The travesty of a 10 team World Cup

The Ashes understandably took the lion’s share of cricket fans’ attention this summer but the World Cup qualifying tournament that was being played out in Zimbabwe was arguably even more significant. You would hardly have known from the cricket media that it was even taking place. The Cricketer magazine devoted 8 lines on its’ news[…]

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Daring England win over the doubters in glorious Oval finale

I was wrong. So many of us who have watched this wonderful game for the majority of our lives and believed we understood it were wrong. We believed that “Bazball”, a word that the England team are probably as heartily sick of as most of you, was merely a fad, a hubristic flex destined to[…]

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