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How good is Steve Smith?

Very, is the obvious answer to the question in the title and it’s tempting to leave the debate there...

Australia aren’t just about Steve Smith

England’s meek surrender of the Ashes hasn’t just been because of Steve Smith, despite what you’ll be reading in the English ...

The Cricket Blog Ashes Caption Competition

To celebrate the imminent Ashes series, Marston’s – the official beer of England cricket – are kindly offering some of their Pedigree beer to one lucky winner of The Cricket Blog...

Flintoff form sends warning to Australia

Whilst the Australians continue their preparations for The Ashes, they won’t have failed to notice Freddie Flintoff’s impressive form for Lancashire in the Twenty20 Cup.

England squad for the Ashes

Andrew Flintoff in; Michael Vaughan and Steve Harmison out – a not entirely unexpected selection for the imminent Ashes series.

Unbridled amusement as Australia fall at the first

Oh the hilarity of it. It may seem pathetic for us Little Englanders, who habitually watch our team crumble in a spineless heap in big tournaments, to don the gloating trousers and start cackling on ...

Aussies arrive and already have much to say

In a manner unbecoming them, the Australia cricket team slipped quietly into England last week with a minimum of fanfare. They have a Twenty20 World Cup to play before confronting the old enemy but i...

Excitement builds as Australia choose their weapons

The Ashes hoved that bit closer into view today with the announcement of the Australia squad to defend the urn later in the summer. The big talking point was the omission of Andrew Symonds who had be...