Posts by James Doan

  • Blog Opinion

    It’s not completely hopeless for England

    England's recent capitulation in Dhaka left many keen observers fearing a 5-0 whitewash as England take on the number one-ranked team in India. But there is hope...

    James Doan
  • Bangladesh

    Can the Tigers emulate Sri Lanka’s growth?

    Despite suffering the heartache of losing the first Test against England by just 22 runs, there are plenty of reasons for supporters of Bangladesh cricket to be cheerful.

    James Doan
  • Australia

    The seven greatest cricket sledges

    England all-rounder Ben Stokes intimated that umpires should have a more relaxed approach when it comes to a few verbals flying round on the pitch.

    James Doan
  • Blog Opinion

    Top five English batsmen never to play a Test

    Somerset's James Hildreth is now closing in on 15,000 First-Class runs. His average of 44.04 including 38 centuries ranks him among the best English batsmen never to play a Test.

    James Doan
  • Kevin Pietersen
    Blog Opinion

    Cricketers and their footballing counterparts

    Over the last few years, comparisons have been drawn between the self-proclaimed 'universe boss', Chris Gayle, and Manchester United forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

    James Doan
  • Yasir Shah: What a summer he had
    England

    Five internationals who dazzled this summer

    James Doan looks at five international cricketers who thrilled us with dazzling displays with bat and ball this summer.

    James Doan
  • News

    Top five England innings against Bangladesh

    As England prepare for next month’s trip to Bangladesh, James Doan looks at some of the most memorable innings played by England batsmen against ‘The Tigers’ since they gained Test status in 2000.

    James Doan