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...

Virat Kohli’s final frontier

The great batsmen dominate everywhere. They pile on the runs at home and they lead the assault away, too. There’s no doubting Virat Kohli’s standing as a modern great, indeed he’s probably the best O...

Justin Langer is perfect for Australia

Australian cricket has been under the microscope over the last few months following the highly controversial tour of South Africa. The fallout following the suspensions of Cameron Bancroft, Steve Smi...

Should we feel sorry for Steve Smith?

It was impossible not to feel at least a pang of sympathy for Steve Smith as he broke down in front of the world during his press conference. He is clearly distraught, sorry and regretful over what h...