• India Reign Triumphant In U19 World Cup Final Clash With England

    Vinay Patel In a tournament that allows the next generation of cricketers to showcase their talent, the Cricket Under-19 World Cup, held in the West Indies, saw India overcome England in the final to be crowned five times champions. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Team...
  • ECB Face Battle to Make England’s Faceless Cricketers Household Names

    Scrolling through news about the England cricket team the other week, I stumbled across an article by The Sun entitled ‘Who is Play to the Whistle Guest James Anderson?’ Well he’s only England’s all-time leading wicket taker and probably best ever bowler. Play to the Whistle is a light-hearted...
  • “Alastair Cook: batsman, captain, leader, legend” – Joe Robinson

    If one was to judge captaincy purely based on tactical nouse, inspired team-talks and eloquence in dealing with media outlets, Alastair Cook’s legacy would be at best quickly forgotten. If we factor Cook’s ability to lead by example, however, and in being instrumental in the creation of a relaxed...
  • England in 2017: What to look out for

    As England prepare to face one of their most intense schedules in a calendar year, here’s a look at some of the key moments to look out for in 2017. The past few decades have seen the volume of cricket played in a calendar year increase dramatically to the...
  • Captain Cook: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

    Alastair Cook has captained England’s Test team permanently since 2012, but the 31-year-old opener is said to be questioning his leading role within the side. Cook, opening batsman and England Test Captain, has enjoyed a highly successful four years leading his side, having captained England for the highest number...
  • ‘No Fear’ Cricket key to England’s limited over success

    It has been a year and a half since England crashed out of the 2015 Cricket World Cup in the group stages of the tournament. A year and a half since questions were raised as to the state of English limited overs cricket, and just why it seemed to...
  • Is there really a crisis in English Cricket?

    Bob Willis, former England fast bowler and notoriously scathing pundit, must have thought all his Christmases had come at once after England fell to their first ever Test defeat to minnows Bangladesh in Dhaka on Sunday. Like a photographer who is in the proverbial perfect place at the perfect...