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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 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 ...

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...