We’ve never seen a better argument for the return of capital punishment than the crime of including Gary Ballance in a touring Ashes squad.
Would it have all been so different?
You can’t blame the ECB for torching its own domestic scene when it’s just following industry best practice.
In English cricket the journey from top of the food chain to the bottom is a very short one.
51allout provides the definitive Ashes preview, in that ours has a picture of Anna Kendrick in.
*Insert joke about Stewart Copeland here*
The 51allout well of optimism continues to gush forth, like Mark Nicholas every sodding minute of the day.
One of the great series about one of the great series continues with a team selection based on rhyming names and little else.
In the first of an inevitably painful new series, 51allout attempts to be positive about England’s upcoming Ashes defeat.
Should Joe Root bat at three or four? Yes.