• Ever since the 1890s, cricket bats have been made of willow wood. According to a new study, however, bamboo bats should offer better performance and a lower environmental footprint, plus they could make the sport more accessible to poor countries.
  • Smart technology has given amateur and professional sportspeople access to a huge array of data. The latest suite of smart gear from Intel is focused on delivering more info to cricket players and fans alike, with plans to bring drones, virtual reality and a bat sensor to life later this year.
  • One of cricket's biggest names, Shane Warne, has just announced an app for the Oculus Rift that will see players go toe-to-toe with the so-called "King of Spin" in a virtual cricket arena.
  • West Indian Sir Garfield Sobers is regarded as one of the best cricketers of all time but he is best remembered for hitting every ball of a six-bal-over for six. The ball which went over the fence six consecutive times is to go to auction.
  • A very special cricket bat is coming up for auction on June 1. It is the bat which Sir Ian Botham used in one of cricket's truly legendary performances in the Headingly test of 1981. How much will it sell for? Take a guess?
  • Australian batsman Matthew Hayden gave the Mongoose MMi3 cricket bat its Indian Premier League T20 match debut with great success - 93 runs from 43 balls.
  • In the game of cricket, the express bowler holds a special place. The fastest of the fast bowlers deliver the ball at around 100mph and since the first radar guns were used to measure ball speed, the public has been fascinated with the ongoing quest to be the “fastest bowler in the world." Now you
  • February 28, 2006 Cricket is one of the oldest and most original of all modern sports, originating somewhere between 700 and 900 years ago in England, with int