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20 06, 2020

What’s In A Test?

June 20th, 2020|Talking Points|15 Comments

Today we're joined again by James Wilson author of Court and Bowled: Tales of Cricket and the Law. Alan Jones fans won't be happy with this. Ahem.  Crossing swords – or Gray-Nicolls – with David Gower is not something I ever envisaged when I started following cricket, or even when I started [...]

15 06, 2020

What Does The Future Hold?

June 15th, 2020|Talking Points|19 Comments

I've wanted to write a piece about cricket's future, and what the domestic and international game might look like post-coronavirus, for some time now. However, like Jason Roy in The Ashes, I've found it hard to get my timing right. There have been snippets of news but very little that's concrete. It's [...]

8 06, 2020

Playing For Time

June 8th, 2020|Talking Points|15 Comments

Today Ed Clark has some amusing (and also pretty interesting) stats about England's Test batsmen. Who's occupying the crease like Boycott? And whose Test innings have all the permanence of a fart in the wind?  Whether it’s genuine curiosity, or the beginnings of a lockdown-induced breakdown, I recently calculated how long, in [...]

1 06, 2020

Club Cricket Should Come First

June 1st, 2020|Amateur Cricket, Talking Points|42 Comments

There have been positive noises about international cricket resuming in the not too distant future. However, whilst this is obviously great news, guest writer William Buckingham believes that amateur cricket should be the ECB's priority. Do you agree?  Any return to cricket should be done through a ‘bottom up’ approach. This is [...]

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