We wait on the Buttler

If you report on player transfers before they’ve been confirmed, you’re starting out on a slippery slope. Next thing you know, you’ve got a section of your website called ‘transfer gossip’ which wastes people’s time telling them about things which won’t happen. We’re not sure exactly where we’re up to

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Derbyshire are down

Worcestershire Northamptonshire are up. Surrey have an 18-year-old who can score double hundreds and may finally stop dicking about hoovering up ageing stars from other counties. We’re thinking of rebranding King Cricket ‘the home of in-depth inaccurate county cricket coverage’.

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When Mr Cricket became Mr Anecdote

If you’re thinking of reading Mike Hussey’s autobiography, you’d better HOLD ON TIGHT. Published excerpts reveal that after his final Test, the team were all going to have a boat party, but that Hussey didn’t want to go because his children wouldn’t have been allowed. Apparently some players wanted to

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Surrey are down

Lancashire are up. Nottinghamshire have won the one-day competition. Never let it be said that we can’t do “news”. If Reuters or Associated Press want to offer us a lucrative contract to churn out those inspid pieces which clog sports pages, we’re open to offers. It would be a dream

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