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Is pink ball cricket the future of the future of the County Championship?

By Adam Williams

In mid-August, Surrey secured a dramatic final day victory over Lancashire in the County Championship. While this match represented another major step towards Surrey lifting their first County Championship title for over twenty years, it also represented the completion of a second year in which counties had played day-night, pink ball cricket. Embed from Getty […]

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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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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 […]