Last Word Staff - Jul 25, 2017

By Jon Batham for LastWordOnCricket Tammy Beaumont has thanked England coach Mark Robinson for setting her free to be instinctive again. Beaumont was named Player of the Tournament in the wake of England’s historic triumph over India in the Women’s World Cup Final at Lord’s on Sunday. The opener’s tally of 410 was enough to leave her […]

Last Word Staff - May 5, 2017

By Arjun Bhardwaj for LastWordOnCricket Every other team have submitted their Champions Trophy squad list except for India. They controversially missed the deadline for submission, which was on April 25th. There are some fears that India may not take part in the competition, after the ICC are considering limiting India’s share in revenue. However, the official statement coming […]

Last Word Staff - Apr 15, 2017

By Arjun Bhardwaj for LastWordOnCricket This has been one of the most exciting starts to the IPL in the history of the competition. There have been some incredible individual performances, including two hat-tricks from Andrew Tye and Samuel Badree both on the same day. Up to this point, there has only been one hundred so far, from Delhi […]

Hugo Jennings - Apr 10, 2017

It is safe to say that, when Pakistan’s Test series against the West Indies concludes in May, a huge hole will have been left in both a cricket team and a nation. Misbah-ul-Haq has already announced that he will retire from internationals after the series, and the 41-year-old will be joined by another veteran whose […]

Matthew Roller - Mar 29, 2017

Ask any county cricket fan about the season’s “traditional curtain-raiser”, and they will tell you that side time immemorial, the county season has started with a first-class fixture between the previous season’s County Champions and an MCC XI. However, as with so many things in cricket, there is an element of urban myth about the […]

Last Word Staff - Mar 27, 2017

Over the nine seasons of the IPL, the Kolkata Knight Riders have been one of the most consistent sides in the tournament, including two IPL titles.

Last Word Staff - Mar 14, 2017

After a superb display in the first Test match against New Zealand, Dean Elgar is now fast becoming one of South Africa’s most important performers

Last Word Staff - Feb 27, 2017

Over the last 53 Test matches, there has been a regression in the quality of Test match catching. And the revealing stats show why

Last Word Staff - Feb 23, 2017

After nearly being forced to retire through a serious back condition, Tymal Mills’ lucrative IPL deal was the latest success in his incredible resurgence

Last Word Staff - Feb 22, 2017

By Karan Bhatia for LastWordOnCricket When India beat South Africa convincingly in October 2015 on rank turners, the notion of India dominating big opposition on home turf wasn’t an overboard thought. Pitches were made to expose the vulnerabilities of teams outside the subcontinent who have troubles playing spin bowling. England did show how India can be beaten in […]

Last Word Staff - Feb 21, 2017

With the start of the Test series against Australia just days away, here is how the Indian bowling attack is beginning to shape up

Last Word Staff - Feb 3, 2017

By Luke Flannigan for LastWordOnCricket 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 the temptation for many might be to look upon these Tests as foregone conclusions. Those people are probably right, and for the purposes […]

Last Word Staff - Jan 30, 2017

By Sean Brown for LastWordOnCricket Batting has improved, bowling has not. Argument over. Essentially, this is the view that Nasser Hussain has shared with cricket fans over the past year in regards to white-ball cricket. One must wonder how one disciple can leave the other behind so rapidly, resulting in a vast imbalance between bat […]

Matthew Roller - Jan 13, 2017

The form of England’s top six presents them with the Sam Billings conundrum: how can Trevor Bayliss fit seven batsmen into six?

Last Word Staff - Jan 11, 2017

In the 3rd Test Match between South Africa and Sri Lanka starting on 12 January 2017, Proteas superstar batsman Hashim Amla records another century.

Matthew Roller - Jan 8, 2017

Australia’s 20-year-old opener Matt Renshaw could be a real find for the Test team; there is no way he should be omitted for their India tour.

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