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...

Saboteur of style with lasting legacy

It began and ended with three at Newlands. Almost exactly 12 years ago, Graeme Smith made his Test debut in Cape Town against Australia. His nine ball innings, ended by Glenn McGrath on three, offere...

Unstoppable Australia!

Hands up if you thought Australia had an easy time against a poorly organised England side and that South Africa would put them back their place… This hand is raised. Not only are Michael Clark...

Flower’s removal is the only way forward for England

All good things come to an end. Andy Flower’s tenure as England’s director of cricket was certainly good; at times it was great. It took a rampant Australia side, hell-bent on avenging recent losses ...

India and life after Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar was quite a handy cricketer. Everyone in agreement? Good, let’s move on. That’s the task facing the Indian cricket team as it takes its first steps forwards without a man who has bee...