Monthly Archives: January 2012

The funny thing about form…

The term “form is temporary class is permanent” has been banded around for years.  But is there ever a time when form overrides class? How is it that some people bounce back from a bad run and some never recover? Why … Continue reading

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Pakistan v England Day 4…

2nd test day 3… The Broad show with the bat giving England a much-needed lead. England have a lot to thank their bowlers for in this series not least because they’ve been batting better than the top order. A good … Continue reading

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Pakistan v England Day 2

England ended the day on a bit of a downer. 207 for 4 would have been a good day. 207 for 5 takes the shine off. The bowlers finished off Pakistan earlier than I thought but hats off to Broad … Continue reading

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Pakistan v England 2nd test Day 1…

Toss: Pakistan won and batted. This morning I slept in and missed the toss which sometimes determines whether I keep listening to Test Match Special or have another hours sleep. If England are batting I tend to take the extra … Continue reading

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Ricky Ponting…

I waited up last night to see the result of the toss in the Australia v India 4th test. I wasn’t going to stay up and watch but I like to know who is batting first, predict a score and … Continue reading

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New season just around the corner…

With an email earlier this week from my County coach for nets and a quick check of my teams website confirming nets start Feb 1st. The cricket season isn’t too far away. I’ve set myself a couple of aims for this … Continue reading

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Merlyn…

Given England froze against spin they are now going to practice against the Merlyn bowling machine before the second test. First off it was obvious to everyone that spin bowling was going to be bowled earlier and for longer. Dubai … Continue reading

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