Is Moeen Ali At Three A Long-Term Solution?

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Is Moeen Ali At Three A Long-Term Solution? Joe Root has been rather inconsistent lately. A poor conversion rate and a technical deficiency to play in-swingers has contributed to a torrid run of form. At the beginning of Root’s captaincy, he was adamant that he wanted to bat at number four. Even after trying Tom […] READ MORE


England’s Faith In Jennings Boarders On Absurdity

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England’s Faith In Jennings Boarders On Absurdity It has been tough being an opener in this series. No one denies it. It took 34 innings for an opener to first register a fifty in this series: Alastair Cook in the first innings of the fifth Test at the Oval. To put this into context, there […] READ MORE


The One Positive To India’s Series Defeat

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The One Positive To India’s Series Defeat India came tantalizingly close to leveling the enthralling Test series with England at Southampton. However, in a game of constant twists and turns, India ended up failing to chase down England’s target of 245 in the fourth innings. This handed England an unassailable 3-1 lead in the five […] READ MORE


England vs India At Lord’s Day Four: Live Blog

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Good morning and welcome to Lord’s. The sky is cloudy and the hover cover is lurking near the wicket. The Indian bowlers are warming up, but their batsmen are having a hit. England have been doing slip catching drills this morning.There has been no overnight declaration. We are running a live blog for this Test. […] READ MORE


Adil Rashid’s England Selection Is Simply Illogical

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Adil Rashid’s England Selection Is Simply Illogical Over the past year the England selectors have drastically let down the County Championship and shown a worrying lack of faith in the system. It all started with the selection of Jos Buttler prior to England’s Test series against Pakistan. Buttler has frequently shown that he is a […] READ MORE


India Underwhelm In Tour Match Against Essex

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India Underwhelm In Tour Match Against Essex India’s batsmen struggled in their Tour Match against Essex, prior to their five match Test series against England. Shikhar Dhawan and Cheteshwar Pujara failed twice and have left the composition of India’s top order uncertain. To add to India’s woes, their fast bowling unit were unable to blow […] READ MORE




England vs India Test Series: Fantasy Cricket Game

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England vs India Test Series: Fantasy Cricket Game For the first time ever, Last Word on Cricket are hosting a fantasy cricket game. With prizes to be won and free entry, there is no better site to play fantasy cricket on. The series in focus is the Test series between and England and India, with […] READ MORE


England vs India: Previewing The Test Series In Statistics

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England vs India: Previewing The Test Series In Statistics Statistics are becoming increasingly important in cricket. IPL teams are becoming dependent on statistics to help their auction strategies and they can be used to illustrate long term trends. As India prepare to take on England in a crucial Test series, what can statistics tell us […] READ MORE