Category Archives: England

Mastery Of Conditions Part Of Cricket

Pakistan have previous when it comes to turning things around in major tournaments – with the 2017 Champions Trophy now garnering its fair share of ‘cornered tiger‘ references after Sarfraz Ahmed’s side upset tournament favourites and hosts England to reach Sunday’s Final.

Wednesday’s eight wicket victory was not just an example of the effectiveness of Pakistan’s bowling attack – sans Mohammad Amir due to back spasms – but also their superior ability to master the conditions.

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Could BT Use Freeview to Land TV Rights?

The negotiations for the rights to televise English cricket from 2020 to 2024 have been a source of much discussion ever since the ECB unveiled it’s proposal to stage a new city based T20 competition, with English cricket’s governing bodies hoping to raising more than £1 billion from those TV rights.

With multiple interested parties, and a range of rights packages on offer, the kind of bidding war the ECB needs to hit that figure is possible – with one major player catching more than a few curious glances from fans, writers and administrators: BT.

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Is Alex Hales England’s Best Ever ODI Opener?

Ask 100 people who they think England’s best ever opener has been in one day cricket and there’s a good chance you’ll hear the names Marcus Trescothick, Graham Gooch, Andrew Strauss and Nick Knight.

Another Warwickshire man, Ian Bell, will likely get some support too – and all are worthy of mention, absolutely, but England’s finest opener in limited overs cricket might well be starring us in the face: Alexander Daniel Hales

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One Stump Short Podcast: Episode 15

BBC Test Match Special commentator and Test Match Sofa founder Daniel Norcross (@NorcrossCricket) joins Rob on the latest episode of the One Stump Short Podcast to review England’s ODI series against South Africa and preview the Champions Trophy.

Daniel also shares his Test Match Special experience as the iconic show celebrates it’s 60th anniversary and the pair discuss the changing face of cricket media.

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One Stump Short Podcast: Episode 14

Former Kent, Leicestershire and England wicket keeper Paul Nixon (@Paulnico199) joins me on the latest episode of the One Stump Short Podcast to discuss England’s options behind the stumps, how keepers develop and improve in the modern game and the pressures of the position.

Paul also shares his Caribbean Premier League experiences following two seasons (soon to be three) as Jamaica Tallawahs coach.

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Find out more about Paul’s work as a coach and public speaker at paulnixoncricket.com

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