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Thursday, September 20, 2018

How Scotland nearly defied the cricketing establishment

Deputy sports editor Jason Segall discusses the new Cricket World Cup format and whether it is detrimental to the growth of cricket as a sport.

Smith’s Kingdom Collapses in Ball Tampering Scandal

Deputy sports editor Jason Segall has his say on revelations that Australian cricket captain Steve Smith and others deliberately cheated in a recent test match against South Africa.

Crushing defeat for England in the Ashes, but Flickers of Hope...

As the dust settles on England's Ashes defeat Down Under, deputy sports editor Jason Segall ponders if there are any positives to take.

Are England heading for disaster Down Under?

Deputy sports editor Jason Segall reflects on the Ben Stokes drama and assesses the squad England's selectors have picked to travel Down Under to face Australia.

Varsity Success for Saints Cricketers Despite Rain

Jason Segall travels down to Edinburgh to report on the inaugural Cricket Varsity match from the Carlton Cricket Club

Caribbean Revival: Are the Windies on the Road to Redemption?

Harry Dean takes a look to see if the West Indies can once again become a cricketing superpower.

Successful summer for England, but batting dilemmas remain

Jason Segall reflects on an interesting summer of cricket to look forward towards an impending Ashes down under.

How can we save Test cricket?

If you look at just about any statistic, test match cricket is on its way out. This year’s boxing day test in Melbourne, the...

Joe Root and the fine art of cricketing leadership

Leaders are not one and the same. They are not uniform. Whether within or outside of sport, you will rarely find leaders who are...

Captain Cook resigns: What’s next for England?

Deputy sport editor Jason Segall offers his thoughts on the resignation of Alastair Cook as England Cricket captain and contemplates the legacy he has left behind, as well as potential replacements.