2019 Cricket World Cup team of the tournament

The 2019 Cricket World Cup featured a number of outstanding players and performances – we’ve attempted to whittle them down to the strongest XI. To do this, though, we’ve made our selections ba...

Mankads, umpires and cheats  – IPL2019

The spirit of cricket is alive and well; or is it? The Indian Premier League isn’t a week old and we’ve have had dodgy run outs, dissent at umpiring decisions and coaches arguing with officials on th...

England’s top order finds a way to fire

England secured their first overseas whitewash since 1963 in Colombo, defeating Sri Lanka 3-0. In doing so, they’ve answered some lingering questions which have hung over the side, notably around the...

England’s Buttler problem

There will always be a clamour for Jos Buttler to be inserted into England’s Test XI. He’s an outrageously talented and expansive batsmen whose exploits in the white ball formats make him irresistibl...

England gamble on Buttler and Bess

Ed Smith, the new chairman of England selectors, was widely expected to spring a surprise or two in his first Test. After a wretched winter of discontent, followed by hubris then bizarre admissions o...

Why England WILL win the Champions Trophy

With the Champions Trophy fast approaching, we thought we’d focus on the pre-tournament favourites and hosts, England. For so long they have been ODI also-rans, but since the 2015 World Cup, the gras...