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In mourning of Phillip Hughes

It was with great sadness that the news of Phillip Hughes’s death came to pass. At the age of just 2...

16 Tests, nine wins, five draws and two defeats – Pakistan have been the toughest of propositions since their enforced ... Kings of the desert

Phillip Hughes passed away aged 25 after suffering severe bleeding on the brain as a result of a compressed vertebral artery as a result of being struck by a ball on the neck.

In mourning of Phillip Hughes

It was with great sadness that the news of Phillip Hughes’s death came to pass. At the age of just 25, to lose your life to the game of cricket, or to any game, is as unlikely as it is tragic. Our de...
Cage4All is introducing cricket to new environments

Cage4All – street cricket in the UK

“To be honest, I’m worried about the future of the game,” says Colin Salmon, chairman of Cage4All, a community interest company involved in promoting cricket at a grassroots level. “It’s too long; to...
Misbah ul Haq has turned Pakistan into a nigh on unbeatable side in their adopted home of the UAE.

Kings of the desert

16 Tests, nine wins, five draws and two defeats – Pakistan have been the toughest of propositions since their enforced exile to the UAE commenced in 2010. South Africa, Sri Lanka, England, Aust...
Younis Khan has been a rock for Pakistan for 14 years. Recently, he has been a rock for the sport, showing that some things remain constant during a turbulent time for the sport.

The cricket world just keeps on spinning

It would be easy to conclude after the past couple of months that cricket had stopped. There was an explosive autobiography, a host of bowlers were banned and the West Indian Cricket Board has damn n...
The hair, the earring, the attitude, the swagger... It was obvious from the start that KP was not cut from the same cloth as the usual England cricketer

The quintessentially un-English Englishman

You don’t need to hear Kevin Pietersen speak, about himself or anyone else, and you don’t need to hear a single story about him from his legion of fans or from his many detractors. You just needed to...
Sunil Narine's action has led to him being banned. Does it really need removing from the game?

Bent arms and broad bats

The recent spate of bowlers who have been called for, and subsequently banned for, ‘chucking’ the ball in their action has brought to mind the fairness in the battle between bat and ball; the battle ...
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Life as a village cricketer

Unfortunately this season did not quite pan out as I had hoped. I have only been able to play in four games since the end of June and, alas, not one of them was a win. I did manage a few ugly runs wi...