Specsavers County Championship Round-Up: Week Three

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With three weeks of the season gone in the blink of an eye, here’s what mattered most during week three. Livingstone Loving Life: Liam Livingstone proved exactly why he is close to an England call-up this summer as he registered his highest first-class score (168) and led Lancashire to a first Championship win for eleven […] READ MORE



County Cricket 2017 – Ones to Watch, No. 5-1

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After weeks of anticipation, this year’s ‘Ones to Watch’ series is complete. Inevitably, all five are young players. However, each of them is at very different stages of their young careers. 5) Tom Abell: While most cricket fans will be eagerly waiting until Joe Root’s reign gets underway this July, those down at Taunton will […] READ MORE




County Cricket 2017 – Ones to Watch, No. 20-16

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Traditionally, such lists are compiled entirely of young, upcoming talent with no one on the list above 21-years-old. Although many ‘ones to watch’ on this list are indeed young players, others are well established on the county scene or are on the fringes of the England team. These players have a point to prove ahead […] READ MORE


England Would be Right to Stick With Alex Hales

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A disastrous winter has left Alex Hales’ international career in danger of terminal decline just six months after he scored England’s highest ever individual score in ODIs. The opening batsman opted out of touring Bangladesh, and in doing so, has allowed others to potentially overtake him in the pecking order. However, England would be right […] READ MORE