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2019 Ashes fixtures, venues and rec...

Out of the frying pan of the World Cup and into the fire of the Ashes, the English summer rumbles on...

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

England’s future could look rosy with Moores

Since the winter’s Ashes debacle, there has been much discussion and change around the England team. In a surprise move to some, Peter Moores has been reappointed for a second shot at the Engla...

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...