Andrew Hughes

APRIL 19, 2014

Why Bangalore won't win the title

Because the cricketing gods won't let 'em, that's why
"Now I know how Netherlands feel every time they play England - invincible" © BCCI
APRIL 16, 2014

The annual migration of the cricket hype

It's that time of year when the game turns dangerously sexy
APRIL 12, 2014

The ICC's reply to Wisden's frowny face

Decentralisation of wasteful expenditures should go a long way in improving the governing body's image
APRIL 09, 2014

Sri Lanka upset all calculations

Just when you stop trusting them, they pull off a grand triumph
APRIL 05, 2014

Presenting the new IPL sponsors

Fans of the million-dollar league aren't going to watch it go broke, are they?
APRIL 02, 2014

England's bubble-bursting excellence

After a four-month odyssey of defeat, the players aren't the only ones in need of self-analysis
MARCH 29, 2014

The double-chaos burger with a side order of anarchy

Hooray, the IPL is coming to town and there's nothing you can do about it
MARCH 26, 2014

KP, Adolf, and the art of being honest

Why clear-the-air meetings don't work if everyone doesn't agree to not be honest
MARCH 22, 2014

The problem with rugby analogies

Giles Clarke wants English cricket to learn from the rugby team. How presumptuous
MARCH 19, 2014

The Michael Vaughan challenge

Do you have it in you to follow him on Twitter?
MARCH 15, 2014

All hail Ashley Giles

He's attempting to to introduce English cricket into the 1990s
MARCH 12, 2014

Test cricket's dodo problem

Fans of the five-day stuff think it will last forever, even if nobody is watching
MARCH 08, 2014

The b-word that symbolises the decline of civilisation

And why it's disappointing to hear Michael Clarke use it
MARCH 05, 2014

Rehman's hat-trick

And why we must thank umpire Johan Cloete for it
MARCH 01, 2014

What, Gilo not England coach?

It may come as a surprise to many that the erstwhile Wheelie Bin is not heading the England set-up. It was to this writer certainly
FEBRUARY 26, 2014

Luke Wright's grilling: the inside story

He allowed the world to believe that he had been on the receiving end of some tough questions, but the transcript reveals a different story
FEBRUARY 22, 2014

Cracking cricket's morality code

His minders may frown at his decision to have a drink before a game, but do fans care if Jesse Ryder's hydration levels were down a notch as long as he can still do magic with a bat?
FEBRUARY 19, 2014

The joy of Johnson

How one fast bowler gatecrashed several batting tea parties
FEBRUARY 15, 2014

The alternative IPL auction

How Hyderabad and Kolkata wrestled for Ishant, and other delights from a parallel universe
FEBRUARY 12, 2014

Cricket's great board game

It's called IPLopoly. And it's televised

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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