20 02, 2020

Short Of Greatness: Why Hasn’t England Produced An All-Time Great Test Cricketer For Decades?

2020-02-20T14:22:18+00:00February 20th, 2020|Talking Points|50 Comments

I have a confession to make. I can't deny it anymore. I'm as English as a cup of tea in Buckingham Palace, and I’ve supported the England cricket team through thick, thin, and thinner, but it’s time to face the uncomfortable truth: my country hasn’t produced an all-time great cricketer for decades. [...]

10 01, 2020

Pride Goeth Before Destruction, And An Haughty Spirit Before A Fall – New Zealand In Australia

2020-01-10T17:54:41+00:00January 10th, 2020|Talking Points|11 Comments

You know how people were saying that New Zealand had a great chance of beating the Aussies in Australia this winter? Hmmmm. Turns out not so much. Our resident Kiwi, Pete Cresswell, tells us where it all went so badly wrong for everyone's second favourite Test team.   In November 2019 the Black [...]

23 12, 2019

Bah! Humbug

2019-12-23T19:41:29+00:00December 23rd, 2019|SA v ENG 19/20, Talking Points|12 Comments

I love Christmas. The food, the carols, the lights, plus the general aroma of mulled wine and mince pies never fails to put me in a jovial mood. What a shame that this feeling of goodwill soon dissipates upon reading the latest cricket news. Those in charge of English cricket never fail [...]

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