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The un-English Englishmen – another...

The subject of non-Englishmen playing for England has been enlivened once more by Keaton Jennings ma...

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 inning...

The ninth IPL season ends on Sunday and after a hectic schedule many players will get a well-earned period of rest. India, ho... Yuzvendra Chahal earns chance with the India cricket team

WIN! A copy of Third Man in Havana by Tom Rodwell

To celebrate the launch of Tom Rodwell’s new book, Third Man in Havana, Finding the Heart of Cricket in the World’s Most Unlikely Places, The Cricket Blog has teamed up with Icon Books to give away f...

Life as a village cricketer

Are nets worth it? According to some ex pros, no. Sir Ian Botham in particular has been a vehement critic of the net session. It’s time in the middle that counts, you see. But what of us mere mortals...

The Cricket Blog’s 2011 Team of the Year

2012 has already got off to a blistering start with heaps of runs in South Africa and Australia. Before we come to that, however, we’re going to take a quick look back at 2011 and its star performers...

A look back at 2011

With the year drawing to a close, we’ve decided to take a look back at it and pick out our moments and performers of the past 365 days. It’s largely based on Test cricket, but that’s the best format,...

ICC needs to rethink DRS, not banish it

The will we, won’t we saga surrounding the use of technology on the cricket field has been resolved by the International Cricket Council; the Decision Review System will no longer be mandatory, inste...

ICC awards ceremony – Trott takes top prize

Over 2000 international runs in the past year, six centuries and 12 half-centuries – Jonathan Trott was the only man who could have won the Sir Garfield Sobers trophy at the ICC Awards 2011 on Monday...