The Associates need all the help they can get: forget KP, the fate of the Associates in the World Cup is the axing we need to be concerned about. During the World Cup, they showed amazing form throughout. Afghanistan, Scotland, and the UAE all troubled Full Member nations. Ireland beat two of them.
After a farcical Cricket World Cup campaign, and a poor few years leading up to it, England are in desperate need of change in the one-day side. England have needed a revamp for years, but the one-day game continuing to move forwards has left England further behind, courtesy of their approach to one-day cricket ruled … More The new era of English one-day cricket
When Usman Khawaja debuted for the Australians, the public was full of admiration. With a baby face, conservative nature and a loving mother in the stands, Australia was behind Ricky Ponting’s short term replacement. But as of now, that’s all he’s turned out to be. A short term replacement.
There’s been a bit of a controversy regarding the quota system in South Africa recently. Haroon Lorgat apparently sent Russell Domingo a text message before the New Zealand – South Africa semi-final. CSA denied this, but went on to admit that the quota system (which requires four players of “colour” to be part of the … More In on Merit
Apart from being the team that chokes in every World Cup and a team that is messed up by political influences (i.e. quotas), South Africa is also currently the No.1 Test team, and arguably one of the best ever. I’ve often come across comments on social media about how we’re over dependent on Dale Steyn, … More Who can back up Steyn?
Now that the New Zealand domestic season – the Plunket Shield, the Ford Trophy, the Garishly Promoted Sickly Series – has drawn to a close, and with Test and one-day squads to tour England named, it’s an appropriate time to sit down and reflect on those who are the ‘nearly-theres’. Players who, despite not being … More New Zealand’s Six Who Could: Batsmen
As another summer grows ever more distant in the rear view mirror of life and the international game takes an IPL-enforced drinks break, there is precious little for an Australian domestic fan to do. The Sheffield Shield has been raised once more, the top performers have found their way into winter squads, and the cricket … More Five keepers vs. a fringe batsman: The Jono Wells story
October 10, 2013. The first Test between Bangladesh and New Zealand at Chittagong. The Blackcaps had put up a strong first innings score of 469. In reply, openers Tamim Iqbal and Anamul Haque had departed with only 8 runs on the board. The familiar Bangladeshi collapse was anticipated. The kind of collapse which has been … More Where Mominul can go from here