The much-awaited ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 is just around the corner. In fact, merely a couple of months separate us from the 30th of May when things set in motion. The closing ceremony will be held on the 14th of July, so you can expect about a month and a half packed full of jaw-dropping cricket games.
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Simon Taufel gave up his white coat at an age when many Test match umpires have still not started their international careers which, given the universal acclaim his ability attracted, was a great pity. That said there is often a consolation to go with disappointment, and in this case it is that Taufel has more time than he might otherwise have to speak to the media, enabling us to catch up with him and chat about his career, his life and all things cricketing.
Most sportspeople get the chance to immediately put their mistakes right. Nobody remembers, for example, that the tennis player who surrenders a 40-0 lead as he or she serves for their first Grand Slam title, as long as they eventually overcome their opponent. Nor is it now relevant that a striker squanders a couple of […]
There’s nothing like the pop and thud of leather cracking on willow is there? Here is an online review for the cricketing enthusiast that like a little edge added to their game, with our online gaming review of Cricket Star™. Here we briefly discuss the main features of the game and how you can find […]
The summer of 2018 looks like being a make-or-break period for England’s longest-serving test batsman, Alastair Cook. The former skipper has endured a torrid time with the bat in recent series, with a string of disappointing performances against New Zealand in the winter. Cook’s inconsistencies have led to more questions from the press as to whether the Essex ace has the drive to keep going at the pinnacle of the game.
Football’s main event may currently be dominating sporting headlines, but it will be the turn of cricket this time next year as the Cricket World Cup comes to England and Wales, with 11 grounds playing host to games. Cricket’s multi-faceted qualities allow it to be played in many different formats and different time limitations, thus making it […]
Like any major world sport, Cricket has its casual games between teams but it’s the major events every year that truly spice up the game. Cricket buffs and everyday sports fans across the globe wait eagerly for the year’s biggest events but for those new to the sport, knowing just what they are and what […]
England will be desperate to stick the boot into Australia during the five-match one-day international series over the course of June. The Three Lions were hammered in the Ashes down under, surrendering the urn back to their fierce rivals. However, Eoin Morgans men earned a semblance of revenge in the 50-over format, securing a 4-1 victory, to highlight Englands prowess in ODI cricket.