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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 speaks to Ben Stokes

As one of the few players to emerge from England’s darkest winter with any credit, Ben Stokes has a chance to cement his position as England’s all-rounder for years to come. He was England’s only Ash...

Saboteur of style with lasting legacy

It began and ended with three at Newlands. Almost exactly 12 years ago, Graeme Smith made his Test debut in Cape Town against Australia. His nine ball innings, ended by Glenn McGrath on three, offere...

The Cricket Blog on Sky Sports

Miles Reucroft was on Sky Sports Radio being interviewed by Good Morning Sports Fans presenter, Jamie Fletcher about his views on the Kevin Pieteresen affair, on behalf of The Cricket Blog. As you...

Flower’s removal is the only way forward for England

All good things come to an end. Andy Flower’s tenure as England’s director of cricket was certainly good; at times it was great. It took a rampant Australia side, hell-bent on avenging recent losses ...

Did England make the most of Kevin Pietersen?

Cast your mind back to 2005. One of the greatest ever Australian sides was in England to contest the Ashes. There was a buzz in England, however; here was a side that might put an end to a generation...

Fairer sex fairing much better Down Under

As the men’s England cricket team mulled over yet another defeat in Australia, their female colleagues were battling out a vital, well-earned victory over their Australian rivals. Taking one step clo...