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



Hampshire CCC succumb to ten-wicket defeat against Somerset

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Back-to-back defeats for Hants Hampshire CCC nearly suffered a second consecutive innings defeat, still losing by ten wickets, Somerset being their tormentors this time. Another sub-100 first innings score put them firmly on the back foot from the off and things rarely looked up from there. Batters fail again As usual, Somerset’s extremely strong bowling […] READ MORE




How Brian Lara took a step to stardom 30 years ago.

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With the current climate of a halt in cricket and sport in general, it’s time again to look back at a significant moment in the gentlemen’s game. The year was 1990 and a 20-year old Brian Charles Lara was about to take another leap forward in his cricketing career, both on the domestic and international […] READ MORE