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Team of the decade – one cap wonder...

As the 2010s draw to a close, we thought we’d have a look back over the cricketing decade from a dif...

Maxine Blythin and the curious case of women’s cricket

Kent’s women’s team player of the year for 2019 is Maxine Blythin, a dashing 6ft tall stroke maker who notched four centuries...

Very, is the obvious answer to the question in the title and it’s tempting to leave the debate there. But that wouldn’t be ov... How good is Steve Smith?

2019 Cricket World Cup team of the tournament

The 2019 Cricket World Cup featured a number of outstanding players and performances – we’ve attempted to whittle them down to the strongest XI. To do this, though, we’ve made our selections ba...

Cricket World Cup confirms dominance of the wealthy

We are just over halfway through the 2019 Cricket World Cup and if results go the way most bookies would expect over the next 72 hours the top four, who progress to the knockout stages, will be all b...

Can Australia retain their Cricket World Cup title?

The 2019 Cricket World Cup, hosted by England and Wales, is almost upon us and defending champions Australia will be looking to retain their title. The Baggy Greens are the most successful nation to ...

Long read: is Australian cricket missing the point?

The ball tampering incident last March in South Africa altered the landscape of Australian cricket to such an extent that it may never be the same again. The fallout following the bans received by Ca...

What has gone wrong for Perth Scorchers?

Perth Scorchers went into the 2018/19 Big Bash campaign as clear favourites to be crowned champions after emerging as the most successful team in the tournament’s history. Their squad is teeming with...

Cricket predictions 2019

Welcome to the cricketing year of 2019! What does it have in store? Well, we’ve reached for our crystal ball to try and find out. There’s plenty to look forward to, with the World Cup, th...

Root’s form a concern for England

There are few doubts over the identity of England’s best Test batsman. It’s Joe Root. At his best, he is an effortless batsman, capable of scoring at will in any gap. The problem is, he hasn’t been a...