India in Australia Test preview

The four Test Australia Vs. India belatedly starts today following the tragic loss of Phil Hughes, 63 not out, felled by a bouncer in a Sheffield Shield match two weeks ago. The best tribute to Hughe...

The cricket world just keeps on spinning

It would be easy to conclude after the past couple of months that cricket had stopped. There was an explosive autobiography, a host of bowlers were banned and the West Indian Cricket Board has damn n...

The Cricket Blog speaks to Shammi Pithia

It is true to say – and obvious to point out – here at The Cricket Blog our focus is very much on cricket. You wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t! We do, however, have interests outside of the...

Selection folly hurts India

The current India in England series is evenly balanced right now. This is a perfect reflection of two sides that have been struggling to win in Test matches. While England had failed to win in 10 Tes...

World T20 2014 semi-final preview and prediction

And then there were four. The 2014 World T20 has kicked up a few surprises so far and there may yet be one more in store. The semi-finals have pitted subcontinent against non-subcontinent in both fix...