The Counties in Print series returns to the south coast this week, and Sussex
ngland’s recent decision to cancel their tour of Pakistan was met with consternation in Asian cricketing circles but also rang alarm bells for lovers of the game around the world. The worry was that rather than coming together with the game’s future in the balance, one of its foremost powers, England, were turning their backs on a country and international side already brought to its knees by a multitude of factors beyond their control.
Cricket is a great game for the statisticians, and everyone loves a record. India’s topsy-turvy England tour is turning into a classic for the stat freaks. As the second day of the third test drew to a close, spectators were wondering if England might triumph by a record margin. A day later, following the Pujara-led fightback, some were daring […]