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


A Tribute To James Anderson: England’s Greatest

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The Oval Test will always be remembered for Alastair Cook’s fitting farewell century and the script could not have been written better with James Anderson ending the series and summer by becoming the most successful fast bowler of all time. James Anderson achieved this feat when he dismissed Mohammad Shami in the final hour on […] READ MORE


Kevin Pietersen’s Best Test Innings

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Kevin Pietersen announced before the start of the Pakistan Super League that his stint with the Quetta Gladiators would be last of his professional career. Although Pietersen only scored 7 runs in his last innings, against Islamabad United, it cannot take away from the staggering career he had which spanned over a decade. Pietersen is the […] READ MORE


Jackson Bird and the Death of Cricket Rabbits

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There was widespread amusement when Jackson Bird was left out the Australia Test squad to face South Africa due to his batting. It was a widely-derided decision when you consider that Bird is a bowler and a very good one at that. He took seven wickets in his last Test match, against New Zealand in February, and […] READ MORE