Thilakaratne Dilshan, The Modest Maestro

MANNERS MAKETH THE MAN What, you might ask, separates the also-rans from the great - or the modest from the arrogant? William Horman, who was a headmaster at Eton and...

Australia in South Africa: The Protagonists

On September 30th, Australia take on South Africa in the first of five ODIs between the two sides. Australia are the current number one ODI side in the world,...

Colin Ronald Michael Atkinson

On the day that Colin Ronald Michael Atkinson CBE was born in Thornaby, Yorkshire on 23 July 1931, the singer Gene Austin was a famous name and his compositions...

Rollo Meyer, Visionary and Founder Of Millfield School

Be in no doubt; Rollo Meyer may have been a true English eccentric but he was a charismatic man and a visionary who changed the lives of a countless number...

New Zealand in India: A Tale of Two Captains

On September 22nd, India take on New Zealand at Kanpur in the first of three Test matches between the sides. Both sides meet off the back of contrasting success in...

Twenty20 Cricket: Boom or Bust Mentality

When you see scores of 245 and 244, one would be easily forgiven for thinking they were scores in an ODI. However, the 489 runs scored came in just...

Adam Voges Injury Rules Out Middlesex Return

Middlesex have announced that Australian batsman Adam Voges will not be able to play for the county again this summer. The 36-year-old was due to captain the Seaxes in their...

The Jim Laker 19: 60 Years On

It is sixty years to the day since the final day of the fourth Test of the 1956 Ashes. That day, England’s Jim Laker set a record which may...

The Art of Fast Bowling: Stages of Learning

Since his retirement from professional cricket in 2011, former Derbyshire, Kent, Northamptonshire and Somerset seamer Steffan Jones has focused his efforts on coaching fast bowlers. He is currently Director of...