Isabelle Westbury Columnist

Isabelle Westbury

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About

Isabelle is a freelance broadcast and print journalist with a focus on politics and sport, especially cricket. She has written for a number of publications including The Guardian, The Times, The Independent, The Mail on Sunday and ESPN Cricinfo. She is also a broadcast journalist for the BBC, calling on both men's and women's domestic and international cricket matches. She studied at Oxford University, where she was President of the Oxford Union, and is now Middlesex CCC women’s cricket captain. She barracks for Essendon, mainly due to the legal intrigue the club provides. Isabelle tweets from @izzywestbury and can also be found on her website - isabellewestbury.com

Member Since:
 
October 2015
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Taking the Mickey: Pakistan’s perennial plot twist

Taking the Mickey: Pakistan’s perennial plot twist

18 Jun 2017

A lot has been made of England’s transformation since their beleaguered 2015 World Cup campaign Down Under.

A sporting chance: challenging corporation cricket

A sporting chance: challenging corporation cricket

7 Jun 2017

Alongside universal healthcare, gun control and Mexican border walls, the player pay dispute raging in Australia between Cricket Australia (CA) and the Australian Cricket Association (ACA) is one that many Brits find hard to comprehend.

The art of the deal: Cricket Australia’s pitch perfect or aggressive declaration?

The art of the deal: Cricket Australia’s pitch perfect or aggressive declaration?

5 Apr 2017

Just days following the UK’s decision to leave the European Union last year, the Financial Times ran the ominous headline: “The UK has no trade negotiators”.

Rallying around Cameron White’s flag of independent thought

Rallying around Cameron White’s flag of independent thought

4 Feb 2017

Social media entered into the public domain amidst a frenzy of expectation that a direct line between us, the public, and the sports stars, actors, world leaders and general elite, was now a reality.

Fans deserve better than cricket’s conflicted commentary teams

Fans deserve better than cricket's conflicted commentary teams

25 Jan 2017

Sport, by its very nature, is a partisan affair.

Sex, drugs and cricket: How and why the game is so addictive

Sex, drugs and cricket: How and why the game is so addictive

6 Jan 2017

“Can you just rock and roll that?”