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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

‘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

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.

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...

Alastair Cook’s spin masterclass

James Gray breaks down Alastair Cook's secrets of batting against spin

Sri Lankan sojourn for Men’s Cricket Club

Cricket tour to Sri Lanka throws up stories, success - and some devious spin bowling

England slump to crippling test series defeat against India

Jason Segall offers an excellent review of England's dismal test performance in India this winter, where they lost 4-0 to the world's best team.

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...

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

DRS: Our one chance to fix it

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

In defence of Alistair Cook

It has been a traumatic six months for the young England Captain but as his Sri Lankan counterpart proved, there is light at the end of the tunnel