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For England, the future is the 90s.

2 Comments | April 22, 2015 | | 40/50-over, Opinion, Tests | Tags: , , , ,

The 51allout Podcast #48: August 29th 2013

With the Ashes done and dusted, there’s just the small matter of picking the bones out of Simon Kerrigan’s Test career, plus the madness of King Warne. And the first ever 51allout competition reaches its thrilling conclusion.

No Comments | August 29, 2013 | | Podcast | Tags: , , , , , ,

England vs. New Zealand, First ODI: Review

One of the great performances.

No Comments | June 1, 2013 | | 40/50-over | 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: , , , , , ,

The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be: England Lions vs. Australia A Series Review

Ignoring the excitement surrounding the build-up to the Paralympics, or even the epic Test series between England and South Africa, we instead decide to pull on our anoraks for a closer look at the recently completed series between the England Lions and Australia A.

No Comments | August 22, 2012 | | First Class | Tags: , , , , ,

County Championship 2012: The Week That Wasn’t In Any Way Overshadowed

It was rearguard actions galore in the County Championship, as the competition basked in the the media limelight.

No Comments | July 31, 2012 | | First Class | Tags: , , , ,

Selecting the England Team the Old-Fashioned Way

It’s a generally held consensus that one of the reasons for England’s excellent results in Test cricket over the last couple of years has been their consistency of selection. To reuse an old saying about the Australian team, it’s harder to get out of the team than it is to get in. There was a […]