“Despite concentrated efforts in the past 24 years, cricket has not been a sport of choice among the black population of South Africa,” wrote Steven Brenkley in Wisden 2016. “Stars can change that; Rabada and Bavuma already have.” Continue reading The importance of being Temba Bavuma
When The Cricket War was first published in 1993, the cover featured a black-and-white image of an early press conference … Continue reading The Cricket War
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
The Champions Trophy begins today and, to the slight bewilderment of anyone who has seen them play in a global 50-over tournament, England are favourites to clinch the crown. Continue reading England aim for glory in Champions Trophy
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
They are seldom competitive, and often distort records… so should the universities lose their status? Continue reading Still first-class? The university challenge
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?