Caption competition No. 1
First caption competition of the season. Let's hope plenty of us have the vision to put up something eye catching.
South Africa Test Match Tickets General Sale
England Cricket Supporters heading to South Africa this coming winter, will be keen to know that tickets for all four test matches, will go on General Sale on Monday 7th October via the official outlets.
It's all about culture
Our final report of the season is about the forum which was not just a cut and paste from last year. It is not a verbatim report of the forum so if anyone else who was there feels anthing is missed please add your pennyworth.
No Plooy to achieve a result
Beefy reports on last day of season as we go through the motions and hear about a bizarre lookalike for our reporter.
Last of the Summer Whine
Dingy Bags reports on the penultimate day of the season with an end of season feel, a typical batting collapse, dramatic skies and even an alternative demolition Derby.
Hosein source for two plumb wickets one a duck
Haringey Racer gives a comprehensive report despite not being in his usual vantage postion. No health warnings but we hear of a very unusual scoreboard feature and an anti climatic finish.
Morgan to Lead T20 Charge
Eoin Morgan looks set to lead England into the World T20 in Australia next year, after being confirmed in the squad for the five match series with New Zealand next month.
Bairstow Left Out of England Squad
England have left out wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow for their two test tour to New Zealand, meaning Jos Butler will take the reigns behind the stumps.
Board Presidents XI Squad and Squad for 3 Tests Announced
Rohit Sharma has been named the Captain of the Board President's XI for the warm up game against South Africa. Virat Kohli, of course, leads the Team in the three Test Series. The Indian team will be looking to pick up all 120 ICC Test Championship points as strong favorites, barring weather issues. The focus will also be on Ravi Ashwin who will most likely return to International cricket after about a year hiatus in his best format, Test cricket. The other focus will be on Rohit Sharma and his elevation as Test opener. It will be interesting to see if Rohit opens in the BP XI warm up match too. If he doesn't, then his seriousness about making the Test openers spot his own will be questioned.
In the Balance - Hampshire CC1
Farmer provides the story of the game that puts the onus on Taunton next week. A poor Somerset performance and a very important individual performance from Kyle Abbott which made cricket history. On to Taunton