Articles by Peter Miller
Oct 21, 2019
The Hundred: Lasith Malinga, Shakib Al Hasan missing out in tournament's draft not surprising; Liam Livingstone's selection raised eyebrowsThe draft for the ECB’s new tournament, The Hundred, took place at Sky Sports’ state of the art studio on Sunday night, and considering that any process of filling in a load of squad lists will never be action packed, it was as good as it could be.
Jul 15, 2019
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Unsung hero Liam Plunkett has been key man for England in journey to gloryThe only three games England lost in this World Cup were the ones were Plunkett did not play. Every time he has been in England’s team they have been the victors.
Jul 12, 2019
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: England's date with destiny result of ODI cricket taking precedence over AshesEven before the World Cup started, this was England's best-ever chance to win a World Cup. With one game to go, that is even truer.
Jul 04, 2019
England vs New Zealand, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Hosts' unreliable middle-order a cause of concern despite on-song openersThe importance of that opening pair to England has been very obvious in the last two games as the middle order has struggled to kick on once the ball has gone soft. This is something that England cannot afford in the knockouts
Jul 01, 2019
India vs England, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Virat Kohli's and Co's patient approach no match for hosts' all-out attackThis wasn’t just a clash between the two best ODI teams in the world. It was also a clash of styles. India’s approach at this World Cup has been about making just enough.
Jun 26, 2019
England vs Australia, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Hosts' nervous failures put them in tight spot as semi-finals race intensifiesThe situation that England find themselves in is entirely of their own making. The reasons for their predicament are fairly plain to see. They have, at various points in this tournament, fielded badly, bowled badly, or batted badly. Against Australia at Lord’s, they managed all three at various points of their 64-run defeat.
Jun 22, 2019
England vs Sri Lanka, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Hosts' batting order suffers rare brain fade against Sri Lanka in low-scoring thrillerBefore this tournament it was easy to believe that this England side was invincible, right now their weaknesses are clear to see
Jun 19, 2019
England vs Afghanistan, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Hosts continue to redefine ODI batting paradigm with relentless big-hittingThe heights to which England have taken batting in recent years is quite remarkable. They are scoring at seven runs an over in this World Cup; no team is close to that rate. They have batted five times and made more than 300 in four of those.
Jun 15, 2019
England vs West Indies, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Jofra Archer turns Caribbean sub-plot to sideshow with clinical performanceArcher playing for his adoptive country against a team he could well have been representing if things had worked out differently is a compelling tale, but there is little morality at the heart of this.
Jun 09, 2019
England vs Bangladesh, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Hosts' mature batting approach sounds fresh warning to all teamsEngland's win in Cardiff showed that they can score heavily without swinging for the fences from ball one. The idea of this England batting line-up adding nuance to their arsenal is a mouth-watering prospect as this tournament progresses.