From The Vault 2018-04-23T09:02:21+00:00

A selection of old favourites (or debates that raised passions).

4th June 2010 – Richie in paradise 

A feast of 2s at Lord’s – just a shame the doyen of commentators wasn’t there to enjoy it.

5th May 2010 – A manifesto for English cricket

Our programme of reform to strengthen the game and protect the interests of spectators, club cricketers and TV viewers.

18th February 2010 – the South Africa connection

An ever-increasing number of England players hail from the land of boerwors and biltong.  Does it matter?

16th February 2010 – Afghanistan: cricket’s new frontier

The fairytale story of world cricket’s fastest rising nation.

23rd November 2010 – The Commentators’ Ashes

Who cared about Strauss verus Ponting? The battle that really mattered was David Lloyd versus Bill Lawry

7th December 2010 England’s Worst Ever XI

Why say anything nice about these players when poking fun is much crueler?

2nd January 2011 – The Ashes Commentators: A Form Guide

England were winning on the field in 2010/11, but wh0 had the edge in the commentary box?

27th May 2011 – The Curious Case of Adrian Shankar

He came, he saw, he was found out. How a not-so-honest club cricketer conned contracts from both Worcs and Lancs

16th August 2011 – Bring Back Banger

In a parallel universe Marcus Trescothick would still be playing for England …. and the cricketing landscape would be oh so different. Or would it?