Cap for Livingstone, I presume

The third round of the Specsavers County Championship was the last first-class action cricket fans would be able to see until 19 May, but for some the gap will be even longer. In Birmingham, this was Warwickshire’s last home Championship game until 26 June, and 23 April was the final day of weekend first-class cricket […]



more April 25 2017 at 11:47


Coad on Highway to the Top

For the first time since mid-September 1999, all 18 counties took to the field at the same time in the County Championship. Just five players took the field in 2017 who had been in action almost 18 years ago: Ian Bell, Paul Collingwood, Chris Read, Darren Stevens and Marcus Trescothick. Two of those veterans lined […]



more April 18 2017 at 10:38


The New Season

After a thrilling climax to the 2016 Specsavers County Championship, the new season got under way with some splendid weather – at The Oval, some fans even enjoyed the cricket with their shirts off. Not something you would be able to say of every April cricket match in the past! Because cricket’s rulers seem incapable […]



more April 11 2017 at 11:27


Fourth Test v India 2016-17

After a brief respite, the two sides reconvened in Mumbai, a city where England have won more Tests than anywhere else in India. Both teams made two changes to their line-ups. For England, the injury to Haseeb Hameed meant that the selectors decided to call up Keaton Jennings from the Lions tour, rather than using […]



more December 20 2016 at 12:25


Third Test v India 2016-17

After another brief rest in this hectic five-Test tour, England headed to Mohali for the third Test, a venue where they had never won in three previous visits. Injury concerns meant that Stuart Broad and Zafar Ansari were left out, with Chris Woakes and Gareth Batty replacing them, though Ansari might have been dropped in […]



more December 20 2016 at 12:24


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Cap for Livingstone, I presume

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The New Season

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