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Australia aren’t just about Steve S...

England’s meek surrender of the Ashes hasn’t just been because of Steve Smith, despite what you’ll b...

England – not very good but very exciting

We can shelve the boardroom enthusiasm for ‘excitement’ that exists within the corridors of power at the ECB and its lust for...

Out of the frying pan of the World Cup and into the fire of the Ashes, the English summer rumbles on. Australia haven’t won i... 2019 Ashes fixtures, venues and records

Life as a village cricketer

This week, as a village cricketer, I went to France. To watch a motorbike race. What’s this got to do with cricket? Absolutely nothing. But that’s the point. In my efforts to surpass my miserable ave...

Pakistan rain on England’s parade, again

Back in 2005 England won the Ashes. It was the first time in ages that England seemed to possess a side that could go on to be a force in world cricket for years to come. They had a very good bowling...

Life as a village cricketer

Whilst England have been doing battle in the Middle East and Australia and India have been facing off Down Under, it has been back down to the nets for many village cricketers ahead of the 2012 seaso...

Michael Clarke’s odd decision

It’s hard to pick fault in a near flawless performance. Australia dominated India pretty much from start to finish, the resulting innings and 68 runs victory was in no way flattering to the hosts. Ye...

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,...