Category : Cricket

Cook-less England Face Sri Lanka

7 days ago / 0 comments

Image Credit: [Getty Images] England play their first test match series without former captain and opening batsman, Alistair Cook. England have started well in their first test against Sri Lanka, setting the hosts a difficult target of 462 runs to chase down. With England not having won an away series … Read More

England vs Sri Lanka One Day International Series review

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

The start of England’s tour to Sri Lanka was met largely with optimism from the visiting team’s point of view. Despite England’s relatively poor record in the subcontinent, with recent losses in their tours of India and Pakistan, the visitors were still the number one ranked side in the world … Read More

Brooks and Ballance brilliance ensures Yorkshire survival

1 month ago / 0 comments

An imperious 194 and 60 from Gary Ballance, along with seven wickets from Jack Brooks in his Yorkshire swansong ensured Yorkshire ended their season with a resounding seven-wicket victory over Worcestershire to secure survival in the County Championship Division One for the White Rose outfit. The star duo also combined … Read More

THE GRYPHON MEETS LUUMCC

2 months ago / 0 comments

Image Credit [Leeds University Men’s Cricket Club] Ahead of the forthcoming year, The Gryphon meets Leeds University Mens’ Cricket Captain, Ally Sadler, to get his thoughts on the year ahead. Obviously last season was a memorable one for the club; winning indoor varsity, outdoor varsity and becoming indoor national champions. … Read More

Tension mounts for Varsity 2018

2 months ago / 0 comments

Image Credit [Leeds Varsity] Despite the university year just starting, the University of Leeds sports teams’ preparation are well under way, training hard for their biggest sports extravaganza of the year: Varsity 2018. Occurring on October 2nd and 3rd, it will see a continuation of the University of Leeds and … Read More

A Freshers Guide to Sport in Leeds

2 months ago / 0 comments

Image Credit [Flickr] Leeds United                 Leeds United are one of England’s historic football clubs, enjoying trophy-laden success in the 1960s and 70s under Don Revie. In recent times, the Whites have suffered a well-documented decline – falling out of the top-flight in … Read More

New Zealand vs England – 2nd Test Preview

8 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”

12 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