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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

ICC 2015 Cricket World Cup so far

The 2015 Cricket World Cup is well and truly underway. At the time of writing we had 19 games in two weeks. We thought it would be an opportune moment to take stock. Stats We have had 14 centuries fr...

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 preview and predictions

So here it is; Cricket World Cup number 11. It promises to be a slow burner, taking a month to build up to the crescendo of the knockout stages, as two pools of seven teams each are whittled down to ...

ICC World Cup 2015 ones to watch – India

The reigning World Champions have just completed a disastrous tour of Australia, finishing winless – hardly ideal preparation for their title defence. The side is well out of form and inspirati...

Dhoni’s silent exit makes a lot of noise

Having made his ODI debut for India in December 2004, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Mahi as he is fondly known, never looked back. The only thing he knew was pushing Indian cricket to greater heights. His pr...

Team of the year 2014

A happy new year to you all from The Cricket Blog! There’s plenty to look forward to, not least in the form a World Cup and an Ashes series. There will, of course, be plenty more besides. 2014 was an...

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...