Running in Against the Tide: In Defence of Bowlers

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By Sean Brown for LastWordOnCricket Batting has improved, bowling has not. Argument over. Essentially, this is the view that Nasser Hussain has shared with cricket fans over the past year in regards to white-ball cricket. One must wonder how one disciple can leave the other behind so rapidly, resulting in a vast imbalance between bat […] READ MORE




England’s ODI Revival

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England’s convincing 122-run victory completed a 3-0 victory in their ODI series against Sri Lanka. The performance epitomised England’s resurgence as a limited-overs team after their disastrous 2015 World Cup campaign. The team has batted with controlled belligerence and their bowling attack has sufficient variety to be dangerous in all conditions. England’s ODI Revival Anyone […] READ MORE


Super Series Highlights Cricket’s Context Problem

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On Friday England powered past Sri Lanka in the second ODI of the series with an emphatic ten-wicket win. But it may have slipped under some fans’ radar that the result means that England now have an unassailable lead in the ‘super series’. The super series is a cross-format points system in place for Sri Lanka’s […] READ MORE



ISR Interview Merchant: Brendon McCullum Fairy Tale Story

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Editors Note: Last Word On Sports is glad to partner with the world renowned radio show “The International Sports Report” to present some of their best interviews every week right here at LWOS.  Lins O’Connor and Pete Irvine have long been important radio personalities, bringing the best sports news, interviews and analysis from a variety […] READ MORE


ISR Interview Norcross: Adam Voges is something else

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Editors Note: Last Word On Sports is glad to partner with the world renowned radio show “The International Sports Report” to present some of their best interviews every week right here at LWOS.  Lins O’Connor and Pete Irvine have long been important radio personalities, bringing the best sports news, interviews and analysis from a variety […] READ MORE


ISR Interview Merchant: Australia vs New Zealand Great ODI Cricket Series

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Editors Note: Last Word On Sports is glad to partner with the world renowned radio show “The International Sports Report” to present some of their best interviews every week right here at LWOS.  Lins O’Connor and Pete Irvin have long been important radio personalities, bringing the best sports news, interviews and analysis from a variety […] READ MORE