Test Cricket

Virat Kohli in action against South Africa.
The Virat Kohli Way
Vyom Nanavati - Jan 18, 2022

It was fitting that the favourite to succeed Virat Kohli for the test captaincy tweeted that he was “shocked”. The cricketing fraternity was hit with a jolt when Virat Kohli resigned as Indian Test captain, marking the fairly sudden end of his Indian captaincy tenure in all formats. Cricket fans, in general, have become accustomed […]



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Virat Kohli in action against South Africa.
The Virat Kohli Way
Vyom Nanavati - Jan 18, 2022

It was fitting that the favourite to succeed Virat Kohli for the test captaincy tweeted that he was “shocked”. The cricketing fraternity was hit with a jolt when Virat Kohli resigned as Indian Test captain, marking the fairly sudden end of his Indian captaincy tenure in all formats. Cricket fans, in general, have become accustomed […]

Pathum Nissanka in ODI action for Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe Second ODI Preview and Prediction: Can Sri Lanka Wrap Up Series Victory?
Jim Smith - Jan 17, 2022

Sri Lanka have hardly gone from strength to strength in their ODI cricket of late. They have played more matches than any team except Ireland in the current World Cup Super League cycle, but started this series with just four wins to their name. Zimbabwe have found things even more difficult. Both will be desperate […]

Roston Chase in action ahead of the West Indies vs Ireland Third ODI.
West Indies vs Ireland Third ODI Preview and Prediction: Who Will Win the Series?
Jim Smith - Jan 14, 2022

After an entertaining, if not entirely straightforward, series so far, the trophy is up for grabs heading into the final match of this West Indies vs Ireland ODI series. Both teams will surely be desperate to win the match, and not just for the ODI Super League points on offer. Read on for LWOC’s full […]

Steve Smith in action ahead of the Ashes Fifth Test.
The Ashes Fifth Test Preview and Prediction: Can England Get On The Board?
Jim Smith - Jan 12, 2022

Hobart is set to host its first ever Ashes Test with the tourists arriving in Tasmania after a bruising campaign so far but probably just about as confident as they have been since the first ball of the series. Australia, however, have a formidable record in day-night Tests. Read on for our full The Ashes […]

Kieron Pollard in action for the West Indies vs Ireland.
West Indies vs Ireland Second ODI Preview and Prediction: Will the West Indies Seal a Series Victory?
Jim Smith - Jan 10, 2022

Editor’s note: This match has been postponed to Thursday after injuries and covid-19 cases in the Irish squad. Although the next ODI World Cup is still over a year away, every match matters thanks to the introduction of the ODI Super League and both Ireland and the West Indies will be hoping to pick up […]

Dean Elgar in action for South Africa.
South Africa vs India Third Test Preview and Prediction: Can India Seal Away Victory?

After a thrilling two matches so far, the series comes down to the final Test in Cape Town with India in the hunt for a famous series victory and South Africa looking to score a statement win as they attempt to climb back up the Test rankings. Read on for our South Africa vs India […]

Usman Khawaja celebrates his century at the SCG.
Usman Khawaja Belongs at the Top Level
Vyom Nanavati - Jan 9, 2022

As Usman Khawaja rocked onto the back foot and defended a fiery and quick Mark Wood- you just knew. This man has class. If you were a first-time cricket viewer you would be forgiven to think that he may have been one of Australia’s talisman. However, he was on return after a few years. Khawaja’s […]

Jason Holder bowling ahead of the West Indies vs Ireland series.
West Indies vs Ireland First ODI Preview and Prediction: Can Ireland Claim a Rare Win?
Jim Smith - Jan 7, 2022

After covid-19 disrupted the first leg of their Tour in the United States, Ireland return to action against the West Indies, who will be looking to warm-up ahead of England’s forthcoming visit. As always, we here at LWOC will be offering our preview and prediction of this first West Indies vs Ireland ODI, but who […]