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Life as a village cricketer

Three games; one defeat, a wash-out and a, yes you guessed it, win – enough to make June a month to ...

Sri Lanka in England 2014 tour review
Angelo Mathews led hearty celebrations after Sri Lanka's first Test series win in England - a win he contributed so much to

It’s not often that a two Test series leaves you purring, but this one had a bit of everything. There was some sublime cricke...

The first Test against Sri Lanka at Lord’s was a first sighting of the ‘new’ England. After the winter’s disastrous Ashes tou... England stuck in a philosophical loop

Fans stormed the pitch in Surrey in sheer delight as the Englefield Green 2nd XI sealed a rare win away at Hook & Southborough

Life as a village cricketer

Three games; one defeat, a wash-out and a, yes you guessed it, win – enough to make June a month to live long in the memory! June, however, was not the busy cricketing month it could have been owing ...
Angelo Mathews led hearty celebrations after Sri Lanka's first Test series win in England - a win he contributed so much to

Sri Lanka in England 2014 tour review

It’s not often that a two Test series leaves you purring, but this one had a bit of everything. There was some sublime cricket and some awful cricket. There were umpiring howlers, there were confront...
Alastair Cook and Peter Moores have got off to a familiarly conservative start. It's like a re-run of the Strauss/Flower years...

England stuck in a philosophical loop

The first Test against Sri Lanka at Lord’s was a first sighting of the ‘new’ England. After the winter’s disastrous Ashes tour, this was a new beginning. A new beginning adorned with old traits. If t...
Kolkata Knight Riders have now won two of the last three IPLs.

IPL 2014 review

It is fair to say that the Indian Premier League has found its flow, now. The match fixing cloud that hung over it at the start of the tournament was lifted by some bright cricket in the UAE and was ...
The 2014 village season is on.

Life as a village cricketer

Two games cancelled, two games played, two games lost and 27 runs. My start to the village season in a nutshell. The pre-season games were, as far as I was concerned, a complete washout. Two aborted ...