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Things to consider when betting on ...

Cricket is without a doubt the most popular sport in the subcontinent, and especially in India. It i...

The changing attitudes towards cricket

The phenomenon of instant gratification is more relevant than ever and this can be seen in the cricket arena with the growing...

The great batsmen dominate everywhere. They pile on the runs at home and they lead the assault away, too. There’s no doubting... Virat Kohli’s final frontier

BCCI’s drug stance a concern to cricket

The BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) is the most powerful body in cricket. India commands by far and away the largest market for the sport which in turn generates the largest revenues. Mo...

Champions trophy players to watch

We take a quick look at the players to keep an eye out for at the Champions Trophy. They are not necessarily star names, or guaranteed starters in some cases, but they could have a major impact at th...

Sachin: a Billion Dreams

As if the life and times of Sachin Tendulkar weren’t prominent enough, the little master now has his own film, directed by James Erskine, out in cinemas now. The Cricket Blog was lucky enough to get ...

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...