24 04, 2019

How To Get More Out Of Watching The Game

2019-04-24T10:17:35+00:00April 24th, 2019|Guest|1 Comment

There is nothing quite like watching a live sports match, especially if it is your favourite team playing. Whether you are watching at home by yourself, at a bar with a few friends or even at the game, it is sure to be full of excitement and an enjoyable experience. While simply [...]

9 03, 2018

Injury Problems

2018-03-09T16:51:12+00:00March 9th, 2018|Guest|3 Comments

Today we have a guest article about the injuries suffered by fast bowlers. Apparently there are 5 main cricket injuries commonly found in modern cricket. Cricket expert and lifelong fan Saad Raja from www.saadrajacricketblog.com has put together a short list of these for your information. I thought it would make a nice [...]

5 10, 2015

Beware the Talkers. Hire Walkers.

2015-10-30T10:16:49+00:00October 5th, 2015|Guest, News, Politics|20 Comments

Ten months on from England’s capitulation at the cricket world cup, we can finally put the team’s abject performance into some kind of perspective. The team didn’t lose because Peter Moores was crap, or because we played an archaic style of cricket, we lost because we were, erm, English. It’s now more [...]

30 08, 2015

Balancing the tightrope

2015-10-30T10:33:59+00:00August 30th, 2015|ECB, Guest, News|9 Comments

Although team selection issues may divide opinion, it almost goes without saying that the vast majority of English cricket fans are appalled by the ECB's institutional conduct over recent years.  The carve-up of cricket the board agreed with Cricket Australia and the BCCI last year is in my view the most egregious [...]

4 08, 2015

Death of a Gentleman, Cricket’s Lifesaver

2015-10-30T10:20:56+00:00August 4th, 2015|Guest, News, Politics|26 Comments

If you couldn’t care less about the future of cricket, don’t want the sport to grow, love private members’ clubs and think Giles Clarke is more of a cuddly teddy bear than a walrus, then Sam Collins and Jarrod Kimber’s new film Death of a Gentleman isn’t for you. If, on the [...]

19 05, 2015


2015-10-30T10:24:20+00:00May 19th, 2015|Fun, Guest, News|18 Comments

It's the Bowlers’ Bar at Lord’s two weeks ago. ‘Dreadlock Holiday’ is in full swing on the jukebox. It has been a long night. Balloons and empty glasses litter the place. MATTHEW HOGGARD, a dishevelled old bowler in an out-of-date tour suit, is holding court at the bar. HOGGARD ‘Ave a sup on me. [...]

25 04, 2014

IPL Team Names – A Confused Foreigner’s Plea

2015-10-30T10:34:57+00:00April 25th, 2014|Fun, Guest|7 Comments

Living in East Asia, I get an awful lot of IPL on television. And IPL highlights. And IPL re-runs.  And the IPL Champions Trophy, or whatever it’s called. Leaving aside any snobbish and/or condescending opinions I might have about the quality of IPL cricket, I’d like to share my confusion at the IPL team names, [...]

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