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

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The worst captain since that South Korean ferry chap.

Around The Grounds #3: Lord’s

Everyone knows that it’s the home of cricket, it’s got a slope and it’s hallowed, but what about the game taking place inside it? And what’s more, what about the attendees?

The lead singer's haircut alone should have elevated them further. Spectacular scenes.

County Championship 2014: England Watch Vol 3.0

You lot might have spent all week tucking into dozens of Easter Eggs, but for the England hopefuls it’s been unrelenting cricket all the way. Except for Gary Ballance who did both.

1 Comment | April 25, 2014 | | First Class | Tags: , ,
ANSARI INJURY

Around The Grounds #2: The Oval

51allout go to London, accompanied by some hidden cans of lager.

2 Comments | April 22, 2014 | | First Class, Opinion | Tags: , , , ,
This really does still upset us.

County Championship 2014: England Watch Vol 2.0

The County Championship rumbles on like a juggernaut. Or maybe more of a Transit van.

2 Comments | April 18, 2014 | | First Class | Tags: , , ,
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Around The Grounds #1: Bristol

If it’s April, it must be 51allout getting sunburnt at the cricket.

No Comments | April 14, 2014 | | First Class, Opinion | Tags: , , , ,
The girls were coolly impressed by Samit's rendition of "Never Gonna Get It", as well as his heavy hitting and left arm filth.

County Championship 2014: England Watch Vol 1.0

Come have a look at some of the men you’ll be berating for scoring too slowly and bowling too short in just a few weeks’ time.

No Comments | April 11, 2014 | | First Class | Tags: , ,
Hello Mr Fraser, is it me you're looking for?

County Championship 2014: England Watch Vol 0

The early County Championship season promises to be like some kind of Grand National, but a Grand National for cricketers rather than horses. And one where the prize is a solitary England cap.

No Comments | April 8, 2014 | | First Class, Opinion | Tags: , , ,
Sheffield Shield Final - NSW v WA: Day 5

Sheffield Shield Season 2013/4 Review: Moving Australia’s Drinks Cabinet Six Inches Closer To Berlin

Is Australia ready to dominate Test cricket for the foreseeable future? A look at its domestic scene suggests otherwise.

1 Comment | April 6, 2014 | | First Class, Opinion | Tags: , ,
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Sheffield Shield Final 2013/4 Preview

Things people aren’t interested in: Sheffield Shield cricket. Things people are interested in: the Kardashians. Our conclusion: people are idiots.

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Sheffield Shield Preview, 2013/4: Newer Ain’t Always Better

Yeah, this is that most rare of beasts; a defence of the Sheffield Shield.

1 Comment | October 26, 2013 | | First Class | Tags: , ,