1 02, 2017

What Happened Next? The 3rd T20

2017-02-01T21:00:29+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Ind v Eng 2016, ODIs & T20|27 Comments

Let's play 'What Happened Next?'. England are a promising 119-2 off 13 overs chasing a competitive but not insurmountable 202 on a fast scoring ground. Two experienced batsmen are at the crease. Both are well set. Surely a close finish is on the cards? Nope. Instead of setting up a grandstand finale, [...]

23 01, 2017

Woakes Goes From Villain To Hero

2017-01-23T11:32:33+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Ind v Eng 2016, ODIs & T20|22 Comments

I have some momentous news to bring you. I'm delighted to report that the England cricket team has finally won a game against India. It only took eight attempts. Yesterday's win was brilliant. I don't care that it was a dead rubber. India were desperate to notch a seventh straight victory against [...]

11 01, 2017

Will 2017 Be The Year We Finally Win A 50 Over Tournament?

2017-01-11T15:29:29+00:00 January 11th, 2017|Ind v Eng 2016, ODIs & T20|11 Comments

It was good to see England win their first warm up against a strong India A side in Mumbai. The hosts' selection suggested they wanted to derail our preparations and sap our morale from the outset. 'A' teams usually consist of hungry young players not grizzled campaigners like MS Dhoni, Shikhar Dhawan, Yuvraj Singh [...]

20 12, 2016

England Wave The White Flag

2016-12-20T18:05:03+00:00 December 20th, 2016|Ind v Eng 2016, News, Test Cricket|43 Comments

The late 1980s and 1990s were known for their catastrophes. England supporters all knew the score: we’d collapse more often than not and show less backbone than a raspberry jelly. However, things got a little better when central contracts were introduced. Duncan Fletcher and Nasser Hussain provided stability and resilience; Michael Vaughan [...]

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