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The weekly cricket show from BBC Sport in association with ABC and All India Radio.

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The weekly cricket show from BBC Sport in association with ABC and All India Radio.

    Psychological habits and how to break them

    Psychological habits and how to break them

    We speak to a psychologist who explains to us why he have habits, if we can make new ones and break old ones and how difficult it will be for people to change theirs. This comes after Australia paceman Mitchell Starc said the ICC's temporary saliva ban could risk 'boring' cricket.

    Plus, we hear from ICC Women's Cricket Manager and former England player Holly Colvin on their 100% cricket campaign and how the women's game can grow globally.

    Credit: Australia fast bowler Mitchell Starc looks at the ball as he reaches his bowling mark on the third day's play of the second Test between Australia and South Africa (Photo: AFP)

    • 41 min
    Cricket, but not as we know it

    Cricket, but not as we know it

    The latest on cricket's return to the field of play. As the game introduces unprecedented measures to ensure the safety of players, will India agree to tour Sri Lanka - and will the West Indies deem it safe enough to travel to England in July?

    Plus, how a cricket tour of Britain in 1911 pointed the way towards an independent India.

    And table cricket on Table Mountain.

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    • 43 min
    Archer eager for action

    Archer eager for action

    England World Cup winner Jofra Archer talks about bowling with a tennis ball in his garage, playing behind closed doors and reveals the surprise name of the toughest opponent he's ever faced.

    We'll take you to India to find out how the nation is coping without its number one obsession - cricket.

    And Zimbabwe batsman Brendan Taylor on how Covid-19 has stalled the cricketing revival in his country.

    Photo: Jofra Archer (Getty Images)

    • 37 min
    The tropical island where cricket carries on

    The tropical island where cricket carries on

    Could women's cricket be the hardest hit by the Covid-19 shutdown? We hear from Middlesex captain Naomi Dattani, whose hopes of a breakthrough year have been shattered.

    Plus, we'll take you to the only cricketing nation in the world where the game is still being played. It's business as usual in the virus-free tropical island of Saint Helena.

    And how should Darren Lehmann's tenure as Australia coach be remembered?

    Photo: St Helena (Getty Images)

    • 37 min
    How Sana Mir changed women's cricket in Pakistan

    How Sana Mir changed women's cricket in Pakistan

    As Sana Mir retires, we'll analyse her inspirational role for female cricketers in Pakistan with the coach who helped her become the number one bowler in the world.

    Plus, should The Hundred seek Indian investment following its postponement until 2021?

    And, how Twenty20 went from a hit and giggle to the face of modern cricket.

    Photo: Sana Mir (Getty Images)

    • 50 min
    Smith's new challenge and blind cricket

    Smith's new challenge and blind cricket

    He was the uncompromising captain of South Africa for more than a decade. Now, as director of cricket, he's tasked with navigating a path through a crisis both on and off the field.

    Graeme Smith is our special guest this week.

    Plus, England visually-impaired captain Ed Hossell discusses the obstacles to the game in England.

    And will shining a cricket ball with saliva be considered bad taste after coronavirus?

    Photo: Graeme Smith (Getty Images)

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
129 Ratings

129 Ratings

PinnerJonny ,

Great listening

Long time listener. Never miss it. Great features and interviews. And being from England Aus and India always fascinating to hear differing views.

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Great job!

This is my go to podcast for cricket updates. Love the intercontinental arrangement. Love from Nepal.

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A gem

The best cricket podcast by a mile - a little know gem from the BBC. Give it a go.

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