The Ashes

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Australia aren’t just about Steve S...

England’s meek surrender of the Ashes hasn’t just been because of Steve Smith, despite what you’ll b...

We can shelve the boardroom enthusiasm for ‘excitement’ that exists within the corridors of power at the ECB and its lust for... England – not very good but very exciting

Interview with Stuart Broad and Steven Finn

A couple of interviews for you to enjoy here with Steven Finn and Stuart Broad, who were talking to AskMen.com. First up, Finn. Enjoy. Is there a particular moment of ashes history that you remember ...

The Ashes 2013 – over and out

Never has the sporting world’s tiniest trophy seemed more appropriate. A contest between a bedraggled touring side and over-hyped hosts deserves nothing more. It’s also rather fitting that the series...

Australia’s problems are clear to see

That headline might be stating the obvious somewhat. None of them, with the notable of exception of Michael Clarke, appear to know which of the end of bat you’re supposed to hold. But there is an int...

The Ashes 2013 – no contest

If someone offered you tickets to see Mike Tyson take on Stephen Hawking in the boxing ring, you’d have no interest in the event as a sporting contest. From a sporting perspective, it’d be a complete...

The Ashes preview and prediction

It’s finally here. 18 months on from England claiming a 3-1 series victory Down Under, Australia return to England to attempt to regain the Ashes and the famous little urn that hasn’t been in Aussie ...

Life as a village cricketer

Only a couple of recent games to report on. We lost our first game of the season to the elements in what was shaping up to be a close encounter and we played a friendly fixture against the clock in w...