Sussex CCC Season Review

Another Season of mediocrity for Sussex Red Ball consistency undermined by surprising limited overs failings How they fared After finishing third in the championship in 2013, Sussex were looking to recapture the title for the first time since 2007. The Hove outfit have been one of the most consistent teams in both red and white…

Aneurin Donald Interview

17-year-old Aneurin Donald has enjoyed quite a summer. He has been captain of a very successful England Under-17 side and played above his age for the Under-19 side too. Couple that alongside continually improving performances for Glamorgan 2nd XI and the future looks bright for the young batsmen. The culmination of his year came this…

Somerset’s Old Pavilion

On Wednesday I made the trip down to Taunton to watch the 3rd day of the Championship match between Somerset and Middlesex. Despite Somerset having little riding on this end of season match, they had run through Middlesex’s top order the previous day to leave the visitors fighting for their Division 1 status. The scene…

My England ODI World Cup XI

The England One-Day side is as it’s lowest ebb since… well, since it’s last lowest ebb. They seem to come along with increasing regularity these days! After a damning and humiliating 3-1 thrashing versus India this summer and a 3-2 defeat against Sri Lanka earlier in the year, England have won just 3 of their…

Graeme Smith

It wasn’t surprising when Graeme Smith retired during the last test against South Africa, but it was still a sad moment for world cricket and obviously for South African cricket. Smith was appointed captain of his national team, aged just 22 and still seemed wet behind the ears when he led his side out for…

Scrap Twenty20 Internationals

I’m not a complete traditionalist, but when it comes to the game I love, the longer the better – at international level anyway. It was always the drama and tension of a test match that drew me to the game and from there I expanded into watching the One Day game. In an ideal world…