5 10, 2018

The 5 Types Of Cricket Supporter

2018-10-05T16:53:39+00:00 October 5th, 2018|Fun|24 Comments

As the domestic international season has finished, and promotion and relegation from the championship has been decided, I’ve been doing some thinking. What sort of cricket fan am I? Many years ago I loved sitting with the Barmy Army. I loved the songs, the beer, the “Ball and Chain” song, plus the [...]

28 09, 2018

The Verdict On Sky’s ‘The Debate’

2018-09-28T12:17:22+00:00 September 28th, 2018|Fun|18 Comments

I've received some great rants from guest writers in recent weeks and this one's a cracker. Gareth Fitzgerald, take a bow.  What is there left to say about Sky Sports and their end-of-day discussion show? Anything remotely positive, the churlish might offer. As one who has steadfastly refused to suckle from Sky’s [...]

24 09, 2018

Top 10 Worst Cricket Commentators

2018-09-24T14:03:49+00:00 September 24th, 2018|Fun|63 Comments

Today we welcome new writer Alan Giggs. I imagine he feels a lot better after getting this off his chest ... Cricket has coursed through the veins of Alan Giggs (no relation) veins since the age of 8, when I started following the England team. Unfortunately, the first series I remember was [...]

22 01, 2018

Reasons To Be Cheerful

2018-01-22T09:47:15+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Fun|36 Comments

With the Ashes pain slowly diminishing and England's excellent white-ball team on the charge once again, it's time, don’t you think, that everyone stopped moping around and began reaching for the positives? So here goes: eight reasons to be excited about the future of English cricket. Strap yourselves in. We're on course [...]

21 06, 2017

Cricket’s Five Fancy Dress Favourites

2017-06-21T14:47:35+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Fun|0 Comments

The Queen (with Beefeaters) Queenie will start off her day in dignified enough fashion – rising to her feet as the players run out to Jerusalem and accepting the cheers of her subjects as the crowd sings her anthem. Don’t be fooled though. This is only ever going to go one way [...]

14 04, 2017

A Codger’s Comeback

2017-04-14T11:19:19+00:00 April 14th, 2017|Fun|4 Comments

Sooner or later we all fall prey to the pitfalls old cricket club sages warned us about. You know the kind of people? The unreconstructed types that played cricket every Saturday and Sunday for 40 years despite being married with 6 kids. When asked for their secret they’d simply reply that they [...]

4 01, 2017

10 Bold Predictions For 2017

2017-01-04T19:45:12+00:00 January 4th, 2017|Fun|26 Comments

There’s still a week before the ODI series in India kicks off. That means there’s time to dust off the TFT crystal ball and have some fun. The predictions below aren’t necessarily the most likely eventualities, but I do think there’s a significant chance at least none of them materialise. And yes, [...]

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