All Articles by Ben Jones

After studying for a degree in English Literature, Ben started working part-time for CricViz in 2017, during the Women’s World Cup, then joined full-time the following year. Based in Oxford, he largely handles media and written analysis, as well as working alongside the Melbourne Stars in the Big Bash League. His soon-to-be-released book “Hitting Against the Spin: How Cricket Really Works” was co-written with England analyst Nathan Leamon, and uses CricViz data to explore untold truths and hidden wisdom about the game.
Mooney On Fire London Spirit may have lost England skipper Heather Knight to injury, but they haven’t lacked talismanic…

August 19, 2022

Ben Jones looks at the excellence of England’s No.3, their struggling opener, and how England have managed both. …

June 26, 2022

Ben Jones looks at what the Durham seamer has brought to the England set-up in his debut series….

June 25, 2022

Ben Jones looks at the New Zealand captain’s struggles in English Tests….

June 23, 2022

Ben Jones looks at the first major achievement of England’s new red ball regime….

June 14, 2022

Ben Jones looks at the England batter’s first Test century on home soil….

June 12, 2022

Ben Jones looks at how Jack Leach has struggled in Nottingham this Test, and how his game has changed…

June 11, 2022

In his first Test without the captain’s armband, Joe Root gave England a glimpse of a bold new era,…

June 5, 2022

Ben Jones looks at the numbers behind the much-admired Lancashire leg spinner….

May 19, 2022

Ben Jones looks at a remarkable campaign from the veteran Indian batter….

May 10, 2022