Was Kevin Pietersen England Cricket’s Worst Mistake?

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Kevin Pietersen – England’s Biggest Mistake Ever? On the 27th of June, Kevin Pietersen celebrated his 40th birthday and it marked over six years since he made his final Test appearance in an England shirt. His international career ended in controversial fashion, denying himself, England and the fans of years of entertainment from the flamboyant […] READ MORE


Sir Andrew Strauss: Cricket Australia’s new CEO?

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Sir Andrew Strauss versus or with Australia? Sir Andrew Strauss last played international cricket in 2012. His final test match versus South Africa did not have a happy ending. South Africa won the Test and the series – to regain the test mace from England. Following his excellent work as the Director of the England […] READ MORE



Private School Cricket Must Provide A Sporting Chance

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I have spared thought for the early pathways that our young and talented embark. In reality, every individual has a different truth; a product of their own environments and perspectives. Somewhere along the development corridor all elite performers overlap, but what entitles a young player to fulfil his ambitions? Many talented youngsters with a burning […] READ MORE


England Take a Backward Step with Gareth Batty Recall

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English cricket was in a dark place following the 2015 World Cup. Out-played, out-fought and out-powered, they played cricket in much the same way they had for the last twenty years. Stuck in the dark ages it made for rather desperate viewing. Fast forward to the present day and England’s one-day side is in rude […] READ MORE