Mark Nicholas

Cricket presenter for Channel Nine in Australia and Channel 5 in the UK

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Younis Khan celebrates his double-century

Is Younis Pakistan's greatest batsman?

Special as the likes of Hanif, Inzamam, Miandad and Yousuf were, this cussed oldster just might have pipped them all. He certainly has the numbers

Matt Renshaw flicks one away

Matt Renshaw's excellent adventure

You only needed to watch Australia's youngest debutant in Adelaide to know that the playing of cricket brings joy

Basil D'Oliveira is hoisted onto the shoulders of his Worcestershire team-mates

Watch out for South Africa's bowlers

Steyn, Philander, Morkel and Rabada come from a long, proud line of fast men, and they'll present Australia with a stern challenge

Young fans wave a flag

Durham must be saved and rebuilt

It is difficult to be sure that the punishment of relegation fit Durham's crime (if crime it was), but the points penalty undermines the cricketers and the supporters

James Vince plays through the off side

Here's to England

The summer just past, including the thrilling finale of the County Championship, have provided much reason for fans to celebrate

The Northants players run on to the field to celebrate victory

City-based T20? Give it a shot

England has for long needed a T20 tournament modelled on the IPL and BBL. If one comes to be, as it looks likely to, it could shake up the domestic game for the better