Reviews ReviewsRSS FeedFeeds
Showing 1-20 of 415 First pageFirst Previous pagePrevious Next Next page Last Last page

Phillip Hughes: The Official Biography

The country boy who moved a nation

Nov 28, 2015: The new Phillip Hughes biography is a warm retelling of his early life in rural Australia, and how he dealt with the ups and downs of his short career

Daniel Brettig

Kevin Pietersen on Cricket

Pietersen: the sequel

Nov 22, 2015: Here's the book the critics wanted when KP produced his autobiography last year. (Not that it quite lives up to billing)

David Hopps


A moving Kenyan tale

Nov 15, 2015: A new film brings the country's Maasai cricketers into the media spotlight again

Alan Gardner

Who Wants to be a Batsman?

Inside the art, science and mind of batting

Oct 17, 2015: Simon Hughes examines batsmanship through his own experiences and those of the greats of the game

Alan Gardner

Sundial in the Shade

Playing with Barry

Oct 10, 2015: Andrew Murtagh's book about his legendary Hampshire team-mate is packed full of anecdotes, detail and research

Luke Alfred

Fire in Babylon

A story of Caribbean empowerment

Sep 26, 2015: Inspired by the film, the book of the same name looks at the rise of a West Indies team alongside the life of its immigrant people in Britain

Nicholas Hogg

Long Shot Summer

The year of four England captains

Sep 26, 2015: A look back at 1988, which is up there in the ranks of England cricket's most shambolic periods

Alan Gardner

Cricket: The Game of Life

Let's celebrate cricket

Sep 19, 2015: Scyld Berry does just that in his new book, delving into the game's history, as well as musing on the topics of language, race, numbers, and more besides

David Hopps

South Africa'’s Greatest Batsmen

South Africa's batting dream team

Sep 14, 2015: Ali Bacher's new book celebrates the country's finest batsmen, including forgotten heroes lost to apartheid

Firdose Moonda

Cricket Captain 2015

Stepping into the skipper's shoes

Aug 8, 2015: Cricket Captain 2015 is probably the most evolved version in its series, and while it lacks a few innovative features, it's a solid cricket management game

Videep Vijay Kumar

Death of a Gentleman

Be alarmed, be very alarmed

Jul 29, 2015: Death of a Gentleman exposes how neo-liberal economics threatens the game, while also hinting at worse lying beneath the surface, leaving you feeling disillusioned and angry

Jonathan Wilson

England's colourful, shameless decade

Jul 18, 2015: A chronicle of the most hedonistic period in English cricket, long before the bosses woke up to professionalism

David Hopps

Summer's Crown: The Story of Cricket's County Championship

A priceless peek into the county cricket story

Jul 11, 2015: In so far as the County Championship has a single history, Stephen Chalke strives mightily and successfully to tell it through a visually wonderful new book

Paul Edwards

The Test

The fourth horseman of 2005

Jul 4, 2015: Simon Jones' career was blighted by injury but he was a key part of the attack who brought the Ashes home for England a decade ago and his story remains a compelling one

Alan Gardner

Bob Barber: The Professional Amateur

Bob Barber, the one-innings wonder

Jun 27, 2015: Colin Shindler's book is a warm portrait of a player who faced his fair share of confusion on and off the field in an era of great social change in Britain

Derek Pringle

Gentlemen and Sledgers: A History of the Ashes in 100 Quotations and Confrontations

Ashes wit, wisdom, and wicked one-liners

Jun 6, 2015: Rob Smyth's new book charts 130 years of sporting drama using the words of the chief protagonists

Alan Gardner

The Strangers Who Came Home

Once upon a tour, 137 years ago

May 30, 2015: Well before the Ashes legend was born, an Australian team visited England, for a series of 37 matches in four months

Alan Gardner

A Million Broken Windows

Bombay local

May 23, 2015: A new book tries to unravel the secret behind the city's extraordinary cricket legacy, with anecdotes about the passionate following the domestic game has had there

V Ramnarayan

Third Man: Recollections From a Life in Cricket

First-class tales

May 9, 2015: V Ramnarayan's cricket memoir unearths anecdotal gems from a bygone era, with the story of his short yet eventful domestic career forming the backbone

Sharda Ugra


When the best is not the greatest

May 2, 2015: A new book brings science to bear on the cricket ratings game - and largely succeeds

S Rajesh
Showing 1-20 of 415 First pageFirst Previous pagePrevious Next Next page Last Last page


Tape-ball tales

The Cricket Monthly: The form of the game that gave Karachi its unique cricketing identity
TCM November issue

    Simmons says his piece; WICB's move now

Tony Cozier: The West Indies coach, under investigation by the board, has presented his case for why he believes there is interference in selection

Golden ducks for a cause

Liam Cromar: The Primary Club, a charity founded by inept batsmen, has been supporting blind cricketers in England for six decades

    Test cricket needs to hurry it up

Ian Chappell: Introducing tweaks like four-day games will be pointless unless players and officials show more urgency to keep the game moving

Can South Africa trust in Tabraiz Shamsi?

Luke Alfred: If they are serious about improving their T20 record, they could do worse than give Titans' promising chinaman bowler a look-in

News | Features Last 7 days

The difference between Nagpur and Nottingham

One home advantage is not better or worse than the other, but this pitch had variable turn, bounce and pace to go with the fact that pitches that turn from ball one get worse with time

'Ridiculous waste of time and wrong decision'

In five minutes, Nathan Lyon was twice ruled not-out, controversially. The Twitter world did not hold back

Ross Taylor treats himself

How Ross Taylor reconciled with New Zealand cricket and made the highest score by a visiting batsman in Australia

A six-ton Test, and Imran's prolific 30s

Plus: most runs in a Test by a New Zealander, and c&b by the same bowler twice in a Test

South Africa fall to record lows

Stats highlights from the second day's play in Nagpur, where South Africa collapsed to their lowest total since their return to Test cricket

News | Features Last 7 days