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Saturday, August 17, 2019

In defence of tradition

St Andrews is an institution steeped in tradition. This grand old estab­lishment is a testament to the power of history. The very essence of...

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...

It’s Just Not Cricket

On Thursday of last week three Pakistani cricketers were jailed for their involvement in a plot to bowl no-balls at specific points during a...

England’s cricket woes continue after loss against Bangladesh

England's drawn test series with Bangladesh came as a surprise to many, but it was much of the same for a team that has struggled in the batting department for some time.

Record numbers return for pre-season

For the second year in a row, St Andrews welcomed a record number of students back to the Bubble for its most successful pre-season...

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.

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.

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...

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...

Finally! England crack the ODI enigma to reach cricketing nirvana

The 9th March 2015 will be a date forever inextricably seared into my memory. I was in my A-level history class that morning, with...