62 episodes

An irreverent take on world cricket from diehard ultras and media professionals Arun Sudhaman & Darren Burns.

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An irreverent take on world cricket from diehard ultras and media professionals Arun Sudhaman & Darren Burns.

    Ep 62: Reverse-reverse, bubble sabotage, dangerous Dom & more

    Ep 62: Reverse-reverse, bubble sabotage, dangerous Dom & more

    The Ultras review the successful return of Test cricket, preview the third Test between England and the West Indies, reflect on the new phenomenon of 'reverse-reverse' swing, discuss Stuart Broad's impressive tantrum, examine Jofra Archer's lapse, and sympathise with Phil Simmons' inability to remember his opponents' names. 

    • 43 min
    Ep 61: Cricket returns, butter knife drama & an Ultras baby

    Ep 61: Cricket returns, butter knife drama & an Ultras baby

    Cricket is back, and so are the Ultras to preview the England vs WI series inside a secure bubble at the Ageas Bowl. There's also butter knife drama involving Younis Khan, a brief investigation into Sri Lanka's 2011 World Cup loss, and an Ultras baby!

    • 34 min
    Ep 60: The Cricket Ultras Cricket Quiz

    Ep 60: The Cricket Ultras Cricket Quiz

    With little prospect of live cricket on the immediate horizon, the Cricket Ultras resort to that lockdown staple — a virtual quiz that pits their wits against each other on such topics as Pakistan's off-field shenanigans, the most runs scored off a single delivery, and whether Ravi Shastri said it. Tune in and take part!

    • 48 min
    Ep. 59: The great cricket book review: including Line & Strength, Dickie Bird's 'autobiographie' & much more

    Ep. 59: The great cricket book review: including Line & Strength, Dickie Bird's 'autobiographie' & much more

    The Cricket Ultras lockdown continues with wide-ranging review of our podcaster's favourite books including, Rain Men, The Art of Captaincy, Beyond a Boundary and, um, Dickie Bird's autobiography in French. There's also a cricket autobiography quiz and plenty of discussion of the worst memoirs penned by current and former cricketers. 

    • 43 min
    Ep. 58: The Love Cafe lockdown, best cricket documentaries & films

    Ep. 58: The Love Cafe lockdown, best cricket documentaries & films

    It's the Love Cafe lockdown on Cricket Ultras as our podcasters break down The Test, Australian cricket's latest propaganda vehicle, which features the touching bromance between Adam Zampa and Marcus Stoinis. On that theme, there's also favourite cricket documentaries, movies and YouTube channels, to help listeners while away the long hours of lockdown. Take care everyone, keep washing those hands and please refrain from shining any cricket balls. 

    • 44 min
    Ep. 57: Aus dominant, Eng wary, Mickey Arthur returns, Ind disappoint + great moments in cricket drinking

    Ep. 57: Aus dominant, Eng wary, Mickey Arthur returns, Ind disappoint + great moments in cricket drinking

    Australia dominate the Women's T20 World Cup final in front of record crowds, while India are left to rue missed opportunities. Elsewhere, the pod previews England's series against Mickey Arthur's Sri Lanka, another hapless Indian tour of New Zealand and, in the part of you've all been waiting for, run down some great moments in cricket drinking. Not that we endorse them, of course!

    • 42 min

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Dickens_8of9 ,

Insightful

Love this podcast. It’s a must listen on my podcast lists. Incredibly insightful on all things Cricket and just fun to listen too.

Buttonbbb ,

My favourite cricket podcast

Covers Beans and use the league women’s cricket,results, personalities, cricket TV shows, stump microphones, commentators, selections In most countries. The hosts are are especially skilled at pronouncing Indian names and seem to be knowledgeable about the skills of the Indian players, as well as Australia, New Zealand, England and South Africa. The hosts like to highlight the lighter side of cricket for the benefit of their audience. They are both cricketers themselves.

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