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Things Have Changed

by Bill Ricquier /

Image: “The famous duck: Bradman bowled by Bowes at the MCG, in front of a world record crowd assembled to see Bradman defeat Bodyline” Newspaper … Read More

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Double Trouble

by Bill Ricquier /

When Ben Stokes made 258 against South Africa at Cape Town in January 2016 he became the second Englishman in three months to have made … Read More

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Carry On Batting

by Bill Ricquier /

The Boxing Day Test between South Africa and England at Durban saw the fiftieth instance in Test cricket of a batsman carrying his bat through … Read More

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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