Andrew Hughes

JULY 30, 2014

Why we need Cook to succeed

Because there is no one else who can captain this England side
Because, let's face it, we need to see more of that jaw, set firm against adversity © Getty Images
JULY 26, 2014

The battle for Ageas

Where Alastairmemnon draws up a plan to surprise nobody
JULY 23, 2014

The reason for England's loss? T20, of course

In this day and age no one appreciates the art of ducking against a short ball
JULY 19, 2014

The ECB needs you (or maybe not)

The English cricket board is hiring. Here are the leading contenders so far
JULY 17, 2014

The England v India Twitter war

Also known as the latest issuing of bile from cricket's angry glands
JULY 12, 2014

Why not to judge a pitch on day one

You could have egg on your face in no time
JULY 09, 2014

Beware Shakib

If your children don't go to sleep, he will get them
JULY 05, 2014

The Sharapova lesson

Cricket is a minor league sport and apparently content to remain so
JULY 02, 2014

Lessons from ancient Pompeii

And why we need to give the pink ball a chance
JUNE 28, 2014

How well do you know current cricket?

Are you abreast of developments in cricket? Take the Long Handle test
JUNE 25, 2014

How do you solve a problem like Alastair Cook?

Just give him four years at the helm and be done with it
JUNE 21, 2014

Your choice between premium cricket and bargain cricket

Give fixers and those who are ambivalent to it a whole new sport to muck up
JUNE 18, 2014

Let's hear it for the glorious five-day draw

It helps save the format from extinction
JUNE 14, 2014

The utterly expected tale of the Kiwi Calypso

The only thing to raise an eyebrow at in the Sabina Park Test was Chris Gayle's vow of abstinence
JUNE 12, 2014

England's latest New Era

And it's probably "improved" as well
JUNE 07, 2014

A geological game changer

If you want to dominate world cricket, you better import bits of the country you want to acclimatise to
JUNE 05, 2014

What the spirit of cricket says

The mysterious entity is taking a very dim view of English cricket right now
MAY 31, 2014

Mumbai's missing momentum

What happened to the secret weapon that sweeps you to victory?
MAY 28, 2014

Let's hear it for the mathematicians

There's a sorely underappreciated class of superstar in the IPL
MAY 24, 2014

What Gilesy said

When the head of the ECB speaks, you listen. And smirk

Andrew Hughes
Andrew Hughes is a writer and avid cricket watcher who has always retained a healthy suspicion of professional sportsmen, and like any right-thinking person rates Neville Cardus more highly than Don Bradman. His latest book is available here and here @hughandrews73

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