Was Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan An Underrated Genius?

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Muttiah Muralitharan – The Smiling Assassin  On the back of the backlash aimed towards actor Vijay Sethupathi over his Muttiah Muralitharan biopic ‘800’. We ask is the legendary Sri Lankan off-spinner an underrated genius? Undoubtedly statistically one of, if not the greatest bowler to ever play the beautiful game of cricket. Sitting a full 92 […] READ MORE


Kevin Pietersen – Remembering the 158 vs Australia at The Oval in the 2005 Ashes

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Kevin Pietersen, 158, vs Australia, 2005 Ashes Just how valuable is Kevin Pietersen and the 158 he scored vs Australia in 2005? The birth of a great team is often traced to a single player. Their legacy might be tough-as-nails leadership or the nurturing of talent. For the England side of 2008-2013, however, that legacy […] READ MORE


The Top 5 Best Bowling Attacks of All-Time In Test Match Cricket

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The Top 5 Best Bowling Attacks of All-Time An excellent bowling attack is crucial to the success of any test match team. Taking 20 wickets is the only way that you can win a test match. It is therefore no coincidence, that some of the greatest test teams ever, have possessed some of the best […] READ MORE


Sachin Tendulkar – The Epic 90 vs Australia At The 1996 Cricket World Cup

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Sachin Tendulkar, 90, vs Australia, 1996 World Cup Sachin Tendulkar and the 90 he scored vs Australia, 1996 World Cup, at his home ground of Mumbai remains one of India’s greatest ever World Cup innings. It was, in many ways, the classic Sachin innings. A heroic lone hand against a quality opponent that was ultimately […] READ MORE


Forget The Best: Picking The Worst Test Match Batsmen XI Of All-Time

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Picking The Worst Test Match Batsmen XI We spend so much time eulogising about the best players on the planet, comparing the likes of Ben Stokes, Virat Kohli, Kane Williamson, and Steve Smith, we don’t give a second thought to the humble last man. We’ve taken a look at the worst test match batsmen eleven […] READ MORE


Glenn McGrath And His Lasting Legacy

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Glenn McGrath – One Of Australia’s Greatest Fast Bowlers Of All-Time Glenn McGrath would go down as one of the greatest Australian bowlers of all time. He made his test debut in November 1993 and then in ODI’s in December 1993, all on home soil. McGrath played 14 years of international cricket in all forms […] READ MORE


Most Test Match Wickets For Australia – The Top 5

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Most Test Match Wickets – The Legends Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood and Nathan Lyon. Australia is currently blessed to have such a lethal bowling attack. It is likely that all four could make the “most test match wickets for Australia list” by the time they finish playing. Do any of them currently make […] READ MORE


Who has taken the most Ashes wickets?

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The history of The Ashes Australia’s first test win in England came at The Oval in 1882. At the time, the British tabloid had stated that “English Cricket had died at The Oval”. Since 1882, 70 Ashes series have been played. Australia has won 33 Ashes series. But who has taken the most Ashes wickets? […] READ MORE


Most test wickets in Asia by overseas fast bowlers

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The benchmark for fast bowling Fast bowlers are often judged by how they perform in Asia. This is because the pitches in Asia are generally flat and do not encourage quick bowling. As a result, only the most skilled bowlers are likely to have sustained success on the subcontinent. In the past, we have seen […] READ MORE


Picking Australia’s greatest ODI XI

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The Rich History Statistically, Australia has been the most successful ODI team since the format began in 1971. They have won 5 Cricket World Cups and 2 Champions Trophies. Their win percentage is the second-highest. Only South Africa’s win percentage of 63.92 is greater. Australia was also the first country to adopt coloured clothing, dark […] READ MORE