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May14

Misbah – Pakistan’s unique hero.

by:
Misbah ul Haq

Misbah ul Haq was never going to be Pakistan’s hero. The Universe, the Stars, the Oceans and the Mountains had all conspired against him. Pakistan lives vicariously through its heroes, so they need to see them do heroic things physically, like change the course of the wind or make the mountain come to him.

May01

Topping the ton – the bowler equivalent

by:
Rodney Hogg

This feature follows on from the earlier feature covering batsmen who had managed to notch up consecutive matches scoring at least 100 runs. Here, we look at bowlers who have most often managed to take at least six wickets in a match.

April29

The Master

by:
jackhobbs

In this feature Martin takes a look at the life and times of the batsman with some of the biggest numbers in the history of the game

April24

Is English Developmental Cricket In Trouble?

by:
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.

April03

Creepy

by:
jpcrawley

Perhaps he didn’t turn out to be quite as good a batsman as his early career suggested he might become, but John Crawley certainly wasn’t helped by the way England teams were selected in the 1990s. In this feature Martin looks back at a career that might have disappointed at times, but which contained its share of highlights.

February26

Long Tom

by:
graveney

In this feature Martin remembers one of the leading English batsmen from his childhood, and one of his favourites; ‘Long’ Tom Graveney