Tristan Lavalette


I have written on cricket for numerous publications, including ESPNcricinfo/The Cricket Monthly and The Guardian. I also report on general sports and news for major international outlets, including Associated Press and Agence France Presse, and am the author of a book on

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317 viewsNov 30, 2023

Cricket’s Congested Calendar Underlined By Low-Key Australia And India T20I Series

A seemingly trivial series between India and Australia scheduled immediately after the World Cup underlines cricket's cramped schedule.

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439 viewsNov 21, 2023

Cricket’s Richest Nations Continue To Dominate World Cup

The World Cup confirmed that cricket, laying claim to being the second biggest sport in the world, remains under a vice-like grip from its richest countries.

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618 viewsNov 20, 2023

Cricket Power India Continues To Underachieve Despite Its Financial Heft

India fell short again at the cricket World Cup and their hoodoo shockingly continues in a sport they really should dominate on the field as much as off it.

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2,212 viewsNov 18, 2023

Why Australia Can Beat Favorite India And Win The Cricket World Cup

Australia are underdogs against mighty India in the final, but a victory against the odds would be their greatest ever World Cup triumph.

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507 viewsNov 17, 2023

Why Virat Kohli Is ODI Cricket’s Greatest Batter

A cricket World Cup title, burnishing his legend amongst his adoring Indian compatriots, surely will cement Virat Kohli's status as the greatest ever ODI batter.