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

“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

Sri Lanka v England ODI series: Former SL all-rounder Dinusha Fernando on the problems in Sri Lankan cricket

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 on the D’Oliveira affair, The 100, Joe Root and the future of Test Cricket

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