How good is Steve Smith?

Very, is the obvious answer to the question in the title and it’s tempting to leave the debate there. But that wouldn’t be overly interesting as a blog post. The word ‘great’ gets bandied about with ...

Australia aren’t just about Steve Smith

England’s meek surrender of the Ashes hasn’t just been because of Steve Smith, despite what you’ll be reading in the English media over the coming days. Sure, his 671 runs in three tests has certainl...

Can Australia retain their Cricket World Cup title?

The 2019 Cricket World Cup, hosted by England and Wales, is almost upon us and defending champions Australia will be looking to retain their title. The Baggy Greens are the most successful nation to ...

Long read: is Australian cricket missing the point?

The ball tampering incident last March in South Africa altered the landscape of Australian cricket to such an extent that it may never be the same again. The fallout following the bans received by Ca...

Cricket predictions 2019

Welcome to the cricketing year of 2019! What does it have in store? Well, we’ve reached for our crystal ball to try and find out. There’s plenty to look forward to, with the World Cup, th...

Root’s form a concern for England

There are few doubts over the identity of England’s best Test batsman. It’s Joe Root. At his best, he is an effortless batsman, capable of scoring at will in any gap. The problem is, he hasn’t been a...