• “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...
  • Star Batsman to Captain Fantastic?

    On Monday the ECB announced that Joe Root would be the new England Test captain following Alastair Cook’s decision to step down. How will he fare in his new role? Joe Root, England’s star batsman across the formats was, on Monday, announced as Alastair Cook’s replacement as Test captain....
  • Book Of The Month: Valentines Special

      “because he is old enough now to know happiness for what it is: brief and fleeting, not a state to strive for, to seek to live in, but to catch when it comes, and to hold on to for as long as you can”   Title: The Versions...