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James is a freelance copywriter, writer and author. He's the editor and co-founder of The Full Toss. Email james@thefulltoss.com.
15 01, 2019

That ECB Strategy Document Translated

2019-01-16T10:01:15+00:00January 15th, 2019|Talking Points|21 Comments

It’s time to “come together” for the greater good. It’s time to rally behind a plan - the only plan on the table. Sounds like Theresa May’s Brexit pitch doesn’t it? But actually this was pretty much the message conveyed by the gruesome twosome, Tom Harrison and Colin Graves, as the ECB [...]

24 12, 2018

The Year That Was, And The Year(s) Ahead

2018-12-24T19:42:27+00:00December 24th, 2018|Talking Points|49 Comments

Progress. I guess that's the word people will use to describe 2018. Our ODI team continues to blossom, and our test team has finally shown signs of life too. The year started badly with a 0-4 drubbing in Australia, and an unsatisfying 1-1 draw at home to Pakistan. However, things improved thereafter [...]

15 12, 2018

Giles Appointment Is ECB All Over

2018-12-15T14:42:58+00:00December 15th, 2018|Talking Points|24 Comments

Ashley Giles won't be a bad Director of English Cricket. He's competent. He's a good bloke. He's a safe pair of hands. But I doubt he'll be an excellent appointment either. Words like 'competent' and 'safe' could easily be replaced by 'conservative' and 'unimaginative'. However, I'd like to chose a completely different [...]

28 11, 2018

Brian Lara 501 Not Out

2018-11-29T11:48:23+00:00November 28th, 2018|News|7 Comments

Who is your favourite batsman of all time? For me it's probably Brian Lara. Even though I'm a Worcestershire and England supporter, and Lara played for rival teams, I don't think there's any batsman I've enjoyed watching more. He was so flamboyant, elegant, powerful, and quite simply unique. That high back-lift, those [...]

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