Sri Lanka’s Tillekeratne Dilshan has reinvented himself in recent times, moving from batting down at six to facing the new ball. Paul looks at whether this new role is just an experiment or whether it will be something that Dilshan continues to do for the rest of his career.
England recently did rather better than expected in the ICC Champions Trophy. But the ODI side has been going nowhere for a long while now, and in addition to the fact that there is much indifference to the format, meaning few players excel, selectorial incompetence has played a considerable part.
There are not many West Indians who are happy with the showing of their cricket team in the ICC Champions trophy and many are boiling with rage that the best team was not selected even after the Bangladesh whitewash.
Over the next fifteen days, twelve of the world’s top domestic cricket teams will battle out for the inaugural ‘Champions League’ title. Cricket Web takes a look at the tournament and the teams involved.
Leslie Hylton, a key member of the first West Indian side to win a Test series, was hanged for murder in 1955. His full story is seldom told so in this feature Cricket Web looks back at his life and times.