James Coles: Sussex CCC’s 16-Year-Old Sensation

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Could James Coles Be The New Star For Sussex County Cricket Club? James Coles of Sussex. Never heard the name before? Rightly so, he is only 16 years of age. So what makes him so special? The Bob Willis Trophy has been the saviour of red-ball domestic cricket in 2020. Just when it seemed no […] READ MORE



Practice Makes Perfect With The Art Of Slip Fielding

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Catches win Matches Cricket can be the loneliest and most unforgiving of sports. The fundamental duel between batsman and bowler determines the outcome of the contest. However the famous words of former Australian captain Alan Border always ring true: “Catches win matches”. Slip fielding, therefore, is crucial. The England slip fielders were guilty of dropping […] READ MORE


Eng v Pak Second Test Day Four: Draw On The Cards

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Rain Derails Second Test Match The second Test between England and Pakistan is heading steadfast towards a draw after yesterday’s abandonment. More rain meant there was only an hour’s play on day four at the Ageas Bowl. Just 96.2 overs have now been bowled in the match out of a possible 360 scheduled. This, because […] READ MORE



ENG V WI Day 3: Stuart Broad Puts England On The Brink

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Stuart Broad Fires To Leave England In Command Stuart Broad took all six West Indies wickets that fell on day three to leave England on the verge of a series victory over in the deciding Test at Emirates Old Trafford. He wasn’t seen for much of the morning session. But, when Stuart Broad was finally […] READ MORE


Jofra Archer Excluded From Second Test Match

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Jofra Archer Excluded Due To Misdemeanour England bowler Jofra Archer has been excluded from today’s second #raisethebat Test against the West Indies, following a breach of England’s bio-secure protocols. The ECB have confirmed in a statement this morning that Archer will now commence five days of isolation. During this period he will undergo two COVID-19 […] READ MORE


England v Windies Day 3: Tourists Take Control

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England v Windies Day 3 – A Tourist Outing England v Windies day 3. Groundhog day as they say? Day three of the UK cricket summer certainly belonged to the tourists as they took control of the first #raisethebat Test match. Along came the better weather after two miserably dull days, with the weather came […] READ MORE


England Squad: 13 Players Named For First Test

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13 Man England Squad Named For First Test Finally, the England National Cricket Selectors have named their first squad of the UK summer. Ahead of the first #raisethebat Test match against West Indies at the Ageas Bowl starting on Wednesday 8 July, they have named a 13-strong squad. Nine players will also remain at the […] READ MORE