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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

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...

Two Tests – just what cricket needed?

In almost every report of the recently concluded series between South Africa and Australia it has been lamented that there were only two Test matches. The miniseries between the two cricketing heavyw...

Test cricket is still alive!

Who says that Test cricket is dying? Those who missed the Test series between South Africa and Australia (where were you?) may think otherwise, but those who tuned in will remember it for some time. ...

Australia vs South Africa –Test match classics

Since South Africa’s readmission to international cricket they have featured in some amazing nail biting matches against Australia. Last week’s fixture at Newlands was only the latest in a long line ...