NatWest T20 Blast

Talking Point - Is T20 a batsman's game? Cricket World TV

We have all become used to watching high-scoring Twenty20 games with sixes and fours hit with increasing regularity. But has the game gone too far in the batsmens' favour?
3 July 2015
 

Stat Attack - NatWest T20 Blast weekend preview - Cricket World TV

We preview this week's NatWest T20 Blast action by picking out the stats that matter ahead of 11 matches that could go a long way towards deciding who reaches the quarter-finals.
1 July 2015

Overseas Players In County Cricket - Then & Now

Overseas players turning out in county cricket is nothing new, but as Rob Johnston writes, the difference between then and now is striking.
25 May 2015

What About The NatWest T20 Blast?

Amid much fanfare, the new season of the NatWest T20 Blast was launched at Edgbaston this week. Here, Matt Adams takes a critical look at its role in producing a winning England team of the future.
17 April 2015

'Bowlers Are Blokes Who Can't Bat'

Leicestershire's Mark Cosgrove comes up with a tongue-in-cheek response to our question about whether Twenty20 cricket is becoming too much of a batsman's game.
16 April 2015

Birmingham Bears Sign Brendon McCullum For Natwest T20 Blast

The reigning champions of the Natwest T20 Blast Birmingham Bears have managed to sign the services of New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum for the 2015 season.
31 March 2015

Somerset Signs Chris Gayle For Natwest T20 Blast

Explosive West Indies opening batsman Chris Gayle has inked a contract with the English county side Somerset for the Natwest T20 Blast later this year.
24 March 2015

Kevin Pietersen Eyes County Return

Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen has set his eyes on a return to England's domestic Twenty20 cricket tournament with several county teams rumoured to have shown an interest in signing him.
7 March 2015

How Did Your County Do This Season? Part Two - Middlesex-Yorkshire

Matt Carter gives his analysis of how Middlesex, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Somerset, Surrey, Sussex, Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Yorkshire performed this season.
3 October 2014

How Did Your County Do This Season? Part One - Derbyshire-Leicestershire

Matt Carter gives his analysis of how Derbyshire, Durham, Essex, Glamorgan, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Kent, Lancashire and Leicestershire fared this season.
2 October 2014

Hot Spot - County Cricket Season Review

In their final county cricket Hot Spot discussion of the season, Matt Carter and John Pennington review the closing stages of the season and pick out some of their highlights of the year.
2 October 2014

Our Team Of The NatWest T20 Blast

The Birmingham Bears won the title, Lancashire reached the final while Surrey and Hampshire also made it to finals day, but how many of their players make our team of the season?
25 August 2014

Review - Supreme Bears Deny Lancashire & Flintoff

The fairytale outcome may not have fully materialised, but nonetheless once again the most prestigious event in the English domestic cricket calendar delivered a breathless day of enthralling action.
24 August 2014

NatWest T20 Blast Finals Day - Highlights & Reaction

Watch match highlights, interviews and Cricket World's own reaction of the 2014 NatWest T20 Blast Finals Day at Edgbaston, where Birmingham Bears beat Lancashire Lightning in a thrilling final.
24 August 2014

NatWest T20 Blast Finals Day Preview

After 130 games the NatWest T20 Blast culminates this weekend in the traditional finals day spectacular - with Hampshire, Lancashire, Surrey and Birmingham battling it out.
22 August 2014

Hot Spot - T20 Blast Finals Day Preview

Matt Carter and John Pennington look ahead to county cricket's biggest day as Hampshire, Lancashire and Surrey join Birmingham at Edgbaston for the NatWest T20 Blast Finals Day.
19 August 2014

10 Talking Points From The NatWest T20 Blast Quarter-Finals

Birmingham, Hampshire, Lancashire and Surrey qualified for finals day of the NatWest T20 Blast, leaving Essex, Nottinghamshire, Glamorgan and Worcestershire behind. Matt Carter looks back on the action.
4 August 2014

Hot Spot - Birmingham, Lancashire, Surrey Qualify For T20 Blast Finals Day

Matt Carter and John Pennington review the first three NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals, look ahead to the Nottinghamshire-Hampshire clash and look back at the start of the Royal London One-Day Cup.
3 August 2014

NatWest T20 Blast Quarter-Final Preview - We Assess Each Team's Chances...

18 teams began the season with hopes of reaching Finals Day at Edgbaston. Now just eight remain in contention. Ahead of this week's quarter-finals, Matt Carter assesses their chances.
29 July 2014

Comment - Undervalued, Underrated Glamorgan

Glamorgan are into their first T20 quarter-final in six years and have just comprehensively won their first two matches in the new 50-over Cup. Jack Vittles pays tribute to a side that doesn't always make the headlines.
28 July 2014

 
 
 
 

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