What does Pakistan’s victory in the Champion’s Trophy mean for the world of cricket?

Pakistan’s victory in the Champions Trophy final is already one of the sporting stories of the year and proves once again the unpredictable nature of cricket is what makes it so great. Nobody gave them a prayer after the way they tamely succumbed to India in their opening group game and the fact that India skipper Virat Kohi let them have first use of a belting Oval pitch suggested he…

July 3, 2017
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The Cricket Kingdom Champions Trophy fantasy league result

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June 21, 2017

The King Cricket Champions Trophy fantasy league eventually attracted 74 teams – so many, in fact, that after a couple of games we started to think we might look bad if we didn’t get in amongst it and actually try and do well. We eventually secured a top ten position, which seems respectable enough that we should be allowed to continue writing this website. However, the winner of all the…

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ICC Champions Trophy Highlights

Perhaps the biggest highlight for the ICC Champions trophy was the massive surprise underdogs Sri Lanka served on a rather sloppy Indian team which managed to keep Sri Lanka’s hopes for the semi-finals alive and kicking until their loss to Pakistan yesterday. Sri Lanka Outclass India by 7 Wickets The stupendous knocks delivered by Kusal Mendis and Danushka Gunathilaka served to allow the Sri Lankans to deliver their bolt from…

June 20, 2017
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ICC Champions Trophy SemiFinals: England, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh take us back to 1947

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June 20, 2017

For the first time in an ICC event we have witnessed this intriguing semifinal line up comprising England, India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. The British ruled India for 89 years before partitioning British India into two independent countries: India and Pakistan in 1947. While we are pondering over historical relevance, let us also take the liberty to derive an analogy to what happened in 1947. England left, Bangladesh was non existent,…

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