The Cricket Analyst - Simon Hughes

CRICKET ANALYST ANDROID APP RELEASED

Throughout my career I have been fascinated by the range and depth of cricket. My passion for analysing and writing started while still a player, with newspaper columns, my books and TV work as...

POWERPLAY WIMPS

PERFORMANCE IN BATTING POWERPLAY WORLD CUP 2011 (as at 22/3/11) Team   Runs   Wkts    balls fcd      S/r ——————————————— NZ           138      7        79          174.7 Pak          157...

WHAT NO YORKERS?

If any England players had seen last summer’s one-day international between Ireland and Australia in Dublin they might have had an inkling of what was about to happen. Australia mustered a decent 231 for...

STRAUSS’S LINK WITH GOLF

It is early days but Andrew Strauss is currently the leading run scorer in this World Cup. There are many who will be surprised by that. Until he took over asEngland captain two years...

STRAUSS UPSTAGES SACHIN

Before yesterday there were many people who still had reservations about Andrew Strauss as a one day batsman. Those people will be silent now. His 157, England’s highest individual score in the World Cup, was a...

CRICKET ANALYST IPHONE APP RELEASED

Throughout my career I have been fascinated by the range and depth of cricket. My passion for analysing and writing started while still a player, with newspaper columns, my books and TV work as...

THE TV DEAL HAS CAUSED THIS SHEMOZZLE

Tuesday night in Cardiff was the definition of overkill. The worst crowd ever known for a serious England home match. There were five thousand at best huddled in their seats, trying not to watch...

CRICKET – SPORT OR THEATRE?

The history of cricket is littered with strange scorelines. There is Railways (Pakistan) making 910 for six declared and then bowling Dera Ismail Khan out for 31 and 27 to win by an innings...

THE REAL PROBLEM WITH KP

Kevin Pietersen is a man apart. He is not a team player in the usual sense of the word. This is not to say he is a divisive or disruptive influence, because he very...