IPL big buys were mostly a waste of cash

Early in the year the IPL held an auction for teams to buy players who had either been released by previous sides, or who were new to the market. A hefty chunk of cash was spent, but did the teams get value for their money?

Who's in the frame to replace Moores?

What the ECB had not done when the decision to shed themselves of Peter Moores was made was work out who would replace him.

Opinion: Common sense abandoned by Zim

Zimbabwe's cricketers have boarded a plane to Pakistan, departing Harare on Monday afternoon after much uncertainty, and the cricket world will watch the next 10 days with bated breath.

Stat Attack: SA's top award nominees

Cricket South Africa will host their gala awards evening on 3 June, with AB de Villiers in line to defend his Cricketer of the Year title, and if it were up to a public vote he'd be a dead certainty.

Strauss has got the KP call wrong

Kevin Pietersen's England career ended at Sydney 15 months ago. Even his staunchest supporters, and perhaps even the man himself, knew that. While a glimmer of hope appeared on the horizon it was really just a mirage.