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A huge leap of faith

“There will be no parade for our play-off win. The parades are for when you win something really big. We’re Aston Villa, we have parades when we win leagues and cups.” So read the...

Root’s puzzling tactics leave him open for criticism

While England dissect their loss in the first Ashes Test, the spotlight may fall on skipper Joe Root, who was tactically outdone on several occasions in Birmingham. (The article was originally published by The...

My 10 favourite Ashes moments

I have been a cricket fan since 2001. The first Ashes game that I witnessed was the first Test of the 2002-03 Ashes. This match featured many great moments for the Australian cricket team....

Can the ball-tampering trio carry Australia to Ashes glory?

There were harsh calls but few surprises in Australia’s Ashes squad. James Pattinson – who hit his straps with an imposing performance in the practice game – made a strong case to form a...

Despair here, Hope there

The world needs more losers like New Zealand; glorious and gracious when they fall.

Why The Best Team is Not in The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Final?

A strategy was put in place, but that there was a collective vacuum when a crisis came to the fore.

Gary Gilmour's Roy of the Rovers moment in 1975 World Cup semifinal

Overcast conditions and grassy pitch with a slight tinge of dampness – The Headingley track in 1975 World Cup semi-final between two of the cricket’s biggest rivals was the ‘wildest-dream-come-true’ moment for the Australian...

India vs New Zealand, WC semi-final 1: Win the toss, bat first and win the game?

Win the toss, bat first and win the game – This particular strategy has paid off the teams rich dividends in 2019 Cricket World Cup. India take on New Zealand tomorrow in the first...

Best of the 1999 World Cup

In this third of a five-part series on the matches that shaped the 1999 edition of the World Cup, we look back at the best that the final phase of the tournament’s group stage...

The magic of raw pace in 2019 Cricket World Cup

Raw pace is back. After years of limited overs cricket being controlled by spinners and changes of pace by the quicks, genuinely scary fast bowling is once more in command in this World Cup....