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?

The Cricket Blog Ashes Caption Competition

To celebrate the imminent Ashes series, Marston’s – the official beer of England cricket – are kindly offering some of their Pedigree beer to one lucky winner of The Cricket Blog...

England squad for first Ashes Test

The headline news is that Steve Harmison has been left out of the squad to face Australia in the first Ashes Test in Cardiff on Wednesday.

Flintoff form sends warning to Australia

Whilst the Australians continue their preparations for The Ashes, they won’t have failed to notice Freddie Flintoff’s impressive form for Lancashire in the Twenty20 Cup.

England squad for the Ashes

Andrew Flintoff in; Michael Vaughan and Steve Harmison out – a not entirely unexpected selection for the imminent Ashes series.

Boycott on Bopara – Sir Geoffrey on vintage form

It is understating the case to suggest that Geoffrey Boycott is not everybody’s mug of Tetley’s. In fact he rubs more people up the wrong way than an inverted masseuse. But in an age when commentator...