test matches

A Reason to Stay at Home

Understandably England’s cricket fans are feeling a little down at the moment. The Ashes have been lost, they are 3-0 down in the series and there are two tests still left to play, and their big name players simply have

Women’s Sport Coming to the Fore

There is a saying behind every successful man there is a woman pushing hard. This may soon be changed to behind every successful sport there are women pushing hard. As in Australia it would appear that women are very much

Undervaluing Preparation

Warm up matches on cricket tours despite touring teams struggling to acclimatise to new conditions appear to becoming fewer and fewer.  Australia had one game planned before they play World number One test team South Africa and that has been

Tendulkar – Time?

There is nothing worse than a genuine sports star not knowing when its time to step out of the limelight. It is great when some retire from international competition and continue to play at their club or county, state or

Cricket in the Pink

First it was pajamas, then it was helmets, followed by numbers on shirts, the changes to cricket have come thick and fast in the last thirty years, but one that is sure to have many traditionalists exclaiming ‘enough is enough,’