13.9 C
Saint Andrews
Friday, July 19, 2019

Optimism abounds as cricket season draws near

Just when it seems that BUCS action had finished for the year, deputy sports editor Harry Dean previews cricket season for both the men's and women's first team.

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.

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...

Batting on: Men’s Cricket Club take recent relegation in their stride

The Ashes have been won, the sunshine is becoming less frequent, and around the country people are donning their pads and strolling out to...

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...

‘The spirit of cricket’ is nothing more than an illusion

The 'mankading' of Jos Butler was as lethal a blow to 'the spirit of cricket' as Alistair Cook's shameful treatment of his opposite number

DRS: Our one chance to fix it

James Gray laments the implementation of DRS and suggests a more honourable alternative

Saints Cricket: preview of the upcoming season

As the temperatures once again plummet towards the typical Scottish frigidity, the time for that most summery of sports is nearly upon us. After...

In review: A summer of sport

As a keen football fan, sum­mertime (as Lana Del Rey so accu­rately said) is one full of sadness. Yes, there are a number of...

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...