England’s series opener against the West Indies at Edgbaston will see the first use of a pink ball in a Test match in the UK. Alison Mitchell tells the story behind the newcomer’s construction…
July 27 will see The Oval stage its 100th Test. In an article first published in issue 17 of The Nightwatchman (an Oval special), Michael Holding reflects on the socio-political dimensions of the West Indies win in 1976.
With the ICC Women’s World Cup little more than a week away, the skippers of the eight competing nations are making their final preparations. Continue reading The Art of Female Captaincy
You may have seen a slightly contrived ECB video doing the rounds of the comedian Dara Ó Briain commentating on … Continue reading The rise, fall, and resurrection of Irish Cricket
By Liam Cromar “ECB president, eh, very nice. And how’d you get that, eh? I didn’t vote for you. How’d … Continue reading All the President’s Men