2002, 2020

Short Of Greatness: Why Hasn’t England Produced An All-Time Great Test Cricketer For Decades?

By |February 20th, 2020|Categories: Talking Points|50 Comments

I have a confession to make. I can't deny it anymore. I'm as English as a cup of tea in Buckingham Palace, and I’ve supported the England cricket team through thick, thin, and thinner, but it’s time to face the uncomfortable truth: my country hasn’t produced an all-time great cricketer [...]

1802, 2020

A Good Night In Karachi

By |February 18th, 2020|Categories: Nostalgia|17 Comments

Think back - if you dare - to the bleak atmosphere that descends in classic horror films. The landscapes of the wild moors in An American Warewolf in London. The eerie torchlit scenes of Halloween as Michael Myers stalks a youthful Jamie Lee Curtis. Keep these scenes in mind - [...]

1402, 2020

The Golden Summer Of 2000

By |February 14th, 2020|Categories: Nostalgia|8 Comments

Today we welcome new writer Billy Crawford to TFT. Remember when we finally won our first Test series against the West Indies since 1969? It took all of 31 years. And Billy is here to remind us how it all unfolded ... "You wouldn't write the script, you wouldn't put [...]

1202, 2020

Hundred Ticketing Farce. Well, What Did You Expect?

By |February 12th, 2020|Categories: County Cricket, The Hundred|19 Comments

First we had Andrew Stauss's tactless 'mums and kids' comment. Then we had Tom Harrison's ill-advised and rather defensive claim that The Hundred wasn't for existing cricket fans. Soon afterwards we had that laughable launch ad with a picture of an all-male audience of twenty-somethings at an American rap concert. [...]

1102, 2020

Uh-Oh, Keaton’s Back.

By |February 11th, 2020|Categories: SL v ENG 2020|34 Comments

Today only one line of questioning is pertinent. Do you like horses? And if you like horses do you fancy them on particular courses? If your answer is 'yes' then you're probably a fan of Keaton Jennings's recall and consider Ed Smith a kindred spirit. If, like me, you don't [...]

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TFT Talks To Mark Butcher

Back in November 1998, a young Englishman fresh out of uni left these shores to travel around Australia. Obviously it was a complete coincidence that the Ashes was on. On the third day of the first test in Brisbane, he saw another young(ish) Englishman flay McGrath, Fleming, Kasprowicz and MacGill to all corners of the [...]

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Why Is Cricket So Popular In The UK?

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India And The Rise Of The Cricket Business

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