Is this the most bowler dominated era of cricket?
There is an increasing obsession to convince ourselves that everything we are seeing is the best it has ever been. It is a rampant obsession in almost every modern sport. There is a lot of discussion amongst the cricket fraternity currently about whether this bowler dominated era is making batting harder than it has ever […]
How Did Cricket Influence the Gambling Industry So Much?
Cricket is the most popular sport in several countries around the world. It may not have the same popularity as football, but this sport is adored by millions of fans. It has influenced many cultures and individuals. Thousands of children around the globe see some of cricket’s brightest stars as icons and role-models. Throughout the […]
Team of the decade – one cap wonders
As the 2010s draw to a close, we thought we’d have a look back over the cricketing decade from a different angle. There’s no wrangling over how to include Smith, Williamson, Kolhi and Root in the same XI here. Oh no. We doff our cap to the men who touched glory and fulfilled childhood dreams. […]
Get ahead with in-play betting
In-play betting or live betting is betting from a site like Pointsbet during the event immediately after the sporting event starts up until the end of the event. This type of betting is almost always exclusively on sporting events. Most in-play betting is via online sportsbook website but can also take place in physical betting […]
The un-English Englishmen – another perspective
The subject of non-Englishmen playing for England has been enlivened once more by Keaton Jennings making his Test debut for England in Mumbai. Jennings joins a long line of non-English players to play for England and yesterday, Miles Reucroft argued that it doesn’t matter where you are from – if you qualify, are good enough […]
Playing for England – how English must one be?
Keaton Jennings created a slice of Test history in Mumbai, becoming the first man to score a century in his first Test innings and a golden duck in his second. This, normally, would be the sole talking point about a Test debutant, but instead the conversation veered towards a familiar theme in English cricket. Jennings […]
Yuzvendra Chahal earns chance with the India cricket team
The ninth IPL season ends on Sunday and after a hectic schedule many players will get a well-earned period of rest. India, however, are sending an ODI and T20 squad to Zimbabwe for a series of games at the beginning of June. Rather than risking the likes of Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane, they are […]