August25

The Cricket Publishing Company

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A long look at a cricket publisher again this week, and this time it is the turn of The Cricket Publishing Company

August18

Bayly’s Cricketers’ Almanack?

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In 1864 two cricket annuals began. The modest potboiler of the two is still with us 155 years on. This post looks at the competition, a weighty work of reference that fell by the wayside after just a single edition

August17

Cricket: What Is the Ashes?

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The Ashes may be a well-known and highly anticipated event in cricket for some, but for others – specifically those outside of England and Australia, the matches are less than noteworthy. If not rarely heard of.

August03

Will Shikhar Dhawan retain his position? Will Virat Kohli be number 4?

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While there is no shortage of India’s options for number 4 and MS Dhoni’s position has not become known in the weeks following the World Cup, this time a new set of questions have emerged to join India’s T20 team. There are 15 months to go before the 2020 T20 World Cup. Beyond three T20Is against the West Indies, here are some issues that will have to be worked through the selection committee and team management.

July28

JW McKenzie: Cricket’s Bookman

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There are two JWs whose activities lie close to the hearts of all cricketing bibliophiles – the first of them is now up to his 156th edition, but in purely numerical terms is still some way behind the second, who has just completed his double century