18 05, 2020

The Ugly Ducklings

May 18th, 2020|News|8 Comments

Today we welcome 13-year old writer Rahul Palaninathan to TFT. I really like this topic. It's a tribute to all those understated and underrated finger spinners out there.  The 2005 Ashes. A series that revived a national sport as the squashbuckling English team slew the legendary Australian juggernaut. It will go down [...]

2 10, 2019

Kirsten In, Flower Out?

October 2nd, 2019|England, News|6 Comments

Things just got interesting folks. Although nothing has been confirmed yet, many news outlets are reporting that Gary Kirsten, one of the best cricket coaches in the world, is meeting with Ashley Giles at Lord's today. And somehow I don't think they're meeting to discuss the latest episode of Columbo. This is [...]

5 07, 2019


July 5th, 2019|News|36 Comments

It's the quiet before the storm. The World Cup semi finalists are known, the recent round of Championship matches has finished, and there isn't a controversy in sight. Somebody smoke some drugs or look out a window quick! We've got precious little to talk about. There was one morsel of news that [...]

10 06, 2019

Catch This!

June 10th, 2019|News|6 Comments

The World Cup is finally beginning to warm up. Yesterday’s game between India and Australia was the first heavyweight showdown of the tournament, and those of us who cry when Smith and Warner laugh, and laugh when Smith and Warner cry, were rolling in the aisles by the end. India completely out-played [...]

8 06, 2019

Back In Business

June 8th, 2019|News|23 Comments

A good performance, a good win, and suddenly everything looks rosy again. Bangladesh simply couldn’t live with England in Cardiff on Saturday, and everyone sensed there was only going to be one winner once our batsmen sped past 100 without losing a wicket. Bangladesh were out-gunned with the ball and all but [...]

30 04, 2019

Who Should Replace Hales?

April 30th, 2019|News, World Cup 2019|22 Comments

It just wouldn't be England without some pre-World Cup drama. In previous years we made last minute changes to personnel because, well, the team was a bit crap and the selectors desperately hoped some new faces would turn the tide. This time, however, we're facing a mini crisis because our governing body [...]

11 03, 2019

Who Are The English Stars Heading To The IPL?

March 11th, 2019|News|0 Comments

The twelfth season of the money-spinning IPL gets underway this month and as ever, the competition is set to be fierce. Last season’s two finalists the Sunrisers Hyderabad and eventual winners the Chennai Super Kings head the betting in the Indian Premier League and once again there will be a plethora of [...]

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