Batsmen who could feature for England during 2020

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A Summer Awaits England recently announced a three-match Test series against West Indies in July and a series against Pakistan in August. As they look to build toward those games England named a 55 man squad. If they do end up playing white-ball cricket and test matches in close proximity, there will be serious selection […] READ MORE


Bowlers who could feature for England during 2020

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The Announcement The England and Wales Cricket Board recently announced a three-match Test series against West Indies in July and series against Pakistan in August. Live cricket will soon be on our screens and we can stop basking in the glory of games gone by. In this article, we will be looking at the main […] READ MORE


Why I love cricket – The 2005 Ashes Series

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The Day I Loved Cricket JONES… BOWDEN… Two words, followed by an eruption from the Birmingham crowd, sealed my fate. They were the conclusion to a game of cricket that has since formed an obsession. That passion has seen me bowl hundreds of overs and consume thousands of hours of cricket. But that is where […] READ MORE


Jason Holder: The Underrated Genius

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Jason Holder is underrated. This is despite scoring a Test Match double century batting at number eight. This is despite being the number one ranked all-rounder in the ICC rankings. This is despite being named in the 2018-19 ICC Test team of the year. The only bowlers ranked ahead of Holder in the Test Match […] READ MORE


CWC19: Where to now for South Africa?

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The history of South Africa in World Cups has been well documented. That C word, over and over again. Stuck in the throats. On the lips of the media. Chokers. It was meant to be different this time around at CWC19. Their bowling attack on paper was the strongest in the competition. In Kagiso Rabada […] READ MORE


Andre Russell: Consistency in the Chaos?

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The ability to hit the ball 360 degrees around the ground is what encapsulates the modern-day limited overs player. Andre Russell is one of a limited breed of T20 batsmen. He does not have the ramps and the scoops. He will not be reverse sweeping the spinner and manipulating the field. He stands and delivers. […] READ MORE


Sri Lanka v England Test Series preview

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After a heavily rain-affected white ball series, England take on Sri Lanka in a three-match Test series looking to halt an away slump that has seen them lose four successive away Test series. Meanwhile, their hosts have not lost a home series to a non-Asian side since 2014; when South Africa claimed a 1-0 series […] READ MORE


Are England’s Bowling Options The Key To World Cup Glory?

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The statistics surrounding England’s reinvention as One Day International batting line-up since the 2015 World Cup have been well documented. Highest average run rate, most totals over 300, twice setting the record score for an ODI. The list of accolades goes on and on. However, there is an old saying in cricket that it is […] READ MORE


Are England Right To Place Their Hope In Pope?

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Are England Right To Place Their Hope In Pope? The ever-revolving door that is England’s batting line-up has seen Surrey’s Ollie Pope called into the squad for the Second Test against India at Lords. Dawid Malan is the player to miss out after failing to kick on from a strong Ashes series over the winter. […] READ MORE


Pat Cummins’ Coming Of Age

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Pat Cummins’ Coming Of Age The Australian cricket team is in a state of flux after the recent ball-tampering scandal or ‘sandpaper gate’ if you prefer. The captain and vice-captain are both gone and to compound their problems further, strike bowler Mitchell Starc has suffered a stress fracture, to add to his ever-growing list of injuries. On top of that, they have been […] READ MORE