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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

Scraping the T20 Barrel

The T20 break brings with it the same things every year: an injection of talented overseas players, strike rates of well over a hundred and the criticism of there being too many matches in the compet...

India’s strange stance on technology

Whilst it is fair to say that the Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS, or DRS, to you and I) has had its teething problems in international cricket, notably in the hands of such umpiring luminaries a...

Twenty20 for 2020?

There I was reading the paper on the Tube coming back from Lord’s on Tuesday when I turned to an interview with International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge. I was expecting to read the us...

The cricketing collapse

From the top to the bottom of the game, we’ve all seen the dreaded collapse. Instigated by a number of possible factors at any given time, the collapse can ruin a game and also bring about some of th...

ICC World Cup 2011 preview and predictions

Commencing on February 19 when India face Bangladesh in Mirpur, the ICC World Cup of 2011 will conclude in Mumbai on April 2. The previous tournament, hosted in the Caribbean, has been lamented ever ...