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

Scorer’s Notes Archive

Ocean's Twelve

Botham’s Twelve

51allout returns to using bubble charts to assess allrounders. And then Shane Watson impersonates Julia Roberts, for reasons that no-one can explain, not even the writers.

2 Comments | July 13, 2016 | | Scorer's Notes | Tags: , ,
Voges is shocked

Adam Voges And The Search For The New Bradman

Is Adam Voges the new Bradman? The short answer is no, but we get paid by the word so you’re getting a much longer answer.

2 Comments | March 11, 2016 | | Scorer's Notes | Tags: , ,
Although at just $395 plus P&P each, we're genuinely tempted to buy all 100 of these.

Devereux: Ranking All Over The World

51allout explores where Devereux ranks in the pantheon of all time greats. Mainly by using someone else’s work.

Alistair Cook posing for a photo with his number one fan.

The Cook Retort

We throw down a gauntlet. Will Alastair Cook pick it up?

No Comments | June 4, 2015 | | Opinion, Scorer's Notes, Tests | Tags: , , ,
Ocean's Eleven

Botham’s Eleven

No, that title’s not a reference to the number of close fielders Sir Ian wants at any one time, but instead a rubbish pun on a film from a few years back. The actual article is about looking at English all-rounders. And weeping softly.


Stepping Up To Open Up

Batting at number three is basically the same as opening, right? Especially if the walking wicket of Alastair Cook is above you in the order.

4 Comments | April 29, 2015 | | Opinion, Scorer's Notes, Tests | Tags: , , , , ,

The Hundred Club

51allout acknowledges a spectacular achievement as Alastair Cook reaches 700 days without a Test hundred.

3 Comments | April 26, 2015 | | Scorer's Notes, Tests | Tags: , ,
Ian Botham prepares to pick his dream side for the second Test

The 51allout Botham/Anderson Chart Spectacular!

Jimmy Anderson’s overtaking of Sir Ian Botham’s record led some to party in the streets. Not us. We weren’t invited to the party so stayed home and did charts instead.

4 Comments | April 18, 2015 | | Scorer's Notes | Tags: , ,
Sherlock Holmes

Good Old Watson! You Are The One Fixed Point In A Changing Age!

51allout investigates the mystery of the Hound of the Baskervilles. If Shane Watson is the hound and Baskervilles is a place where no-one ever scores any bloody Test hundreds.

No Comments | January 13, 2015 | | Opinion, Scorer's Notes | Tags: , ,
We want you to contribute

Making A Contribution

We’ve come up to with a methodology to assess which England players are pulling their weight. And yet we managed to avoid making a single joke about Samit Patel. 51allout is growing up.