A Tribute to Vernon Philander

t wasn’t a fairy tale ending for Vernon Philander as a grade two hamstring tear allowed him to bowl only nine deliveries in his...

Test Homecoming – Pakistan v Sri Lanka

  And so it comes: for the first time in ten years and nine months, Pakistan will be hosting a test match.  Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium...
West Indies

West Indies with a mixed bag versus Afghanistan

Phil Simmons returned to the managerial post of the West Indies three and a half years after he was controversially dismissed following the team's...
Phil Simmons

Phil Simmons returns to the West Indies to finish what he started

There is a saying in life, "Don't go back," however, in the case of Philt Simmons returning to the head coach of the West...
Test Cricket

Thursday Triple Treat Of Test Cricket To Keep Five-Day Game In Headlines

Despite the rise of the T20 format over the last decade and as great as the ODI World Cup was recently, the five-day version...

The 200 milestone was so important for Australia at Edgbaston

200 is an important milestone for a team to reach in the first innings of a Test match, and not just for symbolic reasons....

Steve Smith and That Hundred

Australia had a year without Steve Smith. They tried Peter Handscomb, then Mitchell Marsh, then Shaun Marsh, then Nathan Lyon, and finally Marnus Labuschagne...
200 milestone, Old Rivals

Old Rivals England and Australia to Resume Battle

The old rivals resume their battle on Thursday, as England play host to Australia in the latest installment of one of the sport's greatest...

Ireland’s Bowlers give their Batsmen a Second Chance

The sun was out, and the partnership was set. England were still 51 behind, but the gap was becoming small enough for the Irish...

Tim Murtagh and The Day Ireland Shocked England at Lord’s

There's nothing like a batting collapse, of seeing a rush of wickets on the scoreboard nearly matching the flow of runs and, for a...