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AB de Villiers set to become T20 me...

Fans of South Africa were left in shock when AB de Villiers announced his international retirement i...

What if Dale Steyn had remained fit?

This week Dale Steyn will become South Africa’s leading Test match wicket taker when he overhauls Shaun Pollock’s record (wit...

The rights or wrongs surrounding AB de Villiers’ reappearance for South Africa in Test cricket after an 18-month sabbatical h... AB de Villiers shows a touch of genius

ICC 2015 Cricket World Cup so far

The 2015 Cricket World Cup is well and truly underway. At the time of writing we had 19 games in two weeks. We thought it would be an opportune moment to take stock. Stats We have had 14 centuries fr...

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 preview and predictions

So here it is; Cricket World Cup number 11. It promises to be a slow burner, taking a month to build up to the crescendo of the knockout stages, as two pools of seven teams each are whittled down to ...

ICC World Cup 2015 ones to watch – South Africa

One of the most remarkable records in the limited overs game belongs to South Africa – South Africa have never won a knock-out game at a World Cup. Ever. To think of all the talent that they have fie...

Team of the year 2014

A happy new year to you all from The Cricket Blog! There’s plenty to look forward to, not least in the form a World Cup and an Ashes series. There will, of course, be plenty more besides. 2014 was an...

Bent arms and broad bats

The recent spate of bowlers who have been called for, and subsequently banned for, ‘chucking’ the ball in their action has brought to mind the fairness in the battle between bat and ball; the battle ...

2014 World T20 review

It came and went in what seemed to be the blink of an eye, but the World T20 provided its usual staple of intriguing results and enthralling cricket. It is the cricketing hors d’oeuvre that com...