Stuart Broad’s going to need…

More ties! From Stuart Broad’s Twitter feed: “There can’t be a worse advert at the moment than Just For Men! ‘I’m gonna need more ties!’” We are currently in a ‘love’ phase in our ever evolving relationship with the ‘more ties’ advert. Broad probably watches less cricket than we do,

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Who is Xavier Doherty?

Who ISN’T Xavier Doherty? Friends of ours will tell you that one of our less endearing characteristics is a propensity to ask meaningless rhetorical questions when responding to direct requests for information. Friend: “Which turning is it?” Us: “Which turning ISN’T it?” Friend: “Where did you get that prosciutto from?”

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Laurence Elderbrook: all-rounder

Since being in Australia, I have once again been working on my bowling. A prodigiously gifted spinner in my youth, I shamefully neglected my art being as batting was my stronger suit. However, the hard pitches here lend themselves to my wizardry and it pleases me to see batsmen perplexed

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The average one-day series

Some players injured, some players rested, ‘trying out options’ ahead of the World Cup, introducing younger players. The reasons are varied, the teams are shit. Take a look at the Australia team from their last one-day international and then take Mike Hussey out as well, because he’s going back to

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