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

Opinion Archive

With a few notable exceptions, of course.

51allout Mass Debates #12: Ranking The Debacles

Just which England shambles was the worst of the worst?

No Comments | January 12, 2017 | | Opinion, Tests | 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: , , ,
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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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Things We (Would) Like To See, Number 3: 2017 Special!

Some new year cricketing wishes.

No Comments | December 28, 2016 | | Opinion | 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: , , ,
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How Do You Keep Love Alive? The Return Of The Big Bash League

The Big Bash League is a) back and b) still great.

No Comments | December 20, 2016 | | Opinion, T20 | Tags: ,
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The Kids Are Alright: Australia And Their Nadir Of Rubbishness

If life has taught us anything, it’s that shit rolls downhill.

No Comments | November 21, 2016 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , ,
Seriously, it's like Doug Bollinger's haircut in reverse.

51allout Mass Debates #11: How Do You Solve A Problem Like Mitch Marsh?

51allout tackles the thorny subject of Mitch Marsh and his ongoing rubbishness.

No Comments | November 11, 2016 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , ,
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Australia Got 99 Problems, But Bitching Ain’t One

If there’s one thing cricketer’s books are good for, it’s preventing bits of paper blowing away. If there’s two things, it’s preventing bits of paper blowing away and also bitching about each other.

No Comments | November 10, 2016 | | Opinion | Tags: ,
If Morgan is picked in the Test team this summer, will the last person to leave Britain please turn out the lights?

51allout Mass Debates #10: Morgan A Feeling

51allout talks Eoin Morgan, with all the professional enthusiasm that you’ve come to expect.

1 Comment | November 2, 2016 | | 40/50-over, Opinion | Tags: ,