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County Championship Predictions 2018

Ever tried to sort 18 teams into an order? Relegating two of them whilst promoting two others?

It’s madness. Especially when the unlikeliest of heroes can suddenly emerge to lift a team’s season and a broken schedule can warp a team’s hopes in a spring downpour or a sudden burst of fortune on green-tinged surfaces can shift the pendulum of momentum.

Never the less, one must soldier on and embrace the fact he must write a list which will doubtless make him look silly in September:

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After an ‘extended tea break’, One Stump Short returns ahead of the new County cricket season, with Essex out to retain their title, Warwickshire and Middlesex looking to bounce back and the standard hand wringing over what to do with the limited overs game in England.

To mark our return to the crease, we’ve worked with cricket’s favourite number to produce a lovely little recap of six of the biggest stories we missed while we were eating Ginster’s pasties and complaining how cold it was:

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One Stump Short Podcast: Episode 17

Writer and broadcaster Isabelle Westbury (@IzzyWestbury) joins me on the latest episode of the One Stump Short Podcast to discuss the Women’s World Cup and the future of women’s cricket in England.

The pair also share their thoughts on the weeks pink ball experiment in the County Championship.

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You can also subscribe to the One Stump Short Podcast on iTunes

Want to get in touch? You can email us at onestumpshort@gmail.com or find me on Twitter: @RobMcGregor35.

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In The Pink

County cricket’s maiden pink ball adventure got underway on Monday, with a mixture of excitement and curiosity spreading across the land.

Ok, perhaps that is a little bit of an over statement. But many were eager to see how the pink ball would perform compared to its red (and even white) counterparts whilst the prospect of County Championship cricket under lights was equally curious to many fans.

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One Stump Short Podcast: Episode 16

I recap all the cricket news from the past seven days, including the culmination of the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy and the big news from the ICC Full Council Meeting, and looks ahead to the upcoming Women’s World Cup.

Listen now on Spreaker or YouTube

You can also subscribe to the One Stump Short Podcast on iTunes

Want to get in touch? You can email us at onestumpshort@gmail.com or find me on Twitter: @RobMcGregor35.

You can also ‘Like’ One Stump Short on Facebook.

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