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2019 Cricket World Cup team of the ...

The 2019 Cricket World Cup featured a number of outstanding players and performances – we’ve a...

Cricket World Cup confirms dominance of the wealthy

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

ICC World T20 2012 preview and prediction

Welcome to the fourth edition of the Twenty20 World Cup, hosted for the first time in the subcontinent, in Sri Lanka. India, Pakistan and England are the previous winners of the competition, but who ...

The Cricket Blog’s World T20 prediction pool

Just in time for the kick off in Hambantota of the 2012 ICC World T20, we’ve set up a prediction pool so that we can pit our wits/luck against one another! To get involved, simply visit http://www.su...

Why Pick and Chose DRS?

Pakistan ended their uneventful tour of Sri Lanka, where they only managed to win a solitaryT20 and ODI on the whole tour, with a drawn Test in Pallekele. Predicting before the tour, most would have ...

WIN! A copy of Third Man in Havana by Tom Rodwell

To celebrate the launch of Tom Rodwell’s new book, Third Man in Havana, Finding the Heart of Cricket in the World’s Most Unlikely Places, The Cricket Blog has teamed up with Icon Books to give away f...

Life as a village cricketer

Are nets worth it? According to some ex pros, no. Sir Ian Botham in particular has been a vehement critic of the net session. It’s time in the middle that counts, you see. But what of us mere mortals...

England in Pakistan 2012 tour review

England’s trip to the Middle East to face Pakistan was a bit of a mixed bag. They were truly awful in the three Tests, truly magnificent in the four ODIs and gave a good account of themselves in the ...

The only way is Essex

England’s remarkable turnaround in the Middle East can be attributed to the two Essex boys at the heart of the revival – Alastair Cook and Ravi Bopara. Both have steadied England’s suspect batting fr...