Destructive Davies Cannot Defeat Somerset


A destructive 147 off of 269 deliveries from Surrey’s Davies including 22 fours was not enough for the London side to claim victory at the Oval in the LV=CC Division One. After Somerset racked up an imposing 384 (Alviro Petersen blazing 167 whilst England paceman Dernbach taking 5-57) Surrey had to respond. At 87-4, the West-Country team looked More...

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By Jack Stanley On Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Hindsight: What a Wonderful Thing

It’s two months to the day since England wrapped up their tour of India and headed South to New Zealand, so what have we learned from a pretty fruitless Test Series, and productive One Day matches? Root guides More...

Job: Done.
By Jack Stanley On Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Magnificent Prior Earns England Tense Draw

Dull, boring and lifeless. Three words that many people associate Test Cricket with, but if this match proves anything, it’s that this couldn’t be any further from the truth, as Matt Prior and Monty More...

By Tom Edwards On Friday, March 15th, 2013

The Substitute For Pace: Millwall, Mugging Off Jenkinson and McCullum’s Mistake.

Millwall are going to Wembley (again!). Here’s a fact you might be interested to know, this will be Millwall’s third visit to the New Wembley – that’s once more than Liverpool. It gives More...

By Tom Edwards On Thursday, March 7th, 2013
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The Substitute For Pace: Red Cards, Rain & Rubbish England.

Poor old Man United. Wronged again. You might even say they were ‘robbed’. The referee, the linesman, everyone not involved with Manchester United Football Club are just some of the people that have More...

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By Danny Stone On Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

2012 – The Year of the Olympic Bug

2012: The Year of the Olympic Bug When I was asked to do a review of the year’s sport, I must admit to being a bit sceptical. Yes it’s been a fantastic year for sport in Britain, a golden year even (see what More...

By Liam Curran On Sunday, October 7th, 2012

Kevin Pietersen and the Timing of his ‘Reintegration’

As the West Indies were crowned World Twenty20 champions, Chris Gayle reinforced his reputation in the semi-final as one of the two most destructive batsmen in world cricket at this shortened form of the game, smashing More...

By Simon Mulligan On Saturday, September 8th, 2012

Lancashire Relegated From County Championship Division One Just 12 Months After Famous Title Win

Lancashire were relegated from County Championship Division One with their 109-run loss to Middlesex at Lord’s condemning them to life in Division Two for 2013  just 12 months after they won their first More...

By Simon Mulligan On Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Warwickshire Wrap Up 2012 County Championship

Warwickshire have made up for the last-day heartbreak of 12 months ago by securing the 2012 County Championship title with a comprehensive inning and 202-run victory over local rivals Worcestershire at New Road. After More...

By Simon Mulligan On Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Proteas Level Series but England Stay Top of ODI Rankings

A seven wicket thumping at Trent Bridge made it a disappointing end to England’s Natwest One-Day International Series against South African,ensuring the Proteas levelled the series at 2-2 although the hosts More...