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51allout Mass Debates #14: The 2017/18 Ashes

51allout provides the definitive Ashes preview, in that ours has a picture of Anna Kendrick in.

No Comments | November 20, 2017 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , ,
Stewart Copeland
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The 51allout Bargain Basement Book Bonanza: Mark Nicholas’s A Beautiful Game

We read Mark Nicholas’s book, so you don’t have to be sick.

1 Comment | October 23, 2017 | | Opinion | Tags: ,
Craig Overton

The 51allout Propaganda Machine: Far From Overton

The 51allout well of optimism continues to gush forth, like Mark Nicholas every sodding minute of the day.

2 Comments | October 16, 2017 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , , ,
Ben Foakes

The 51allout Propaganda Machine: That’s All Foakes!

One of the great series about one of the great series continues with a team selection based on rhyming names and little else.

1 Comment | October 11, 2017 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , , ,
Dawid Malan

The 51allout Propaganda Machine: Dawid A Little Help From My Friends

In the first of an inevitably painful new series, 51allout attempts to be positive about England’s upcoming Ashes defeat.

No Comments | October 9, 2017 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , ,

Positional Batting Average: What Difference Does It Make?

Should Joe Root bat at three or four? Yes.

No Comments | October 6, 2017 | | Scorer's Notes, Tests | Tags: , ,
When more people turn up to a pre-tournament trophy presentation than the actual games, you know you have problems.
Which leaves the Mitch Marsh fan club with precisely one member.

Ashes Selection Ponderings: Should Australia Ditch The All-Rounder?

What is the answer to all life’s problems? Gin. But James Pattinson comes a close second.

5 Comments | September 28, 2017 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , ,

Two’s Company

Remember the ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ books? This is more like ‘Do Your Own Analysis’.

No Comments | September 26, 2017 | | Scorer's Notes | Tags: , ,