Brian Lara Cricket reviewed

As England's dreams of regaining the Ashes fade, we check out the new cricket game that offers us the only chance of beating the Aussies this summer.

Cricket isn’t the sexiest game in the world – or the most popular – so it’s something of a surprise to see TWO new cricket games for the complete raft of consoles and PCs. We were lucky enough to get hold of both EA Cricket 2005 and Brian Lara 2005 just as England began to lose their way in the Ashes (about 3pm last Thursday). Here’s what we found: