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Why India aren’t firm favourites for the upcoming T20 World Cup

Whenever any Cricket World Cup comes about in any part of the globe, India are always seen as prime favourites. The country has become...
Observations from the Outfield

Why Virat Kohli’s knock against Sri Lanka in 2012 was a defining one

The past decade belonged to Virat Kohli. The Delhi boy has never had a shortage of impeccable knocks in his career. The Indian skipper's...

Boxing Day cricket mirrors football, to some extent

Cricket, unlike football, does not really have a tradition of being played over the festive period. This is particularly true in the Indian subcontinent,...
Olly's Over - Howzat for a Laugh - Funny Cricket News

What is the ICC World Test Championship and who can win it?

After an action-packed summer of limited-overs cricket and an enthralling Ashes series, the attention now turns to the winter schedule and the traditional form...
Observations from the Outfield

India v South Africa 3rd Test Preview: The Proteas look to rescue pride

Faf du Plessis' South Africa head into the 3rd Test of the Gandhi-Mandela trophy at Ranchi knowing that it won't be a dead rubber....
Observations from the Outfield

Dear Liam, thanks for everything – bye bye now

Does that mean summer is over now, then?Being realistic, there is no way they are going to get any county cricket in next week...
Observations from the Outfield

Warner’s batting average makes club cricketers across the world feel better about their season…

And so one of the greatest English cricketing summers come to an end.The best bit for me? England winning the World Cup? It's up...
Observations from the Outfield

Can we make sure we park “Headlingly 2019” forever now, please?

Well, that's that then.I mean, there was some sense in having the 4th Test in Manchester in September - if we needed rain to...
Observations from the Outfield

Arise Sir….. Jack Leach!

I did try and pass this week’s column off as “BEN STOKES, THAT IS ALL”.Sadly, I am expected to write a little more for...
Olly's Over - Howzat for a Laugh - Funny Cricket News

The Phantom of the Jofra

No player has ever had more of an impact on international cricket than Jofra Archer. Three months ago he was little more than that...