It's what batsmen do on the pitch in between a bowler's delivery that helps make them an expert in the game. They also need routines.
Boris Johnson has called cricket balls a ‘natural vector of disease’, but how would we find the evidence to know if he is correct?
Don't spit, change out of your kit at home and clean match balls. These are just some of the ways sport is changing as restrictions ease.
Coronavirus has exposed the frailties inherent in the English game.
It takes time for information from our eyes to reach our brains and become part of our conscious experience. So our brains use predictions to make up the delay.
During a recent visit to India, Trump spoke at the world's largest cricket stadium. Cricket came to India in the 18th century through British sailors and is a revered cultural institution in India.
Financial scandals have damaged the integrity of both clubs. With the rewards for cheating so high, harsher punishments are needed.
Nigeria is not known as a cricketing nation, yet its Under-19 team qualified for the World Cup. What is secret of their sudden success?
Interviewing dozens of South African cricketers across all levels of the sport finds a perception that transformation has, in fact, slowed since the early 1990s.
Rising Australian cricket star Will Pucovski is one of a recent trio of professional cricketers to take a break from playing to boost their mental well-being.
No-one ever asks the players how the quota system affects them. When one academic did, she found conflicting and complex responses about the impact of transformation in South African sport.
The historic sporting rivalry between England and South Africa has often been marred by political protests and controversy.
Ben Stokes has gone from villain to national hero. His story provides hope for us all.
Extreme pace bowling has been thrilling crowds but scaring batters since the Bodyline tour of the 1930s.
Technology in sport is a constant source of controversy as players and officials struggle to keep up.
Cricket Australia is providing opportunities for people who, while 'different', can fit in and feel welcomed.
It was the greatest advertisement for cricket, but now the game needs to be promoted to everyone, not hidden on pay-TV.
Participation in grassroots cricket by black and minority ethic players is strong, but players often experience exclusion and racism.
When bad weather hits, there's a complex formula organisers turn to to make lost game time fair.
One of the highlights of the 2019 men's cricket World Cup is the Afghan national team and their global support.