The England Test Team could see new faces for the two game series with the availability and fitness of Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer and Dominic Sibley in doubt.
Varun Desai, Editor - May 10, 2021

Selectors look to test squad depth A series between New Zealand and England promises to provide great value to viewers around the globe. The 2019 Cricket World Cup Final remains a painful memory for the Kiwis. Meanwhile, the England Test Team will want to exert their own revenge, having not beaten New Zealand in a […]

Joe Root and Alastair Cook both feature in the best English batsmen of all-time list due to their longevity and quality.
Varun Desai, Editor - Apr 30, 2021

Who are the greatest batsmen from England ever? Historically, England have been the third most successful side in Test match cricket, only behind Australia and South Africa in terms of their win percentage, which stands at 36.46%. In limited overs cricket, England have won two trophies till date – the 2010 World T20 and the […]

Ian Holland has so far starred for Hampshire in the 2021 County Championship.
Michael Vince - Apr 29, 2021

Tail holds firm to deny Hampshire three in three Hampshire were denied a third straight victory in the 2021 County Championship by a brave last wicket stand by Gloucestershire’s Dom Goodman and Josh Shaw. Brad Wheal had helped reduce Gloucester to 161 for 9 but the last pair remained steadfast for nearly 18 overs. Skipper […]

Ian Chappell is one of the best cricket commentators of all-time due to his knowledge and experience.
Varun Desai, Editor - Apr 28, 2021

Who are the greatest commentators in cricket ever? Commentating on a game, regardless of the sport, is an art. It takes great experience, knowledge and confidence to master. The best cricket commentators of all-time have more often than not played the game to a high level and also been in the industry for decades. Their […]

The Pakistan T20I squad look to win the series against Zimbabwe at Harare.
Glen Campbell - Apr 22, 2021

Visitors aim to improve performance, win series Pakistan’s T20I squad currently have the lead in the three-match T20 series against Zimbabwe, after a 11 run victory on Wednesday.  It was a close contest that will leave the Chevrons with much to reflect on. They will see this as a missed opportunity. For this was a […]

Neil Wagner was the last New Zealand cricketer to receive the Covid-19 vaccine prior to their tour to England in June 2021.
Last Word Staff - Apr 22, 2021

Black Caps receive vaccines ahead of English tour Neil Wagner was the last New Zealand-based player at the Black Caps – the New Zealand national cricket team – to receive his Covid-19 vaccine ahead of the team’s departure for England this May, the team’s official Twitter account recently announced. Out of the 20 players in […]

Mohammad Abbas helped Hampshire Cricket to a dominant victory over Middlesex.
Michael Vince - Apr 20, 2021

Hants CCC continue strong start to season Hampshire County Cricket Club continued their dominant start to the 2021 County Championship with another outstanding all-round performance. Middlesex were the victims this time but to begin with they put up a better fight on day one than Leicestershire. Skipper James Vince won the toss again and elected […]

Dwyane Bravo is the best all-rounder in IPL history, thanks to his skills with the bat, the ball and in the field.
Varun Desai, Editor - Apr 15, 2021

Most dangerous Indian Premier League all-rounders ever An individual that can contribute with the bat, the ball and in the field is a priceless asset in any format of the game. But, more so in T20 cricket, where the game can change in a matter of seconds. The most successful sides in the format have […]

Best IPL innings of all-time: Suresh Raina's 87.
Varun Desai, Editor - Apr 15, 2021

Greatest Indian Premier League knocks ever Between 2008 and 2020, the Indian Premier League has seen some extraordinary knocks played by batsmen. Be it in a losing cause or a winning cause, they have thrilled audiences all over the globe. In this article, we will be exploring the top 5 best IPL innings of all-time. […]

Hampshire County Cricket's win over Leicestershire was spearheaded by their captain James Vince's double century.
Michael Vince - Apr 14, 2021

Captain Vince leads the way as Hants CCC triumph Hampshire County Cricket skipper James Vince stroked a 207 ball 231 as Liam Dawson and Tom Alsop contributed to a huge win over Leicestershire but the event was slightly overshadowed by a stumping controversy surrounding keeper Lewis McManus. Winning the toss this early in the season […]

PSL 6 is set to return on the 1st of June, as per the schedule announced by the Pakistan Cricket Board.
Glen Campbell - Apr 13, 2021

Pakistan Super League 6 to return in June PSL 6 is set to resume in June, with the restart date likely to be on the 1st of the month, as per the schedule. In a press release issued on 11 April, the Pakistan Cricket Board announced a schedule for the competition’s remaining 20 matches. The […]

Stick Cricket Premier League is the best cricket game for Android users in 2021.
Varun Desai, Editor - Apr 13, 2021

