An Asian coup, an Australian heist – the 1987 World Cup

An Asian coup, an Australian heist – the 1987 World CupAn Asian coup, an Australian heist – the 1987 World Cup

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In the latest 81allout podcast we rewind to the World Cup in 1987 – when Australia pulled off a sensational triumph. We talk about Allan Lamb taking on Courtney Walsh in Gujranwala, Gavaskar scorching a hundred, Dave Houghton blasting 142, Navjot “Sixer” Sidhu clattering the big ones, Gooch sweeping India


The World Cup that changed (almost) everything

The World Cup that changed (almost) everythingThe World Cup that changed (almost) everything

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In the latest 81allout podcast we rewind to one of the mostly fondly remembered World Cups – from 1992. Why is this such a beloved tournament? Has there been a better collection of cricket jerseys at one event? We talk about Mark Greatbatch’s sixes, Martin Crowe’s innovative tactics, Srikkanth’s duck


‘Bangladesh don’t have the habit of chasing 300-plus scores’

‘Bangladesh don’t have the habit of chasing 300-plus scores’‘Bangladesh don’t have the habit of chasing 300-plus scores’

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In the latest episode of the 81allout podcast, we are delighted to be joined by ESPNcricinfo’s Bangladesh correspondent Mohammad Isam. Isam opens up about the terrorist attack in Christchurch, and how it has offered him a new perspective towards cricket. We go on to talk about Bangladesh’s squad for the


Do we judge umpires on ridiculously high standards?

Do we judge umpires on ridiculously high standards?Do we judge umpires on ridiculously high standards?

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In the latest episode of the 81allout podcast we discuss recent controversies around umpiring and the seemingly gradual erosion of umpires’ authority. Was Dhoni justified in walking onto the field and arguing with the umpires?  Is there data to prove that umpiring standards in this IPL has been worse than


I try and give voice to the fans’ emotions

I try and give voice to the fans’ emotionsI try and give voice to the fans’ emotions

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In the latest episode of the 81allout podcast, we are delighted to be joined by ESPNcricinfo’s Sri Lanka correspondent Andrew Fidel Fernando. We talk about Fidel’s experiences of covering Sri Lankan cricket and discuss the various aspects of putting together a piece on deadline. Fidel talks about what was going


IPL 2019 Preview (Part 2) – Can RCB shock the world?

IPL 2019 Preview (Part 2) – Can RCB shock the world?IPL 2019 Preview (Part 2) – Can RCB shock the world?

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In Part 2 of our fun preview we discuss: Rajasthan Royals’ lack of spin options, Royal Challenger Bangalore’s propensity for comedy, Mumbai Indians’ ability to win tournaments every alternative year, and Sunrisers Hyderabad’s terrific balance. We’re delighted to be joined by Arnab Ray (@greatbong) with his insights and humor. Other