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The need for club cricket to adapt

By Adam Williams

You have the first class match, 50 over cricket, 40 over cricket, T20 and from 2020 even a 100-ball format – the variety of cricket formats is greater than it has ever been before. But despite this, one type of game appears to have a remainder a constant throughout, the club cricket match. Embed from […]

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Surrey’s longevity may be dictated by international success

By Adam Williams

It had felt inevitable for a number of weeks after an incredible unbeaten run, when in early September at Worcester, Surrey were finally crowned County Champions for the first time since 2002. The success can be seen as a product of a number of factors and years of careful preparation, including the assembly of an […]

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England vs. India: Winners and losers 

By Adam Williams

It was a scintillating series, with a number of close run chases and momentum swings which belied the 4-1 scoreline. But who’s stock rose and who has seen them move to the back of the pecking order? We run our eye over our top 5 winners and losers across the sides. The Winners Embed from […]

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Who can replace Alastair Cook?

By Adam Williams

Immovable for over 12 years as a test cricketer, Alastair Cook has called time on his test career. He’s seen 12 partners come and go following the retirement of Andrew Strauss, suggesting opening the batting has proven to be a poisoned chalice in recent years. So who are the runners and riders to make the […]

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The Hundred – cricketing revolution or muddled thinking?

By Adam Williams

While English cricket may have brought the T20 format to the global game with unparalleled success, its domestic competition has lagged some of the major competitions around the world including the IPL and Big Bash. As a response, the ECB has proposed an 8-Team franchise tournament from 2020, while also proposing further revolutionising the game […]

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Our top 5 locations to watch Test cricket

By Adam Williams

Ever dreamt of travelling the world watching cricket in some of the worlds best stadiums? Well, here’s the top 5 on our cricketing bucket list to get you started. Embed from Getty Images Sydney Cricket Ground, Australia (capacity: 46,000) – While much is made of the impressive Melbourne Cricket Ground, and particularly the atmosphere on […]

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Alastair Cook: The timing is once again right

By Adam Williams

In the world of modern cricket, where change is the only common currency and all batsmen seem to be one game away from the drop, Alistair Cook has been cricket’s constant. But following a tough winter in Australia and New Zealand and another lean summer by his very standards, Cook has decided to walk away […]