104, 2020

Sympathy For The ECB

By |April 1st, 2020|Categories: Talking Points|41 Comments

When our former co-editor Maxie and I established this blog long ago, Maxie wrote on our 'about' page that TFT was generally 'suspicious of authority but supportive of our players'. I never imagined that ten years later, in the midst of a global pandemic, I'd write an article supporting the [...]

3003, 2020

The Debutants

By |March 30th, 2020|Categories: Nostalgia|31 Comments

Today we welcome back James Wilson, author of Court and Bowled: Tales of Cricket and the Law. He recalls some of the more interesting Test debuts experienced by cricketers over the years. Enjoy ... The vast majority of cricketing followers, myself included, needless to say, will never come close to [...]

2603, 2020

The England Cult Heroes XI

By |March 26th, 2020|Categories: Nostalgia|37 Comments

So what are you up to at the moment? I bet you're bored silly (if you're not feeling absolutely rotten). We're just a couple of days into the UK lockdown and I'm already tired of watching TV, having all my upcoming copywriting projects 'postponed' (code for cancelled) and, perhaps worst [...]

2603, 2020

Men’s T20 World Cup Remains On Schedule

By |March 26th, 2020|Categories: ODIs & T20|8 Comments

World sport is obviously suffering from a period of extreme uncertainty at the moment, with major competitions and events being cancelled or moved. Perhaps the most notable to be shifted is the 2020 football Euros, which has now been delayed by a full year to accommodate domestic football calendars. With [...]

2603, 2020

Cricket Match Predictions Anyone?

By |March 26th, 2020|Categories: Guest|0 Comments

Today guest writer Ritam Basu talks about a new site that predicts the outcome of cricket matches. Clever eh?  As a hardcore cricket tragic, I've always wondered where I could find the best cricket predictions for national teams such as England and India plus top leagues like the IPL. Therefore [...]

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