April16

The Palm Tree Hitter

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In this feature Martin looks at the career of Polly Umrigar, a fine batsman but with a reputation, perhaps undeserved, as a poor player of fast bowling

April07

Cricketing Myths

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CB Fry - was he really offered the Kingdom of Albania?

Following on from Martin’s piece on Big Hitting,, guest writer Patrick Ferriday provides some insight to other cricketing myths.

April03

The Biggest Hitter?

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Big hitting is the great thrill of cricket’s shorter formats, so who is the longest striker of a cricket ball of them all? In this feature Martin looks at the life and times of Charles Thornton a man who, on the face of matters at least, still has a claim to that title

March20

Onwards and upwards

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Only one team took home the trophy, but but both teams emerged with a lot of pride

With the one-off test between Afghanistan and Ireland now concluded, Glen takes a look at what both teams did well and where they can still improve

March17

Hobbsy: A Life in Cricket

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Hobbsy: A Life in Cricket  by Rob Kelly

Hobbsy: A life in Cricket – the biography of former England, Essex and Glamorgan leg spinner Robin Hobbs – by Rob Kelly, was published in 2018 by Von Krumm Publishing. Cricketweb is delighted to feature an extract from Rob’s fine book.

March08

After You

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After spending a pleasant break in the Caribbean and taking in a few cricket matches Glen shares his thoughts on some of the issues raised by England’s somewhat inconsistent performances

March08

The Overview of Cricket Tradition in India

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Cricket is undoubtedly the most popular outdoor sport in India. Each match draws enormous attention of millions of fans, especially if it is a clash with India’s arch-rival Pakistan. The India national cricket team news is definitely more important for the average Rajesh than the developments in national politics or economics.