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What has gone wrong for Perth Scorc...

Perth Scorchers went into the 2018/19 Big Bash campaign as clear favourites to be crowned champions ...

Cricket predictions 2019

Welcome to the cricketing year of 2019! What does it have in store? Well, we’ve reached for our crystal ball to try and...

We’re not particularly used to seeing specialist wicket keepers in international cricket these days. In the careful calculati... Move over Bairstow and Buttler – England find their be...

How can England repair the damage?

Following a disastrous opening day of England’s two test series with New Zealand which saw the tourists dismissed for 58 in a little over 20 overs, The Cricket Blog’s Miles Reucroft and Andy Hunter l...

AB de Villiers shows a touch of genius

The rights or wrongs surrounding AB de Villiers’ reappearance for South Africa in Test cricket after an 18-month sabbatical have been all but been forgotten following his magnificent 126* at Port Eli...

Do Rashid and Hales signpost the future?

The decisions of Adil Rashid and Alex Hales, the England one-day and T20 internationals, garnered a lot of coverage recently as they opted to eschew red ball cricket in order to focus on the white ba...

Sachin: a Billion Dreams

As if the life and times of Sachin Tendulkar weren’t prominent enough, the little master now has his own film, directed by James Erskine, out in cinemas now. The Cricket Blog was lucky enough to get ...

For whom the Bell tolls

Like all good things, it appears that Ian Bell’s England career is over. He was dropped for last winter’s tour of South Africa, but I refused to believe the end was nigh – he had, after all, been dro...

World T20: what next for West Indies and the WICB?

As Carlos Brathwaite sent his fourth consecutive six sailing high into the Kolkata night sky on Sunday, the West Indian team were halfway across the outfield in a pique of ecstasy before the ball had...

2016 World T20 Qualifiers: The associate predicament

We are well into the qualifying stages of the 2016 World T20 and after two rounds of matches, including the washed out matches in Dharamsala, three teams have been knocked out of the competition. The...