In the latest episode of the podcast we discuss the recently concluded T20 World Cup in Australia – where England were crowned champions. We focus on some of the themes of the tournament – upsets, teams assessing a variety of conditions, exploiting ground dimensions, and the overall calibre of strokeplay – and wonder how some of the great bowlers are largely nullified by the format.
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- A World Cup full of memorable upsets
- Navigating the conditions across Australia – and the effect it had on teams
- Was the pitch in Perth a ‘spicy’ one?
- Batting against length v batting against the field
- Why some great batters are misfits in the format
- India’s problem at the top – and KL Rahul’s T20 v Test fortunes
- England: perfectly built for T20
- The Nasim Shah over to Jos Buttler in the final
- The big difference between batting in an ODI and in a T20
Siddhartha Vaidyanathan (@sidvee)
Kartikeya Date (@cricketingview)
- England’s approach may lead other teams into the T20 era – Sidharth Monga – ESPNcricinfo
- The England white-ball machine – Jarrod Kimber – YouTube
- The ‘rationally irresistible’ rise of Jos Buttler, T20 opener – Matt Roller – ESPNcricinfo
- Who was to blame for India’s defeat – Cricviz
- Hitting v Batting: the choice that dictates the shape of a T20 contest – 81allout podcast
- An essential point in T20 – Kartikeya Date – – A Cricketing View
- Why T20 hitting is not just a more risky version of batting – Kartikeya Date – ESPNcricinfo
- The world of data (and how it is upending the game) – 81allout podcast
- Pakistan ride on the PSL generation – 81allout podcast with Ahmer Naqvi and Hassan Cheema
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