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Why has third man become so unfashi...

One of the first things young people learn about cricket when playing in games is the name of fieldi...

The joy of the fifth day
five day cricket

In this age of seemingly accelerated living underpinned by an ability to do almost anything, anywhere, instantaneously, it is...

Much has been written about the effect that New Zealand’s cricket had upon England’s success in the Ashes this su... England should continue to follow New Zealand’s exampl...

Ian Bell guides another boundary down through third man en route to 109 at Trent Bridge in 2013

Why has third man become so unfashionable?

One of the first things young people learn about cricket when playing in games is the name of fielding positions. From silly mid-off to deep mid-wicket, almost every place a captain or bowler would p...
five day cricket

The joy of the fifth day

In this age of seemingly accelerated living underpinned by an ability to do almost anything, anywhere, instantaneously, it is with some joy that Test cricket sticks two fingers up to the ways of mode...
The New Zealand in England series was played out in the best of spirits and with the best of cricket

New Zealand in England 2015 series review

New Zealand arrived upon English shores with their reputation at arguably the highest point in their cricketing history. England were at one of the lowest points of theirs. In what was originally sch...
James Anderson has never been more important to England than he is now.

New Zealand in England preview and prediction

New Zealand arrive to face England with their international stock at arguably the highest level it has ever been. A World Cup campaign that caught domestic as well as international imagination has gi...