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Expert prediction: Will Ben Stokes ...

Ben Stokes has been odds-on to win BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2019 since the summer, but now...

Maxine Blythin and the curious case of women’s cricket

Kent’s women’s team player of the year for 2019 is Maxine Blythin, a dashing 6ft tall stroke maker who notched four centuries...

Love it or loathe it – and the majority appear to be in the latter camp right now – The Hundred is coming and it’s all starti... The Hundred – where are the positives?

Test cricket needs Dale Steyn

The sad news that Dale Steyn will not be part of the South African touring party for their Test and ODI series in England emerged this week and yet it has hardly earned a column inch. With focus seem...

Stokes and Mills showcase English potential in IPL

It has only been in the past couple of years that the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has adopted an embracing attitude towards the Indian Premier League (IPL). The first few iterations of th...

Joe Root must learn from Virat Kohli

It has been a chastening winter for all of England’s cricketers in India. Heavy defeat in the Test match series was followed up by more disappointment in an enthralling ODI series and has come as a h...

The un-English Englishmen – another perspective

The subject of non-Englishmen playing for England has been enlivened once more by Keaton Jennings making his Test debut for England in Mumbai. Jennings joins a long line of non-English players to pla...

Playing for England – how English must one be?

Keaton Jennings created a slice of Test history in Mumbai, becoming the first man to score a century in his first Test innings and a golden duck in his second. This, normally, would be the sole talki...