Why I am cricketed out

Sri Lanka are on England’s Green and Pleasant Land to start the Test summer, although at first glance, it appears a little difficult to get over excited. I have a confession; I feel totally cricketed...

Why won’t the BBC give the IPL proper coverage?

In the modern world, cricket is a rapidly changing game. Gone are the days of Test match cricket monopolising the calendar and even the original one day formats have been changed and modified to refl...

Joe Root’s development continues at pace

Once the dust has settled on events in Kolkata last Sunday night, England will look back on the World T20 tournament as a whole and take a great many positives from it. The ability to chase and set h...

World T20: what next for West Indies and the WICB?

As Carlos Brathwaite sent his fourth consecutive six sailing high into the Kolkata night sky on Sunday, the West Indian team were halfway across the outfield in a pique of ecstasy before the ball had...

World T20 final preview and prediciton

And then there were two. England and West Indies will face off to decide who will be World T20 champions and, for the first time in the tournament’s history, there will be a two times champion. Kolka...

World T20: How Australia got it so wrong

Nearly a year ago to the day, Australia held up the World Cup in triumph after a dominant display against New Zealand. Many pundits dubbed Aaron Finch and David Warner as the most explosive opening d...

England unnervingly impressive

There was a moment in Delhi on Saturday where you could see exactly how far England have come since their World Cup exit against Bangladesh in March 2015. The direct run out from Ben Stokes was not t...