Tag: T20

  • Video – Who is the greatest T20 player of all time?

    Video – Who is the greatest T20 player of all time?

    Who is the greatest T20 player of all time? Kevin Pietersen, Ian Bishop, Aakash Chopra, Rassie van der Dussen and Lungi Ngidi discuss.

  • Does cricket need to be popular? The ECB and The Hundred

    Does cricket need to be popular? The ECB and The Hundred

    The rise of T20 franchise leagues, from Canada to mainland Europe, a T10 league in the Middle East and now The Hundred, are all vying for a slice of public attention and, therefore, money. Each needs to stand out from the other. Each wants to be like the IPL; each wants to be like football. […]

  • WIN! A pair of tickets to a Lord’s T20

    WIN! A pair of tickets to a Lord’s T20

    We’ve teamed up with Lord’s Cricket Ground to offer you the chance to win 2 tickets to the Vitality Blast match between Middlesex and Sussex Sharks on Thursday 2 August. Located a stone’s throw away from St John’s Wood Station, Lord’s Cricket Ground is just 10 minutes from central London and 20 minutes from Canary […]

  • Bent arms and broad bats

    Bent arms and broad bats

    The recent spate of bowlers who have been called for, and subsequently banned for, ‘chucking’ the ball in their action has brought to mind the fairness in the battle between bat and ball; the battle that defines this great sport. Batsmen have always had something of an easy ride, at least from the view point […]

  • Test cricket remains the heart of cricket

    Test cricket remains the heart of cricket

    The world’s attention will soon revert to the razzmatazz of T20 cricket with the World T20 and IPL imminent, but Test cricket continues to show why it is the most revered format of the game and why it is the format that players most want to succeed in. Brendan McCullum will be remembered for his […]