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 [...]

9 01, 2020

Test Cricket And The Power Of Time

2020-01-09T13:43:01+00:00January 9th, 2020|Talking Points|14 Comments

Today we welcome new guest writer James Ogden to TFT. He argues that it's vital to preserve 5-day Test cricket, and believes that the compelling game at Cape Town couldn't have come at a better time. 2020 started with a whimper in the cricketing world. The first T20I between India and Sri [...]

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 [...]

4 11, 2019

The Monday Mutton

2019-11-04T12:34:09+00:00November 4th, 2019|Talking Points|10 Comments

I was at Wembley yesterday watching two teams in body armour beat the living crap out of each other; therefore I didn't have a chance to write about England's T20 defeat. It seems a bit late to write exclusively about a short-form bash that concluded 36 hours ago so today's post will [...]

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