Match fixing in cricket

Match fixing in cricket

When an average person thinks about cricket, they do so by imagining a group of docile, and reservedly-enthusiastic Britons, happy about something the rest of the world doesn’t care about. The truth is that cricket is very popular in certain countries, India first and foremost, so it is like enjoying your Unibet welcome bonus offer, completely unaware that there are such things as betting on cockfights, or like misjudging the…

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News from the international cricket scene

News from the international cricket scene

Here is the latest scoop on the internationally-acclaimed sport – cricket, for your enjoyment. Pope is a hero Lloyd Pope is an Australian bowler, and is now a world-famous player, after his leg breaks and wrong’uns took England by surprise, and secured not only a win, but also the best figures in the history of Under-19 Cricket World Cup. There is no way for us not to compare Pope with…

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How to Bet on Cricket – 3 Steps to Betting on Cricket

How to Bet on Cricket – 3 Steps to Betting on Cricket

Cricket is a sport which has been favored in the UK for most of the time, but as time went on since its inception in the late 16th century, Cricket became much more popular and is nowadays played in Australasia, the West Indies, India, southern Africa and the British Isles. Betting on Cricket, however, takes a bit more than just plain luck as something like slot machines so frequently require,…

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Ben Stokes’ England Suspension Lifted

Ben Stokes’ England Suspension Lifted

Ben Stokes, one of the best cricket players in the world and the IPL’s most valuable player in 2017, is back in the game, as the ECB’s 13 board members decided to allow him to return to international cricket. The board issued a statement judging that “it would not be fair, reasonable or proportionate for him to remain unavailable for a further indeterminate period.” Stokes had been unavailable for selection…

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Ashes: Australia Celebrates a 120-runs Victory Over England

Ashes: Australia Celebrates a 120-runs Victory Over England

England’s dreams of an unlikely victory were put to rest last Wednesday as Australia took 2-0 lead in the Second Ashes Test in Adelaide, winning by 120 runs. Blasting out England’s six remaining batsmen in a crushing display of fast bowling put the hosts on course to regain one of the most honorable prizes in cricket. For all of us who love cricket, Pinnacle promotions 2018 offers the chance to…

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Farewell My Dreamboat

Farewell My Dreamboat

Peacock opened up with child prodigy Edwin Moulton knowing they’d have to dig in early doors. The outfield was soaked despite best efforts from the groundsman and any shot in the first 10 overs didn’t recover full value, lots of 1’s & 2’s being run making it tough watching for the spectators. Ryan Wilson was particularly impressive, recently back from injury I’m being told he bowled with impressive control and…

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Gerry rescues Chorley 2nds

Gerry rescues Chorley 2nds

This week saw Darwen travel to the mighty Windsor Park in a game that was a bit of a dead rubber but still a chance for some late season runs/wickets. Jack Bentham volunteered to take a turn scoring as he is still recovering from his bout of new monia, not to be confused with the old monia he had a couple of years back. Mawdy as per lost the toss,…

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Windsor Park work well underway

Windsor Park work well underway

THE depths of winter might be approaching, but we are already looking forward to next season at Windsor Park as progress continues apace on the revamped changing and pavilion area. To ensure the work is completed in good time for next season, demolition of the old bar was completed just days after the final game of the 2013 season. That game, a home first team clash against Fleetwood, was marked…

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Ben Duckett Suspended for Pouring Drink Over Jimmy Anderson

Ben Duckett Suspended for Pouring Drink Over Jimmy Anderson

England’s Ashes tour plunged to a new low on Saturday after the Lions batsman Ben Duckett was expelled from the weekend’s tour match in Perth and left facing punishment for pouring a pint over bowler James Anderson in a bar in Perth. The incident did not involve any members of the public or the police. The incident might seem insignificant, but it left the head coach Trevor Bayliss furious, not…

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Best Cricket Grounds in the UK

Best Cricket Grounds in the UK

It is not an easy task to choose the best of so many great cricket venues. In comprising this list, we took into account the history, atmosphere, aesthetics, as well as the quality of facilities. Lord’s, London Lord’s is the home of cricket and for this reason it simply has to be at the top of our list. It is a ground filled with tradition, culture and history, with some…

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