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South Africa shoot themselves in th...

South Africa suffered their first ever home Test series defeat to Sri Lanka this week. It was their ...

Move over Bairstow and Buttler – England find their be...

We’re not particularly used to seeing specialist wicket keepers in international cricket these days. In the careful calculati...

England secured their first overseas whitewash since 1963 in Colombo, defeating Sri Lanka 3-0. In doing so, they’ve answered ... England’s top order finds a way to fire

WIN! A copy of The Promise of Endless Summer

The Cricket Blog has teamed up with Aurum publishing to offer three lucky readers the opportunity to win a copy of Martin Smith’s new book, The Promise of Endless Summer: Cricket Lives from The Daily...

Just another week of cricket

There have been debut tons, maiden tons, maiden double tons, defeats and draws. We’ve also learnt that solid presentation skills in a corporate environment will get you a spot in the Australian side ...

Cricket coaching made easy

Not everyone who plays cricket has had access to any form of coaching. Many of us simply pitch up and enjoy the game, going only on a few words heard on TV or from enthusiastic team mates. Those who ...

Team of the Year 2012

Happy New Year to you all! Here at The Cricket Blog we’re hoping it’s every bit as successful and enjoyable as 2012. To kick things off then, where better to start than a look back on last year with ...

ICC World T20 2012 review

The ICC World T20 ended on a suitably odd note, for it wasn’t a tournament that ever quite scaled the heights of some of the previous editions. A turgid West Indian innings was enough to see off the ...

World T20 Super Eight preview and prediction

After a somewhat insipid start to the fourth edition of the ICC World T20 in Sri Lanka, we’re into the business end of the tournament as the spots for the semi-finals are up for grabs. Two groups of ...

ICC World T20 predictions – Round 2

After a reasonably straight forward first round of predicting, things are due to get a little tougher as some of the big boys go head to head in the second round. The run away leader of our pool, Cri...