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Discussing England’s Test tea...

Following England’s defeat in Antigua, the series against the West Indies has been lost and England ...

Cricket predictions 2019

Welcome to the cricketing year of 2019! What does it have in store? Well, we’ve reached for our crystal ball to try and...

There are few more daunting places to make your debut than the Sydney Cricket Ground during an Ashes series. To say Mason Cra... Crane can become England’s premier spinner

The Cricket Blog’s 2011 Team of the Year

2012 has already got off to a blistering start with heaps of runs in South Africa and Australia. Before we come to that, however, we’re going to take a quick look back at 2011 and its star performers...

ICC awards ceremony – Trott takes top prize

Over 2000 international runs in the past year, six centuries and 12 half-centuries – Jonathan Trott was the only man who could have won the Sir Garfield Sobers trophy at the ICC Awards 2011 on Monday...

WIN! The Following Game by Jonathan Smith

We have teamed up with our friends at publishers Peridot Press to give away three copies of the superb new book by Jonathan Smith, The Following Game. The Following Game is about cricket, family and ...

Twenty20 for 2020?

There I was reading the paper on the Tube coming back from Lord’s on Tuesday when I turned to an interview with International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge. I was expecting to read the us...

WIN a copy of Twirlymen by Amol Rajan

The Cricket Blog has teamed up with Yellow Jersey Press to give two readers the chance to win a copy of Twirlymen: The Unlikely History of Cricket’s Greatest Spin Bowlers by Amol Rajan. From W. G. Gr...