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

Opinion Archive

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: , ,
The options for England's third seamer suddenly looked a bit limited.

From Despair To Where?

51allout looks at the sorry state of the West Indies and tries to find some light at the end of the tunnel.

No Comments | June 16, 2017 | | Opinion, Scorer's Notes | Tags: ,
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The 51allout Mailbox Speaks: The County Championship – Who’s Gunning It?

In order to avoid falling foul of our ‘not writing articles’ policy, 51allout outsources the work.

1 Comment | June 13, 2017 | | First Class, Opinion | Tags: ,
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So It’s Come To This: Things We Found On YouTube Part 18

Short of ideas for articles? Lacking in time? Just find some rubbish cricket videos on YouTube! And Lord knows, there are plenty.

No Comments | June 1, 2017 | | Opinion | Tags: , , , , ,
Patient zero: soon it would be Chris Gayle's Gangnam Style and Doug Bollinger touching up Katy Perry.

51allout Mass Debates #13: 20/20 Vision To See, Said A Little Voice To Me

We discuss the ECB’s vision for a new T20 tournament. Cynicism included.

No Comments | April 21, 2017 | | Opinion, T20 | Tags: , , ,
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Age Before Beauty Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Plagiarism

51allout gets mad, in the form of some charts and a bit of swearing.

No Comments | April 10, 2017 | | Opinion, Scorer's Notes | Tags: ,
Cambridge still lost, much to one student's annoyance.

I Spy…The County Championship In Cliches

The County Championship is here, roll out the same things you rolled out last year!

No Comments | April 3, 2017 | | First Class, 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: , ,