VELCRO BADGE is a new cricket podcast hosted by three journeymen amateur cricketers Bharat Tripathi, Joe McCluskie and Chris Holt. The trio, who play for the mighty Burnley Cricket Club, will be joined each week by local cricket legends (past and present!), bringing you the greatest stories from the changing rooms, showers and tea huts of the historic Lancashire League.
Vinny Hanson | Part Two | Lancashire League Hardest Men XI
EPISODE 04 is PART TWO of TWO episodes with guest legend Vinny Hanson. Recalling his 20 year career, Vinny opens up his treasure chest of stories - from a 'gun-wielding' opposition professional to being 'drilled' from behind by his best mate! - to reveal his Lancashire League Hardest Men XI.Enjoy and thanks for listening! Follow us on Twitter @velcrobadge for updates on episodes, guests and general craic.
Vinny Hanson | Part One | Interview
EPISODE 03 is PART ONE of TWO episodes with a Lancashire League legend, as the boys welcome their first guest in the form of the great man, VINNY HANSON. A gobby youth turned master-sledger, Vinny spins the yarn on his career as one of the league's most prolific wicket-keepers, and loudest personalities. In Part Two, he'll go on to reveal his Lancashire League Hardest Men XI, but for now enjoy a few tales from his big mouth.Once again, thanks for listening! Follow us on Twitter @velcrobadge
Lancashire League Frankenstein
EPISODE 02 sees Chris Holt, Joe McCluskie and Bharat Tripathi play God, as they slip into their PPE, harvest various body parts of a healthy crop of players, and give life to the ultimate Lancashire League monster cricketer. The surgery creates a genius, lightning-fast abomination, with world-class ability and dreadlocks.Stay safe and stay clean. Enjoy and thanks again for listening! Follow us on Twitter @velcrobadge
Lancashire League Sound XI
EPISODE 01 comes to you from lockdown! At the moment many folk on social media are posting their best ever cricket XI's played with or against, so here's our take on the soundest blokes in the Lancashire League. We select 12 of the nicest players, a top manager, a legendary coach, and a character of a scorer!Whilst there is no cricket being played, we hope you can kill a bit of time and enjoy a few short stories.Look after yourselves and thy neighbour. Enjoy and thanks for listening! Follow us on Twitter @velcrobadge
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Good crack fella’s keep it up.
Great banter and cricketing prowess
Keep it up lads