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Is this the most bowler dominated e...

There is an increasing obsession to convince ourselves that everything we are seeing is the best it ...

Swinging a cricket ball without saliva

You know the drill: bowler bowls, batsman leaves it, keeper catches it. Keeper instinctively flings ball to first slip, first...

The curious events around the global sporting calendar thrown up by COVID-19 have offered us all a break. It comes at you thi... England’s new look squad poses same old questions

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...

Looking back: Everton Weekes and Don Bradman in 1948

Dave Warner, in Perth, notched three consecutive Test centuries in three consecutive innings for the second time in his career. He further inked his name onto a list that includes the great and good ...

Technology, broadcasting and cricket

The role of broadcasters in cricket has never been more pivotal. The debate surrounding them and their product offering has gone beyond audience engagement and now nags at the morality and the spirit...

The safety of cricket

A spate of horrendous injuries suffered on the field of play of late has called into question the adequacy of the safety of cricket. Philip Hughes’s tragic death, struck on the neck by a bouncer, has...

IPL 2015 ones to watch, preview and predicition

From the big hitting of the World Cup, now to the big hitting of the Indian Premier League, which is back in 2015 for its eighth season. Where this once felt like a jumpy upstart of a competition, it...

Cage4All – street cricket in the UK

“To be honest, I’m worried about the future of the game,” says Colin Salmon, chairman of Cage4All, a community interest company involved in promoting cricket at a grassroots level. “It’s too long; to...