Cricket In India – The Most Successful Foreigners

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Most successful players in India. India is often known for its spin-friendly pitches. From Bishan Singh Bedi to Ravichandran Ashwin, India has always produced excellent spinners. Cricket in India is widely thought to be challenging for foreign players. We have always wondered what players have been the most successful in India. But even more, what […] READ MORE


Team Buttler v Team Stokes: Match Drawn

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Buttler & Stokes Shine On Day 3 The practice three-day intra-squad match between teams captained by Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes has ended in a draw. Held at the venue for next weeks first test match, the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, the game eventually fizzled out. Team Stokes’ attempt chase 254 late this afternoon went […] READ MORE


WI vs ENG: Top 5 Key Player Battles

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WI vs ENG – A summer awaits WI vs ENG. Finally. Cricket is upon us. The wait is over. In less than a week England’s summer of cricket will finally be underway. When stand-in captain Ben Stokes will flick the coin into the air ahead of day one at the Ageas Bowl at Southampton, the […] READ MORE


#RaiseTheBat: ECB’s tribute to key workers

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#Raisethebat The upcoming test series between England and the West Indies has been named the #RaiseTheBat series. This is in honour of the effort and commitment made by key workers throughout the coronavirus pandemic. The return to international cricket will be marked by a celebration and a tribute to the heroes within the cricketing family. […] READ MORE


England Cricket’s training group named by Ashley Giles

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The preparations Ahead of the first of three matches against the West Indies in 20 days, England cricket managing director Ashley Giles has named a 30 strong training group. The selected individuals will now head to the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. Chosen by the selection party as players who will be considered for selection in […] READ MORE


Jason Holder: The Underrated Genius

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Jason Holder is underrated. This is despite scoring a Test Match double century batting at number eight. This is despite being the number one ranked all-rounder in the ICC rankings. This is despite being named in the 2018-19 ICC Test team of the year. The only bowlers ranked ahead of Holder in the Test Match […] READ MORE


How Brian Lara took a step to stardom 30 years ago.

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With the current climate of a halt in cricket and sport in general, it’s time again to look back at a significant moment in the gentlemen’s game. The year was 1990 and a 20-year old Brian Charles Lara was about to take another leap forward in his cricketing career, both on the domestic and international […] READ MORE



ODI Cricket: India and the West Indies Give A Glimpse Into The Future

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Two proud cricketing nations just concluded their limited series, with both needing to build towards both the T20 and ODI World Cups. India won both three-match series by 2-1 scorelines, but the West Indies would have been encouraged by their performances, particularly from the younger players. So what did we take away from the tour? […] READ MORE


West Indies with a mixed bag versus Afghanistan

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Phil Simmons returned to the managerial post of the West Indies three and a half years after he was controversially dismissed following the team’s World T20 triumph. Having led the Caribbean side to a dramatic last over victory over England, the man from Arima was let go by the previous administration led by David Cameron. […] READ MORE