Skittled

Skittled

🕔16:14, 7.Aug 2015

by Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (August 6th 2015) Humiliated It took less than 20 overs for England to all but secure the Ashes. Michael Clarkeʼs Australia were humiliated by England – dismissed in 18.3 overs for a paltry 60.

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The Black Bradman’s Centenary (Part Two)

The Black Bradman’s Centenary (Part Two)

🕔12:02, 2.May 2015

by Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (May 28th 2009) A Rare Talent The series was drawn, but Headley had already proved that he was a rare talent. The following series pitted two of the greatest batsmen of the pre-war era

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The Fourth Member – Hard Lessons

The Fourth Member – Hard Lessons

🕔00:28, 2.May 2015

by Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (May 10 2009) Roots The oldest rivalry in cricket began in 1877, more than twenty years before the sport’s first governing body, the Imperial Cricket Conference was established in 1909. The member nations were

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Reaping Rewards

Reaping Rewards

🕔18:03, 1.May 2015

by Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (February 5th 2013) Simply the Best There can be no doubt that South is by far the best team in the world. The Proteas dominate the new rankings. They crushed Pakistan by 211 runs.

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Making Amends

Making Amends

🕔14:07, 1.May 2015

by Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (May 12 2009) Better Late Than Never They wanted to play in the IPL and after the Allen Stanford fiasco the ECB agreed, so Kevin Pietersen, Andrew Flintoff, Owais Shah, Ravi Bopara and Paul

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Stuffed Shirts

Stuffed Shirts

🕔13:49, 1.May 2015

by Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (May 12 2009) Opportunity Knocks Sir Allen Stanford is more than a controversial figure; he was quite simply never fit to do business with. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) reacted to the

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The Black Bradman’s Centenary (Part One)

The Black Bradman’s Centenary (Part One)

🕔13:30, 1.May 2015

by Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (May 28th 2009) Special It’s over-used and almost devoid of meaning, but George Headley really was special. Had he lived Jamaica would be celebrating the centenary of the greatest batsman the Caribbean island produced

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Protectionism

Protectionism

🕔13:14, 1.May 2015

by Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (February 1st 2013) Controversial England recently surrendered top place in the ICC rankings to South Africa. Among the players now representing cricket’s top team is Rory Kleinveldt. The 29-year-old is no stranger to controversy.

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Unexpected Views

Unexpected Views

🕔10:53, 1.May 2015

by Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (February 1st 2013) The Bigger Problem There’s no doubt that overseas add to the quality of English cricket. Some of the greats played for English counties. Sir Richard Hadlee, Sir Vivian Richards, Andy Roberts,

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Embracing Technology

Embracing Technology

🕔16:42, 13.Apr 2015

by Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (July 26th 2013) New Challenges There are only twelve elite umpires now and eight of them are ineligible for the Ashes series. That’s ten Test Matches between the four remaining umpires. Simon Taufel had

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