Old Rivals England and Australia to Resume Battle

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The old rivals resume their battle on Thursday, as England play host to Australia in the latest installment of one of the sport’s greatest occasions. It is fitting that the brand new World Test Championship will bowl off with these two traditional rivals, as these were the first two cricket powers in the world. In […] READ MORE




Were England Right To Appoint Joe Root Captain?

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It has been a tough few months for the England cricket team. A string of poor performances have meant that they have already lost the Ashes, just three matches in, and they could well be whitewashed 5-0. Lots of questions are being asked of the England cricket team. In particular, there has been lots of […] READ MORE


Who Should Be In The ICC 2017 Test Team Of The Year?

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As 2017 draws to a close, one can reflect on what has been a marvellous year of cricket. Pakistan won the ICC Champions Trophy, being the underdogs, and there have been several exciting bilateral series. Zimbabwe provided a major shock after being Sri Lanka 3-2 in a five match ODI series and the African side […] READ MORE



Is Steve Smith Comparable to Don Bradman?

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There is no denying that Steve Smith is a phenomenal batsman. A career Test average of over 60 is unparalleled among current batsmen and he consistently delivers under pressure. The latest ICC Test Rankings mirror Smith’s dominance. Smith now has a rating of 945 points, which is the joint second of all time. It is […] READ MORE


Big Bash League 2017/8: Perth Scorchers Preview

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The Perth Scorchers have never failed to qualify for the knockout stages of the Big Bash League and they are the most decorated side in the competition. This year is set to bring more of the same. Captain Adam Voges has a near full strength squad at his disposal and has recently said that he […] READ MORE


Australia vs England: Ashes Spot-Fixing Claims Explored

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The cricket world was horrified to learn that parts of the Third Ashes Test have been targeted by spot-fixers. These shocking claims were first brought forward by The Sun, who had sent out an undercover reporter to work alongside the spot-fixers. The ICC has since announced that they are launching a full investigation into these […] READ MORE


Australia vs England: Should England Have Bowled First?

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Australia are currently 209-4 at stumps on the first day of the Second Ashes Test at Adelaide. This Test has made Ashes history in being the first day-night Test to be played between the two sides. Craig Overton was handed his Test debut and he put in a determined performance which culminated with him bowling […] READ MORE