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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...

Sri Lanka enter the World Cup aiming to add the 50 over world title to their T20 title. It will also be a swansong for two gr... ICC World Cup 2015 ones to watch – Sri Lanka

Chris Gayle's 215 against Zimbabwe is the highest score at a Cricket World Cup.

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...
Lahiru Thirimanne, the Sri Lankan vice-captain, faces what could prove to be a make or break tournament for his ODI career

ICC World Cup 2015 ones to watch – Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka enter the World Cup aiming to add the 50 over world title to their T20 title. It will also be a swansong for two greats of the modern game – Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara. We know...
Kumar Sangakkara has added The Cricket Blog's Player of the year to his list of prestigious awards

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...
Younis Khan has been a rock for Pakistan for 14 years. Recently, he has been a rock for the sport, showing that some things remain constant during a turbulent time for the sport.

The cricket world just keeps on spinning

It would be easy to conclude after the past couple of months that cricket had stopped. There was an explosive autobiography, a host of bowlers were banned and the West Indian Cricket Board has damn n...
Sunil Narine's action has led to him being banned. Does it really need removing from the game?

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 ...