A gradual but inevitable descent into cricket-based loathing and bile.

Articles by Matt Larnach

If this face doesn't scream "YOUTHFUL DYNAMISM", nothing does

Bat Properly You Bastards

51allout laments/celebrates how Trevor Bayliss destroyed English Test cricket from the inside. A bit like a Frozen Horse.

No Comments | July 18, 2017 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , ,
Other than to keep Devereux entertained with some top quality bants, that is.

It’s Time To Talk About Moises Henriques

Shittest international cricketer ever, or misunderstood genius? You decide!

1 Comment | June 19, 2017 | | 40/50-over, Opinion | Tags: , ,
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Australian Test Ladder Part Six: The “How Do I Pick All These Bowlers?” Edition

The Australian Test team is looking pretty good. Or it would if they could figure out how to squeeze six fast bowlers into it.

2 Comments | March 31, 2017 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , ,
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Steven Peter Devereux Smith And The Magical Moving Goalposts

In a world full of climate change skeptics, anti-vaccers and chem trail theorists is it any surprise that the anti-Devereux brigade not only survives, but thrives?

2 Comments | March 24, 2017 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , , ,
In one notable instance, international callups actually led to standards in the Big Bash dramatically improving.

If Someone Performs In The Sheffield Shield, But Nobody Is Around To See It…

Performances in the Sheffield Shield have fast replaced trees falling in forests as our favourite thought experiment.

No Comments | March 14, 2017 | | First Class, Opinion | Tags: , ,
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Why Tour Games Are Terrible And Are Organised By Bad People

Think Donald Trump is the worst thing to happen to the world? We think the current standard of tour matches has him beat.

No Comments | March 2, 2017 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , ,
The Big Bash personified.

The Big Bash Season 6 Big Review

The Big Bash is over for another season. We determine how many empty KFC buckets out of ten this tournament rates.

4 Comments | February 1, 2017 | | Opinion, T20 | Tags: ,
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Whatever Happened To The Unlikely Lads (International Edition)? #63: Adam Voges

Cricket fans have not been kind to Adam Voges. We suspect history might be kinder.

No Comments | January 10, 2017 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , , ,
England v Australia: 2nd Investec Ashes Test - Day Two

What Does This Button Do? Things Australia Will Get Wrong In India

Australia in India promises to be a hilarious disaster for all concerned. But just where will they go wrong (aside from everywhere)?

2 Comments | January 3, 2017 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , ,
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Whatever Happened To The Unlikely Lads (International Edition)? #62: Ed Cowan

We love Ed. You love Ed. Well, maybe not all of you love Ed. But you should.

No Comments | December 21, 2016 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , , ,