A little like a Japanese graphic novel, I’m reading a thought-provoking cricket book about English leg-spin backwards in order to review it. No sniggering at the back…no, that doesn’t mean it must be a short book either because of the subject matter. You just wait to be suitably enlightened. I can’t testify as to whether […]
The rubik’s cube that is international selection has illustrated some worrying flaws during England’s Test squad for the West Indies tour. I know what you’re thinking…that this will be a generic moan about how all six Yorkshiremen aren’t being picked by England. Not even close. It’s goes beyond whether Lyth or Rashid are selected (although […]
Congratulations to Australia’s World Cup winners! They were everything that England weren’t. With the bat they were bold and powerful, with the ball they were sharp and skilful. They dominated a tournament where the weak sides were painfully exposed, none more so than England. England’s campaign was poor, expectations were low and the players failed […]
The realization that Asian cricketers make up around thirty percent of all those who play our wonderful game in this country has been cause for both reflection and now action.