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Long Tom


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


Topping the ton: Part One

Aubrey Faulkner - a study in consistency

In 1912, the great South African all-rounder Aubrey Faulkner achieved something which would not be equaled for almost a century…and no one knew anything about it. Here Dave shines a light.


The Big Ship


In this feature Martin looks at the life and times of a man England regards as the archetypal Australian captain, Warwick Armstrong


Best Online Cricket Games


Like most people, probably the first cricket games you played were online. Most of them were tiny, little arcade-style flash games. They were easy to pick up and held your interest for long enough to get you through those hours of boredom. Based on those experiences and through a very flimsy and subjective process of analysis, we’ve concluded that the following five games are the best online cricket games at the moment. Surprisingly enough, most of these games have been on the internet for many years now. With the exception of Stickcricket, we haven’t seen too many good online cricket games for a while now. Here are our choices.


The Batsman’s Name was Mud


Mudassar Nazar was an excellent counterbalance to the more precociously talented members of the excellent Pakistani side that Imran Khan led in the 1980s. In this feature Martin tells his story


Cricket Gambling Tips: How to Up Your Chances of Success


If challenged to name the sport that offers the best trading opportunities, it would be hard to make a stronger case than for cricket. There is a televised match virtually every day, sometimes even two or three, and the game is generally spread across a wide variety of markets. Moreover, this sport involves so many nuances, all of which have profound implications for the outcome of each match and innings. By developing a detailed understanding of those nuances, the well-researched, disciplined trader will soon enjoy a significant advantage compared to most punters. So, here are some tips on how to successfully bet on cricket.


Misbah and Pakistan’s search for a hero

Misbah ul Haq

Nothing reflects an average Pakistani’s fascination with heroes better than the position of the Pakistan cricket captain, the man who in the eyes of an average Pakistani stands up to the dysfunctional and archaic institution that is the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and produces scintillating performances on the ground despite the system while their nose at the tools of control — the manager, selection committee, chairman etc. This is why this is the most coveted job in Pakistan cricket.