A haar-affected club match at Mannofield

Auld, dreich, and thran

As England prepare to take on Scotland in an ODI in Aberdeen, a look at the rich history of cricket in and around Mannofield

A view of Sackville Street and River Liffey at Eden Quay in the aftermath of the Easter Rising in Dublin

The bat that died for Ireland

How the players involved a dismissal in a match played 123 years ago in Dublin found themselves figuring in the fight for Irish independence

Baseball player Hisashi Iwakuma pitches

It's no monkey's business

How is it that humans are so much better at throwing a ball than their chimpanzee cousins?

Cricket's glory days in Nova Scotia

The sport has been played for over two centuries in the Atlantic Canada province, but is only now getting national recognition

Northern uproar

Cricket in Newfoundland & Labrador is coming along in leaps and bounds. Ask Quebec if you doubt it

At home with the archers

Was it worth having Olympic athletes walking all over the sacred turf of Lord's a fortnight before the ground's biggest cricket event of the year? The jury's still out

Behind the scenes at Lord's

As an ordinary person you don't get to see the workings of the home of cricket. Not unless you sign up as an archery volunteer for the Olympics

Handmade bats made by Mark Warburton in Ontario

The Canadian batman

You may not get many homegrown cricketers in Canada but you can get a homegrown bat

An ice way to keep cricketing

When winter sets in in Newfoundland, there's no need to despair; there's another sport you can take to