31 10, 2018

Would England Really Drop Broad?

2018-10-31T18:13:29+00:00October 31st, 2018|SL v Eng 2018, Test Cricket|37 Comments

There has been much talk about England's potential line-up in Galle next week. Some reporters are even suggesting that Stuart Broad might miss out if England pick three spinners. Really? I can't see this myself. Broad is England's second leading wicket taker of all time, a huge figure in the dressing room, [...]

23 10, 2018

Mind Games

2018-10-23T08:46:17+00:00October 23rd, 2018|SL v Eng 2018|12 Comments

It has been a bit of a surreal few days. England's ODI series in Asia's favourite waterpark (otherwise known as Sri Lanka in monsoon season) continued with another washout. And then we had more accusations of spot fixing involving England and Australia players. I don't know about you but I reckon Al [...]

9 10, 2018

Will Sri Lanka Be Pushovers?

2018-10-09T18:25:50+00:00October 9th, 2018|SL v Eng 2018|32 Comments

I watched an interview with Kumar Sangakkara last week. He said that England were the best all-round test team in the world, and that we were favourites to beat Sri Lanka away from home. Hmmmm. I do love Sanga, and he normally talks a lot of sense, but this time my BS [...]

21 09, 2018

That Test Squad

2018-09-21T19:09:17+00:00September 21st, 2018|SL v Eng 2018, Test Cricket|58 Comments

So then. Let's sharpen those knives. It's what I'm hear for. And presumably it's what you're here for too. It's disembowel Ed Smith time again. Let's skewer those funky left-field selections, and dismantle the methodology behind them. But there's just one problem this time. As a longtime blogger I know what I [...]

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