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Playing for England – how English m...

Keaton Jennings created a slice of Test history in Mumbai, becoming the first man to score a century...

Younis Khan gives a masterclass in batting against spin
Younis Khan put on a batting masterclass against spin (an every other type of bowling!) at the Oval for Pakistan against England

The ability to bat against spin bowling has been a hotly debated topic amongst Australian and English cricket fans over the l...

As the thrilling England Vs Pakistan test series reaches its conclusion, attention will soon turn to the ODI series, starting... England Vs Pakistan ODI series preview and prediction

IMPOSTER! Ranjitsinhji wowed the crowds of Sussex and England, but was born at the other end of the Empire, in India. Should he have played for England? Yes!

Playing for England – how English must one be?

Keaton Jennings created a slice of Test history in Mumbai, becoming the first man to score a century in his first Test innings and a golden duck in his second. This, normally, would be the sole talki...
The sight of captain's calling for a decision review has become commonplace in the game

DRS: Time to abandon the second referral

Just before lunch on Saturday in the first England Vs Pakistan Test, Azhar Ali was rapped on the pads by a Moeen Ali off-break. England appealed for a bat pad catch which was duly rejected by the Ump...
Mohammad Amir is back in action at Lord's, the scene of his cricketing crime six years ago. Fast bowling needs him

Cricket needs Mohammad Amir

The atmosphere around Lord’s could be interesting for the next few days. Mohammad Amir is returning to the scene of the crime a mere six years after being charged with spot fixing and it has caused m...
Misbah ul-Haq, left, and Younis Khan are the guardians of Pakistan's batting fortunes

Pakistan in England 2016 preview and prediction

Ever since Fazal Mahmood ran through England to land Pakistan an improbable victory at The Oval in 1954, there has always been intrigue around encounters between England and Pakistan. The encounters,...
Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum delivered the 2016 MCC Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture at Lord's

Brendon McCullum delivers at Lord’s

On Monday night I was lucky enough to attend the annual Cowdrey Lecture at Lord’s where Brendon McCullum was the guest speaker. In the Nursery Ground pavilion the former New Zealand captain spoke pas...