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Lively debate and discussion about the game on and off the field with a focus on English cricket. Featuring former England batsman Mark Butcher alongside ESPNcricinfo's writers and reporters.

Lively debate and discussion about the game on and off the field with a focus on English cricket. Featuring former England batsman Mark Butcher alongside ESPNcricinfo's writers and reporters.

 

#194

Azeem Rafiq: "There's a reason we feel this way, there's a lot of trauma"

Azeem Rafiq sits down with Vithushan Ehantharajah and Andrew Miller to discuss his recent book on cricket’s racism crisis and the way ahead for the game Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

15 Jul 2024

1 HR 30 MINS

1:30:43

15 Jul 2024


#193

Jimmy Anders-done

England marked James Anderson’s retirement with a crushing win over West Indies, after which Alan was joined by Miller and Vish from Lord’s to discuss the end of an era. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

12 Jul 2024

49 MINS

49:39

12 Jul 2024


#192

Jimmy A’s final spell

Alan Gardner, Andrew Miller and Vish Ehantharajah get together to discuss James Anderson’s (enforced) Test farewell and preview the series with West Indies Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

08 Jul 2024

56 MINS

56:13

08 Jul 2024


#191

Bye-bye T20WC, hello Tests!

Alan Gardner is joined by Andrew Miller and Matt Roller to review England's World Cup exit and look at who's in the Test squad to face West Indies. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

01 Jul 2024

52 MINS

52:03

01 Jul 2024


#190

Stayin' alive

England became the first team into the T20 World Cup semi-finals, despite a patchy tournament record so far. Alan Gardner was joined by Matt Roller and Andrew Miller to assess where they are. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

24 Jun 2024

47 MINS

47:56

24 Jun 2024


#189

Avoiding an NRR brouhaha

After England squeezed through to the T20 World Cup Super Eight at the expense of Scotland, Alan Gardner caught up with Matt Roller in the Caribbean. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

17 Jun 2024

29 MINS

29:58

17 Jun 2024


#188

Deja vu all over again?

As England stare down the barrel of another failed World Cup defence, Alan Gardner is joined on the pod by Matt Roller in Trinidad to assess their prospects of being knocked out of the tournament early Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

10 Jun 2024

36 MINS

36:33

10 Jun 2024


#187

Archer's World Cup target

Ahead of the first T20I between England and Pakistan at Headingley, Alan Gardner is joined by Matt Roller and Osman Samiuddin to preview the series Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

20 May 2024

50 MINS

50:47

20 May 2024


#186

Oh Jimmy Jimmy

Following James Anderson's announcement that he will retire from Tests this summer, Alan Gardner, Matt Roller and Vithushan Ehantharajah sat down to discuss the news Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

14 May 2024

52 MINS

52:47

14 May 2024


#185

The case for the defence (part 2)

Reigning T20 World Cup champions England have named their squad to go to the Caribbean in June. Alan Gardner, Matt Roller and Vish Ehantharajah sat down to discuss who's in and who's out Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

30 Apr 2024

1 HR 06 MINS

1:06:53

30 Apr 2024


#184

A load of new balls

Alan, Miller and Vish are joined on the pod by Middlesex captain Toby Roland-Jones to discuss the latest experiment with using Kookaburra balls in the County Championship Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

16 Apr 2024

1 HR 07 MINS

1:07:26

16 Apr 2024


#183

Dharamsala demolition

England's tour of India ended with another thumping to leave Bazball in the crosshairs again. Andrew Miller, Vish Ehantharajah and Karthik Krishnaswamy joined Alan Gardner to wrap the series. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

12 Mar 2024

1 HR 01 MINS

1:01:18

12 Mar 2024


#182

Over the hill?

There will be a host of milestones to mark in Dharamsala, but will it be the start of a Bazball reboot? Alan, Miller and Vish preview the fifth and final Test of England's tour of India. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

05 Mar 2024

42 MINS

42:40

05 Mar 2024


#181

Baz-fail

After England's defeat in Ranchi sealed a series win for India, Alan Gardner was joined by Andrew Miller and Vithushan Ehantharajah to assess what it all means for Bazball. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

27 Feb 2024

58 MINS

58:47

27 Feb 2024