2010 ICC Womens World T20: Pakistan versus Sri Lanka
By: D. Victor
Group B of the 2010 ICC Women's World T20 began with two evenly matched teams facing off. Sri Lanka Women and Pakistan Women would have to jostle for cellar position in a group that contained powerhouses New Zealand and sub-continental powerhouse India. The winner of...
By: D. Victor
The first major clash of the ICC Women's World T20 occurred in the second game of the tournament. Group A had a clash of the powerhouses of women's cricket – England and Australia. The clash was expected to be keenly contested and the result certainly...
By: D. Victor
After losing the first ODI to the South Africa, the West Indies were hoping for improvements in all departments of the game. Their batting, bowling and fielding needed serious improvement for them to stand any chance against the disciplined South Africans. South Africa was looking...
By: Malcolm Crehan
The origins of cricket are somewhat obscure and the source of much speculation. One theory, which sounds feasible, is that shepherds would pass the time using their crooks to hit stones that were being 'bowled' while standing in front of a gate. There is also...
Test batting scores: The five highest team totals in Test history
By: D. Victor
Cricket is a batsman's game and a statistician's delight as well. More than any other sport, statistics play an important role in cricket and help to add some context to the game—particularly Test cricket, which has no official championship. In over 120 years of...
Cricket: Top 5 Test wicket takers of the 2000s
By: D. Victor
Sometimes the top lists in cricket throw up a few surprises, with unexpected names at or near the top of them. However, the top five Test wicket-takers of the first decade after the turn of the millennium have no real surprises. Spinners dominate the top...
By: Ian Farquharson
The Ashes series played between England and Australia is one of the premier events in Test cricket and always generates huge interest when it comes around. It is played approximately every couple of years with each country taking a turn to play at home. 2010...
By: D. Victor
Australia and West Indies had keen contests since the famous tied match at Brisbane in the 1960/61 Test series. Both teams also participated in the first-ever tied ODI. On this occasion, the two teams faced off in first match of the best-of-three finals. The venue...
By: D. Victor
England and the West Indies had a few close ODI encounters and the two teams had the distinction of participating in the first three two-run victories in ODI cricket. What’s interesting is that the English and West Indians had those three thrillers within a...
By: D. Victor
After England enjoyed a thrilling two-run win over the West Indies in the group phase of the Benson and Hedges World Series Cup Down Under, the West Indies turned the tables in the same series. The West Indies exacted revenge against their former colonial masters...

 

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