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Venerable broadcast veteran Nigel Reed is joined by Cricinfo & Wisden columnist Faraz Sarwat and broadcaster/commentator Josh McLean to discuss the major storyline's from cricket's top global events. The podcast is produced in Toronto, ON Canada by TITAN GSG Media Corporation.
 
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An action-packed episode this week. Mark Butcher shares his views on the first two T20Is between England and West Indies in the Caribbean, before the panel of Jo Harman, Ben Gardner, Phil Walker and Yas Rana discuss the T20I-leg of the women's Ashes and pick an 18-man squad for England's upcoming Test tour to West Indies.There is also an interview …
 
Podcast regulars Mark Butcher, Jo Harman, Ben Gardner, Phil Walker and Yas Rana react to the latest England batting collapse, this time one that gave Australia their 13th win in their last 15 home Ashes Tests. They answer your questions on how England can make improvements both in the short and long term. There is also discussion on Virat Kohli's r…
 
Phil Walker, Taha Hashim and Yas Rana look ahead to the Hobart Test - the fifth and final encounter of the 2021/22 men's Ashes. Taha - after speaking to Kent head coach Matt Walker – gives us the lowdown of what to expect from Sam Billings the red-ball cricketer, Phil looks ahead to the women's Ashes and Yas rounds up everything that's been happeni…
 
Founded in 1996 and based in London, the Graces CC is the first cricket club in the world specifically for LGBT people. Until this year, it was the only such club but there is now one other, the Birmingham Unicorns. Stuart Anthony is the Graces captain, Chris Sherwood its press and publicity officer. They explain what the club has meant for them an…
 
Mark Butcher, Ben Gardner, Taha Hashim and Yas Rana share their thoughts on the most competitive Test of the series where England battled hard to just about escape from Sydney with a draw.The panel will discuss South Africa's win over India at The Wanderers and Bangladesh's historic win in New Zealand on a bonus episode later this week.Across the c…
 
The panel of Ben Gardner, Jo Harman and Yas Rana preview the fourth Ashes Test at the SCG, react to Quinton de Kock's unexpected retirement from Test cricket, India's win at Centurion and much more.From the 54-minute mark, a section of Jo's interview with the Parkinson twins is played. You can read the full interview in the next issue of Wisden Cri…
 
Australia retain the Ashes after a pair of calamitous batting performances from England at the MCG. Hometown hero Scott Boland took 6-7 on debut to brutally end England's Ashes hopes by bowling the tourists out for 68.The panel of Mark Butcher, Phil Walker and Yas Rana try to make sense of England's longstanding batting woes and look at what the sh…
 
In a bonus Christmas episode, Jo Harman, Ben Gardner, Phil Walker and Yas Rana briefly look back at the latest news from the world game before spending around 40 minutes answering your questions on everything from their favourite county players of the 1990s, their standout cricketing memories, their most controversial opinions, what they're looking…
 
The panel of Jo Harman, Taha Hashim, Ben Gardner and Yas Rana react to England's 11th defeat in 12 Tests on Australian soil. They analyse England's team selections, ponder why so many of England's players aren't developing under the coaching set-up and discuss what they can do differently at Melbourne.Skip to 45:25 to hear Mark Butcher's take on th…
 
Ben Gardner, Jo Harman, Phil Walker and Yas Rana look ahead to the second Test of the 2021/22 Ashes, discuss the likely make-up of the two bowling attacks as well as the possible impact of the pink ball and how it will behave under the lights at Adelaide. There's also discussion on Virat Kohli's removal from the India ODI captaincy, Babar Azam's fi…
 
The incomparable Henry Blofeld switches on the festive lights as the guest of Peter Oborne and Richard Heller in their latest cricket-themed podcast. Henry explains his choice of the nailbiting finishes in the cricket matches beautifully described in his latest book Ten To Win… And The Last Man In. He also describes his recently-completed project: …
 
Mark Butcher, Jo Harman, Taha Hashim and Yas Rana react to Australia's dominant first Test victory.They discuss what went wrong for England, give English supporters a few reasons to remain hopeful and marvel at a string of excellent Australia individual performances.During the Ashes, we are offering a discount code for our listeners at Charles Tyrw…
 
