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Cricket World Cup confirms dominanc...

We are just over halfway through the 2019 Cricket World Cup and if results go the way most bookies w...

New Zealand warm-pp match tests the waters

On Saturday, 25th May 2019, India and New Zealand meet each other ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup. The teams will play the...

There are few doubts over the identity of England’s best Test batsman. It’s Joe Root. At his best, he is an effortless batsma... Root’s form a concern for England

Brendon McCullum: transcending statistics

When assessing the impact a cricketer has had on the game, the first port of call is always statistical analysis. The game has woven a rich tapestry of statistics for us to stare at and utilise in ar...

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...

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...

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...

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...