“I can deal with it a lot easier now; you just have to pick and choose what situations you put yourself in” – England cricketer Sarah Taylor opens up about her anxiety after missing November’s World T20

It is now over a month since England suffered a heavy, eight-wicket defeat to Australia in the Women’s World T20 final. Despite ultimate disappointment that the side couldn’t add the Twenty20 title to their World Cup win in the 50-over format a year earlier, it was generally felt that Heather Knight’s

“There’s a reason why people who listen to cricket on the radio, call it the soundtrack to their summer.” — Adam Collins on purchasing broadcasting rights and the influence of new media

Sydney Cricket Ground. 1999. Over 40,000 Sydney-siders are cheering on Stuart MacGill as he takes seven wickets to seal another famous Ashes series victory for the Australians. Tens of thousands in the stadium are following every ball intently on their handheld radios. Fast forward two decades and one of those spectators,

Big Bash 2018/19 Preview

Widely regarded as one of world cricket’s premier T20 competitions, the Big Bash League (BBL) kicks off tomorrow. Defending champions Adelaide Strikers travel to face Brisbane Heat in the opening game of an expanded tournament that will see 56 group games — up from 40 last year — with the top

Mike Brearley ‘On Cricket’ — A book worthy of its place in any cricket fan’s Christmas stocking

Mike Brearley has had a remarkable life in and out of cricket, coming into close contact with people from many varied backgrounds and all parts of the globe. His career path from academia to county cricket to England captaincy — and then onto work as a psychoanalyst — is one that is

These are 2018’s leading six hitters

On the sixth day of Christmas the Sports Gazette gives to you... The cricketers who have hit the most sixes in 2018 from across the cricketing world. Men’s International Test matches — Shimron Hetmyer (West Indies) The 21-year-old Guyanese left-hander has hit seventeen sixes for the West Indies this year from just ten innings in five games. Despite an

“It’s very depressing at the moment” — Former Kenya paceman Peter Ongondo on Kenyan Cricket’s decline

Ask a cricket fan to name the semi-finalists at the 2003 World Cup and the first three teams will probably come to mind easily enough: Australia, India and Sri Lanka. The side that may be forgotten these days is the fairy tale team of that tournament: Kenya, still the only non-test