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Alex Hales could replace Ben Stokes at IPL 2021 in the UAE.
Rohan - Aug 20, 2021

Ben Stokes is one of the best all-rounders in all formats of the game, nevermind the IPL. In fact, he is one of the most complete cricketers the game has ever seen. Stokes can bat, bowl and field well. Stokes has not only been a vital player for England but also for domestic T20 franchises. […]

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 […]

The Indian Premier League is the best T20 League in the world.
Varun Desai, Editor - Apr 9, 2021

Which T20 tournament is the greatest? T20 cricket shot to prominence during the early and mid 2000s. England and South Africa were the first two countries to have a tournament, featuring the format. Since then, many countries have created their own tournaments, in order to boost both revenue and unearth new cricketers. The best T20 […]

The Mumbai Indians all-time XI features the likes of Kieron Pollard and Rohit Sharma, who have lifted the trophy 5 times each.
Varun Desai, Editor - Apr 8, 2021

Who makes it into the greatest MI XI? The Mumbai-based franchise have been the best team in the history of the Indian Premier League. Till date, they have won 5 titles, including back-to-back successes in the last two seasons. 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2020 all ended with Rohit Sharma lifting the coveted trophy. As […]

Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings are two huge favourites to win IPL 2021.
Varun Desai, Editor - Apr 7, 2021

Which franchises have the best chance of winning IPL 2021? The Indian Premier League is back! It starts on Friday the 9th of April and will finish on the 30th of May. This year’s mini auction has seen a number of franchises improve upon their squad strength. Chris Morris and Glenn Maxwell were the two […]

Tendai Chisoro helped the Southern Rocks win the Logan Cup.
Glen Campbell - Apr 3, 2021

Ruthless Rocks seal trophy in style Southern Rocks won their first ever Logan Cup title on the weekend. The Masvingo and Matabeleland based team beat Mashonaland Eagles by an innings and 119 runs to win the competition with a match left to play. To add sweetness to the victory, this was the Southern Rocks’ return […]

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 Sky Sports Cricket Podcast is arguably the best to listen to in the world.
Glen Campbell - Mar 26, 2021

Finding the right cricket podcast to listen to Whether it’s while commuting to work, or while working-out at the gym, podcasts make great company. Unfortunately, with so many of them out there, discerning listeners often have to trawl through a lot of detritus before finding the right podcast for them. So to make life a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ben Stokes has adapted some of the best fielding tips in cricket to become a world-class athlete.
Varun Desai, Editor - Mar 13, 2021

How to develop your fielding skills in cricket Saving runs for the team and affecting run outs are two key ways that fielding affects the game of cricket. This part of the game is often overlooked but it plays a critical part in a team’s success. In this article, we will be looking at the […]

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 […]

Rishabh Pant and Ollie Pope are two of the best young cricketers in the world.
Varun Desai, Editor - Mar 5, 2021

Who are the most talented young cricketers on the planet? In sport and particularly cricket, viewers are always intrigued when talented rookies make their mark on the international or domestic stage. This is often because we feel a sense of excitement when watching the best young cricketers in the world go about their business, knowing […]

The Pakistan Super League has been postponed due to fears of Covid-19.
Glen Campbell - Mar 5, 2021

PSL 6 deferred due to Coronavirus Due to concerns over COVID-19, all remaining fixtures in this year’s Pakistan Super League (PSL 6) competition will be postponed. The Pakistan Cricket Board’s decision comes after three new cricketers from two different teams tested positive for the virus. Altogether, seven PSL franchise players have contracted COVID-19 since the […]

A Lendl Simmons inspired Trinidad & Tobago won their 13th Super50 Cup final by beating the Guyana Jaguars in the final.
Vijay Rahaman - Mar 1, 2021

Trinidad & Tobago’s total triumph They may have had the most talented team on paper, but Trinidad & Tobago  was more than just the sum of their parts on Saturday, as they put together an all-round team display for a record extending 13th Super50 Cup title. As we all know however, talent alone has never […]

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Last Word Staff - Mar 1, 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 1, 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 1, 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 1, 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 1, 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 1, 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 1, 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 1, 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 […]