Bairstow The Hero Of The Hour

By Andy Hyslop England clinch a 3 wicket and 3-2 series win thanks to 83 not out from late replacement Jonny Bairstow. England and New Zealand headed into the final game of the Royal London One-Day series level at 2 games apiece. Both sides made one change from the last game at Trent Bridge, England brought in Jonny ... More

Glorious Summer Of Cricket

By Andy Hyslop Kicking off our cricket coverage, we take a look at the state of the nation so far The summer of cricket has only just started and what a great one it’s been so far. England started the summer perhaps not knowing where they were going. They returned from the West Indies having drawn the three-match ... More

Lord’s Mauling May Have Crushed Australia’s Spirit

By Mark Whalley The question on everyone’s lips in the aftermath of England’s dramatic 14-run win at Trent Bridge last week, was how would Australia react to coming so close to victory, only to have England slam the door shut on them in such a cruel fashion? Would they draw confidence from pushing the home side so ... More

England Win Thrilling Ashes Test By Thinnest Technological Margin

By Mark Whalley England’s victory over Australia shows that technology can enhance the drama of this great rivalry In the end, it seemed inevitable that it would end in a room filled with computers, rather than the field. England won the first test of its home Ashes series against Australia, sneaking through by a mere ... More

Prior’s Engagement Spares England’s Blushes

By Mark Whalley Matt Prior was England’s hero at the death in their third and final test match of their tour of New Zealand, which the tourists drew by the skin of their teeth. The wicket-keeper batsman hit an unbeaten 110 and expertly shepherded the tail as England finished their on 315 for 9, ensuring a third draw to ... More