“People want to see runs”

People are always saying this. It drives us mental. They say it like it’s a fact. Stuart Broad’s the latest. “I think Test wickets should be flat, no doubt, because the crowds want to come and see runs scored.” No we don’t. The most boring days we’ve ever seen have

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What to expect from Stuart Broad

Expectations are a funny thing. A great film trailer guarantees a disappointing film. Far better to keep expectations low. That’s our philosophy. Promise nothing and then deliver half of something to semi-grateful murmurs of: “Oh, it’s not as bad as I expected.” After several years of promise and a number

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England Test captaincy play-off

So Alastair Cook’s an England captain (one-day internationals) and Stuart Broad’s an England captain (Twenty20). But which one will go on to become the REAL England captain – the one who’s in charge of the Test team? Is this really the way to do it. Is this really the plan

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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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