Issue One - Autumn 2020

The world of cricket is changing. 

New formats such as T20 have boosted the popularity of the game across the globe and change continues with the launch of the Hundred in England this year.  TheDraft will report on the sporting and commercial success of these innovations in the game.

But at the grass roots local cricket club remain embedded to the communities which created them. Many of these clubs are starved of resources and support. TheDraft will attempt to help.

From its amateurish beginnings in the counties of England, cricket is now big business particularly in India and the growing scale of the IPL and similar competitions have attracted professional interest in players performance as much as they are impacting on contracts and payments. Like baseball cricket analysis is relying increasingly on Big Data for measurement. TheDraft will report on the how science and economics are changing the game.