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England vs. Australia, First ODI: Review

England took the first step towards becoming the first side to top all three world rankings simultaneously by swatting Australia aside at Lord’s.

No Comments | June 30, 2012 | | 40/50-over | Tags: , ,

Pietersen Pieters Out

Kevin Pietersen can be described as many things. Impulsive. Exciting. The man who pinched our future wife. And now a former limited overs international player.

5 Comments | June 5, 2012 | | Opinion, Scorer's Notes | Tags: , , , ,

County Championship 2012: The Week That Nearly Wasn’t

The third set of County Championship fixtures were largely ruined by the weather. On the plus side, this just gives us more space to talk about One Direction, Martin Guptill’s foot and whether Eoin Morgan is alive or dead.

2 Comments | April 25, 2012 | | First Class | Tags: , , , ,

Passengers And The Ramprakash Factor

We haven’t done a Scorers’ Notes piece in a while but with a Test series against Sri Lanka coming up we felt we needed a new way to criticise Ravi Bopara.

No Comments | March 18, 2012 | | Scorer's Notes | Tags: , , ,

Samit Patel: Test Cricketer?

With the world on the edge of their collective seats in anticipation of the upcoming Test series in Sri Lanka, we cast our eye over the selection debate which has gripped the nation… Or something like that anyway.

5 Comments | March 13, 2012 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , , , ,

The England Form Guide or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Numbers

A short while back we looked at the idea of using a ten-innings rolling average to look at a player’s ‘form’, as opposed to their career average, which is more a measure of overall ‘quality’. Here we’ll use this idea to have a look at England’s current top-order batsmen.

No Comments | July 12, 2011 | | Scorer's Notes, Tests | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 1 Review

Close of play England 342/6 (Cook 96, Morgan 79, Prior 73*) In a sentence After being put in to bat, England recovered from an early wobble to put themselves in a solid position Player of the day Matt Prior. Honourable mentions to Alastair Cook and Eoin Morgan, but Prior stole the show in the final […]

No Comments | June 3, 2011 | | Tests | Tags: , , , , ,