BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra – Test Match Special: 2nd Women’s One-Day International
England v South Africa
12 June 2018
The Nightwatchman – The Wisden Cricket Quarterly
Issue 21 – Spring 2018
The Nightwatchman is a quarterly collection of essays and long-form articles and is available in print and e-book formats.
Isabelle Westbury asks whether the game is undergoing a cultural shift.
Nearly 30 years on British Asians have still not been fully accepted into English cricket. However, the next 18 months offer an excellent opportunity for change – a chance to build on the events of last year: Pakistan’s victory over India in the Champions Trophy and India’s bold run in the Women’s World Cup. With the India and Pakistan men’s teams touring the UK this summer, and a World Cup to follow in 2019, more subcontinental cricket is coming to these shores than ever before. What more can be done to ensure that cricket in this country really is a game for everyone who lives here – including the three million South Asians who make up almost five per cent of the population?
If the Women’s World Cup left you wanting more drama then look no further than the Kia Super League, which returns on Thursday, says Isabelle Westbury…
BBC World Service – Sportworld: ICC Women’s World Cup Final 2017
England v India
23 July 2017
Lord’s Cricket Ground, London