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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 Lord’s Taverner – On slow play and sticky dogs

We have a new contributor on The Cricket Blog in the form of an anonymous MCC Member writing under the pseudonym of ‘The Lord’s Taverner’. He will be drawing upon his 60-odd years as a member of cric...

Ashes Watch – Hughes ready to seize his moment

Test cricket is an exclusive club and new members introduce themselves in a variety of ways. Some timidly edge their way in, their discomfort and doubt as to whether they belong clear to all; some sl...

Australia and South Africa serve up another cracker

Given some of the difficulties cricket has faced on and off the field in recent times, there is reason to wish that South Africa and Australia played each other all the time. They never fail to serve...