The latest 51allout podcast is mercifully free of discussion about Kevin Pietersen, as attention turns to laughing at Australia for a change. Also features two of the following: man love for Younis Khan, disgust for Andrew Flintoff and respect for Glenn Maxwell.
Unlike every other cricket website in the world, we’re talking about Kevin Pietersen. But just who is the biggest doos in this particular story? Plus there’s some Devereux love, as always.
In the aftermath of the fourth Ashes Test, the 51allout podcast considers just how bad this defeat was for England. There’s also discussion about the recent Big Bash fixtures, an assessment of Jacques Kallis and startling news in the ongoing WACA slushie machine saga.
The Red Arrows of hype having flown past the bustling cricket ground of anticipation, it’s time to pay regards to Steve Smith’s magnificent half-century, Mitchell Starc’s mystery wide-beamer and Ashton Agar’s family and friends. Yes – it’s the post-first Ashes Test 51allout podcast and the moral compass is spinning wildly out of control like Stuart Broad’s twitter feed.
With Ashes fever causing literally some people to lie down in a cold room, 51allout dampen down expectations like a wet flannel upon a pounding forehead. There’s talk of all the main players, such as Shane Watson, Tim Bresnan and Gordon Banks and various ancilliary media figures get a bit of a slating.
England’s hammering in Ahmedabad was the main topic of discussion this week, although the prospect of Sven-Göran Eriksson managing in the A League was close behind. Plus NZ got their traditional kicking, despite Aussie Matt’s growing infatuation with Tim Southee.