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The Hundred – where are the p...

Love it or loathe it – and the majority appear to be in the latter camp right now – The Hundred is c...

Does cricket need to be popular? The ECB and The Hundred

The rise of T20 franchise leagues, from Canada to mainland Europe, a T10 league in the Middle East and now The Hundred, are a...

India win Asia Cup T20 ahead of World T20

India beat Bangladesh by eight wickets to lift the Asia Cup trophy in front of a vociferous crowd in Mirpur. India enjoyed complete domination over their neighbours, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka a...

Potential IPL 2016 auction bargains

The Indian Premier League is ready for lift off in 2016, with the auction due to take place on 6 February to decide the final player allotments for this year’s tournament. We take a quick peek at the...

Time for Dhoni to step aside

It is always sad when a great player reaches the twilight of their career. You start remembering the incredible feats that they achieved both individually and as part of a collective, start thinking ...

Batsmen need to rediscover the art of grafting

After a week that witnessed two Test matches finish within three days, the question of the modern batsman’s ability to graft for a score has once again been questioned. The Indian team director, Ravi...

The safety of cricket

A spate of horrendous injuries suffered on the field of play of late has called into question the adequacy of the safety of cricket. Philip Hughes’s tragic death, struck on the neck by a bouncer, has...

IPL 2015 update

With 36 of the 56 group games gone, we thought we would have a quick look at how the 2015 Indian Premier League is panning out and try to have a guess at who the top four will be. With the table look...

Football holds the key to cricket’s UK audience

A survey by the ECB, England cricket’s governing body, at the end of 2014 revealed that participation in the sport at a recreational level is low. Kids are not playing the game. Elite participants in...