Category Archives: Cricket

Pranav Dhanawade 1,009*

IT is a record I never thought I would see broken, and a score I was certain to be impossible. When a 13-year-old A.E.J. Collins was left stranded on 628* for Clarke’s House against North Town House at Clifton College … Continue reading

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#10TeamWorldCup is ludicrous

A 10 TEAM Cricket World Cup, to me, shows the International Cricket Council (I.C.C.) doesn’t care about the sport’s global participation or audience. Fourteen countries contested the recent World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, but only 10 will play … Continue reading

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Kent C.E.O. ‘absolutely wouldn’t entertain’ Twenty20 franchise merge

KENT Cricket C.E.O. Jamie Clifford has ruled out any Twenty20 franchise merger with other counties. Speaking exclusively to this blog at Kent’s media day (10th April 2015), Mr Clifford said: “I can be absolutely unambiguous: we absolutely wouldn’t entertain it. … Continue reading

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Technology in cricket vs. football

LAST week I was watching the first Test between England and West Indies in Antigua. Ben Stokes thought he got Jermaine Blackwood out, but through the use of one simple TV replay it was shown he’d bowled a no-ball and … Continue reading

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Ireland must be given Test status immediately – Opinion

IRELAND’S cricket team must be elevated to Full I.C.C. membership (Test status) immediately. In the 2007, 2011 and 2015 World Cups they’ve beaten the following Test playing nations: Pakistan, Bangladesh, England, West Indies and Zimbabwe (as well as tying with … Continue reading

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Cricket World Cup Facts Episode 37: Australia are Champions (Series Finale)

AUSTRALIA have now won the Cricket World Cup five times, including four of the last five tournaments.

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Cricket World Cup Facts Episode 36: Final preview

MY preview of the 2015 Cricket World Cup Final between New Zealand and Australia.

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