Tag: England Cricket Board

The Big Review (Part 2)

Now it’s time for part 2 of my review of the 2013 Ashes series. Today it’s the turn of the Australians and I think it’s fair to say that their ratings don’t match the 3-0 scoreline. Australia – 6/10 At times this Australian side…

The Big Review (Part 1)

England have regained the Ashes! Not that it was ever in doubt… A 3-0 scoreline does flatter our boys though, as I don’t think they were that much better than the Aussies. Here is my take on I think England performed throughout, with the…

Time for a revamp

Yet again cricket finds itself in another technological mire. Yesterday the Aussie media finally lost it, accusing players from both England (namely Kevin Pietersen) and Australia of using tape to cover up the edges of the bats in order to prevent the thermal imaging…

Should I Play or Should I Go (and have some physio)?

The rugby world was given a nasty surprise yesterday when former Scotland full-back Rory Lamont accused both the Scottish Rugby Union (SRU) and his former employers Toulon of forcing him to play on through injuries that could have played a part in his career…

Forget 1981, 2005 and 2010/11 – 2013 is going to be the best yet

Over the years there have been some truly amazing and career-defining Ashes series – from Botham’s Ashes at the start of the ‘80s to England’s first win Down Under for 24 years, England v Australia is a rivalry that sets a precedent for world…