8 episodes

Andy Zaltzman and Jarrod Kimber dig in to cricket's biggest and nerdiest topics. They deliver heavy balls with soft hands. The Aubrey Faulkner of cricket podcasts.

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    • 4.9, 132 Ratings

Andy Zaltzman and Jarrod Kimber dig in to cricket's biggest and nerdiest topics. They deliver heavy balls with soft hands. The Aubrey Faulkner of cricket podcasts.

    The day Kapil changed cricket | World Cup performances

    The day Kapil changed cricket | World Cup performances

    Kimber and Zaltzman talk great World Cup performances - that Kapil Dev catch, the human calculator Michael Bevan and how Sanath and Kalu changed things

    • 33 min
    World Cup performances | The Puppetmaster Martin Crowe

    World Cup performances | The Puppetmaster Martin Crowe

    From Crowe to Klusener, Kimber and Zaltzman look back at great performances from previous World Cups in the first of a two part series

    • 32 min
    Cricket's foot fetish

    Cricket's foot fetish

    Zaltzman and Kimber talking free hits, body position and Chris Woakes' nice feet. How do we stop them, why do they happen, and why Bob Willis should never ever talk about them.

    • 46 min
    Bowlers save humanity

    Bowlers save humanity

    When it comes to not making runs, few are more qualified than Andy Zaltzman and Jarrod Kimber. The two learned failures look at how much Test batsmen struggled in 2018, and why. They discuss where modern batting is right now, blip-wise. They also talk bowlers, invent a dating app inspired by a Kent allrounder, and Jarrod picks an unlikely candidate as his ideal person. Mixed by Nick McCorriston.

    • 49 min
    The soft hands of glove

    The soft hands of glove

    Kimber sits down with Zaltzman, one of the leading wicketkeepers in England, to look at the evolution of keeping.

    • 1 hr
    Joe Root and the conversions

    Joe Root and the conversions

    Zaltzman and Kimber look at batsmen converting fifties to hundreds, and those converting twenty-fives to fifties (for some reason), and much other Joe Root related stuff.

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
132 Ratings

132 Ratings

NiallDuxbury1991 ,

Great

Witty and knowledgable as you would expect with these two. Just wish there were more!

Russ Jackel ,

Sadist Hour

V enjoyable thanks. I think recorded over Skype hence poor sound quality , otherwise excellent stuff.

DPNott ,

Statistician’s Wet Dream

Lovely use of statistics from two of TMS’s top number wangers. Nice to go down the rabbit hole of statistics. Docked a star for the poor sound quality. Perhaps harshly.

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