Was Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan An Underrated Genius?

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Muttiah Muralitharan – The Smiling Assassin  On the back of the backlash aimed towards actor Vijay Sethupathi over his Muttiah Muralitharan biopic ‘800’. We ask is the legendary Sri Lankan off-spinner an underrated genius? Undoubtedly statistically one of, if not the greatest bowler to ever play the beautiful game of cricket. Sitting a full 92 […] READ MORE




Windies vs England: Joe Root side on the march

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Joe Root stamped his own personal authority on his England side as they romped to a 3-0 whitewash over Sri Lanka almost two months ago. The 28-year-old became the first English Test captain to win in Sri Lanka since 2001. Now, he aims to become the first to win in the Caribbean since 2004. A […] READ MORE



England’s Adil Rashid Conundrum

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Despite England's series victory in Sri Lanka, concerns remain over the form of Adil Rashid, time could be running out before England turn to someone else READ MORE


Why Winning In Sri Lanka Is Difficult

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England might be in good form, far more so than Sri Lanka, but the challenge of winning in such hot, spinning conditions will be a tough one. Here's why: READ MORE


Sri Lanka v England Test Series preview

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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


The Greatest Of All Time Debate: What’s In A Batting Average?

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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


Sri Lanka vs South Africa Tour Review: What Can The Proteas Learn?

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Sri Lanka vs South Africa Tour Review: What Can The Proteas Learn? A humiliating Test series defeat was confirmed earlier today, as the Proteas succumbed to another heavy defeat to the hosts, Sri Lanka, in Colombo. The margin of defeat, by 188 runs, was only slightly better than the 278 run battering they received in […] READ MORE