The immovable object and the irresistible force collided this week.
Ben Stokes has spoken for the first time since England’s defeat in the World Twenty20 final, saying he felt “the whole world had come down on me”.
It was as if the scriptwriters of The Archers had taken a sabbatical in India to oversee the World Twenty20.
Nineteen. N-n-n-n-nineteen, for those old enough to remember Paul Hardcastle. Nineteen runs to defend in the final over of the competition and the World Twenty20 trophy would be in England’s hands. Ben Stokes to bowl it, a young player gaining a reputation as a reliable “death” bowler.
Will the 2016 T20 World Cup Final be pitch perfect?
Two England captains contemplating World Cup semi-finals on the same day. It is does not get much better than that – except that there is the possibility of Eoin Morgan and Charlotte Edwards being in Kolkata on Saturday to discuss their chances in the finals of the tournament the following day.
The Cape Verde winger had a poor game against their East Midlands rivals.
New Zealand cricket great Martin Crowe has died at the age of 53.
Have England got the stamina for the shortest version of the game?
Australia will contest the Cricket World Cup final in Melbourne on Sunday, with one man’s form in particular having played a huge part in their successful run to the championship match.
Marc Wilmots has been sacked as Belgium head coach following the national team’s poor showing at Euro 2016.
Alastair Cook struggles to stifle a yawn before, giving into the inevitable, he covers his mouth and shakes his head.
Allan Border had played seven series against the West Indies. Six had been lost, and one drawn. This time would be different.
In June last year, at Sotheby’s in New York, a small piece of paper, magenta in colour with black printing, sold for just under $10 million at auction.
England now have two coaches as well as two captains after the surprise appointment of Ashley Giles to a new role in charge of the one-day international and Twenty20 squads.
With IPL 6 starting imminently Naveenan Thanendra gives his thoughts on the controversy surrounding the IPL's decision to ban Sri Lankan's from playing in Chennai.
Alastair Cook had his decision not to enforce the follow-on during a stop-start third day at Old Trafford questioned by three of his predecessors as England captain but the assistant coach, Paul Farbrace, believes the home team will back it up with victory.
Yes, this literally did happen and it was absolutely amazing!
You could have bet the house, the family silver, the car and the cat on Alastair Cook making a century and batting through the day. There was never any doubt.