It took less than a couple of seconds for umpire Javed Akhtar to consider his verdict and answer Darren Gough’s … Continue reading Worth the wait
Stephen Fay and David Kynaston tell the story of the chronic crises and bitter disputes which threatened cricket after the war; and how John Arlott and E. W. (“Jim”) Swanton battled to save its soul. Continue reading Arlott, Swanton and the Soul of English Cricket
At some point earlier this year, club cricketers would have received a five word email to make their heart jump, … Continue reading What’s the point of winter nets?
Tanya Aldred’s portrait of Rachael Heyhoe Flint, written in 2014, sums up the passion and talents of a cricketing pioneer…. Continue reading The first lady of Lord’s
Up next, England have five Tests against the ICC’s No. 1 Test bowler: Ravichandran Ashwin. It’s going to be a long series… Continue reading England enter Ashwin’s lair
By Neil Manthorp This an edited excerpt from Issue 6 of The Nightwatchman, the Wisden Cricket Quarterly South Africa’s relationship … Continue reading Back with a bang
By Dileep Premachandran I was half a world away from the Melbourne Cricket Ground, and didn’t even see the game live. … Continue reading The Lilting Morse Code of Richie Benaud