16 08, 2019

Where We Go At The DRS Crossroads

2019-08-16T17:19:42+00:00August 16th, 2019|Talking Points|27 Comments

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 [...]

24 07, 2019

A New Low

2019-07-24T17:47:51+00:00July 24th, 2019|Ashes 2019, Eng v Ire 2019, Talking Points|58 Comments

Let's start with the positives. Erm. Ollie Stone looked good I suppose. And now for the negatives ... What in the name of Zeus's pubic hair was that? I'm gobsmacked. To get bowled out for 85 in a single session is bad enough. But to get bowled out by Ireland? At home? [...]

15 05, 2019

The Hundred Branding: A Bag Of Spanners

2019-05-16T16:06:37+00:00May 15th, 2019|Talking Points|29 Comments

Wednesday was a really exhilarating day. Literally tens of people, most of whom were based at ECB HQ, wet themselves with excitement as the new logo for the most anticipated sporting innovation in history (or so we're supposed to believe) was launched. And boy did it live up to the hype - [...]

12 05, 2019

Bonkers

2019-05-12T10:45:08+00:00May 12th, 2019|ODIs & T20, Talking Points|31 Comments

Yesterday's game at the Rose Bowl would've made the authorities purr. It was made to order. England batted first and registered a hefty 373-3 - with golden boy Jos Buttler scoring an extraordinary 110 off just 55 balls - and then Pakistan put up a very respectable fight but eventually fell 12 [...]

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