England Take a Backward Step with Gareth Batty Recall

English cricket was in a dark place following the 2015 World Cup. Out-played, out-fought and out-powered, they played cricket in much the same way they had for the last...

County Championship: Division One Team Of The Season

As Division One of the County Championship draws to a close with Middlesex sealing the title ahead of Yorkshire and Somerset, we take a look at this season's top performers. County Championship: Division One Team Of The Season ...

The ECB’s Treatment Of Durham

So here we are early in 2017, and the initial furore caused by the punishment meted out to Durham at the end of the last county season appears to...

Champion County Match Faced With Identity Crisis

Ask any county cricket fan about the season's "traditional curtain-raiser", and they will tell you that since time immemorial, the county season has started with a first-class fixture between...

Jason Kerr Backing ‘Fearless’ Somerset To Triumph Over Surrey

Jason Kerr Backing ‘Fearless’ Somerset To Triumph Over Surrey Somerset begin their Royal London One-Day Cup campaign against Surrey at the Oval today, determined to play the fearless brand of...

Debate: England’s Squad For This Winter’s Ashes Series

The team at LastWordOnCricket debate who should be picked in the England Test squad for the Ashes series this winter.

Adil Rashid’s England Selection Is Simply Illogical

Adil Rashid's England Selection Is Simply Illogical Over the past year the England selectors have drastically let down the County Championship and shown a worrying lack of faith in the...

Are England Right To Place Their Hope In Pope?

Are England Right To Place Their Hope In Pope? The ever-revolving door that is England’s batting line-up has seen Surrey’s Ollie Pope called into the squad for the Second Test...

Ryan Higgins: “I See Myself As A Top Number Five”

Given the competition is being scrapped in favour of one packed with overseas stars on lucrative contracts, there is an irony in the fact that this season’s T20 Blast...

Bowling at Lord’s is “Awesome” says Middlesex’s James Fuller

At times Middlesex fast bowler James Fuller appears starstruck by some of the biggest names in the game he has encountered while making the Home of Cricket his own...