Cricket is the world's second most popular spectator sport after football. Nowadays countries conduct many tournaments like T20s, ODIs and even Test matches. A lot of countries play the game and many are still improving to get to the international level. The sport has helped the country and the players in
England will face a very different New Zealand side, from the one they triumphed 2-0 over back in 2013. It was the last time the Kiwi's lost in eight test series following an amazing transformation led by dynamic skipper Brendon McCullum.
It is testimony to the ICC future tours fixed programme,
Discarded England batsman Kevin Pietersen has sent the most timely of reminders to the new England Cricket structure with an unbeaten triple century for his county side Surrey, in their County Championship match with Leicestershire.
Pietersen finished on 326 not out, on a dramatic day in the English County Championship.
Bangladesh defeated England by 15 runs today at Adelaide and qualified for the quarter finals, subsequently eliminating England from the group stage of the tournament. Their win also enabled Sri Lanka to qualify for the knockouts, as they remain at no. 4 with 6 points. Bangladesh meanwhile, are at no.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni can lay claim to being one of India's finest limited-overs captains. He has won every ODI trophy available with the World Cup, the Champions trophy and the World T20 titles all under his belt at various points in his career.
The fact that he can also lay claim
The English cricket team has been in dire straits for the last six months or so. A brutal thrashing in the Ashes was followed by a disappointing performance at the World T20 where they somehow conspired to lose to the Netherlands and failed to make a semi-final spot.
The disappointing nature
England bowler, Graeme Swann has revealed he decided to retire during the Ashes competition because his bowling was "awful" and he felt "powerless".
The 34 Year old plans to quit the game at the end of the season and say he got to a point where he felt he was no