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

Classic Series Archive

Classic Series Review: 2005 Ashes, Part Two (Edgbaston)

Up the M40 to Edgbaston went the travelling Ashes caravan.

No Comments | October 23, 2012 | | Classic Series | Tags: , , , ,

Classic Series Review: 2005 Ashes, Part One (Lord’s)

A whole week of reminiscing about the greatest series in the history of the game starts, like all the great stories, with England getting a right shellacking.

Classic Series Review: Kuala Lumpur Commonwealth Games, 1998

To distract attention from the hammering South Africa are giving them, it seems England has instead simply invented a bunch of sports that mostly involve running really fast and invited some of their mates over to play. We are suspicious about why cricket isn’t included.

1 Comment | July 27, 2012 | | Classic Series | Tags: , ,

Classic Series Review: England vs. South Africa 2003

Meetings between South Africa and England are rarely dull; 2003 was no exception.

1 Comment | July 17, 2012 | | Classic Series | Tags: ,

Classic Series Review: England vs. West Indies 1991

1991: Sweden wins the Eurovision Song Contest, Sega releases a game about a blue hedgehog who can run really fast and Ian Botham can’t quite get his leg over. Reminisce with us once more, as we look back at England taking on the West Indies.

3 Comments | February 29, 2012 | | Classic Series | Tags: , , , ,

Classic Series Review: The 1992 World Cup

It was twenty years ago today that the 1992 World Cup started; somewhere in suburban England, an eleven year-old boy was paying attention and dared to dream.

1 Comment | February 22, 2012 | | Classic Series | Tags: , , ,

Classic Series Review: India vs. Australia 2001

With India on the end of a 4-0 trouncing in Australia, one of our Indian contingent looks back to happier times.