England’s progress papers over the cracks

South Africa’s crushing victory over Bangladesh on Saturday cemented them as Group B winners and confirmed England’s progression into the quarter finals of the ICC World Cup 2011. The fact that Engla...

ICC World Cup 2011 Round 9 predictions

We finally chalked up a correct round in Round 8, with England defeating the West Indies, Ireland defeating Holland and Sri Lanka seeing off New Zealand. With a few spots in the quarter finals still ...

ICC World Cup 2011 Round 8 predictions

We’re still in search of a perfect round here at The Cricket Blog. India’s defeat at the hands of South Africa on Saturday put paid to our hopes in the last round before they had even began. This rou...

ICC World Cup 2011 Round 7 predictions

Here at The Cricket Blog we’ve still to record a clean sweep of correct predictions for a round. The blame for this lies with England. In the last round we started off brightly enough with New ...

ICC World Cup 2011 Round 6 predictions

We didn’t fare so well in the previous round of predictions but we’re back for another go! We didn’t see South Africa succumbing to England, particularly when the Proteas were looki...

England keeps on surprising

Just when you thought it was safe to assume that this England side was well and truly out of puff following last week’s humiliation at the hands of the cricketing might of Ireland and having been bow...