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2015 Cricket World Cup – the revolu...

Despite its shoddy format, the 2015 Cricket World Cup has been an entertaining watch so far. Whilst ...

Let’s get straight to it – this England side is a poor ODI side. It’s organised poorly, led poorly, administered poorly and p... England searching for something that is not there

Chris Gayle's 215 against Zimbabwe is the highest score at a Cricket World Cup.

ICC 2015 Cricket World Cup so far

The 2015 Cricket World Cup is well and truly underway. At the time of writing we had 19 games in two weeks. We thought it would be an opportune moment to take stock. Stats We have had 14 centuries fr...
Cricket plays an integral role in cricket and needs to be used to attract the next generation of cricket supporters in the UK

Football holds the key to cricket’s UK audience

A survey by the ECB, England cricket’s governing body, at the end of 2014 revealed that participation in the sport at a recreational level is low. Kids are not playing the game. Elite participants in...
Kumar Sangakkara has added The Cricket Blog's Player of the year to his list of prestigious awards

Team of the year 2014

A happy new year to you all from The Cricket Blog! There’s plenty to look forward to, not least in the form a World Cup and an Ashes series. There will, of course, be plenty more besides. 2014 was an...
Alastair Cook's position as England's ODI captain had become untenable and the only choice left was to remove him.

England’s gamble the only route to success

Alastair Cook had the look of a dead horse still being flogged as he trudged off the pitch in Colombo having made 32 runs from 49 balls as his side chased down a lofty target of 303. When chasing suc...