Your Tournament Guide to the ICC Women’s World T20

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

England cricket sensation Sophia Dunkley discusses her first international call-up ahead of the Women’s World T20

The last year has been one to savour for Sophia Dunkley. At just 20 years of age, the Surrey Stars all-rounder helped her side claim their first Kia Super League title in August, before she was named in the England senior team for the first time ahead of this month's

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

Ashes hero Tim Bresnan on the impact of international cricket on the county scene and what England can expect going forward

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

“It’s been great being on a similar journey with teammates I’ve known for years”: Surrey’s Ollie Pope on his hot start to the cricket season and sharing a dressing room with friends

Despite the fledgling County Cricket season, there have already been a number of noteworthy incidents.  We’ve seen Peter Siddle bowling in a beanie. We’ve seen the aforementioned beanie-wearing Siddle break Rilee Rossouw's bat in quite hilarious fashion.  And we’ve also seen the coming-of-age of a young Surrey team that are ready to

“I was not put on this earth to play cricket”: Lewis Hatchett on missing half a rib cage, the stigma of body image and an extraordinary drive to defeat adversity

Sat opposite Lewis Hatchett in a coastal tearoom bustling with activity on a rare sun-drenched afternoon, it is difficult to fathom that the former Sussex seamer is anything but the archetypal fast bowler. Tall, broad shouldered with a confident stride, his retirement two summers ago at the age of just

Sarah Taylor: cricket, anxiety and a dog

On first impressions when England wicketkeeper Sarah Taylor met me on a busy southwest London road, she emanated a bubbly confidence. So, it surprised me when she told me later during the interview she had been feeling anxious about our meeting. Her friendly nature was infectious. She insisted on carrying a rather