is fondly known, never looked back. Th... Dhoni’s silent exit makes a lot of noise

Trent Boult, left and Tim Southee lead New Zealand off the field after dismissing Sri Lanka for just 138 in Christchurch. The pair have been instrumental in New Zealand's rise

Could New Zealand be the team of 2015?

Whilst the eyes of the cricketing world begin to focus on the magnificent year of cricket ahead, one team is slowly putting itself in a position of real promise. With the World Cup less than a month ...
MS Dhoni briefly took India to the top of the ICC Test rankings, but his failures outside of India were marked

Dhoni’s silent exit makes a lot of noise

Having made his ODI debut for India in December 2004, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Mahi as he is fondly known, never looked back. The only thing he knew was pushing Indian cricket to greater heights. His pr...
Kumar Sangakkara has added The Cricket Blog's Player of the year to his list of prestigious awards

Team of the year 2014

A happy new year to you all from The Cricket Blog! There’s plenty to look forward to, not least in the form a World Cup and an Ashes series. There will, of course, be plenty more besides. 2014 was an...
Younis Khan is an undoubted legend of Pakistani cricket

The Legend of Younis Khan

We often talk about legends. There are many explanations about what constitutes a legend, but one thing is for sure – they stand the test of time and resonate from generation to generation. It is not...
Steve Smith, a centurion at Adelaide, celebrated the milestone next to the Test number of Phil Hughes. The game itself represents a small step along the road to recovery for Australia and the sport at large.

Cricket begins the recovery process

It is tempting to think that in the aftermath of tragedy the world has stopped spinning. The untimely passing of Phil Hughes shook the cricket world to its core. That a 25 year old should lose his li...
Virat Kohli, leading India in the first Test in Adelaide, will be hoping to repeat the form during his last series in Australia.

India in Australia Test preview

The four Test Australia Vs. India belatedly starts today following the tragic loss of Phil Hughes, 63 not out, felled by a bouncer in a Sheffield Shield match two weeks ago. The best tribute to Hughe...