Mike Brearley

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Geoffrey Boycott and Ian Botham chat ahead of England v West Indies test match at Lord’s  in September 2017. Photograph:  Gareth Copley/Getty Images

My God, I wish Geoff Boycott had approached playing cricket like he approaches no-deal Brexit. The long-time cricketer turned long-time commentator wa(...)

England’s Joe Root bowls to Shaun Marsh during day two of the Ashes Test match at The Gabba, Brisbane. Photo: Jason O’Brien/PA Wire

Joe Root may never be able to sport a beard as thick as the one that led to Mike Brearley being dubbed the Ayatollah during the 1978-79 Ashes but when(...)

The MCC are set to introduce the red card into cricket for the first time. Photograph: Getty/Morne de Klerk

A red-card penalty is set to be introduced into the Laws of Cricket for the first time. The MCC, custodian of the laws, will receive a recommendation(...)