Excerpt: Let’s not jinx it, but the summer of 2005 sees England with the best chance of winning back the Ashes for some time. The current Test side has been strengthened year on year: old timers like Thorpe, Vaughan, Trescothick, even Ashley Giles are on great form, and players new to international Tests a season or two ago – Flintoff and Harmison - now display the confidence that can only come from experience.
Summary: The legend that is Brian Lara has finally graced us with another edition of his self titled cricket game, Brian Lara Cricket 2005! How would it fair against past editions and competitors such as EA's Crickets 2005? Well that's what we are here for and seeing as though the Ashes are currently being played (when this review was written) what better time to review it!
Excerpt: My god. This was a game I had such high expectations for. The screens looked nice, the game had a tonne of teams and options and all the early buzz was of an improved title all round. But oh how my hopes came crashing down quicker then an English batting collapse.