Jonathan Trott is relentless

Jonathan Trott is on holiday with his family. They decide to play table tennis – winner stays on. After Trott has won the first 18 games, Mrs Trott quietly suggests that he might like to find a way to let the kids win a couple. Trott says no. After 86

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Chuck Fleetwood-Smiths hit Cricinfo

We have to plug the Chuck Fleetwood-Smiths (Jarrod Kimber and Sam Collins, formerly Two Pricks at the Ashes) because Jarrod wore our T-shirt yesterday. We had an extended discussion about Jarrod’s mooted attire earlier in the week, during which we told him about the time a friend had seen us

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Sri Lanka are sneaky

If you’ve only been half paying attention to Sri Lanka’s two warm-up matches, you might have got the wrong impression. In the first, against Middlesex, the first day ended with them having conceded 321-5. Andrew Strauss scored a hundred, but so did Dan Housego. “They can’t bowl,” said Robert Baby-Bunting

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