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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

Dave Warner the man who never learns

It’s difficult to comprehend the thought process of some people, such are the obvious contradictions in the way they present themselves and the way they behave. One such person is Dave Warner; an att...

Ben Stokes – the rumours and the reality

England’s Ashes preparations remain in limbo, although it is approaching the near certainty of continuing without Ben Stokes, the linchpin of the middle order batting, the vital fourth seam bowling o...

England cricket’s moral quandary

As soon as the news broke on Tuesday about Ben Stokes’s arrest in Bristol on Monday morning, it was clear that the ECB had a difficult decision to make. The Ashes squad was announced on the Wednesday...

Tom Westley is England’s biggest doubt

With the County Championship already decided and the International summer almost behind us, attention seems squarely focused on the upcoming Ashes series in Australia. Of all the permutations and con...

The Ashes 2017/18 England squad

The Ashes is always the most anticipated series in cricket, especially seeing as India and Pakistan don’t face off in the Test arena these days. On Thursday 23 November in Brisbane, the action kicks ...

South Africa in England 2017 review

Better late than never, Miles Reucroft and Andy Hunter, regular contributors to this here blog, sat down and had a chinwag about South Africa’s series with England. What is the point of a blog,...

Cricket, tennis and the terrestrial TV exposure debate

There’s a competition in England, at the end of every year, called Sports Personality of the Year (SPOTY). It’s a black tie event organised and hosted by the BBC that fetes the home-grown sporting st...