Editor Steve forcing one of our writers to watch Channel Nine’s Ashes coverage has resulted in previously unforeseen levels of seethe in the 51allout office.
In the shadows of every success are the nearly men, those who might have contributed but just didn’t get the chance. We look at a few of these shady figures lurking around Team England.
Sitting around all day watching TV and eating cakes/biscuits may cause you to end up as a fatty. Apropos of nothing, let’s talk about Samit Patel.
For the first time all summer South Africa looked genuinely out of sorts, being bowled out for a sub par total that England were able to chase down relatively easily, despite a slight wobble towards the end. The home side reclaim top spot in the rankings, although they neglected to freeze Hashm Amla in carbonite.
With T20 crowds in England at their lowest since the format was invented in 2003, Steve Grant pinpoints the reason and offers a very simple solution.