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So It’s Come To This: Things We Found On YouTube Part 9

Even when there’s actual real Test cricket going on, we still found some time to mess around on YouTube.

No Comments | April 28, 2015 | | Opinion | Tags: , , , , ,

Australia vs. England’s 4th XI

Despite picking an entire Airbus A380 of players for the two tours of Australia, there were enough omitted players to make a fairly reasonable XI.

No Comments | September 24, 2013 | | Opinion | Tags: , , , ,

Life In The Margins: England’s Nearly Men

In the shadows of every success are the nearly men, those who might have contributed but just didn’t get the chance. We look at a few of these shady figures lurking around Team England.

2 Comments | February 10, 2013 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , , , , , ,

India vs. England, Second Test: Preview

The 51allout preview takes an unusual form this week, as we turn both barrels on England’s selection policy. Then we re-load those barrels and unleash them again.

4 Comments | November 22, 2012 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , , , , , ,

County Championship 2012: I Killed Paul Allen. And I Liked It.

It’s the end of the line for the County Championship season. We watched every minute of the conclusion, and definitely weren’t distracted by our favourite film.

No Comments | September 16, 2012 | | First Class | Tags: , , , , , ,

County Championship 2012: Onions Are Not The Only Fruit

Like this author after thirty seconds of watching 9 1/2 Weeks, the County Championship is fast approaching its climax. But which England bowler was the star of the show in the latest round of fixtures?

England vs. South Africa, Third Test: Day One Review

England hardly missed Kevin Pietersen’s bowling at all as they waltzed through the South African top order.

3 Comments | August 16, 2012 | | Tests | Tags: , , ,

England vs. West Indies, Third Test: Day Three Review

Having won the toss, England should be disappointed not to have bowled the West Indies out, but it was Marlon Samuels again who finished the day taking the plaudits.

No Comments | June 9, 2012 | | Tests | Tags: , ,

England vs. West Indies, Third Test: Preview

England and the West Indies head to Birmingham. Hopefully, they’ve packed a raincoat.

No Comments | June 7, 2012 | | Tests | Tags: , ,

County Championship 2012: The Week That Was Overshadowed

Bloody foreigners, eh? Coming over here, retiring from one day cricket to distract everyone from the proper cricket going on. Can’t trust ’em.