Top-rated cricket games that you should download on your mobile The world of digital entertainment is expanding quicker than ever before. The Google Play Store on Android is quickly becoming a gaming hub for sports and in particular cricket users, who want to indulge in the latest software on the market. In this article we […]

Jonty Rhodes is the best fielder ever in world cricket.
Varun Desai, Editor - Apr 12, 2021

Who are the greatest fielders of all-time? Fielding can often be the difference between winning and losing a game. The best fielders in world cricket save a number of runs, affect smart run outs and take scintillating catches to turn games around. The likes of Ben Stokes and Virat Kohli are two of the better […]

Can RCB finally win IPL 2021 after over a decade of failure by Virat Kohli and his team?

Royal Challengers Bangalore’s IPL chances Can RCB win IPL 2021, after over a decade’s worth of under performance? Last season they made it to the play-offs for the first time since 2016. Despite losing to SRH in the eliminator, it was a step in the right direction for them. Mike Hesson and Simon Katich were […]

Our County Championship 2021 preview features the defending champions Essex CCC.
Glen Campbell - Apr 11, 2021

LV= Insurance 4-day First Class Cricket preview With new sponsors, LV Insurance, England’s County Championship returned on Thursday, 8 April but most of the games were either drawn or called off. Supposedly just for this year, due to COVID-19, England’s premier first-class competition has a new format. In this article we will form a County […]

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma are the best cricket couple in the world due to their popularity, power and because they are famous.
Varun Desai, Editor - Apr 10, 2021

Who are the best cricket couples in the world? There is no doubt that celebrity couples attract a lot of attention due to their fame, status and power. Famous cricket couples are no different, with most of them being well-known across the globe. There are many types of cricket couples and in this article we […]

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Jimmy Anderson in action as England skittle New Zealand.
Jim Smith - Apr 10, 2021

England’s latest red-ball reset has gotten off to a flying start with England skittling New Zealand at Lords. Having lost the toss and been put into the field by the Black Caps on what looked like a good day for batting day, it did not take long for Jimmy Anderson to make an impact on […]

Angelo Mathews was player of the match in the Chattogram Test.
Jim Smith - Apr 10, 2021

There was not very much in it for the bowlers in the Chattogram Test and not for the first time. Angelo Mathews, in particular, delivered a timely reminder of his quality with the bat, falling just one run short of a double century in Sri Lanka’s first innings. Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim struck centuries […]

Ben Stokes in action for Durham ahead of England vs New Zealand.
Jim Smith - Apr 10, 2021

England have named their first 13-man squad of the new era under Brendon McCullum and Ben Stokes. The immediate takeaway is that if English cricket administrators have not always been as appreciative of Stuart Broad and James Anderson as they should have been, England cricket fans will certainly be grateful that they can call upon […]

Alex Lees in County action ahead of England vs New Zealand.
Jim Smith - Apr 10, 2021

With the start of the English Test summer now barely three weeks away, the stage is set for an entertaining England vs New Zealand tussle. The two sides have met fairly regularly of late and there should be few secrets, not least because England’s new coach is none other than former-Black Caps captain Brendon McCullum, […]

Pakistan star Shaheen Shah Afridi in County Championship action.
Jim Smith - Apr 10, 2021

One of the chief criticisms levelled at the County Championship in recent years is that it fails to prepare English batters for Test cricket. The reason for that is that the green-tinged pitches and the playing conditions allow medium-pacers to run riot, giving the Counties little to no incentive to play genuinely quick bowlers or […]

Umran Malik, the Jammu Express, has made a fine start to life with Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Vyom Nanavati - Apr 10, 2021

Abdul Samad has perhaps done Indian Cricket its biggest favour in recent times. Introducing Umran Malik as a net bowler to the Sunrisers Hyderabad squad in 2020, eventually paved the way to international recognition for India’s latest (and fastest) bowling sensation. Meet Umran Malik: the Jammu Express. The speedster is able to rack up speeds […]

Ben Stokes in action for England.
Jim Smith - Apr 10, 2021

Ben Stokes is clearly an inspirational leader. Whether it single-handedly leading England to victory at Headingley – surely his finest moment – or captaining a scratch English side to a 3-0 victory against a full-strength Pakistan, he is clearly a cricketer that teammates will follow. That he is extravagantly gifted, to the extent that he […]

English Cricket should introduce a one day franchise cricket tournament.
Jim Smith - Apr 10, 2021

The first English foray into Franchise Cricket was along way from being a success. The considerable cash reserves built up by the ECB over the years were frittered away on the Hundred without many obvious benefits in return. Of course, the Hundred is not without positives. It certainly shouldn’t be overlooked that it provided a […]