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Alastair Cook stands on the brink o...

36 runs are all that Alastair Cook needs to break into the modern batting elite by surpassing 10,000...

James Anderson will clean up against Sri Lanka and Pakistan
James Anderson is closing in on becoming the first Englishman to claim 500 Test wickets - he will make significant inroads towards that goal this summer

The summer of 2016 is upon us. Next week, England’s Test series against Sri Lanka will commence at Headingley. With three Tes...

Sri Lanka are on England’s Green and Pleasant Land to start the Test summer, although at first glance, it appears a little di... Why I am cricketed out

The shouldering of arms will make a welcome return to cricket with the commencement of the Test summer

Why I am cricketed out

Sri Lanka are on England’s Green and Pleasant Land to start the Test summer, although at first glance, it appears a little difficult to get over excited. I have a confession; I feel totally cricketed...
Mumbai Indians are defending their IPL crown, but you wouldn't know that judging by the BBC's cricket coverage

Why won’t the BBC give the IPL proper coverage?

In the modern world, cricket is a rapidly changing game. Gone are the days of Test match cricket monopolising the calendar and even the original one day formats have been changed and modified to refl...
Joe Root is England's main man in all three formats of the game

Joe Root’s development continues at pace

Once the dust has settled on events in Kolkata last Sunday night, England will look back on the World T20 tournament as a whole and take a great many positives from it. The ability to chase and set h...
Who will take home the World T20 trophy?

World T20 final preview and prediciton

And then there were two. England and West Indies will face off to decide who will be World T20 champions and, for the first time in the tournament’s history, there will be a two times champion. Kolka...
Paul Farbrace, left, and Trevor Bayliss have overseen a transformation in England's limited overs fortunes

England unnervingly impressive

There was a moment in Delhi on Saturday where you could see exactly how far England have come since their World Cup exit against Bangladesh in March 2015. The direct run out from Ben Stokes was not t...