Category Archives: Cricket Development

The Good and the Bad

Finally, finally, after after the level of procrastination and dithering that is the hallmark of the ICC, we have plans in place for a Test Championship and ODI league.  As you will know I have been a strong advocate for … Continue reading

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Test Status and the next Big Thing

Unless you’ve been living in a cave this past week, you’ll know that the ICC have confirmed Full Member status for Ireland and Afghanistan, making them the 11th and 12th Full Members and the first since Bangladesh in 2000. For … Continue reading

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The Olympic Argument

Unless you’ve been living in a cave for the last couple of weeks you will know that the Olympics have just concluded in Rio. Now when it comes to the sports that should be included, I have to admit I’m … Continue reading

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Florida Rising

In the next 24 hours the Caribbean Premier League will be playing the first of six matches at the Broward Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This set of matches, the culmination of the group stages of the tournament, will be … Continue reading

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Inching Towards Context

As regular readers of this blog will know (if there are any), my consistent and main gripe with the cricket world is the lack of context with regards to Test Matches and ODIs. The latter has a World Cup every … Continue reading

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Pretty in Pink

Unless you’ve been living in a cave for the last few months you will know that the first ever day-night Test is currently taking place in Adelaide between Australia and New Zealand, with the new pink ball in use. In … Continue reading

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T20 All Stars – a Vanity Project?

It’s been a fair while in the making but today sees the first of three games in the United States played by the T20 All Stars.  Two teams, one headed by Shane Warne and the other by Sachin Tendulkar, made … Continue reading

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