2 Batsman & 2 Bowlers: Who To Watch As England Face The West Indies

The start of another Ashes year for England begins in Barbados on Wednesday, and although the West Indies might seem an easy touch these days, the Three Lions haven’t won a Test series in the Caribbean since the tour of 2003/04. England, though, are still a side in transition, despite winning 8 of their last…

Proper Cricket Returns

There has been plenty of water under the bridge since England travelled out to Australia for the Ashes last year. Not least seven Test matches have been played by England in that time and not one of them has resulted in a Three Lions victory. While we might have been revelling in the Aussies kicking…

2017/18 Ashes Series Preview

It’s been a while since I last got a chance to blog about the cricket, so what better way to get padded back up for action than with a preview of the upcoming Ashes series down under. I’d like to think that I could sit here and say that England are in with a chance…

New Test Era Dawns For England

It feels like I’veย spent the majority of the year blogging about my adventures in the world of horse racing, so I thought it was about time I touched back in on my other great sporting passion. Test match cricket. The first half of the British cricket summer has been dominated by the shorter formats thanks…

England v Sri Lanka: Test Series Ratings

The rain may well have stopped England from picking up a series whitewash against Sri Lanka at Lords on Monday, but the Three Lions spirits won’t have been too dampened after claiming aย 2-0 victory with wins at Headingley and Chester-le-Street. There has been much for England to have been pleased with across May and June,…

England v Sri Lanka: 3rd Test Preview

England may have already wrapped up the series victory with a win at Durham last week, but they are keen to get back to world number one, and have their eyes set on a 3-0 series triumph. Lord’s is the venue for the third and final test this Thursday, but with Sri Lanka showing some…