In the last few years it has been a constantly evolving task deciding which character in Joseph Heller’s novel Catch-22 the England cricket team and its massed corporate hierarchy most resemble.
In a new feature at HITC, we take a look at the past 24 hours at the 2015 Cricket World Cup and ahead to tomorrow's game.
Stuart Broad believes the reopening of the debate over Kevin Pietersen’s future is the last thing England need during a torturous World Cup campaign.
Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis both hit quick-fire centuries to guide South Africa to a comprehensive win over Ireland in Canberra.
England's Cricket World Cup campaign so far has not been pretty to watch. Where is it all going wrong?
The time-honoured practice of buying a pie and chips at the Melbourne cricket ground will cost fans under $10 due to price cuts across a range of food and drinks at the sporting arena.
Centuries from Lahiru Thirimanne and Kumar Sangakkara meant that Sri Lanka easily chased down England's total of 309 for six in Wellington.
If England are to qualify for the quarter-finals of the cricket World Cup then they need to start winning. And soon.
In the World Cup of 2011, England kept the tournament alive in the early stages by losing to Ireland and Bangladesh and beating West Indies and South Africa, thereby scraping into the quarter-finals before producing an anaemic performance against Sri Lanka.
On a balmy Abu Dhabi evening England politely yet professionally defeated their hosts in a friendly match so gentle it bore little relation to the three imminent T20 matches against Pakistan. At least let us hope that is the case.
For Ian Bell, the beginning of the end came at the back end of the summer when he began to think about his future. It happens to all cricketers. The second even a scintilla of doubt creeps in, the edge inevitably goes.