The game of cricket has faced something of an identity crisis in recent years.
The unnatural sight of continual England success and the explosion of the Twenty20 format has been in stark contrast with match-fixing scandals and dwindling crowds at Test matches.
Despite the immense popularity of the shorter form of the game, cricket is still viewed as inaccessible by huge numbers of people who simply do not have the time to spend hours on end fielding at third man in what many deem a wasted afternoon.
But that could be set to change thanks to a new brand of ultra-fast, no-nonsense amateur cricket dreamt up by a group of friends in south-west London.... For the full article pleaseÂ click here
Article byÂ Richard James
Metro.co.uk's Deputy Head of Content.
Can be found on Twitter @richjamesmetro.