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11 05, 2020

Will England Play At All This Summer?

May 11th, 2020|Talking Points|12 Comments

Today Alex examines the ECB's proposals for quarantine cricket. Can you see any cricket being played this summer?  There’s a report in The Guardian that the England Cricket Board are trying to resurrect test cricket this season by effectively getting players to play in ‘cricket quarantine’ for nine weeks. This could make [...]

11 06, 2019

The World Cup Match Day ‘Experience’

June 11th, 2019|World Cup 2019|29 Comments

The great thing about the ICC deciding the World Cup should be held in England was the easy access to tickets. However, regardless of the spiel that the ICC gave about burgeoning ticket sales, there have been empty seats in practically all of the stadiums - perhaps a backfire of charging an [...]

18 05, 2019

The Hundred – A Positive Spin

May 18th, 2019|County Cricket|25 Comments

We're a broad church at TFT, so it's only fair we give counter-arguments a chance. So after all that criticism of The Hundred, here's Alex with a more positive spin. Has he got a point? Be gentle folks.  "Loathing, Unadulterated loathing, For your face, Your voice, Your clothing, Let's just say: I [...]

19 04, 2019

The Gray Nicolls Wonder XI

April 19th, 2019|Nostalgia|12 Comments

The Powerspots….The Scoops…..the Dynadrives…The Elites…..Gray-Nicolls bats made everyone at schools across the country drool. They still came from the same willow as their rivals, but they looked a whole lot better. Anyway, so I, Alex Ferguson – who had his best-ever season slogging a GN Elite before it was broken by a [...]

14 02, 2019

Cheer Up Misery Guts

February 14th, 2019|Test Cricket, Windies v England 2019|33 Comments

Some might call TFT and its readers pessimists. And to be fair they're probably right. There's been a lot to grumble about in recent years, from the ECB's marginalisation of the championship to their irritating and elitist tendency to hire yes men or men cut from a certain kind of cloth (you [...]

22 12, 2018

The Best & Worst Of 2018

December 22nd, 2018|Nostalgia|19 Comments

Here's Alex with his best and worst moments of 2018. He was better qualified than me to write this piece as my answers invariably involve the words 'bah' and 'humbug'. Do you agree with his choices? MOMENT OF THE YEAR: Alastair Cook’s Last 100: This writer was at The Oval , joining [...]

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