Australia dominate on Indian soil

Australia’s men’s team may pass their women’s team on the way to India and will aim to replicate their performances as they look for a Test series win in one of the toughest countries to travel to in the world, India. Australia’s Women brought to an end what was a great World Cup with a…

England Players: Winning, Losing and Complaining

First blood Australia as their ‘A’ team beats the England Lions in the first One-Day at Hobart. While England players ask for higher payments to put them on equal terms with their Australian counter-parts, who earn millions through participation in the Big Bash League and the IPL. Shaun Marsh hit a 128 ball hundred as…

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Angelo Mathews will captain the Sri-Lankans against Bangladesh in March for the ODI and test series while fellow countryman Thilan Samaraweera, has joined newly relegated Worcestershire in the County Championship. Master and Protege: Jayawardene will play against Sri-Lanka, with Mathews as captain (PC: Cricket Dawn) The appointment of…

Me and My Kit

Being a club player is a very important job. Vital things to remember are beer money, fine money, banter and of course, your kit. As a large part of the forum is kit, I figured I would introduce myself through the kit I own and have owned, as well as getting some of your ideas for new…

McCullum and Franklin blitz England

Two members of the New Zealand side with 310 ODI appearances between them starred as New Zealand fought fire with fire in Hamilton and came out victors by 55 runs. England could only manage two maximums (one from number 9 James Tredwell), while New Zealand struck 10 with captain Brendon McCullum clearing the ropes five times. After the onslaught…

Australian’s return to 4-day cricket

With Brisbane Heat claiming victory in the Big Bash league, Australian players now return to domestic cricket with the Sheffield Shield showing signs of coming to a dramatic end. With Ricky Ponting just looking to milk all the runs he can before he finally drops out of all forms of cricket (apart from IPL, no one can…

England strike 15 maximums to dominate in Auckland

Tactics aided England enormously in what Stuart Broad claims is England’s greatest ever twenty20 victory in Auckland on Saturday. Morgan, Wright, Bairstow and Buttler all impressed as it was Kieswetter’s understudy at Somerset, Buttler, who was preferred with the gloves. Frontline bowlers Finn and captain Broad bowled well with Broad in particular being potent and economic. Buttler’s 32 not out was…