Clive Lloyd holds the trophy aloft after West Indies defeated England in the 1979 World Cup final at Lord’s.

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Ghosts follow this West Indies team. Like every other squad who’ve travelled from the Caribbean to England in the last couple of decades they’re haunted by the...
The fenced-off square at London Fields, where play has been suspended at weekends for the whole season due to social pressures on green spaces in Hackney

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After three long months of waiting, recreational cricketers across the country were cheered when Boris Johnson announced that play would finally be able to commence on 11...
Kane Williamson congratulates England players. ‘He’s an unbelievable guy,’ says Eoin Morgan, who went for a drink in the New Zealand dressing room after the game.

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During lockdown, Eoin Morgan started watching last year’s World Cup final on loop. He hadn’t actually seen the whole match back until recently, when he got a...
Stuart Broad is looking to force his way back into the England team after being left out for the First Test against West Indies.

England to keep faith in Jos Buttler while Ben Foakes waits in the wings...

Jos Buttler looks set to keep the gloves for the must-win second Test against West Indies this week but Chris Silverwood, the England head coach, accepts the...
England in the nets at the Ageas Bowl, where there was much to enjoy despite their losing effort in the first Test against West Indies.

England need to explore the depth of their bowling options at Old Trafford |...

England lose and there is so much to applaud. In the wake of West Indies’ victory heated debates have long since commenced. Where was Stuart Broad? Fancy...
When England won the World Cup at Lord’s.

The sad goodbye when you give up your Lord’s seats after 15 seasons |...

Margaret, two seats away from us, married a man who didn’t like cricket. He hadn’t noticed that their daughter’s initials were LBW. Barbara and her pals in...
England’s Jos Buttler runs out New Zealand’s Martin Guptill off the last ball of the super over to win the World Cup at Lord’s on 14 July 2019

Trevor Bayliss: ‘Winning the World Cup still gives me goose bumps’ | Sport

The pandemic prevented Trevor Bayliss from collecting his OBE last month but the World Cup-winning former England coach – a phrase the man himself would take serious...
Jofra Archer plays an attacking shot during the first Test

Jofra Archer proves his point but Jermaine Blackwood has the last laugh | Andy...

Jofra Archer was in the mood. You could see it in his batting early on Sunday morning. Crack! He lashed Jason Holder through long-off. Smack! He thrashed...
Jofra Archer celebrates after trapping West Indies’ Shamarh Brooks lbw for a duck.

England-West Indies boxset saves the best drama for thrilling finale | Cricket

It has been a remarkable and at times emotional week in the bubble, one that – after a four-month wait – has reminded us just how ruddy...
The players share hand sanitiser at Tilford Cricket Club.

Summer finally arrives at England’s clubs where they live for cricket | Andy Bull...

By midday, I was getting twitchy. The sun was out, the sky was blue and the season was starting. “There can be no summer in this land...

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