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
When Christmas is over, what’s left? The long days with nothing happening that seem to have no point, when you’re trying to keep yourself awake after stuffing yourself the previous day.
What better way to fill that time than with a test match? The Boxing Day Test match is a tradition
Ah Christmas! A time of endless joy. A period of too much food, too much booze and too much time with that uncle who won't stop telling you that 9/11 was an inside job.
It truly is a magical time of the year with a cacophony of unique sensory delights; the
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
The Women's World T20 concluded in the early hours of Sunday morning with Australia winning the title for the fourth time via a comfortable eight wicket win over England in Antigua.
After the high of last year's ODI Women's World Cup in England this tournament had a lot to live up
The ICC Women’s World T20 kicks off this Friday in the West Indies with a unique identity. The standalone nature of the tournament marks the first time the event will run separately to the men’s format, amidst a growing demand and consumption of the women’s game.
The final of last year’s
In March 2001, Graham Thorpe gave a lesson on how to bat in Asia. With England and Sri Lanka locked at 1-1 in the third and final Test, Thorpe walked to the centre of the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground in Colombo with his side on 66 for 3, still 175
England find themselves in the unusual position this month of being favourites for a series in Asia. On the back of Trevor Bayliss and Eoin Morgan's continuing success in white ball cricket they arrived in Sri Lanka as the number one ranked ODI side in the world, travelling to a side who
Mike Brearley is cricket's answer to Freud and Aristotle. Part psychoanalyst, part philosopher, it was said of him by Australian opponent Rodney Hogg that 'he has a degree in people', and his leadership was so invaluable that he played 39 tests as a specialist batsman with an average of just 22.88.
At the helm of England between 1977 and 1980 and
Tim Bresnan is a man who has experienced cricket at both international and county level. The Yorkshire all-rounder famously took the wicket that retained the Ashes for England in the 2010/11 series and he has scored more than 8,000 runs and taken more than 700 wickets for his county since