Fantasy Cricket and Prediction Games


James Pope from Fanto and Matt Gisby have been in touch to tell us about games they’ve developed for The Ashes. I thought I’d pass on the details. James runs a fantasy league site and he’s put together an Ashes version you might be interested in. It works a bit like the fantasy games you see in the newspapers, but the fanto version looks a bit simpler to set up and monitor...

White Ball Cricket Has Become A Science


You’ve heard all about Peter Moores’ data. You’ve seen analysts like Gemma Broad staring at their laptops. But do you know everything else that goes on behind the scenes in limited overs cricket? Unsurprisingly perhaps, white ball cricket is fast becoming a science. Whereas players used to prepare for big matches by eating chicken and rice, and sinking three pints instead of the usual six, modern...

India Versus Australia Fixtures This Month


India is currently hosting Australia since the 17th of September for a three match T20I series and a five match ODI series that is set to last until the 13th of October. The first match is being played at Chennai, while Nagpur, Bengaluru, Indore, and Kolkata are the other hosting cities for the ODI’s. The main point of this series is certainly the highlighted fact that Gawahati and...

Ray Illingworth’s Dream Job – Cricket Captain 2017 Review


I’ve good news for those who’ve been following Dave Black’s series on International Cricket Captain – you know, the one that tracks the lows and even lowers of Durham’s fictional 1999 season.   Last week Childish Things and Kiss released a new, improved, all bells-and-whistles version of the game. It’s the excuse you’ve been looking for to board yourself up in your study for months...

Stocking Fillers


Hi everyone. With Christmas on the horizon, you might be scratching around for some gift ideas. If you’ve got a dad, mum, husband, wife, boyfriend, girlfriend, son, daughter, brother, sister, or friend (I think that just about covers every possibility!) that likes cricket, it’s worth checking out the Lord’s store xmas gift list. Here’s a link. They’ve got some pretty interesting stuff for sale –...

Bottoms Up: Four Cricket Themed Cocktails


The cricket season is finally upon us. So it’s time to reacquaint ourselves with one of the nation’s favourite pastimes: quaffing a few amber beverages while Joe Root canters to yet another century. But why settle for a warm pint of lager when there’s a world of cocktails to explore? We’ve teamed up with thebar, which has plenty of interesting ideas for exotic drinks, to bring you four cricket...

FanPicks: the best Fantasy Sports software for DFS play on the net


It’s always irked me that I’m useless at fantasy cricket games. I played cricket to a relatively high standard in my youth, and have watched thousands of hours of professional cricket, yet all my experience does me no good whatsoever. I always lose to a good friend of mine, who doesn’t know much about cricket, but knows a hell of a lot about winning fantasy games. It’s exasperating. Here’s my...

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