Cricket Monthly: Issue 003 - July 2014

By particularkev | A monthly magazine on global cricket.

Boo me to make me great, says KP

The cricketers who fought for their country in World War One

More than 200 professional cricketers in England signed up to fight in the summer of 2014 and obituaries replaced match reports in Wisden. A new book tells the story of the men who played, and fought, for their country<p>On the bank holiday evening of Monday August 3 1914, Lionel Tennyson dreamt of …

Kevin Pietersen says ‘only politics’ keeping Cook as England captain

Kevin Pietersen has called on the embattled England captain Alastair Cook to step down, and says he is still in the job only because it would be “yet another PR disaster” for the England and Wales Cricket Board to sack him.<p>Pietersen has also urged Cook to relinquish the captaincy and seek emergency …

Cricket: White Ferns contracted players announced

A strong blend of youth and experience makes up the first contracted list of ten White Ferns players for the season between 1 August 2014 and 31 July …

New Zealand's latest news, business, sport and entertainment

Your news how you want it.<p>On the go and no time to finish that story right now? Your News is the place for you to save content to read later from any …

Cricket: NZ women cricketers awarded annual contracts for first time

In a first for New Zealand, the country's top 10 women cricketers will be awarded annual contracts under the terms of a new Memorandum of …

Cricket deserves a better World Cup format

With as many as 32 nations and a slick format, the FIFA World Cup is easily the most watched team sport event in the world.<p>I am not really into …