Who are the most talented young cricketers on the planet? In sport and particularly cricket, viewers are always intrigued when talented rookies make their mark on the international or domestic stage. This is often because we feel a sense of excitement when watching the best young cricketers in the world go about their business, knowing […] READ MORE
Tag: Ollie Pope
India vs England 3rd Test: Five talking points
India brush aside England at Motera For the second time in this series, England fell prey to some high-class spin bowling and of course, their penchant for playing the wrong line. They were well beaten, rather dispatched, at the end. In this article, we will dissect the game between India and England and explore five […] READ MORE
India vs England 3rd Test preview: How should Joe Root’s side line up?
How will England line-up at Ahmedabad? There has been plenty of kerfuffle ahead of the 3rd Test between India and England. Since England’s comprehensive decimation in the second Test at Chennai, Some have chosen to resort to the age-old “it was an unplayable pitch” excuse, while others – those with a better understanding of the game, […] READ MORE
England Name Both T20 Squad And ODI Squad For Australia Series
England Name T20 And ODI Squad To Face Australia England have named their white-ball squads for both the upcoming one-day and T20 series with the old enemy Australia. The series begins on Friday with the first T20 match at the Ageas Bowl, Southampton. The England Test captain Joe Root has been left out of the […] READ MORE
England v Pakistan Third Test Day One: Zak Crawley and Jos Buttler Put England In Command
Zak Crawley and Jos Buttler Headline England’s Dominance It was a day to remember for England and Kent batsman Zak Crawley as his unbeaten century led England to a commanding position at the Ageas Bowl, with Jos Buttler also batting superbly. After all the rain, bad light, and general misery of the second Test today […] READ MORE
ENG V WI 3rd Test: Ollie Pope & Jos Buttler Star
England Recover Through Ollie Pope & Jos Buttler England had Ollie Pope and Jos Buttler to thank for leaving them in a strong position at the end of day one of the third and final Test. Both players ending the day unbeaten after what had been a sticky first two sessions at Old Trafford. The […] READ MORE
Who Are The Top 3 Young English Test Cricketers?
Who Are The Top 3 Young English Test Cricketers? The England test cricket side has been gifted with many young talents having great potential to be long term replacements of veterans like Sir Alastair Cook and Jimmy Anderson. These young English cricketers have proven their mettle against top-quality oppositions in the toughest conditions. But who […] READ MORE
Surrey County Cricket Club: England’s best county?
Surrey County Cricket Club: England’s greatest Surrey County Cricket Club. 2018 County Championship Division One Champions. Perhaps that season was the making of both their side and England’s test team. Rory Burns was the highest scorer in the division and Ollie Pope was the third-highest. Fast forward two years. Burns and Pope are quickly establishing […] READ MORE
How England’s test team is correcting past mistakes
A recent history of England’s test team The first recognized test match took place between England and Australia in 1877. Since England has played 1022 test matches – at least 192 more than any other test playing nation. However, between 2015 and 2020, England’s approach looked clueless, and they often gifted test matches to the […] READ MORE
Sri Lanka v England Test Series preview
After a heavily rain-affected white ball series, England take on Sri Lanka in a three-match Test series looking to halt an away slump that has seen them lose four successive away Test series. Meanwhile, their hosts have not lost a home series to a non-Asian side since 2014; when South Africa claimed a 1-0 series […] READ MORE