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Start Me Up

by Bill Ricquier /

It was impossible not to feel sorry for Simon Kerrigan, the Lancashire slow left arm bowler, as he made his troubled, not to say calamitous, … Read More

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Eleven

by Bill Ricquier /

Two events in the last few weeks, the heroics of Ashton Agar at the first Ashes Test at Trent Bridge, and the retirement of the … Read More

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What’s in a Name

by Bill Ricquier /

The Reverend Sydney Smith – the ‘Smith of Smiths’ – said that his idea of Heaven was to be eating foie gras to the sound … Read More

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The Honourable Draw

by Bill Ricquier /

Something happened twice in 2012-13 which had only happened once before in the history of Test cricket. A side batting last and going into the … Read More