Best fielders in world cricket: The top 10 ever

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Who are the greatest fielders of all-time? Fielding can often be the difference between winning and losing a game. The best fielders in world cricket save a number of runs, affect smart run outs and take scintillating catches to turn games around. The likes of Ben Stokes and Virat Kohli are two of the better […] READ MORE


Why are batsmen preferred as captain ahead of bowlers?

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Cricket: A batsman’s game Cricket is a batsman’s game. Generally speaking, fans are much more allured and attracted to the charisma of a batsman rather than a bowler. Furthermore, this preference of batsmen over bowlers as personalities and consequently captain is not limited to just cricket fans. Cricket selectors in the past have chosen to […] READ MORE


Top 5 Richest Cricketers In The World

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Who Are The 5 Richest Cricketers On The Planet? In a sport where both brand sponsors and bat sponsors mean everything, wealth is often divided between cricketers. For example, the most popular players earn a lot more than those who are relative newcomers. And then there is the salary inequality which separates the richest cricketers […] READ MORE


The top 20 best nicknames in cricket history

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Best nicknames in cricket history Cricket is a sport synonymous for giving players their own nicknames. Fans, coaches, teammates, you name it – all of them have the ability to assemble quality nicknames out of nowhere. Officials, umpires and commentators also get given nicknames – for e.g Steve Bucknor was known as the “Slow Death […] READ MORE


Best Cricket Captains Of All-Time

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Best Cricket Captains Ever Captaincy is a difficult job. One has to think about their own game and the game of 10 others in their team. Tactics. And then there are the off-field issues associated with leadership. The best cricket captains of all-time have dealt with all of these points admirably and have led their […] READ MORE


England’s 2005 Ashes Winners: Where Are They Now?

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England’s 2005 Ashes Winners – Where Now? Ever wondered what the old England Cricketers do after they retire? England’s 2005 Ashes winners, where are they now? Ian Bell ended a 21-year first-class career this week, when the top-order batsmen decided to hang up his boots and with it his iconic cover drive. Bell went out […] READ MORE


High Ceiling And Good Company For Tall Zak Crawley

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Tall Batsmen A Rarity Tall would be an understatement for Zak Crawley. The greatest batsmen in the world are usually of a low centre of gravity. For instance, legendary greats such as Bradman, Ponting and Tendulkar were all under 6 feet tall.  Similarily contemporary greats such as Smith, Babar and Williamson also all stand under […] READ MORE


Who Are The Most Successful Ashes Captains?

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Most Successful Ashes Captains – A Surprising List Perhaps? Steve Smith and Joe Root are two of the finest batsmen and players in modern-day test match cricket and Ashes Cricket. Previously before them, Alastair Cook and Michael Clarke were also two brilliant captains – both winning Ashes series. But are any of these four part […] READ MORE


Best Australian Batsmen – Late 1990s to Mid 2000s

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The Best Australian Batsmen In the late 1990s to Mid 2000s, you would not be able to go past Adam Gilchrist, Matthew Hayden, Ricky Ponting, Michael Clarke and Michael Hussey as the best Australian batsmen. Adam Gilchrist (Australian Batsmen & Keeper) “Gilly.” The Bomb. Gilchrist had the whole package, he was an amazing batsman and […] READ MORE


5 legends who aren’t on the Lord’s Honours Board

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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