James Nixon - ARTICLES

April20

England must end over-reliance on Anderson and Broad

by:
Chris Woakes

England have to address a worrying trend in their overseas form – their over-reliance on James Anderson and Stuart Broad. Anderson was the Three Lions’ one shining light in the Ashes, maintaining his levels of excellence as his teammates crumbled around him. Broad was off colour in Australia, but rounded back into form in New Zealand with two solid outings.

March16

ICC World Cup 2018 Qualifiers Round Up

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ICC World Cup 2018 Qualifiers

It looks promising for Afghanistan as they look to make it to their second consecutive World Cup, after Nepal’s win sends the Afghans through from Group B on net run rate. With three losses to their name, Afghanistan were ahead of Hong Kong on net run-rate and needed a big favour from Nepal in order to progress.

November10

Ashes in Australia – A view of the opposition

by:
AshesinAustralia

With only two weeks away from the first test of Ashes series 2017 at the Gabba, Australia, the former England’s wicketkeeper Geraint Jones prepares the ground for the English team revolving the challenges before and on the pitch. Jones has been part of a memorable 2005 Ashes, often described as the most exciting and greatest […]

August09

Cricket’s Biggest Betting Sponsors Around the World

by:
unibet

Although you’re unlikely to see the kind of brazen betting provider advertising that’s rife in football, the world of cricket does have its fair share of sponsorship deals from bookmakers. Often taking a more background role, their logos rarely appear on shirts in the same way you see in other sports. In fact, many of […]

May29

Ireland’s unlikely journey to receive Test Status

by:
Cricket Ireland

Stop a local on the streets of Dublin, Belfast, or Skibbereen and ask them if they can name a member of the Irish cricket team. The likely answer will be a shake of the head and a shrug, with perhaps a slight recognition that Irish cricket is now a ‘thing’, and that perhaps there is a team doing ‘something’ in some corner of the world.

April24

Is English Developmental Cricket In Trouble?

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NFL Wembley

We don’t tend to think of England as a country that has much trouble embracing cricket. And yet, a recent article about the status of the sport at the local level indicates that some changes may be in order if it’s to remain as popular as it has been in the past.