A Current World Test XI

3 minute read We’re going to play a Sim Series between a 1990s World Test XI and a Current World Test XI. Let’s pick the latter. As we asked the other day, what is ‘now’? We’re still niggled by the notion that the 90s XI has a whole era of talent at its

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A 1990s World Test XI

5 minute read We’re going to play a Sim Series between a 1990s World Test XI and a Current World Test XI. Let’s pick our first team. After we announced that this particular Sim Series Test was going to take place, there was quite a lot of discussion about who should be in

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Sim Series: 90s XI v Now XI

2 minute read We’re going to play another Sim Series. The last few were a bit Ashes-centric so this time we’re going to pit a World 90s XI against a World Now XI. If you don’t about Sim Series, this is how it works: we pick two fantasy teams based on some flimsy

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Our very favourite thing about Netflix’s Cricket Fever: Lasith Malinga lurking in the background of every scene like a highly conspicuous ghost

3 minute read We’ve finished watching Cricket Fever, Netflix’s documentary series about Mumbai Indians’ 2018 IPL campaign. It’s good, and personal experience revealed that even people who don’t especially like cricket may well enjoy it. It’s not a huge and revelatory experience or anything, but we’d say that people who don’t normally enjoy

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Botham 80 Series wine review

2 minute read “Sir Ian Botham is arguably one of the greatest cricketers that England has ever produced.  Known as an all-rounder of the sport, his bowling skills were as feared by opponents as his batting triumphs were rejoiced by his team-mates and country. “For the last 40 years, Sir Ian has been

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