About James Morgan

James is a freelance copywriter, author and orthodox (some would say boring) opening batsman. He's written TV and radio scripts for noted cricketing luminaries Carol Vorderman and Caroline Quentin, and composed an academic book about the concept of US imperialism. His real area of expertise, however, is the cover drive.
14 03, 2019

Free Hits In Tests A Miss?

2019-03-14T17:37:48+00:00March 14th, 2019|Talking Points|27 Comments

The ICC are considering some radical changes to shake up test cricket. Well, some reports have used the word "radical" but really they're just tinkering around the edges. The truth is that test cricket doesn't need any radical changes because it's already the best game in the world by a distance. The [...]

27 02, 2019

The Wednesday Wensleydale

2019-02-27T18:19:32+00:00February 27th, 2019|Talking Points|21 Comments

Afternoon all. And welcome to the latest edition of the Wednesday Wensleydale - the weekly roundup that's mature, tasty, and tends to crumble on close analysis. We've chosen a Yorkshire cheese because the white rose county are very much in the news this week. They've signed 26 year old South Africa paceman [...]

18 02, 2019

Farbrace Off, Conspiracy Theories Circulate

2019-02-18T12:13:07+00:00February 18th, 2019|Talking Points|14 Comments

Everybody panic! Paul Farbrace, the coach who was so integral in national triumphs such as the 2015 World Cup and the 2016/17 Ashes, has decided to leave England and join Warwickshire ahead of the seminal / life defining white ball tournament being held in England this summer. How will we cope?! Apparently [...]

11 02, 2019

Wood’s Rapid Returns

2019-02-11T11:18:59+00:00February 11th, 2019|Test Cricket, Windies v England 2019|24 Comments

What a day in St Lucia. England are on top, the Windies frailties (which were there all along) are finally being exposed, and only a minor miracle can prevent us from claiming a much needed consolation victory. You didn't really think we'd lose 0-3 did you? England's strong position is mainly down [...]

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