Yasir Shah has been the star of Pakistan's tour of Sri Lanka

Pakistan in Sri Lanka 2015

A day at the Test: the first in a series of no expenses paid trips for The Cricket Blog reporters to Test matches across the globe. Volume 1: Sri Lanka versus Pakistan, Day Three second Test, P Sara ...
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...
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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 ...
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...