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

Articles by Matt Larnach

The Big Bash: Where The Detritus Of Australian Cricket Shines

Most common overheard phrase at the Big Bash, “I remember that guy. Didn’t he play for Australia once?”

No Comments | January 11, 2018 | | Opinion, T20 | Tags: , ,

The ECB Ain’t Heavy, It’s Cricket Australia’s Brother

You can’t blame the ECB for torching its own domestic scene when it’s just following industry best practice.

No Comments | December 20, 2017 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , , , ,

Alastair Cook: From Hunter To Hunted

In English cricket the journey from top of the food chain to the bottom is a very short one.

1 Comment | December 1, 2017 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , ,

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: , ,

Fail To Prepare, Prepare To Fail: Australia Gear Up For The Ashes

An article in which we get very sweary about each sides Ashes preparations. Plus some cat gifs.

No Comments | September 14, 2017 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , , ,

Cricinfo vs. Cricbuzz: The Bout To Knock The Other Guy Out

2017 has been a year of upheavals of world wide historical import. Trump, May, Taylor Swift. But the battle over online ball-by-ball coverage looks to be the most controversial and far-reaching yet.

1 Comment | September 1, 2017 | | Opinion | Tags: ,

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: , ,

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: , ,