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The Occasional 51allout County Championship Watch

No-one could actually be bothered to write about the County Championship. Luckily the work experience boy has no say in these things.

2 Comments | May 29, 2016 | | First Class, Opinion | Tags: , , ,

Around The Grounds #2: The Oval

51allout go to London, accompanied by some hidden cans of lager.

2 Comments | April 22, 2014 | | First Class, Opinion | Tags: , , , ,
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County Championship 2014: England Watch Vol 0

The early County Championship season promises to be like some kind of Grand National, but a Grand National for cricketers rather than horses. And one where the prize is a solitary England cap.

No Comments | April 8, 2014 | | First Class, Opinion | Tags: , , ,
To be fair to the cast, they'd got the whole appealing thing sorted pretty well.

Where Do We Go From Here? The Future For England’s Spin Attack

If Simon Kerrigan isn’t the answer, then who is? Is it the cast of Eastenders? 51allout investigates the past, present and future of spin bowling for England.

No Comments | September 3, 2013 | | Scorer's Notes | Tags: , , ,

Nick Compton And The Bradman Gap

Nick Compton’s summer: good. Joe Root’s summer: less good. Here we drag these basic facts out into 1,200 words, two charts and several references to the cancellation of Knightmare.

1 Comment | October 15, 2012 | | Scorer's Notes | Tags: , , , , , ,
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County Championship 2012: I Killed Paul Allen. And I Liked It.

It’s the end of the line for the County Championship season. We watched every minute of the conclusion, and definitely weren’t distracted by our favourite film.

No Comments | September 16, 2012 | | First Class | Tags: , , , , , ,
The pioneer of the new lifestyle movement of 'datanomics'.

County Championship 2012: The Beginning Of The End

The County Championship is almost done for another year, which is good news for those struggling to find a thousand words to write about it each week. But which team got rid of Saj Mahmood and then deservedly got relegated?

Durham to be relegated? Chinny reckon.

County Championship 2012: The Week That Tried Hard

Captains up and down the land met in dark broom cupboards to try and hatch results (well, some did). So let’s show off the leather jackets and see what occurred in the latest round of County Championship matches.

No Comments | September 4, 2012 | | First Class | Tags: , , ,

County Championship 2012: The Week Where We Couldn’t Think Of A Title

We’re into the business end of the County Championship now. But that’s no excuse for shouting at the work experience boy.

1 Comment | August 29, 2012 | | First Class | Tags: , , ,
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County Championship 2012: Onions Are Not The Only Fruit

Like this author after thirty seconds of watching 9 1/2 Weeks, the County Championship is fast approaching its climax. But which England bowler was the star of the show in the latest round of fixtures?