Middlesex TOILet Humour
This our final caption competition of the close season. See what you can make of this headline? Adelaide has opted to be the judge
We Ain't Going to Stanford it. Part 4 of 6
Beefy reports on the richest game in cricket history as part of his Stanford tour reporting. This the fourth out of six pieces. For those who missed 1-3 and can be asked please click on links. Meanwhile, enjoy reading about the build up and the ultimate heartbreak
Virat Rules Cricket Batting: Top 3 In Every Format
Not only are India top 3 in every format...but Virat Kohli is top three in every format...according to the ICC rankings
Bangladesh Finally Make Their Indian Debut
Contrary to some suggestions that India has snubbed Bangladesh by not hosting them for a Test series for over 16 years since their Test debut back in 2000, which incidentally occured versus India, the BCCI which was instrumental in getting Bangladesh Test status has been a benefactor for the Bangladesh cricket board all these years since.
DO YOU MIND? I AM TRYING TO WORK! TAUNTON DAY FOUR
Ged Ladd describes the fourth day of the Taunton match from his work perspective. Having spent part of the previous week in Scarborough and having scheduled more time off the coming Thursday and Friday for the test match, Ged was planning on getting his work done during the Somerset match…until the match got very interesting! There are links to MTWD reports covering all 4 days at end of the report to confirm it really happened. This was the day most of us dared to believe we could really be champions.
Pujara To Lead Rest of India in Irani Cup
Pujara leads a strong Rest of India team against Gujarat starting tomorrow January 20th at Cricket Club of India's venerable Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. Recently the Rest of India has done really well against the Ranji Champions with the Rest winning 9 out of the previous 11 ocassions. This time too the pattern is likely to be the same. The match also has some added interest as the one-off Test against Bangladesh and the four Test series against Australia is coming up soon. A good performance here will definitely catch the selectors' eye in case any slots open up in the Test team, either from injury or lack of form.
New Year, New Captain is 2017 the one?
Welcome to 2017 everyone. The club skipper Tom Abell will welcome you I am sure as will the rest of the squad who have all been stating their desire to get on with this season after having a good go at winning the CC1 for the first time last summer. What are the prospects and what are we in store for... so many years of promise that haven't delivered. Is this the one that will?
I was there
Just in case that Championship win has begun to fade, London Leprechaun gives another perspective on that final day with some reminders of previous Championship wins many years ago, which show just how special it was to win at our own home. Read on and enjoy the memories again.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni Steps Down as Limited Overs Captain
India's most successful captain in both the limited over and Test format has called it quits on captaincy. He remains available for selection as a specialist wicketkeeper batsman. This is indeed very noble of him, as even now there is nobody who can fill his quite enormous boots as keeper/batsman in the limited format. Virat Kohli the logical succesor to Dhoni will be grateful that he has decided to ease the transition. Like his Test retirement, this has been a low-key affair that has kept the team's needs in mind. This sums up the man.
Seasonal Caption Competition
To keep the festive spirit going here is a caption for scope for something to test your creative juices for something apt