AuthorChris Eyes

The Occupational XI

Chris Eyes returns with a tribute to cricketers possessing ‘vocational’ names. Enjoy… As the 2022 English summer fades into memory now and the landscape of the game is changing, let us spare a thought for those cricketers not on full time contracts or big money T20 deals. You know, the ones who, like the rest of us, must return to occupations outside cricket to keep bringing home the bacon, or earning a crust. So with that in mind, I have endeavored to undertake selection of...

A Food XI

Today we welcome new writer Chris Eyes to TFT. Fed up with the current rows and angst in English cricket? This should provide some light relief… In light of the Hundred kicking off recently, with its snack based branding and sponsors, and its bite size approach to cricket, I thought it a good time to pick a Food XI from the wider cricket world.  Now I’ll start by saying I’m from New Zealand, and the Hundred doesn’t really interest me, although I’ll check on the...


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