Tanya Aldred has become one of Britain’s most respected cricket writers, contributing notably to The Guardian, The Cricketer, Wisden Cricket Monthly and many other media. She is a co-editor of The Nightwatchman, the publication which showcases the best cricket writing every quarter. For the past three years, she has contributed one of the most sign…
 
The panel of Mark Butcher, Jo Harman, Phil Walker and Yas Rana preview the 2021/22 men's Ashes which gets under way later this week, talk about Ajaz Patel's historic 10-for in Mumbai, Darren Gough's appointment at Yorkshire, the best and worst kits of all time and much, much more.During the Ashes, we are offering a discount code for our listeners a…
 
The panel of Ben Gardner, Jo Harman, Phil Walker and Yas Rana react to a busy week in Test cricket with Tests played in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. They also provide tentative hope for England fans ahead of the men's Ashes series while Mark Butcher joins over the phone to give his views on the limited warm-up action England have managed to get…
 
Scyld Berry, a former editor of Wisden, has watched nearly 500 England Test matches (more than anyone in history), and reported them for The Observer and then The Daily Telegraph. He has just published a penetrating account of all the countries where he has seen England on tour: Beyond The Boundaries, published by Fairfield Books. He is the guest o…
 
Mark Butcher, Taha Hashim, Jo Harman and Ben Gardner respond to the latest troubling developments in English cricket's racism scandal, including the news stories regarding Azeem Rafiq himself. They also discuss Tim Paine's resignation, why he had to go, and who takes over both as Australia Test captain and wicketkeeper.There's also a tribute to AB …
 
By popular demand … the brilliant West Indian cricket commentator Fazeer Mohammed returns as a guest of Peter Oborne and Richard Heller in their latest cricket-themed podcast. Speaking from Sri Lanka, where he is commenting on the current West Indies tour, with his customary ebullience, eloquence and erudition he reviews a turbulent period for Engl…
 
Our panel of Ben Gardner, Jo Harman, Phil Walker and Yas Rana react to Azeem Rafiq's remarkable account of his experiences of racism within cricket at yesterday's DCMS hearing. They try to make sense of a troubling day for the English game and attempt to work out where we can go from here.By Wisden Cricket Weekly
 
Rafaelle Nicholson is the author of Ladies And Lords: A History Of Women’s Cricket In Britain. Having previously presented the highlights of the first six hundred years or so, she returns to share the dramatic events and big personalities of the next eighty, as the latest guest of Peter Oborne and Richard Heller in their regular cricket-themed podc…
 
Mark Butcher, Jo Harman, Phil Walker and Yas Rana react to Sunday's T20 World Cup final between Australia where the Aussies won the men's T20 World Cup for the first time. Butch explains why the toss was so important across the tournament, Yas picks his team of the T20 World Cup, Jo waxes lyrical about Kane Williamson's performance in the final as …
 
Pod regulars Phil Walker, Ben Gardner and Yas Rana bring you a second episode of the week – this time, on two thrilling semi-finals at the T20 World Cup. They talk about the two games, preview the final and discuss what went wrong for Eoin Morgan's men in Abu Dhabi.By Wisden Cricket Weekly
 
Mark Butcher, Jo Harman, Taha Hashim and Yas Rana look back at the recently concluded T20 World Cup Super 12s, picking their breakout stars of the tournament and preview the knockout stage of the competition.Taha, Jo and Yas also catch up with the latest developments in the Yorkshire racism scandal that has seen the county suspended from hosting in…
 
Mark Butcher, Phil Walker, Taha Hashim and Yas Rana react to the latest developments in the Yorkshire racism scandal that have seen the story create headlines in the national non-cricket media. There's also discussion on England's dominant start to the T20 World Cup, Asif Ali's remarkable week, the tournament as a whole and much more.If you're alre…
 
In the winter of 1953, the MCC sent a full-strength England team to the West Indies for the first time, led by Len Hutton, the first professional captain. The party included Denis Compton, Tom Graveney, Peter May, Trevor Bailey, and two pairs of great bowlers, Jim Laker and Tony Lock, and Fred Trueman, and Brian Statham. They played a thrilling ser…
 
