Category Archive: Cricket

Dec 19

Can You Match Record-Breaker Haseeb?

Hammad said he was delighted to be making his debut in Gujarat, where his parents were born before emigrating to Lancashire. It’s the same state his brother was married in last week, but Hammad couldn’t attend as he was training in Mumbai. So what makes a great batsman? And how can you hope to emulate …

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Nov 28

Keep your head during 2016 England versus India Test Series

Health and safety As always in international cricket, the health and safety of the players will be at the forefront of the organisers’ minds, as both teams prepare to meet at Rajkot for the first of five matches taking place throughout November and December 2016. Every world class cricket player, as well as those aspiring …

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Nov 21

South Africa in Australia for 3 Test Cricket Series, Including One Pink Ball Test Match

1st & 2nd Test The 1st Test was held from the 3-7 November at the WACA Ground, Perth. South Africa won the Test by 177 runs. The 2nd Test will be held 12-16 November at the Bellerive Oval, Hobart. 3rd Test – 24-28 November 2016 The original suggestion of this 3rd Test at the Adelaide …

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Nov 16

Pakistan Position Themselves as Firm Favourites Against New Zealand in Their Upcoming Test Series

The Pakistan Team Following detailed consultations with the Test Captain and Head Coach, the Pakistan test team has recently been confirmed by the Chief Selector, alongside the National Selection Committee. The team selection was made following the close consideration of the unique conditions that New Zealand has to offer, as well as each individual’s personal …

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Oct 31

Which Cricket Shoes?

Buying cricket shoes should be an easy task, but with so many choices on the market these days, even at specialist shops, it can appear quite confusing. Read on for a quick guide to choosing the right cricket shoes. Boots v Trainers Boots, usually bowling boots, finish higher on the ankle than cricket shoes. Choosing …

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Oct 17

Guide to Buying the Right Cricket Bat

The right cricket bat will help you enormously on the pitch, but when buying cricket bats online you can’t always get a feel for them as you would in a store. Not to worry, though, as with our simple guide to shopping for cricket bats online, you’ll know what you need without having to leave …

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Oct 14

England’s batsmen struggle as Bangladesh dominate second ODI

After taking a one-nil lead in their previous match against Bangladesh, England were hoping to wrap up the three-match series with a convincing performance in the second, though those hopes were soon dashed. A Good Start The match had begun reasonably well for England, as their bowlers restricted Bangladesh in the early stages. The home …

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Oct 13

England Fans Warn Against Travel to Bangladesh in Support of Cricket Tour

The colourful group of supporters, known the world over for their partisan chants and overt support, has suggested that travel to Bangladesh would be just a step too far. The Barmy Army is warning that the current political situation in the country is too risky currently, though they would reconsider their position if they were …

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Sep 29

Pakistan v West Indies T20I Series, 2016/17

The West Indies are on a high after beating England in the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 by four wickets. Pakistan came into the tournament looking poor and got worse, with losses to India, New Zealand and Australia failing to see them get beyond the group stages. Clash of the Titans The T20I series in the …

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Sep 23

Australia v Ireland ODI Match, 2016/17

The 2015 One Day International Last year’s One Day International between Ireland and Australia took place in Belfast and saw the Australians enjoy a convincing victory over the Irish team. The Australian team boasted the impressive combined might of Joe Burns and David Warner, with both being instrumental in the win. Burns and Warner set …

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