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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...

Whilst the eyes of the cricketing world begin to focus on the magnificent year of cricket ahead, one team is slowly putting i... Could New Zealand be the team of 2015?

Chris Gayle's 215 against Zimbabwe is the highest score at a Cricket World Cup.

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...
Trent Boult, left and Tim Southee lead New Zealand off the field after dismissing Sri Lanka for just 138 in Christchurch. The pair have been instrumental in New Zealand's rise

Could New Zealand be the team of 2015?

Whilst the eyes of the cricketing world begin to focus on the magnificent year of cricket ahead, one team is slowly putting itself in a position of real promise. With the World Cup less than a month ...
Kumar Sangakkara has added The Cricket Blog's Player of the year to his list of prestigious awards

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...
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 ...
Sri Lanka celebrated their first World T20 triumph

2014 World T20 review

It came and went in what seemed to be the blink of an eye, but the World T20 provided its usual staple of intriguing results and enthralling cricket. It is the cricketing hors d’oeuvre that com...
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World T20 2014 – ones to watch

With the first phase of the tournament almost complete, the 2014 World T20 starts in earnest tomorrow when it moves onto the second group stage and introduces the top eight. Bangladesh join them, Ire...