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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 Feb...

Time for Dhoni to step aside
MS Dhoni has been an inspirational limited overs leader for India. Is the time right, however, for him to step aside?

It is always sad when a great player reaches the twilight of their career. You start remembering the incredible feats that th...

Could Ajantha Mendis be one of the bargain's of IPL 2016?

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...
MS Dhoni has been an inspirational limited overs leader for India. Is the time right, however, for him to step aside?

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 ...
The most infamous no ball in cricket's history, at Lord's in 2011.

The confusing case of Mohammad Amir

So, Mohammad Amir is back playing professional cricket. Just as swiftly as that, he’s back playing international cricket – the sheepish looking wunderkid who hooped it round English corners in ...
England have unearthed a few gems of late, not least Ben Stokes (L) and Joe Root, but other pieces haven't quite fallen into place. Yet

England seek elusive consistency

It is the stated ambition of Andrew Strauss, England’s director of cricket, that the team should attain the number one ranking in all three disciplines; Tests, ODIs and T20s. The first riotous steps ...
This series promises to be a battle of the bowlers

England in South Africa 2015/16 preview

This is the final assessment in England’s marathon, 17-Test 12 months. Such is the lopsided importance placed upon beating Australia that it will, largely, be looked back on as a success, even if tha...
Ian Bell guides another boundary down through third man en route to 109 at Trent Bridge in 2013

Why has third man become so unfashionable?

One of the first things young people learn about cricket when playing in games is the name of fielding positions. From silly mid-off to deep mid-wicket, almost every place a captain or bowler would p...
Joe Root is the most popular cricketer in England right now. His appeal should be thrust forward - he should be England's Test captain

Cricket, tennis and the terrestrial TV exposure debate

There’s a competition in England, at the end of every year, called Sports Personality of the Year (SPOTY). It’s a black tie event organised and hosted by the BBC that fetes the home-grown sporting st...