Dom Bess vs Jack Leach: A statistical analysis

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The tale of two spinners Both Dom Bess and Jack Leach have put together compelling cases to be selected this summer, with both New Zealand and India touring. However, only one is likely to play in English conditions because four fast bowlers including Ben Stokes are likely to play most of the games. So, who […] READ MORE


Book review: The Final Innings by Christopher Sanford

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The Summer of 1939 A short book review on The Final Innings by Christopher Sanford. Christopher Sanford’s wonderful book details the foreboding English cricket summer of 1939.The author makes use of unpublished memoirs and diary entries to describe the unfolding cricketing season of this most portentous of summers. Britain stood on the brink of war. […] READ MORE


Los Angeles Dodgers And Cricket’s Costliest Fielding Errors

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World Series Baseball’s Los Angeles Dodgers were one play away from taking a sizeable 3-1 lead in the World Series only for the misfield gods to strike. But, what relates the Los Angeles Dodgers to cricket’s infamous misfields? An error each from centre fielder Chris Taylor and catcher Will Smith allowed the Tampa Bay Rays […] READ MORE



James Coles: Sussex CCC’s 16-Year-Old Sensation

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Could James Coles Be The New Star For Sussex County Cricket Club? James Coles of Sussex. Never heard the name before? Rightly so, he is only 16 years of age. So what makes him so special? The Bob Willis Trophy has been the saviour of red-ball domestic cricket in 2020. Just when it seemed no […] READ MORE


T20 Blast Schedule 2020 Announced Confirms ECB

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ECB Announces The T20 Blast Schedule  The eagerly anticipated T20 Blast competition will begin on Thursday 27 August. It starts with South Group tie with holders Essex hosting Middlesex. This kicks off a full programme of matches around the country, concluding with Yorkshire’s clash with Nottinghamshire at Headingley. The T20 Blast Schedule will be widely […] READ MORE




English Cricket Players – The Unlucky Test Match XI

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English Cricket Players – The Never XI At any given time there can only be eleven players representing England in a Test match. Throughout the years a number of players have produced regularly on the county scene, without earning that heralded three lions cap. These are the men who are considered unlucky English cricket players. […] READ MORE


Is Jimmy Anderson The King Of Swing?

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Jimmy Anderson and the art of swing. Oh, Jimmy Anderson. Oh Jimmy, Jimmy. Jimmy Anderson is unquestionably the” king of swing” in the 21st century. But first, let us put a common notion about Jimmy to rest. People quite often consider Jimmy Anderson to be a “home track bully”. But is it really true? With […] READ MORE