When the superstars played with the amateurs: interview with author Scott Oliver

When the superstars played with the amateurs: interview with author Scott OliverWhen the superstars played with the amateurs: interview with author Scott Oliver

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Is there any other sport that allows recreational players to rub shoulders with superstars? Scott Oliver has traced down these delightful stories in a new book called Sticky Dogs and Stardust and we speak to Scott to understand his passion for this type of story and how these experiences can


India dismantle England in lop-sided finale: India v England, 5th Test review

India dismantle England in lop-sided finale: India v England, 5th Test reviewIndia dismantle England in lop-sided finale: India v England, 5th Test review

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We review the fifth Test between India and England in Dharamshala – where India stamped their authority with a win by an innings and 64 runs. Talking Points: A one-sided – and thoroughly expected – end to a Test series in India The Bazball delusion England’s inadequate bowling resources thoroughly


A win for the ages: India v England, 4th Test review

A win for the ages: India v England, 4th Test reviewA win for the ages: India v England, 4th Test review

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We review the fourth Test between India and England in Ranchi – where India sealed a series with a magnificent five-wicket win.   Talking Points: The third-innings bowling that capped another brilliant third-day fightback India’s forced accelerated transition – with a team full of youngsters Dhruv Jurel’s expert batting with


India hand England a right royal thumping: India v England, 3rd Test review

India hand England a right royal thumping: India v England, 3rd Test reviewIndia hand England a right royal thumping: India v England, 3rd Test review

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We review the third Test between India and England in Rajkot – where a terrific all-round performance helped India go 2-1 up. Talking Points: India’s magnificent bowling on Day 3 How the flat pitches in this series are neutralizing Bazball India’s spinners – turning the ball more with greater control


Awesome Bumrah helps India draw level

Awesome Bumrah helps India draw level: India v England, 2nd Test reviewAwesome Bumrah helps India draw level: India v England, 2nd Test review

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We review the second Test between India and England in Visakhapatnam – where Jasprit Bumrah powered India to a 106-run win. Talking Points: A celebration of Test cricket A series with echoes of the 2016-17 home series v Australia Are England really playing Bazball? India’s decision to play five bowlers


Pope, Hartley, and a remarkable win: India v England, 1st Test review

Pope, Hartley, and a remarkable win: India v England, 1st Test reviewPope, Hartley, and a remarkable win: India v England, 1st Test review

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We review the first Test between India and England in Hyderabad – where India lost a Test match at home after gaining a first-innings lead of 190. Talking Points: One of England’s greatest wins Ollie Pope’s freakish 196 India’s approach to facing left-arm spin Why England choose to sweep and