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Monday, September 23, 2019

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...

Cricket Club suffers false start to season

Cancelled fixtures puts league completion in doubt  Lack of warm up matches affects team performances For Men’s Cricketers in St Andrews, the season is short...

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...

Preview: Cricket World Cup 2019

There is surely nothing more quintessentially English than a spot of cricket on a warm summer’s day. For all its quirky oddities and perceived...

England vs India preview: Will the home side prevail again?

If England is the birthplace of cricket, then India is surely its rowdy university frat house. Nowhere else in the world does cricket have...

Seagulls in Barbados: a review

If England’s latest fiasco against the West Indies is anything to go by, Barbados is, while paradisiacal in almost every sense, a rather tricky...

Top Australian cricket side stops off to play in St Andrews

An out-of-the-blue email, sent without any prior notification, opened the door for the St Andrews Staff and Postgraduate Cricket Club to face an Australian...

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.

Saints come off second best to Edinburgh in Varsity thrillers

 The Scottish weather is very rarely conducive to cricket, least of all in mid-September. It is easy to understand, therefore, that there were a...

Scotland squad for tour of the Middle East bears many new...

Scotland's squad announcement for their tour to Afghanistan is shrouded in controversy. James Gray reports.