So, another series win for England under the captaincy of Ben Stokes and the coaching of Brendan McCullum. And another enthralling test match. This one was won by just 26 runs and sealed a historic series win. And it is historic for two reasons. For one thing, it is England’s first tour of Pakistan in… Continue reading This is Test Match Cricket like we have never seen again.
Last year I wrote about The Hundred. And I said then that while the games I had watched had been extremely entertaining to watch, I still had some reservations. Well, from a sporting and entertainment point of view I am won over. This is an exceptionally exciting form of cricket. The marketing is absolutely right.… Continue reading I really like The Hundred.
The 5th Test Match against India was cancelled. It was a great shame to see the final Test match between England and India called off. The series had been set up perfectly for a barnstorming finish as India looked to complete a series win over England and add their scalp to that of Australia that… Continue reading A week in Sport.
With England's brave Lionesses falling in the semi finals of the World Cup, the sporting world now turns its gaze to the cricket field as Joe Root leads England's latest attempt to regain the greatest cricketing prize of all. The Ashes. My interest and enjoyment of Test Cricket was really first sparked in the summer… Continue reading Why I’m excited for the Ashes.