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Could New Zealand be the team of 20...

Whilst the eyes of the cricketing world begin to focus on the magnificent year of cricket ahead, one...

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...
Can West Indies retain the title they won in Sri Lanka in 2012?

World T20 2014 preview and predictions

It’s back for the fifth time. The World T20 2014 will be defended by the West Indies and hosted by Bangladesh. It’s a slightly bigger tournament this time out, and slightly longer as a result. Mercif...
Michael Clarke wins our prestigious Player of the Year award for a second time. He's delighted

Team of the year 2013

Happy 2014 to you all! With the New Year having just been ushered in, we thought we’d have a quick glance back at the old and select our team of the year from 2013. The selection is made, as usual, s...