That’s Dr Dhoni to you

Just like Ian Botham, MS Dhoni is now a doctor of letters. De Montford University gave him the honour, which led to this quite marvellous photograph: You didn’t have a suit, MS? No? Nothing? No smart trousers or anything? Okay, no, it’s fine. No problem at all. It’s just, you

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Mighty giants and flying badgers

Twenty20 finals day was how the format should be. When it’s all professional, it’s rubbish. It’s best when it’s a complete shambles and no-one really knows what’s going on. Lancashire got knocked out in the semi-final, but we didn’t mind because they got knocked out by Will Jefferson. Despite being

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Why is cricket popular with women?

A comment on this post deserves wider exposure. Viagogo appeared to conclude that they were only selling more cricket tickets to women because some England players are good looking. We asked our female readers whether they were buying tickets in order to ogle Jimmy Anderson while he stands at fine

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