The Cricket Blog’s 2010 Team of the Year

2010 has been a good, bad and ugly year for cricket. There have been individual performances of the highest order, woeful team efforts and a betting scandal that rocked the sport to its core. With al...

Arthritis Research UK – taking the pain out of sport

The vast majority of us have suffered injury as a result of playing sport. Even more ‘mundane’ sports such as snooker and darts carry a risk of injury, although not quite in the same way as being spe...

King Kevin returns to dominate Australia

Kevin Pietersen hasn’t had the best of times in the past couple of years. His last century came some 21 months back on England’s tour of the Caribbean having lost the captaincy of the sid...

Australia Vs England; First Ashes Test Preview

Finally, it’s here. The day of the Ashes is upon us. And it promises to be an absolute belter of a series with two evenly matched teams facing up to one another. If England thought they had a chance ...

Tendulkar and Sehwag pip Swann to ICC top gong

Sachin Tendulkar, the living legend of Indian cricket, was awarded the top prize at yesterday’s ICC awards ceremony in Bangalore by being crowned Cricketer of the Year. His international team mate Vi...

Test championship – the way forward?

The International Cricket Council appears to be leading cricket towards a four-year Test championship that will see one country crowned the ultimate Test playing nation. The Future Tours Programme, t...