T20 Blast: Top 5 Bowlers
Aug22

T20 Blast: Top 5 Bowlers

With the final of the T20 Blast on Saturday, we take a look at the top 5 bowlers in this years competition. Jeetan Patel #452341772 / gettyimages.com Since quitting international cricket to sign with Warwickshire for the entire county season, Patel has been quietly going about his business and has claimed a hatful of wickets in the process. He has snaffled 23 victims in this year’s T20 Blast at an average of just 11.5. The control he...

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T20 Blast: Top 5 Batsmen
Aug21

T20 Blast: Top 5 Batsmen

With the final of the T20 Blast this Saturday, we take a look at the top 5 batsmen in this years competition.   Jason Roy #450483310 / gettyimages.com The South-African born Surrey opener has been brutally destructive in this season’s T20 Blast. Having been a player of promise during the past few seasons, this year was the summer when Roy began to fulfill his immense potential. He has larruped 619 runs in this year’s competition...

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Top 5 Emerging Batsmen in Test Cricket
Aug06

Top 5 Emerging Batsmen in Test Cricket

The number of truly great batsman has diminished in recent years with the retirements of greats like Sachin Tendulkar and Ricky Ponting. It appears that test cricket is at the start of a new era, especially in terms of batting, when new names will ink themselves into the batting record books. Here are the top 5 emerging batsmen in Test cricket.   Joe Root #452473756 / gettyimages.com The 23 year old England batsmen has long been...

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Top 5 emerging fast bowlers in world cricket
Jul22

Top 5 emerging fast bowlers in world cricket

Era’s can be defined by the great fast bowlers that compete in them. In the 70’s it was Lillee and Thomson. In the 80’s it was the likes of Holding and Garner. The beginning of this era has a range of prospective fast bowlers who could all emerge to be some of the greatest of all time. Here are the top 5 emerging fast bowlers in world cricket.   Trent Boult #470004557 / gettyimages.com The future of New Zealand...

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England vs India: Alastair Cook’s Feeling the Heat
Jul08

England vs India: Alastair Cook’s Feeling the Heat

Alastair Cook is an England captain under pressure; some things were ever thus. It seems that barely a day can go by in the cricket media without Alastair Cook’s credentials as a captain, player and even as the ‘right sort of bloke’ being scrutinised and criticised. Cook is a three times Ashes winner, England’s greatest scorer of test match centuries and led his side to an historic series win in India. Why then is Cook under...

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