Author Archives: Alan Gardener

Alan Gardner: ITV brings IPL to the unconverted

With the start of the IPL just over a week away, it seemed to me a good time to start banging the drum about how it is a distant irrelevance, poorly reported (in this part of the world), broadcast only … Continue reading

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The TWC interview: Mark Alleyne

Mark Alleyne captained Gloucestershire during their reign as the best one-day side in the country, winning eight trophies between 1999 and 2004. He has recently been appointed MCC head coach, where he will run their Young Cricketers programme. Here he … Continue reading

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The TWC newsletter: weekly goodness delivered to your inbox

Every week, TWC sends out its take on the previous seven days in cricket. It’s snappy, it’s funny, and it’s 100% free… all you need to do is subscribe. You’ll also get the chance to contribute to our ever-popular ‘spot … Continue reading

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The TWC Summit: How excited are you by the 2009 IPL?

The player auction is this week, and, even though the competition doesn’t start until April, there’s been far more talk about Kevin Pietersen and Andrew Flintoff bagging an IPL contract than a hatful of runs/wickets against West Indies. But is … Continue reading

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