An Early Look at the 2020 T20 World Cup

James Nixon | 12:01am GMT 22 February 2020 The seventh ICC T20 World Cup of 2020 will take place in Australia later this year. It will be the first time since 2016 that a T20 World Cup has been held and excitement is already building among fans and those looking to place an early bet […]

Sir Home Gordon Bart.

Martin Chandler | 2:56am GMT 23 February 2020 The In 1631 King Charles 1 created a Baronetcy of Embo, Sutherland for Sir John Gordon. At the time the purpose of the reward of a Baronetcy was, effectively, to raise funds. The title was a hereditary one which passed down through legitimate male heirs. The Baronet […]

Arthur, Frank and Harold

Martin Chandler | 10:12am GMT 22 February 2020 There were three Gilligan brothers, the younger two of whom, Arthur and Harold, were England captains. Elder brother Frank was also a fine cricketer, who might also have played at the highest level had he not chosen a teaching career. As a brethren the three were fortunate […]

The Hundred Tournament 2020- preview & ante-post betting

Cricket Web Team | 12:01am GMT 16 February 2020 England welcome The Hundred Tournament in July 2020 Review: This new tournament will be the first of its kind and follow the following format. The Hundred tournament will have each team facing just 100 balls, ensuring breakneck action, played by two teams each playing a single […]

Not The Spin – A Look at a Cricket Fanzine

Martin Chandler | 4:16am GMT 16 February 2020 I was born around 200 miles from Old Trafford, so I am not a Lancastrian by birth. Having arrived in this world however my parents, with no connection to the place other than my father having the opportunity to go and work on the Fylde coast when […]

A Look at Louis Duffus

Martin Chandler | 1:08am GMT 09 February 2020 Louis Duffus was born in 1904, one of five children, in Melbourne. His parents took their family to England before moving on to South Africa. It is not entirely clear what Duffus Senior did for a living, but he seems to have been self-employed and, as is […]

Indian Cricket Premier League – who will become champions?

Cricket Web Team | 12:01am GMT 01 February 2020 The Indian Cricket Premier League, or IPL for short, is a showcase for the world’s greatest talent of the sport. 2019 marked the 12th season for this wildly popular league and it did not disappoint. Throughout the season there were surprises and some truly spectacular performances […]

The Cricket Quarterly

Martin Chandler | 10:39pm GMT 01 February 2020 It may only have been around for eight years, half a century ago, but there is something about The Cricket Quarterly. The redoubtable Rowland Bowen departed this mortal coil in 1978 without any real recognition of his contribution to cricket literature, but that has all changed now. […]

IPL 2020 Season Preview: Can anyone defeat the Mumbai Indians?

Cricket Web Team | 10:18am GMT 25 January 2020 The 2020 IPL season is almost upon us and the eight franchises will once again be battling it out to win the prestigious crown. The Mumbai Indians are the reigning champions, having secured their fourth title last season by beating the Chennai Super Kings in a […]