Tag Archives: John Stern
According to the press release sent out by the team manager, India had an optional practice session at The Oval ahead of the Test tomorrow. England used to have optional practices, in about 1986, I seem to recall, when they … Continue reading
It’s coming up to 30 years since one of English cricket high water marks: the improbable comeback in the 1981 Ashes. This momentous, but hardly undocumented, achievement is the subject of a feature documentary From the Ashes but it also … Continue reading
The National rounds of the Persimmon Village Cup are just one win away for some. Here is how the draw looks ahead of the Regional Finals. Please find the details for each group as pdfs below. For any queries please … Continue reading
It’s been a great World Cup, said a colleague, as England’s match against Bangladesh reached its conclusion. We reckoned it was an exaggeration – England’s matches have been great, the rest not so much.
Ireland’s win had everything that makes a World Cup great, except one thing. The result did not matter enough. Though try telling that to Kevin O’Brien or Andrew Strauss this morning. Both will surely be hurting badly: the former with … Continue reading
We all love a good stat and today’s numeric nugget from The Sun’s man at the World Cup Ali Martin (@Cricket_Ali) was a belter. In the process of transcribing an Ian Bell press conference our intrepid redtop reporter discovered that … Continue reading
Great game, shame about the crowd. It was another triumph for the administrators who scheduled eight days of international cricket in Sydney in a month and nine limited-overs internationals between Australia and England across the country in the same period. … Continue reading