2016’s Top 25 Players: Part Two

As a Boxing Day bonanza of international cricket draws to a close, we continue our countdown of the top 25 players of 2016. 20. Neil Wagner By Matt Roller Until 2016, Neil...

2016’s Top 25 Players: Part One

2016 has been a remarkable cricketing year across all formats. After kicking off with West Indies' dramatic triumph over England in the final of the World T20, the year brought four different number one-ranked...

The Women’s Game: A Beacon For Change

The history of women’s cricket is a tapestry as rich and absorbing as that of their male counterparts. However, its lack of exposure has often left it marooned at...

A Lost Rivalry: Cricket’s Ultimate Absurdity

It is nine years since cricket's biggest rivals, India and Pakistan played a Test against each other: the absence of this rivalry is to the game's detriment

England Right To Omit Unfortunate Ben Duckett

Despite two fifties in his first three ODIs, Ben Duckett has been dropped from England's white-ball squads to play India. Is it the right call?

Virat Kohli: The King of the Chase

Michael Bevan was arguably the most feared finisher in the game during his career but Virat Kohli has not simply taken the art of the chase to another level,...

Shakib Al Hasan: The Bangladesh Crown Prince Gunning for England

Shakib Al Hasan will go down in the annals of Bangladesh cricket as one of the finest, and most influential, cricketers in their history. It is in fact only a little stretch to...

Blood, Sweat and Leaves in the Age of the Big Hits

How Cheteshwar Pujara, Alastair Cook, and Nick Gubbins are Leading an Old-Fashioned Revolution T20 cricket has revolutionised cricket in much the same way as Kerry Packer’s World Series Cricket did in...

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...

Jos Buttler’s Blistering Year

Jos Buttler played his last First-Class game on 22nd October in a test match for England against Pakistan in Dubai – making just seven runs. A modest Ashes series...