Jason Roy in T20 action for England.
Jim Smith - Jan 21, 2022

If it feels as though the Ashes only just finished, that’s because they more or less did. But England are back in action all the same, hoping to put that humiliation behind them. The West Indies have their own demons to lay to rest after a hugely disappointing series loss to Ireland earlier this month. […]

The 149 vs England in 2018 rates as the best innings played by Virat Kohli.
Varun Desai, Editor - May 21, 2021

Virat Kohli’s greatest batting performances Virat Kohli made his international debut in 2008 and since has transformed himself into arguably the greatest batsman in the world in all-formats. His sublime timing and superb skills makes him great to watch. Over the years, some of the best innings in cricket have been played by Virat Kohli. […]

Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni are two modern day greats and both feature on the list of best Indian batsmen of all-time.
Varun Desai, Editor - May 11, 2021

Who are the greatest batsmen from India ever? The Indian Cricket Team has produced fantastic batters over the years. In fact, the art of batting is exactly what the Nation is known for, along with their spin-bowling prowess. It is only recently that fast bowling has been made a big thing in India. Such has […]

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 […]

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 […]

Jess Jonassen and Megan Schutt are both on the list of the best female cricket bowlers in the world.
Varun Desai, Editor - Apr 9, 2021

Who are the best bowlers in women’s cricket? Batsmen or batswomen win you games. Bowlers win your tournaments. This is a common saying believed to be true by many experts within the cricketing fraternity. The best female cricket bowlers in the world are able to use a variety of skills to trouble top batsmen regularly. […]

Can the New Zealand T20 team affect a clean sweep against Bangladesh in the series?
Varun Desai, Editor - Mar 30, 2021

In-form hosts look to win T20I series 3-0 to end home summer In the two games so far, New Zealand have dominated proceedings. In fact, they’ve won every game against Bangladesh this summer. The 3rd and final T20I represents a chance for an under-strength Bangladesh side to achieve a consolation win against New Zealand’s T20 […]

The Melbourne Cricket Ground is the biggest stadium in Australia and is one of the best in the country to visit for a game of cricket.
Varun Desai, Editor - Mar 27, 2021

Ten cricket stadiums to visit in Australia Australia is a very beautiful country, known for its attractions such as the Great Barrier Reef and Bondi Beach. They also have a very successful cricket team and both the men and the women have won multiple silverware in the past. Their home dominance has been an integral […]

The recall of Sharjeel Khan by the PCB has set a bad precedent for other players such as Muhammad Amir, who has been snubbed from the Pakistan Cricket Team.
Saad Qaisar - Mar 22, 2021

Should Pakistan have brought back Sharjeel Khan? The Pakistan selection committee has recently recalled Sharjeel Khan for the T20I series against South Africa. This, after four years of absence. It is pertinent to mention that the PCB had banned him for two years for a spot fixing scandal, during the 2017 PSL. Sharjeel Khan’s recall […]

A cricket revival in Pakistan should have been on the cards but the PSL being suspended due to Covid-19 has set the PCB back.
Saad Qaisar - Mar 20, 2021

Pakistan Super League failure The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) are yet again under the radar for their mismanagement in conducting the Pakistan Super League (PSL) season 6. The tournament has now been postponed, after several players tested positive for COVID-19 virus. Another opportunity to start the cricket revival in Pakistan has been lost. The blame […]

Can India claim the series vs England in the 5th T20I?
Suraj Jajoo - Mar 19, 2021

India hold upper hand in series decider against England It was very important for India to negate the toss factor in the 4th T20I against England, as they had lost both previous games when losing the toss. Despite losing the toss, they tried to take the positive approach. India defended a score successfully and so […]

Can India beat England in the 4th T20I and square the series at Ahmedabad?
Suraj Jajoo - Mar 17, 2021

Can India fight back and level the T20I series? India will be looking to regain momentum, after losing the third T20I against England at Ahmedabad. It is a “do or die” game for the hosts as England are already 2-1 up in the series after a convincing win in the third T20I. India will need […]

Isa Guha is the best female cricket pundit in the world thanks to her superb commentary for the likes of Sky Sports and Channel Nine.
Varun Desai, Editor - Mar 16, 2021

Five popular women commentators in cricket Equality has improved massively in the last two decades and the best female cricket commentators in the world are now receiving great opportunities to showcase their talent on the biggest stages. In fact, they have done a fantastic job and added a lot to the media and broadcasting side […]

Jos Buttler and Hardik Pandya are two of the best finishers in world cricket due to their power hitting ability and their intelligence.
Varun Desai, Editor - Mar 13, 2021

Who is the greatest finisher in cricket currently? In both T20 and ODI cricket, finishing off the innings is vital to help the team reach a competitive total. It becomes more vital when you are batting second, because you can pace an innings accordingly. The best finishers in world cricket are able to close out […]

Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar are two of the best death bowlers in the world and for India.
Varun Desai, Editor - Mar 12, 2021

Who are the five greatest death bowlers in the world? T20 Cricket is a highly volatile game. Within an over, the game can change completely. No other format offers such fluctuations. Especially, at the back-end of a T20 innings. Runs can be scored incredibly quickly, with power hitters such as Andre Russell or Hardik Pandya […]

Saad Qaisar - Mar 6, 2021

What is at stake for a batsman? You have not been performing for a while. And this is probably your last chance as a batsman in the side. If you fail this time, there won’t be a next time. The ball comes your way and you get the slightest of edges. Should you, as a […]

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Last Word Staff - Mar 6, 2021

Can you use a VPN to watch T20 World Cup live from anywhere? The easiest way to view the matches live during the T20 world cup is by using a VPN service. You may live stream T20 matches on your smartphone or laptop by signing up for a free or premium VPN subscription. Cricket lovers […]

Jimmy Anderson in action as England skittle New Zealand.
Jim Smith - Mar 6, 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 - Mar 6, 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 - Mar 6, 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 […]

Tom Harrison leaves the ECB with the game in poor repair.
Jim Smith - Mar 6, 2021

Tom Harrison ends his reign as CEO of the England and Wales Cricket Board with the game in disarray. The principal victim of that is cricket in England and Wales, but it is also an unedifying end to the career of a man who brought a great deal to the sport. The TV rights package […]

Alex Lees in County action ahead of England vs New Zealand.
Jim Smith - Mar 6, 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 - Mar 6, 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 - Mar 6, 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 […]