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Crikey O’Reilly!!

by Bill Ricquier /

Crikey O’Reilly !! Crikey O’Reilly ? Is Crikey O’Reilly the latest Irish cricketer to make his debut for England in an otherwise forgettable one – … Read More

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Curtain Call

by Bill Ricquier /

For much of the game there was a slightly underwhelming feel about the Royal London One -Day Cup Final between Gloucestershire and Surrey at Lord’s … Read More

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Farewell My Lovely

by Bill Ricquier /

So there it is. Eighteen days of hectic, sometimes bizarre cricket and the 2015 Investec Ashes is all over. There is plenty for England to … Read More

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Margin Call

by Bill Ricquier /

Can a cricket team” bounce back” from a defeat by a margin of 405 runs? This is the task facing England as they prepare for … Read More

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A Giant Departs

by Bill Ricquier /

  CC BY-SA 4.0 : Image: Kumar Sangakkara batting in his final ODI in Sri Lanka.JPG   Where does Kumar Sangakkara stand in the pantheon … Read More

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Kept in Reserve

by Bill Ricquier /

Image: By Aravind Sivaraj (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons New Zealand had an interesting selection quandary in the second Test against … Read More

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All Square

by Bill Ricquier /

England v New Zealand in a Test match at Lord’s, May 2004. Image by Peter Meade  licensed under  CC BY 2.0 As the rain poured down on … Read More

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A Test of Character

by Bill Ricquier /

If there is a better Test match this Ashes summer than the first Test between England and New Zealand at Lord’s then cricket supporters are … Read More