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.
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.
Nick Compton’s summer: good. Joe Root’s summer: less good. Here we drag these basic facts out into 1,200 words, two charts and several references to the cancellation of Knightmare.
With it being a rare non-cricketing week (the Champions League T20 doesn’t count unless Somerset win it) we took the opportunity to have a look at the career of Mitchell Johnson. Warning: contains a picture that his mum may find offensive