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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

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

Historic Defeat for England in Dhaka

2 years ago / 0 comments

A historic day in the world of cricket saw Bangladesh claim their maiden test win over England. Having only previously beaten minnows Zimbabwe and a severely weakened West Indian side, this was their first victory against a team of high calibre and prompted widespread celebrations across the country. Bangladesh had … Read More

County Championship reaches thrilling conclusion

2 years ago / 0 comments

The final day. 3 teams. One winner. Last week saw the culmination of this season’s County Championship Cricket tournament. After 15 games three sides still remained in contention for the title with just one fixture left to complete. From the north, The Reliables: Yorkshire looked to complete their third domination … Read More

West Indies complete dramatic treble

2 years ago / 0 comments

IN a year of governing turmoil for one of the most admired and respected nations in cricket, West Indies have incredibly won both the World T20 and the Women’s World T20 in India to go alongside the Under-19 World Cup won earlier this year. West Indies women faced up against three-time … Read More

Story of Twenty20 World Cup so far

2 years ago / 0 comments

NEW ZEALAND remain the only unbeaten team in the World Twenty20 cup in India and look to continue their run of wins against England in the first semi-final on Wednesday. Favourites and hosts India booked their spot in the last four after a batting masterclass from Virat Kohli in what was … Read More

England Battled Away by South Africa

3 years ago / 0 comments

AFTER England’s diabolical performance at the Cricket World Cup last year, Coach Trevor Bayliss insisted his side would embrace the new, fearless brand of one-day cricket proving to be so successful for other nations. Since then, England have recorded one-day series victories over Pakistan and World Cup runners-up New Zealand as … Read More