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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 [...]

1 11, 2019

Another Win For England’s T20 Team. Another Defeat For The Test Side.

2019-11-01T16:00:21+00:00November 1st, 2019|County Cricket, Talking Points, The Hundred|8 Comments

I was hoping to bring you more good news today. England's T20 cricketers started their series against New Zealand with a win. However, then I read some off-field news that rather knocked the stuffing out of me. Yes it's another blow to first class cricket in our country. Let's deal with the [...]

29 10, 2019

Shakib Al Hasan. FFS.

2019-10-29T16:27:57+00:00October 29th, 2019|Talking Points|12 Comments

Oh Shakib. What have you done? Or rather what haven't you done? I never thought a player as respected as Shakib Al Hasan, a player who's one of my personal favourites, would breach the ICC's anti-corruption code. It's a really sad day. And it brings back all those concerns about unscrupulous and [...]

28 10, 2019

Who Picks The Side?

2019-10-29T09:53:00+00:00October 28th, 2019|Talking Points|6 Comments

There was an interesting interview with national selector Ed Smith in The Times over the weekend. I didn't read it all because the article was doing an impression of live cricket in England i.e. it was hidden behind a paywall. However, a few tidbits from that interview have emerged on free-to-air media [...]

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