No, that title’s not a reference to the number of close fielders Sir Ian wants at any one time, but instead a rubbish pun on a film from a few years back. The actual article is about looking at English all-rounders. And weeping softly.
Batting at number three is basically the same as opening, right? Especially if the walking wicket of Alastair Cook is above you in the order.
Jimmy Anderson’s overtaking of Sir Ian Botham’s record led some to party in the streets. Not us. We weren’t invited to the party so stayed home and did charts instead.
51allout investigates the mystery of the Hound of the Baskervilles. If Shane Watson is the hound and Baskervilles is a place where no-one ever scores any bloody Test hundreds.
We’ve come up to with a methodology to assess which England players are pulling their weight. And yet we managed to avoid making a single joke about Samit Patel. 51allout is growing up.