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Cricket begins the recovery process...

It is tempting to think that in the aftermath of tragedy the world has stopped spinning. The untimel...

India in Australia Test preview
Virat Kohli, leading India in the first Test in Adelaide, will be hoping to repeat the form during his last series in Australia.

The four Test Australia Vs. India belatedly starts today following the tragic loss of Phil Hughes, 63 not out, felled by a bo...

It would be easy to conclude after the past couple of months that cricket had stopped. There was an explosive autobiography, ... The cricket world just keeps on spinning

Steve Smith, a centurion at Adelaide, celebrated the milestone next to the Test number of Phil Hughes. The game itself represents a small step along the road to recovery for Australia and the sport at large.

Cricket begins the recovery process

It is tempting to think that in the aftermath of tragedy the world has stopped spinning. The untimely passing of Phil Hughes shook the cricket world to its core. That a 25 year old should lose his li...
Virat Kohli, leading India in the first Test in Adelaide, will be hoping to repeat the form during his last series in Australia.

India in Australia Test preview

The four Test Australia Vs. India belatedly starts today following the tragic loss of Phil Hughes, 63 not out, felled by a bouncer in a Sheffield Shield match two weeks ago. The best tribute to Hughe...
Younis Khan has been a rock for Pakistan for 14 years. Recently, he has been a rock for the sport, showing that some things remain constant during a turbulent time for the sport.

The cricket world just keeps on spinning

It would be easy to conclude after the past couple of months that cricket had stopped. There was an explosive autobiography, a host of bowlers were banned and the West Indian Cricket Board has damn n...
Sunil Narine's action has led to him being banned. Does it really need removing from the game?

Bent arms and broad bats

The recent spate of bowlers who have been called for, and subsequently banned for, ‘chucking’ the ball in their action has brought to mind the fairness in the battle between bat and ball; the battle ...
Shammi Pithia's album COSMIC went straight to number one in the iTunes World Music Chart

The Cricket Blog speaks to Shammi Pithia

It is true to say – and obvious to point out – here at The Cricket Blog our focus is very much on cricket. You wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t! We do, however, have interests outside of the...
England dumped Virat Kohli on the floor on India's Test leg of their tour of England. He has too much talent to stay down there for long, though...

Virat Kohli will improve

Test cricket remains the ultimate showpiece of the sport. Despite the allure of the one day game and the various T20 competitions around the world, a game spread over five days between two evenly mat...
England celebrated their 3-1 series win over India joyously. There are still, however, gaps in the side that will be exploited by better teams

India in England 2014 series review

England finally returned to winning ways against India, following a period of almost unrelenting failure. The winning feeling was rediscovered in Hampshire, to be enjoyed and enforced in Manchester a...