The top 10 best cricket umpires of all-time

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Who are the greatest umpires in cricket history? Umpiring is a very difficult task in cricket, or indeed any sport. They are wholly criticised when making a mistake but hardly praised when they make a correct decision. With the introduction of DRS (Decision-Review-System), the Umpires are being put much more into the spotlight. The best […] READ MORE


Top 5 most runs in test matches for England

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Who has scored the most runs in test matches for England? Surely Joe Root makes the list?  Surely, in most runs in test matches? Right? Joe Root has amassed tons of runs for England since his debut in 2012. He is currently England’s premier batsman along with Ben Stokes. Joe Root has scored over 7500 […] READ MORE


Ireland’s Test Debut: A New Start For The Men In Green

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There’s something about putting on the whites and a woollen cable-knit jumper with your country’s cricketing union logo. Eleven of the fifteen chosen Irishmen would realise that feeling as a long-awaited Test debut, that every Associate team would dream of, finally takes place as they take on Pakistan on Friday at Malahide Cricket Club. Interestingly, […] READ MORE


Ross Taylor Brings Up 200th ODI Appearance At Home

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Ross Taylor will bring up 200 ODI appearances for New Zealand when the Blackcaps meet Pakistan in Hamilton today. Taylor, who made his debut back in 2006, has amassed nearly 7000 runs for New Zealand in ODI cricket alone and has 17-centuries to his name. All told, Taylor sits third on the list of New Zealand’s […] READ MORE


India vs Australia: Second T20I Match Preview

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India stormed to an emphatic victory in the First T20I against Australia, winning by nine wickets in a heavily rain-affected contest. Australia, who were put in to bat by Kohli, collapsed from 55-1 to a below-par 118-8 when the rain came. The Duckworth-Lewis System was used and India’s revised target was 48 off six overs, […] READ MORE




Cricket Ball Tampering: An Every Day Occurrence

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Cricket ball tampering is not a new thing and can be found at all levels of the game from International to amateur club level. Cricket Ball Tampering: An Every Day Occurrence Cricket ball tampering can take various different forms, but the intended purpose is always the same: to gain an advantage over the batting team. […] READ MORE


Colin de Grandhomme’s Record-Breaking Test Debut

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Colin de Grandhomme‘s Test debut for the Blackcaps was something to remember, and it is pay-off for a lot of good form in First-Class cricket over the years. It is a story of patience, honing your craft, and hope that one day the time will come. At thirty years of age, de Grandhomme may just […] READ MORE