Month: October 2019 (page 1 of 2)

Are you completely numb to the ridiculousness of cricket terminology?

The Eton Field Game (via British Pathé)

This piece is not a flimsy excuse to publish footage of ‘the ram’ from the Eton Field Game. It is a chin-stroking musing on the fundamental meaningless of sporting terminology. The fact that it happens to feature footage of ‘the ram’ from the Eton Field Game is just a bonus.

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Papua New Guinea have qualified for the World T20. Without looking stuff up, let’s all share everything we know about Papua New Guinea

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The Cricket 19 videogame probably isn’t going to make David Willey feel any better

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India ‘move on’ from MS Dhoni and instead pick some random Dube

MS Dhoni (via ECB YouTube)
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Which Test nation’s top five wicket takers would form the most balanced attack?

Murali (via YouTube)

Thanks to all our Patreon patrons for funding this site. There’s no way this kind of feature would appear in a proper publication. Your crowdfunding makes this pointless cobblers possible. If you enjoy the site and feel it’s worth a quid (or the cost of a pint) each month, you can become a patron here.

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Don’t know what to think about The Hundred? Why not take your lead from Steve Smith’s awkward polite smile?

Steve Smith (via Twitter)
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Why South Africa couldn’t possibly have come up with a more appropriate end to their tour of India than Lungi Ngidi’s bizarre golden duck

South Africa’s series in microcosm (via Fox Sports)
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The Hundred draft: Which team pissed its money away on overpriced stars?

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A mouse in cricket whites at The Home of Corks – a match report

Send your match reports to king@kingcricket.co.uk. If it’s a professional match, on no account mention the cricket itself. If it’s an amateur match, feel free to go into excruciating detail.

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Jesus Christ! Someone’s put some actual thought into an element of The Hundred

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