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What do you do with Ollie Pope?

Proclaiming that any young player, in any sport, is going to be a great before they’ve even be...

Phil Tufnell is a veteran of the English cricket scene, from his 121 Test wickets to his 17 years and counting as part of BBC... The Cricket Blog speaks to Phil Tufnell

What do you do with Ollie Pope?

Proclaiming that any young player, in any sport, is going to be a great before they’ve even been tested at the highest level is always an extremely dangerous thing to do. Those of us old enough...

The Cricket Blog speaks to Phil Tufnell

Phil Tufnell is a veteran of the English cricket scene, from his 121 Test wickets to his 17 years and counting as part of BBC’s Test Match Special roster of commentators. With cricket about to make a...

Swinging a cricket ball without saliva

You know the drill: bowler bowls, batsman leaves it, keeper catches it. Keeper instinctively flings ball to first slip, first slip closely inspects it, daubs a generous amount of saliva across the sh...

An early look at the 2020 T20 World Cup

The Twenty20 World Cup is the highlight of the international cricket calendar this year. Given how important the tournament is, all the leading nations have scheduled lots of T20 games into their sch...