After a historic victory over South Africa in South Africa in the ODI series, Bangladesh now take on the Proteas in a two-match Test series starting on 31st March 2022 with Tests to be played at Kingsmead, Durban and St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth. So we here at LWOC are looking back at the statistical […] READ MORE
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Who are the best players of spin bowling?
Greatest players against spin bowling For a batsman, there are many arts that he or she must conquer in order to become one of the best of their generation. Spin bowling is one of those arts. The best players of spin bowling in the past have included the likes of Younus Khan, VVS Laxman and […] READ MORE
Picking The Best South African Test XI Of All-Time
Choosing The Best South African Test XI Have you ever wondered about the best South African test XI that you could assemble, only including players post 1992? South Africa has been a major force in international cricket post readmission. In test cricket especially, they ruled the decade between 2006 and 2015, not losing a single […] READ MORE
5 legends who aren’t on the Lord’s Honours Board
The Lord’s delight Lord’s to cricket ground is commonly referred to as “The Home of Cricket” because it is one of the most iconic venues in the world. This is because of its rich history and tradition. The venue itself is named after Thomas Lords – the founder of the ground in 1814. There are […] READ MORE
” Learning is key in T20 cricket” – Anrich Nortje On His Maiden IPL Gig With KKR
South Africans don’t need an excuse to braai. However, there seemed to be one for right-arm quick Anrich Nortje on Tuesday when on a perfectly good afternoon, he was informed by a friend of his that he was snapped up by Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL Auction. “I was actually buying some food for […] READ MORE
The Greatest Of All Time Debate: What’s In A Batting Average?
The Greatest of All Time Debate: What’s In A Batting Average? In sports it is always hard to make accurate comparisons with current players and their former counterparts. This is no different in the ever-changing climate of international cricket. A key indicator, which is commonly used to make comparisons, is a batsman’s average. However, without […] READ MORE