Michael Papps, two Crowes and a Hick. It sounds like the beginning of a very surreal ‘walk into a bar’ joke – in fact, it’s an eclectic quartet of batsmen with one mutual achievement. They’re the only four men to score 1000 runs in a Plunket Shield season. Or at least, they were the only … More Bharat Popli: ND’s new prodigy
It’s meant to be semi-regular, but instead it’s about as common as Halley’s Comet. It’s supposed to be funny or insightful or something (?), but instead it’s…well it’s just not. It’s Dev vs Dan! This time, our picks for who should pair Alastair Cook; from Nick Compton to Sam Robson to Angus Robson to the … More Dev vs Dan: Cook’s opening partner
With New Zealand entering a semi-final as something more than dark horses for the second time in two years, it falls to Mind the Windows’ resident BLACKCAPS fan Emma Selley to look at how the team got here.
Ian Blackwell’s record, Tim Wigmore once wrote, “made him arguably the best county all-rounder of the 2000s.” That record was very good: he played for a decade and a half, making over 11,000 First Class runs, averaging barely a shade under 40, and picking up over 600 wickets (across formats) to boot.
Dan McGrath sits down with former New Zealand wicketkeeper turned Wellington Community Cricket Manager Chris Nevin.
South Africa are about to take on England, and in the last of MTW’s World T20 previews, Kevin provides a guide to the Proteas.
With Pakistan’s opening match of the World T20 starting in a few hours, Devon and Saif look at the side’s chances.
Thoughts on India’s World T20 Campaign … More World T20 Preview: A Town Called Reunion [India]
Our World T20 previews continue, with Devon discussing the West Indies. Will they repeat 2012, or will it be another turn in the downwards spiral?
Our English correspondent, George Collyer, provides his take on the men in “Shock Red” ahead of the World Twenty20.