It was 7am on August 15, 2005, and thousands of expectant Mancunians were bustling their way down Brian Statham Way, eager to get through the Old Trafford turnstiles and discover how this compelling Ashes Test match was going to conclude.
A warm day in Headingley did little to help Afghanistan make a mark in this year’s World Cup.
Watch: MM explore India and Pakistan’s great rivalry after Cricket World Cup show comes to Manchester
No sporting rivalry is as compelling as India and Pakistan in cricket, two nations driven by an underlying resentment towards each other kick-started by the political turbulence of the mid-20th century.
The wait is almost over as Thursday marks the beginning of the 12th ICC Cricket World Cup.
With this summer’s Cricket World Cup rapidly approaching, MM takes a look back at a possible Lancashire XI to compete in the 50-over format.
With the Cricket World Cup just around the corner, the nation waits with bated breath for England’s dynamic young side to commence their campaign against South Africa in the tournament’s opening game on May 30.
Physical disability cricket: Swinton Moorside CC’s Flynn hopes first international event will yield World Cup
Leigh’s Callum Flynn insists there is plenty more than just results to play for in next month’s first international physical disability cricket tournament with the England star hoping it will lead to the introduction of a World Cup.
Bobby Denning, who has held his position since October 2013 and has worked for the LCB in various roles for 14 years, accepts that cricket faces serious challenges to arrest decreasing levels of participation.