Joe Root: The Pressing Issues Facing England’s New Captain

Joe Root takes on an England side low on confidence but high on talent. Here's a look at the pressing issues he must address to hit the ground running.

Bangladesh And The Crumbs Of Comfort

After a gruelling tour of New Zealand, Bangladesh have returned to the sub-continent to play their first ever Test match in India. The one-off Test series will be a...

Bangladesh in India: Visitors Preview

On Thursday, Bangladesh will take on India in Hyderabad in a one-off Test Match. It has been a busy few months for the two sides, both in limited overs and...

Why Alastair Cook’s Resignation Is The Wrong Decision

And so it has happened. After 59 games as England Test captain - a record - Alastair Cook has finally thrown in the towel. The 4-0 hammering in India...

Ben Stokes: England’s Light in a Winter of Darkness

England’s embarrassing capitulation in the final t20 at the Chinnaswamy Stadium proved all too familiar as a torturous winter came to an end. An ODI series win in Bangladesh...

India and Test Cricket’s Elusive Dynasty

As India welcome Bangladesh and an Australian side fresh from a mid-summer facelift later this month, their attention will turn back to Test cricket. Impregnable is their fortress, and...

Why Home Advantage In Test Cricket Has Become Too Much

It was surprising yet inevitable. New Zealand needed just ten more runs to secure a 2-0 Test series sweep against Bangladesh and it would have been easy, with nine wickets...

The Era of Virat Kohli

Aggressive. Fearless. Self-Belief. Positive. A man who has completely swept the world off its feet. A man who has taken the burden of the dreams of the country of...

Why Test Cricket Still Needs AB De Villiers

Rarely has the game of cricket seen a player like AB de Villiers. Whether it be a reverse-scoop for six in a T20, a succession of powerful hits in...

England’s Next Captain: Does It Have To Be A Batsman?

Following England's heavy defeat in India and comments made by captain Alastair Cook even before the series began that he was thinking about his position, it seems likely that...