Stephen Brenkley

Stephen Brenkley is Cricket Correspondent for The Independent.

Twenty20 is the gimme that is saving cricket

Among the enduring memories of the inaugural World Twenty20, one was provided by Kevin Pietersen. Having taken Zimbabwe to the cleaners in a group match by scoring 79 from 37 balls with some outrageous hitting that involved both the switch and the flamingo, he delivered his verdict.

Why aren’t cricket's minnows allowed into the party?

The small fish will always remain small fish until they are invited to swim in the same pool as the sharks. Stephen Brenkley passes judgement on next week’s World T20 pre-tournament competition and a system designed to keep the lesser orders of world cricket in their place

More headlines