The team tries to discuss the Australian Ashes squad without suffering from Marcus North flashbacks, with mixed results. Plus Chris Gayle vs. Graham Gooch and Aussie Matt belittling the finest English ODI innings of all time.
It’s nearly crunch time in the Big Bash. Not quite yet though, which means it’s still acceptable to miss a game or two to hang around with the missus at Christmas.
Alex Hales has the sort of name that headline writers love. Luckily for them, he made some runs as well, as England made their highest ever successful T20I chase to wrap up a comprehensive beating of the West Indies.
With the country in the grip of T20 fever, England take on the West Indies in a one-off game that is definitely the most important sporting event of the day.
It started on a sombre note and ended with everyone desperate to escape the mind-numbing tedium of a Jonathan Trott one day innings. England wrapped up the series on an emotional day at the Oval.
The crowd came out in numbers to see one of the great limited overs openers bashing the ball to all parts. And that’s exactly what they got.