Category : Cricket

New Zealand vs England – 2nd Test Preview

6 months ago / 0 comments

What a week it has been in the world of cricket. Some may even say a great week to be bowled out inside one session for just 58. Well, at least that’s what England fans might be feeling as England’s frankly shocking performance in the first test against New Zealand … Read More

Opinion: “We should not let violence mar sporting events”

10 months ago / 0 comments

After a violent incident in Brazil involving the Mercedes Formula One team, Thomas Lambton discusses the rise of violence in sport and the fallout from these events. The events of the 11th November in which a Mercedes team car was robbed at gunpoint in São Paulo served as a further … Read More

Same old problems for England

1 year ago / 0 comments

The harrowing 340 run defeat for England on Monday, being bowled out by an inspired South African attack, demonstrated the limitations this England side has faced over the past 18 months.  A loss after a victory is something that we as England fans have become accustomed to and it would … Read More

No Indian summer for Captain Cook

2 years ago / 0 comments

England’s loss to India was followed by the surprise resignation of Alastair Cook as England test captain. A pre-meditated decision to coincide with the end of the India series, England’s leading test run scorer has stepped down from the role of captaincy, leading to many reports of Joe Root being … Read More

India Comfortably Controlling the Series

2 years ago / 0 comments

India were the victors of the second test in the Visakhapatnam stadium winning by 246 runs. Day four was a day of contrasting fortunes as India were bowled out for only 204, leaving the English needing 404 runs to chase down. However, the final day saw the England batting order … Read More

England earn draw in first test in India

2 years ago / 0 comments

England produced a very creditable display to earn a draw in the first match of the test series against India in Rajkot. England headed into the series as severe underdogs with many fans and pundits alike predicting a 5-0 whitewash, thus this result represents a major sign of encouragement heading … Read More