Forget Virat Kohli and Harry Brook’s absences for personal reasons – the truly sensational news at the start of this India tour is about Ben Stokes

3 minute read Some pretty big news has broken since England (finally) touched down in India for their five-Test series. It’s not Virat Kohli missing the first two games for personal reasons. It’s not Harry Brook missing (probably, maybe) the whole series, also for personal reasons. It’s to do with Ben Stokes. We

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What is The Wonky Bail Award?

< 1 minute read Simple question. Regular King Cricket contributor, Sam, spotted this in a pub in Ilsington, Devon. He does not know what it is. We do not know what it is. Is The Wonky Bail purely the name of the award? Do you receive The Wonky Bail for exceptional achievement in some

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The 2024 King Cricket Essentials Calendar

2 minute read There’s too much cricket. You have to prioritise. Below is our month-by-month guide to the series and tournaments we’ll (most likely) be focusing on in the coming year. Essentials? It’s pretty widely accepted now that the cricket calendar is oversaturated. You can either sit back and take what comes each

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Lord Megachief of Gold 2023

5 minute read Our annual Lord Megachief of Gold award is the highest honour in cricket. The title is recognition of performance over the previous calendar year. Here are all the winners. We don’t want to start all downbeat, but sometimes an exercise brings a particular situation into sharper focus. We all know

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