Bat For The Draw (Cricket Top Trumps)

Remember Top Trumps? Course you do. Picking a category and hoping that the number on your card’s higher than the number on your opponent’s card. What could be more thrilling? We’ve got cricket Top Trumps on the site now. Repetitive and totally unsociable – it’s the perfect King Cricket game.

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Graham Onions celebrates

Graham Onions was called into the England squad today and he’s celebrated in fine style. It’s been debated whether runs scored at Taunton count as much, being as the pitch is famously so generous to batsmen. If that’s the case, what are wickets worth? Presumably more. We’ve also argued that

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Michael Vaughan’s paint thing

You’ll have heard of Michael Vaughan’s ‘artballing’ by now. He throws, hits and bowls paint-covered cricket balls against a canvas and what results is branded ‘art’. Vaughan took this up as part of his winter getting away from cricket. We’re not entirely sure whether this really counts as ‘getting away

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Rob Key: all-rounder

Over the years, we’ve often asked ourself: ‘Could Rob Key actually be any more awesome?’ Always the answer has been the same: ‘Not really. Only if he managed to clean bowl Northamptonshire’s David Willey.’ Finally, after years of waiting, David Willey actually started playing first-class cricket this season. Kent faced

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Steve Davies goes one better

Nottinghamshire v Worcestershire. It’s Chris Read v Steve Davies in a battle for third or fourth place in the England wicketkeeping hierarchy. Game on! Steve Davies clearly said to himself: ‘Whatever Chris Read can do, I can go one better.’ Fortunately for Steve Davies, Chris Read hit 125, so ‘one

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