IPL 2017: Top Performers so Far

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By Arjun Bhardwaj for LastWordOnCricket This has been one of the most exciting starts to the IPL in the history of the competition. There have been some incredible individual performances, including two hat-tricks from Andrew Tye and Samuel Badree both on the same day. Up to this point, there has only been one hundred so far, from Delhi […] READ MORE




The Ashes: Fifth Test, Day One

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With the series already won by England and the urn set to return home once again, the fifth test of the series at the Kia Oval was predicted by some to be somewhat dull and bland and just a prelude to the celebrations at the end of the match when Alastair Cook will lift the […] READ MORE


Australia win the Cricket World Cup

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Australia saw off New Zealand with consummate ease to win the Cricket World Cup for the fifth time. Australia, comfortably the favourites going into the final against their co-hosts, skittled out the Kiwis for under 200, and picked off their target with ages to spare, as captain Michael Clarke, though bowled out with just nine […] READ MORE


World Cup Final Preview: Australia

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The stage is finally set for the World Cup final. Since their respective resounding victories over England, Australia and New Zealand have been held in the highest regard amongst the World Cup’s competitors. They are the form teams; who also happen to be the home teams. Somewhat conveniently, they were also the two biggest teams […] READ MORE


ICC World Cup 2015: Five Debutant Batsmen to Watch

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In most sports, a World Cup victory, achieved by ousting the best across the globe in a race to the finish, is the pinnacle. Some purists may argue that in cricket, a Test mace deserves highest recognition, but seldom have we heard great players lament not having taken their team to the top of the […] READ MORE