Mark Butcher, Ben Gardner, Taha Hashim and Yas Rana discuss Ben Stokes' return to Test cricket, the opening games of the Super 12 stage of the T20 World Cup, Quinton de Kock's controversial unavailability for South Africa, an expanded IPL and more.Check out sons.co.uk and use the code WISDEN30 to get £30 off your first order.…
 
Regulars Jo Harman, Phil Walker, Taha Hashim and Yas Rana react to the opening few days of the T20 World Cup, including Scotland's historic (and unlikely) win over Bangladesh. Mark Watt, a key performer for Scotland so far, joins the show for a short chat with Yas from Oman. There's also discussion on England's two warm-up games, cricket's attitude…
 
“I expected a bit more from England”, says a magisterial Imran Khan, at the start of the latest podcast from Peter Oborne and Richard Heller, rebuking the recent cancellation of England’s short cricket tour of his country. In a clip from an extended interview with Peter Oborne, the Pakistan Prime Minister and former captain suggests that England st…
 
CricViz analyst Ben Jones joins podcast regulars Jo Harman, Phil Walker and Yas Rana to discuss England's Ashes squad, the upcoming T20 World Cup and much more.Danny Morrison briefly appears for a conversation on MS Dhoni's match-winning knock in the IPL and what to expect from the UAE pitches at the T20 World Cup.…
 
After a first-class career as a pace bowler for Hampshire, John Holder became one of England’s finest umpires. He was a popular expert on Test Match Special and the regular Observer newspaper feature “You Are The Umpire.” On the first-class list from 1983 to 2009 , he joined the Test panel in 1988 and after only a handful of matches was chosen to b…
 
Jo Harman, Phil Walker and Yas Rana discuss the latest news regarding this winter's Ashes and whether it will definitely go ahead. They also put forward their suggestions for what the county schedule should look like in 2022 and beyond, come up with ideas for a future cricket-based Netflix series and much more.England great Charlotte Edwards joins …
 
George Dobell, chief correspondent of Cricinfo but not for much longer, is one of the most independent, incisive and informed cricket writers in Britain. Never a captive of the cricket Establishment or a champion of any interest except everyday cricket fans, he has broken or developed some of the biggest stories in English cricket. He brings unique…
 
Mark Butcher, Phil Walker, Jo Harman, Ben Gardner and Yas Rana react to Moeen Ali's retirement from Test cricket, the final round of the County Championship, the England-New Zealand ODI series and much more.There is also an interview with Tara Norris, one of the stars of the RHF Trophy final, about her summer and her international aspirations.At th…
 
Podcast regulars Mark Butcher, Jo Harman, Phil Walker and Yas Rana react to the controversial cancellation of England's proposed tour of Pakistan and the prospect of more internationals being cut from the calendar. They also talk about Finals Day, Virat Kohli's twin resignations, Charlie Dean's start to international cricket, the final round of the…
 
Pod regulars Mark Butcher, Jo Harman, Phil Walker, Ben Gardner, Yas Rana discuss the controversial cancellation of the Old Trafford Test, talk about the latest update in the Azeem Rafiq story, the England-New Zealand T20I, the County Championship, Afghanistan, Irish dogs and Cameroonian Mankads.The kind people at Beer52 are offering a free case of …
 
Another stellar final day performance from India gave them the series lead after The Oval Test. The panel of Mark Butcher, Jo Harman, Phil Walker and Yas Rana look at what went so right for India and what went wrong for England. There's also discussion on England's ongoing white-ball series against New Zealand, Alice Capsey, the latest rounds of th…
 
Podcast regulars Mark Butcher, Jo Harman, Taha Hashim and Yas Rana reflect on England's innings victory at Leeds, their first win of any kind in eight Tests. They discuss the form of the England quicks, Dawid Malan's successful return to the side, Joe Root's extraordinary run of scores and where it all went wrong for India.They also chat about the …
 
