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

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Stewart Copeland

Whatever Happened To The Unlikely Lads (International Edition)? #64: Trent Copeland

*Insert joke about Stewart Copeland here*

No Comments | October 27, 2017 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , ,
Craig Overton

The 51allout Propaganda Machine: Far From Overton

The 51allout well of optimism continues to gush forth, like Mark Nicholas every sodding minute of the day.

2 Comments | October 16, 2017 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , , ,
Ben Foakes

The 51allout Propaganda Machine: That’s All Foakes!

One of the great series about one of the great series continues with a team selection based on rhyming names and little else.

1 Comment | October 11, 2017 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , , ,
Dawid Malan

The 51allout Propaganda Machine: Dawid A Little Help From My Friends

In the first of an inevitably painful new series, 51allout attempts to be positive about England’s upcoming Ashes defeat.

No Comments | October 9, 2017 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , ,
Fact.

Positional Batting Average: What Difference Does It Make?

Should Joe Root bat at three or four? Yes.

No Comments | October 6, 2017 | | Scorer's Notes, Tests | Tags: , ,
Which leaves the Mitch Marsh fan club with precisely one member.

Ashes Selection Ponderings: Should Australia Ditch The All-Rounder?

What is the answer to all life’s problems? Gin. But James Pattinson comes a close second.

5 Comments | September 28, 2017 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , ,
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Fail To Prepare, Prepare To Fail: Australia Gear Up For The Ashes

An article in which we get very sweary about each sides Ashes preparations. Plus some cat gifs.

No Comments | September 14, 2017 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , , ,
Contribution

Making A Contribution (Again)

You know, 51allout turned into a hardcore stats site so gradually, I didn’t even notice.

No Comments | September 8, 2017 | | Scorer's Notes, Tests | Tags: ,
Joe Root

England Test Ladder

It’s back despite no demand…the England Test Ladder.

No Comments | August 10, 2017 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , , , ,
In turning this article into an interesting and entertaining piece, we have bitten off more than we can chew.

Beware The James Kirtley Syndrome

Not all great debuts lead to great careers.

No Comments | August 5, 2017 | | Tests | Tags: , , , ,