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26 12, 2019

Who’s Been Naughty, Who’s Been Nice?

2019-12-26T10:39:40+00:00December 26th, 2019|Fun|15 Comments

As cricketers around the world woke up on Christmas Day and inspected their sacks (no euphemism intended), some were delighted whereas others were, well, disappointed to see that their stockings were as empty as the stands at an inaugural Hundred fixture. The problem for cricket's bad boys is that Santa sees all [...]

17 12, 2019

England’s Worst XI Of The Decade

2019-12-17T20:37:41+00:00December 17th, 2019|Fun, Nostalgia|36 Comments

A lot of other cricket websites have been picking their teams of the decade in recent days. Therefore, in the spirit of scrooge, I've decided to do the polar opposite. Why go down a well-trodden road that gets a bit samey when we can have have much more fun kicking Keaton Jennings [...]

12 12, 2019

Vote Alastair Cook

2019-12-12T12:23:48+00:00December 12th, 2019|Fun|13 Comments

If, like me, you've watched this general election campaign with growing despair, you'll know there's no outcome on Friday morning which will save the nation's soul. However, there is one option that has been criminally neglected by our celebrity obsessed media. And that's a person with the purest soul in the nation. [...]

10 12, 2019

The Photo The ECB Doesn’t Want You To See

2019-12-10T16:19:05+00:00December 10th, 2019|Fun|11 Comments

See the poor sod in the photo above? His name is Dave. And Dave's depressed. Like many people who grew up watching cricket in the 1980s and 1990s, Dave has seen English cricket change irrevocable over the years. And now his favourite competition, the county championship, has been shunted to the fringes [...]

9 12, 2019

A Christmas Message From Colin Graves

2019-12-09T22:57:08+00:00December 9th, 2019|Fun|18 Comments

Dear Valued Customers, As the frosts harden and sales of Costcutter cocoa start to peak, one's thoughts inevitably turn to Christmas - that special time when harmony and goodwill to all men (and women, never forget the world cup winning women) flows like craft gin at a St John's Wood wine bar. [...]

20 11, 2019

Inspirational Cricket Quotes

2019-11-26T10:55:06+00:00November 20th, 2019|Fun|13 Comments

The test series against New Zealand starts on Wednesday evening so Chris Silverwood and Joe Root will be preparing their first team talks of this new era. Will they make the squad sing an updated rendition of “Onward Gower’s Soldiers, Marching Into War” – the infamous motivational technique used by Ted Dexter [...]

11 11, 2019

Monday Mirth: The Best Cricket Jokes On The Web

2019-11-11T17:41:34+00:00November 11th, 2019|Fun|4 Comments

It's time for a change of pace today. I've scoured the internet to find the best cricket jokes and I've unearthed the following funnies. Obviously I've tweaked them here and there to give them a distinct TFT flavour. Enjoy ...   What's the difference between Cinderella and Keaton Jennings? Cinderella knew when [...]

26 09, 2019

5 Cricketers We Love To Hate

2019-09-27T15:48:29+00:00September 26th, 2019|Fun|26 Comments

"Rise above it". "It's only a game". "Don't be a bad loser". "He's a nice guy off the field". Sorry I'm having none of it. Why be all sympathetic, magnanimous, and empathetic when a good rant is far crueller? It's time to let rip folks. It's time to stop suppressing that anger [...]

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