January12

Ralph Barker

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ten_great_bowlers

Not many cricket writers in the 1960s had cause to be pleased with a review of their work by Rowland Bowen – Ralph Barker was one of the few

January12

Easy To Understand Guide To Cricket Betting

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cricketball

With this quick and easy guide, anyone who is completely new to cricket betting will understand how to take those first steps towards finding value bets. Betting on cricket is very much like betting on other sports. You should have a basic grasp of the rules of the game and the form of the teams if you expect to find decent opportunities.

January12

England’s World Cup Heroes Honoured

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englandplayers

It has been a topsy-turvy year for England cricket. Although the team was unable to regain the Ashes on home soil, the sport was put firmly on the radar of casuals once again after their dramatic World Cup success at Lord’s, the most iconic cricket arena in the history of the sport. Few people could forget the ‘Super Over’ victory over New Zealand, winning by the finest of margins in a pulsating encounter. Subsequently, several of the one-day squad have been recognised for their efforts by the Queen.

January04

Graeme Smith to Cricket South Africa’s rescue

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Graemesmith

In a stunning and most unexpected turnaround, Graeme Smith has agreed to become the acting Director of Cricket in South Africa. This news comes hot on the heels of Smith’s refusal to take up the position citing concerns that he would not have the freedom to implement the required changes the organization needed so badly. There have, however, been a flurry of suspensions and resignations from the South African cricket board over the last week which could well have changed Smith’s mind.

December08

AA Thomson

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cricket_my_pleasure

In this post Martin looks at the life and work of AA Thomson, a Yorkshireman from the Cardus school of cricket writing

December08

Why is Fantasy Cricket so Popular in India?

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Different sports are popular in different countries. For example, basketball, baseball, and football are the most popular sports in the US. When it comes to India, one of the most popular sports there is cricket. Coincidently the Indian Premier League is one of the most-watched leagues in India. Both the younger and older generations have favorite players that they love to see play but because they’re from different teams they can’t be seen together. This was impossible up until the legalization of fantasy sports. Fantasy cricket makes every player that ever played cricket available so fans can make any kind of combinations. Fantasy IPL is so popular in India that people place bets on fantasy matches.