The Cricket Tier
Sep 12, 2018
When I saw the headline below that Basil D'Oliveira was to receive the freedom of the city it brought a smile to my face. Ten years ago it wouldn't have. As ten years ago I had no idea about Basil D'Oliveira's history and what he'd been through, but then six or seven years ago I read Peter Osborne's brilliant book.
Aug 26, 2018
All Out For Cricket in The City is happening once again this year – and we here at The Cricket Tier are thrilled to let you know it is and support it once again ourselves. Please find all the information for the event below:
Jul 31, 2018
Virat Kohli has thrived all around the world in Test cricket – except England. As the Indian captain prepares for his return to English soil, for the Test series starting tomorrow, research from StarPick shows just how badly he struggled on India’s 2014 tour – and how he’ll need to improve this time around.
Jun 16, 2018
I've never really read much about the thoughts of Lancashire Cricket Club fans about their own team, but to be honest it's not actually something I thought I was missing in my life. I've read other general cricket magazines along with match reports on websites and I've listened to numerous pundits on the television give their opinion.
May 31, 2018
A new cricket podcast from BBC Radio 5 live and BBC Asian Network features chat, debate and world-class special guests with a focus on the passionate South Asian cricketing community. Presented by World Cup winning England Women’s player Isa Guha, passionate Pakistani fan and stand-up comedian Aatif Nawaz and host Ankur Desai.
May 23, 2018
Joe Root has confirmed the team for the first Test Match vs Pakistan that starts tomorrow at Lords, with Dom Bess making his debut and Jos Buttler being recalled. England: Alastair Cook, Mark Stoneman, Dawid Malan, Joe Root (c), Jonny Bairstow (w), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood, Stuart Broad, James Anderson, Dom Bess.
Mar 7, 2018
Australia exposed South Africa's batting problems with a ruthless performance in Durban. The Baggy Greens ripped through the South African line-up with frightening ease. Reverse swing master Mitchell Starc wreaked havoc and had the hosts back in the changing room one after the other.
Feb 23, 2018
Joe Root's England side will be hoping to bounce back from a disappointing Ashes series when they take on Kane Williamson's New Zealand next month in two Test Matches. The series, which starts with a day/night fixture in Auckland, is sure to be played in an entertaining fashion with both sides packed with explosive talent.