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So It’s Come To This: Things We Found On YouTube Part 7

The YouTube round up is back, complete with catches, crying and fat people falling over. Unfortunately not all at the same time.

1 Comment | March 27, 2015 | | Opinion | Tags: , , , ,

Pakistan vs. England: Third One Day International Preview

Two games in and two wins for England. Did anyone see that coming? Not us. Here we fail dismally to predict what will happen in the third game.

Pakistan vs. England, Second ODI: Review

A captain’s knock from Alastair Cook and a fine spell from Steve Finn are enough to lead England to a not-as-huge victory in the second ODI. Here’s our verdict.

5 Comments | February 16, 2012 | | 40/50-over | Tags: , , ,

Pakistan vs. England, First ODI: Review

A captain’s knock from Alastair Cook and a fine spell from Steve Finn are enough to lead England to a huge victory in the first ODI. Here’s our verdict.

Pakistan vs. England: First One Day International Preview

If England had beaten Pakistan comfortably in their Test match series, there would have still been some nerves ahead of the One Day Internationals, such is the away side’s perceived inconsistency in this format, particularly in Asian conditions. However, following the three-nil loss, expectations are so low that in some respects, anything but an absolute trouncing will be considered positive.

No Comments | February 12, 2012 | | 40/50-over | Tags: , , ,

Four Series In One Review (or, SA v Aus, Zim v NZ, Ban v WI and Pak v SL)

If you’re anything like us, you will captivated by the thrilling, intensively competitive one-day series currently going on in India. However we also keep one eye on the other series underway, involving all the Test nations.

The Samit Patel Fan Club Newsletter

After an absence of over two years, Samit Patel has returned to the England fold this summer. In the interim many hours of debate during rain delays centred around how big a difference he would make to the side. We’ve managed to resist the obvious joke long enough to belatedly join the discussion.