How long can England dominate test cricket?

August 13, 2011

England have destroyed India to go 3-0 up in their test series and officially become the world’s best test nation having also humbled Australia Down Under just a few months ago.

from India Insight:

Cricket – India vs Australia

By Reuters Staff
October 5, 2010

Highlights from India's test cricket and one-day international matches against Australia

All-time world cricket XI proves difficult to choose

October 5, 2010

Garfield Sobers stirred a minor controversy when he stated a preference for India’s Subhash Gupte ahead of Shane Warne in a mythical all-time World XI.

Does sporting immortality still beckon for Pietersen?

August 25, 2010

CRICKET/A casual remark from Pakistan fast bowler Wahab Riaz last week illustrated how swiftly life moves on in elite sport.

Cricket’s Muralitharan scaled new heights

July 22, 2010

Prodigious spin propelled by an abnormally strong wrist and an iron resolve forged in bitter acrimony over his unique action took Muttiah Muralitharan to unprecedented heights in world cricket.

Even cricket’s referral system is not perfect

December 16, 2009

Soccer has come under a barrage of criticism for not introducing technology to help referees while U.S. sports, rugby, tennis and cricket lead the way with innovative means of making sure the big decisions are right.

Will India as No.1 team prove the tonic for test cricket?

December 7, 2009

India’s crushing 2-0 series win over Sri Lanka to become the number one ranked test team for the first time has triggered huge celebrations across the cricket-crazy nation.

Twenty20 – Perfect for the future or a cricket cannibal?

June 5, 2009

In an ideal world Twenty20, cricket’s newest and shortest format, should be hailed as the perfect way forward for a game still played by barely 10 teams at the highest level.

Fleet Street tucks into Onions with relish

May 8, 2009

onions

We speculated here last week how Fleet Street’s finest headline writers would be sharpening their pencils in glee at the prospect of the splendidly named Graham Onions playing for the England cricket team.