12 05, 2019

Bonkers

2019-05-12T10:45:08+00:00May 12th, 2019|ODIs & T20, Talking Points|31 Comments

Yesterday's game at the Rose Bowl would've made the authorities purr. It was made to order. England batted first and registered a hefty 373-3 - with golden boy Jos Buttler scoring an extraordinary 110 off just 55 balls - and then Pakistan put up a very respectable fight but eventually fell 12 [...]

17 09, 2018

The ECB Don’t Need The Hundred. They Need To Be Bold With The Blast

2018-09-17T17:24:33+00:00September 17th, 2018|County Cricket, ODIs & T20, Talking Points|26 Comments

Worcestershire triumphed at Edgbaston on Saturday, defeating the mighty Lancashire in the semis and then much fancied Sussex (Jofra Archer and all) in the final. It was a fairytale in many ways because Worcs have never been to finals days before, had the youngstest team in the competition, and were missing their [...]

18 07, 2018

Cakewalk

2018-07-18T09:47:59+00:00July 18th, 2018|Eng v Ind 2018, ODIs & T20|18 Comments

Yesterday's intriguing decider at Headlingley was a complete letdown if you're a neutral. Fortunately, I'm about as neutral as Fox News. Therefore the fact the decider proved to be a cross between a walk in the park and a piece of cake (hence the title above) was extremely sweet ... a bit [...]

16 07, 2018

The Decider

2018-07-16T11:21:25+00:00July 16th, 2018|Eng v Ind 2018, ODIs & T20|13 Comments

It was great to see England bounce back at Lord's in the ODI series. The defeat at Trent Bridge was a bad one. A chastening one. And it was made worse by the fact that everyone predicted we'd struggle against leg-spin. I thought Kuldeep would prove a handful but 6-25? Wow. That [...]

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