English cricket

England cricket

Storm in a tea break

A whiz move by the ECB's marketing department to liven up the innocuous Test-match tea break could set off a fresh round of sniping across the Pennines

English cricket

Surrey find their X-Factor

Known for their swagger, Surrey have only added to their reputation as the most glamorous of counties by signing Dermot O'Leary, the radio host and television presenter.


An elegy for Peter Roebuck

It has been a year since Peter Roebuck committed suicide in South Africa

English cricket

It's not just cricket at The Oval

England's oldest Test ground has staged all manner of additional events since it opened in 1845 and on November 3, it will play host to Aussie Rules Football

English cricket

Lord's gets turf transplant

After the incongruous site of spectators watching Olympic archery from the Long Room during the summer, Lord's has now been transformed into what looks like a speedway circuit - but not for long

English cricket

Cricket's parting of the waves

While not quite a miracle, it is certainly an unusual occurance that allows a cricket match to be played in the middle of the sea