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An early look at the 2020 T20 World...

The Twenty20 World Cup is the highlight of the international cricket calendar this year. Given how i...

Kent’s women’s team player of the year for 2019 is Maxine Blythin, a dashing 6ft tall stroke maker who notched four centuries... Maxine Blythin and the curious case of women’s cricket

A landmark day with the bat

Tuesday 16th November was a great day for international batsmen. There was a century, a double-century and triple-century as the bowling was, by and large, put to the sward. There was one six wicket ...

Tendulkar and Sehwag pip Swann to ICC top gong

Sachin Tendulkar, the living legend of Indian cricket, was awarded the top prize at yesterday’s ICC awards ceremony in Bangalore by being crowned Cricketer of the Year. His international team mate Vi...

India is the world’s number 1 – for how long?

The ICC Test Ranking is a complicated tool based on results, player performances and the strength of the opposition. If you’re struggling to sleep head over to their website for a full shake-down on ...

Test championship – the way forward?

The International Cricket Council appears to be leading cricket towards a four-year Test championship that will see one country crowned the ultimate Test playing nation. The Future Tours Programme, t...

Fair weather formula

The Duckworth-Lewis method has been in operation since 1996 but still comes in for criticism and calls for alteration. Paul Collingwood famously voiced his disapproval of the formula when applied to ...

International captains – how tough is it?

Legendary spinner Derek Underwood is credited with saying that ‘a county captain’s lot is not a happy one’. Few would argue with that based on the number of casualties so far this County Championship...