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Maxine Blythin and the curious case...

Kent’s women’s team player of the year for 2019 is Maxine Blythin, a dashing 6ft tall stroke maker w...

The Hundred – where are the positives?

Love it or loathe it – and the majority appear to be in the latter camp right now – The Hundred is coming and it’s all starti...

Very, is the obvious answer to the question in the title and it’s tempting to leave the debate there. But that wouldn’t be ov... How good is Steve Smith?

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,...

Australia Vs India preview & prediction

An encounter to savour, India face Australia in four Tests this winter, starting at the MCG on Boxing Day. Neither side has had a great time of it in Test cricket in 2011, so it will be interesting t...

Can Pakistan stop England, again?

The England team that toured Pakistan in 2005 was on a roll having won five consecutive Test series against top opposition, both home and away (including the tough Ashes win in 2005). So confident wa...

Strange times to be an Aussie

During their halcyon days of near total (okay, total) domination in world cricket, you could reel off the names of Australia’s top players. They came from a pool of around 15 players, who together co...

Tendulkar chokes on ton of tons

Alas, poor Sachin and his adoring, global army of fans will have to await the coming of another day upon which to salute the once unfathomable landmark of 100 international hundreds. Poised on 94, in...