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How good is Steve Smith?

Very, is the obvious answer to the question in the title and it’s tempting to leave the debate there...

Australia aren’t just about Steve Smith

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

We can shelve the boardroom enthusiasm for ‘excitement’ that exists within the corridors of power at the ECB and its lust for... England – not very good but very exciting

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 ...

The Cricket Blog’s 2010 Team of the Year

2010 has been a good, bad and ugly year for cricket. There have been individual performances of the highest order, woeful team efforts and a betting scandal that rocked the sport to its core. With al...

Tendulkar and Sehwag pip Swann to ICC top gong

Sachin Tendulkar, the living legend of Indian cricket, was awarded the top prize at yesterday’s ICC awards ceremony in Bangalore by being crowned Cricketer of the Year. His international team mate Vi...

India is the world’s number 1 – for how long?

The ICC Test Ranking is a complicated tool based on results, player performances and the strength of the opposition. If you’re struggling to sleep head over to their website for a full shake-down on ...

County Championship – the future’s Yorkshire?

As the season draws to a close it’s good to reflect on a close fought, exciting and engrossing County Championship season. So often the county game is relegated in the media to a few sentences undern...

County Championship 2010: Yorkshire defying the odds

Ask most Yorkshire supporters at the beginning of this season what the prospects for the Club were in the County Championship and you would have received a gloomy answer. The pundits too would have e...