AuthorEd Clark

Playing For Time

Today Ed Clark has some amusing (and also pretty interesting) stats about England’s Test batsmen. Who’s occupying the crease like Boycott? And whose Test innings have all the permanence of a fart in the wind?  Whether it’s genuine curiosity, or the beginnings of a lockdown-induced breakdown, I recently calculated how long, in minutes, each England Test batsman spent at the crease in 2019. More specifically, I looked from January 31st 2019. The date when Joe Denly made his debut. I...

Where We Go At The DRS Crossroads

With the rain spoiling days 1 and 3 at Lord’s, and a draw looking increasingly likely, now seems like an opportune moment to reignite the DRS debate. Here’s new guest writer Ed Clark with his take on the terrible umpiring at Edgbaston and the future of technology in cricket. I’m a bit tied up this week so apologies for the lack of daily reports. I’ll do an extended review of the test when it finishes instead. In the meantime, here’s Ed … The first Ashes test...


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