In recent months, South Africa has been rocked by the testimonies from black players of the isolation, hostility and outright racial abuse they have encountered playing in first-class and international cricket. Two expert South African cricket broadcasters and authors, Mo Allie and Aslam Khota, relay these stories and their impact as the guests of …
 
Mark Butcher, Jo Harman, Taha Hashim and Yas Rana preview the third England-India Test, looking at what we should expect from the possible new additions to the team – Dawid Malan, Saqib Mahmood and Craig Overton. The panel also reflect on the first season of The Hundred.There's an interview with Jake Lintott who has enjoyed an extraordinary year in…
 
Annie Chave is the founder and editor of County Cricket Matters magazine and a regular contributor to Guerilla Cricket. Rob Eastaway is a writer, lecturer and cricket-lover who produced a clear and witty book explaining cricket’s mysteries called What Is A Googly? as well as several explaining the mathematics behind such everyday mysteries as why b…
 
Mark Butcher, Jo Harman, Ben Gardner and Yas Rana look back at a Lord's classic that saw India seal a remarkable final day victory at the Home of Cricket. How much credit does Kohli deserve for his side's success? Why did things go so badly wrong for England on the final day?They also discuss West Indies' thrilling one wicket victory over Pakistan,…
 
Former first-class cricketer and leading historian André Odendaal has made it his personal mission to reconstruct the true story of South African cricket from its beginnings. He reveals more of the black, mixed-race and Asian-descent players whose talents and achievements were suppressed and for whom opportunity was denied by South Africa’s white r…
 
Regulars Ben Gardner, Taha Hashim and Yas Rana are joined by Wisden Cricket Weekly Podcast newbie Cameron Ponsonby to discuss an absorbing drawn Test at Trent Bridge, one that left the hosts with a number of questions to answer ahead of the Lord's Test later this week. They also discuss the latest rounds of The Hundred, the Royal London One Day Cup…
 
Podcast regulars Yas Rana and Ben Gardner are joined by Felix White and CricViz analyst Ben Jones to discuss the upcoming England-India series, the latest rounds of The Hundred and much more. Felix talks about his lifelong relationship with cricket as well as his journey as a Tailender. You can order his new book – It’s Always Summer Somewhere – at…
 
Ben Gardner fills in for Yas Rana as host and is joined by Mark Butcher, Taha Hashim and Jo Harman to look at the great, the good and the not so good of The Hundred, English cricket's shiny new toy. Elsewhere, Jo Harman puts Butch's off-stump guard criticism to Ollie Pope, and the panel discuss how the rescheduled IPL makes clear how squeezed the c…
 
Lonsdale Skinner was Surrey’s wicketkeeper-batsman in the early 1970s and also played cricket in the same role for his native Guyana in the West Indies. Since 2013, he has been chairman of the African Caribbean Cricket Association which campaigns for fair treatment and greater representation of African Caribbean people throughout English cricket. A…
 
The panel of Mark Butcher, Jo Harman, Taha Hashim and Yas Rana talk about the latest England Test squad, one that saw the return of Jonny Bairstow and the inclusion of Haseeb Hameed. While the show was being recorded, Hameed was busy compiling a first-class ton against the touring India side, an innings that puts him in good stead for a possible re…
 
Dame Angela Eagle has been the Labour MP for Wallasey in the Wirral since 1992. When her sister Maria was elected as Labour MP for Liverpool Garston five years later they became the first twins to sit together in Parliament in modern times, and later they became the first twins to be Ministers of State in the same government. Angela held a variety …
 
The panel of Mark Butcher, Jo Harman, Ben Jones and Yas Rana react to England's 3-0 win over Pakistan, one achieved with a squad completely different to the one originally picked. They discuss a range of impressive performances across the board from an inexperienced team, England's multi-format series win over India, the final round of the County C…
 
The rise of women’s cricket is one of the biggest sporting stories in modern Britain – but behind it is nearly 700 years of history. That is one of many surprises revealed by Rafaelle Nicholson, a leading authority on women and sport, in her book Ladies And Lords: A History Of Women’s Cricket In Britain. She is the latest guest of Peter Oborne and …
 
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