How will England fare in this summer?

After a fairly disastrous winter Test series down under, the England cricket team is back in a familiar position – rebuilding after an Ashes defeat. The situation is not as bleak as it was in the 199...

Virat Kohli the best ODI batsman ever

Every now and then we are fortunate enough to witness something noteworthy in the footnotes of our game. The number of outstanding catches that T20 has spawned, for example. The batting form of Steve...

BCCI’s drug stance a concern to cricket

The BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) is the most powerful body in cricket. India commands by far and away the largest market for the sport which in turn generates the largest revenues. Mo...

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 ...

Joe Root must learn from Virat Kohli

It has been a chastening winter for all of England’s cricketers in India. Heavy defeat in the Test match series was followed up by more disappointment in an enthralling ODI series and has come as a h...

Time for Test specialists as England seek improvement

India’s crushing win in the third Test match against England in Mohali hardly came as a surprise following a dreadful third day for England. After letting India take a significant lead into the secon...