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Roundheads and Cavaliers

by Bill Ricquier /

The two semi-finals of the 2019 men’s Cricket World Cup could hardly have been more different from one another. Yet both games contained elements that … Read More

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Six Down, Three to Go

by Bill Ricquier /

The so-called group stage of the 2019 men’s Cricket World Cup has been an unqualified success. Group stage seems odd nomenclature because of course there … Read More

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Jockeying for Position

by Bill Ricquier /

Twelve days, and fifteen matches, including the washout at the Ageas Bowl today (Monday 10 June) seems a good time to see where we are … Read More

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Men’s World Cup 1987

by Bill Ricquier /

The fourth men’s World Cup, the Reliance Cup, the first to be held outside England, was a great success in every way. Staged in India … Read More

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Men’s World Cup 1996

by Bill Ricquier /

Despite the undoubted romance and popularity of the result – a win for previously unheralded Sri Lanka – the Wills World Cup of 1996 was … Read More

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The Prudential Cup 1975

by Bill Ricquier /

2019 promises to be a tremendous summer of cricket in England: the men’s World Cup, the men’s Ashes, the women’s Ashes; surely we’ve never seen … Read More