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So many bowlers, such pink balls, highly questionable invincibility – Mop-up of the day

Welcome to Tuesday. Here are some things people may or may not want to talk about this Tuesday. England beat New Zealand fairly easily Heather Knight’s world champions hadn’t actually played a one-day international since December 2019, but they beat New Zealand in the first of three matches without too much trouble. Normally when a team gets bowled out for 178 the opposition hasn’t needed to resort to using too many bowlers, but England used seven – and all of them took a wicke...
Tags: UK, England, Australia, Sex, India, Bbc, New Zealand, County Cricket, Ahmedabad, Heather Knight, Billy Bowden, Oval Invincibles, Byley, Manchester Originals This

A Moment in (Indian) Time (31st July 2011)

This was a slightly experimental piece about a captivating passage of post-lunch cricket at Lord's in the summer of 2011. In many ways it seems recent, but, in terms of personnel, this is illusory. We were then still firmly in the age of Tendulkar (although the writing was on the wall), of Dravid and of Chris Tremlett.The idea was to try to capture the atmosphere of a passage of Test cricket - in some ways a typical passage of Test cricket - during which, although little of major importance app...
Tags: England, London, Australia, Sex, India, Stuart Broad, Sachin Tendulkar, Sri Lanka, Swann, James Anderson, Anderson, Bangalore, Graeme Swann, Chris Tremlett, Tendulkar, Billy Bowden

Bowden cut from NZC international panel

Billy Bowden may have stood in his last international match, after being dropped from New Zealand Cricket's international panel of umpires
Tags: Sport, Cricket, New Zealand, Billy Bowden, Bowden, NZC

South Africa v England: second Test, day one – live!

Over-by-over updates from the second Test in Cape TownDale Steyn ruled out of second Test with EnglandAnd email [email protected] or tweet @robsmyth0 9.11am GMT 9th over: England 26-0 (Cook 8, Hales 17) Hales is beaten for pace outside off stump by what turned out to be a Rabada no-ball. He might be wise to leave anything outside off stump while he adjusts to Rabada’s pace. “Good appeal from Morkel, but not in the Shane Warne class,” says Steve Hudson. “He once sang the whole of The ...
Tags: England, Cook, Sport, South Africa, Cricket, South Africa cricket team, England Cricket Team, Shane Warne, Over by over reports, Hales, Ricky Ponting, England In South Africa 2015-2016, Morris, Rabada, Morkel, Cape TownDale Steyn

How to put kids off of playing cricket

One of the best ways of putting kids off of playing cricket is to progress them up to adult games and make them umpire when they're not ready and you've got idiot adults batting. Somehow some adults don't seem to realise that teenage boys do not have the same skill sets as Marais Erasmus, Billy Bowden and Kumar Dharmasena, along with the years of experience and training. So if your captain for whatever reason and it's usually because the other adults haven't turned up because they're still hun...
Tags: Decisions, Kids, Bad, Bell, Intimidation, Batsmen, Dave Thompson, Billy Bowden, Ponting, LBW, Kumar Dharmasena, Arguing, Dissent, League Cricket, Of Bullying, Umpires

Fifth one-day international: Australia v South Africa – as it happened

Australia go No.1 in ICC rankings with 4-1 ODI series winSteve Smith named player-of-the-series 11.07pm AEST Australia climb to Number One, the Proteas have some work to doYou wouldn’t necessarily have tipped that a few weeks ago, would you? The Aussies aren’t without their faults right now (currently-injured skipper Michael Clarke poses all sorts of awkward questions, Glenn Maxwell is short on form and confidence and the Aussies need a reliable front-line spinner) but they have momentum had...
Tags: Chuck, London, Australia, India, New York City, Sport, South Africa, Katy Perry, Cricket, Australia sport, Pakistan, Sydney, Maxwell, Watson, Google Earth, Australia cricket team

Fourth ODI: Australia v South Africa - as it happened

Geoff Lemon and Russell Jackson’s live coverage as Steve Smith’s century propels Australia to a comeback win against the Proteas 10.50pm AEST Some Proteas bowling numbers to wrap this upThey weren’t pretty reading in the end for the Proteas, whose bowling attack shapes as a near-crisis heading towards the World Cup. 10.43pm AEST It’s hard not to be high on that game - viva le ODI cricket!Moments after those winning runs were hit, the home broadcaster Nine flashed up an advert for an ep...
Tags: London, News, Australia, Sport, South Africa, Cricket, Australia sport, Southern Stars, Maxwell, Brisbane, Zimbabwe, Watson, Ipl, Australia cricket team, South Africa cricket team, Nice