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The Unplayable Podcast delivers cricket analysis, insight and exclusive interviews with the biggest names in Australian cricket.

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The Unplayable Podcast delivers cricket analysis, insight and exclusive interviews with the biggest names in Australian cricket.

    Lockdown with Alyssa Healy and Beth Mooney

    Lockdown with Alyssa Healy and Beth Mooney

    On the last edition of our lockdown specials, Australia's World Cup champion opening pair of Alyssa Healy and Beth Mooney speak separately to cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris about their World Cup memories and how they're spending isolation Rundown Healy 00:40 - How Alyssa is handling the lockdown 03:08 - World Cup memories 06:40 - Alyssa speaks about her player-of-the-match performance in the final 08:50 - Alyssa speaks about the prospect of playing in a shortened WBBL season and how the players are feeling about the COVID-19 pandemic 13:55 - Alyssa answers a question from an "anonymous" fan Mooney 15:09 - Beth talks about her time in isolation 16:02 - Beth's memories of the World Cup win 20:40 - The celebrations with Katy Perry 22:00 - Beth's future goals 23:40 - Beth talks about her dog Ruby and finishes by allocating a dog breed to certain teammates

    Lockdown with John Hastings

    Lockdown with John Hastings

    Former Australia and Victoria allrounder John Hastings joins cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris and Aussie quick Kane Richardson to talk the impact of COVID-19, his career highlights before taking on a challenging quiz. Episode rundown 00:00 – John on how the COVID-19 has impacted his life and businesses 06:00 – John on his health having retired from cricket due to illness 09:00 – John on what he's been watching and The Test documentary 11:45 – John's career highlights including his first Test and the party for Ricky Ponting's retirement 16:55 – The aura of Ricky Ponting and a classic Ponting story 19:40 – Winning his first Sheffield Shield title with Victoria 23:00 – John explains the unique culture at Victoria 29:30 – On whether John ever felt comfortable in the ODI team 32:33 – John picks the best moments of his playing career 39:15 – John shares a story about a chat with MS Dhoni 44:27 – John picks some of the best batters and bowlers he's played against 46:50 – John takes on a quiz about his own career with mixed results

    Lockdown with Mike Hussey

    Lockdown with Mike Hussey

    This week's episode features champion batter Mike 'Mr Cricket' Hussey, who speaks to cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris and fast bowler Kane Richardson about how he's spending his time in isolation, his wonderful career, greatest opponents and takes on the quiz. Episode rundown 00:00 – How Kane and Mike have been spending isolation 02:10 – Mike explains how he is conducting the review at South Australia 08:30 – Mike goes over his career, starting with having to wait for his international debut 12:00 – Mike's reflections of Amazing Adelaide and the aftermath in the changerooms 14:35 – What it was like facing McGrath, Warne, Lee, Johnson in the nets 17:22 – Mike re-lives his incredible hundred batting with Glenn McGrath in the Boxing Day Test 20:00 – Mike on when he was at the peak of his powers 22:45 – Mike picks his 'Best of Enemies' XI 30:35 – Mike takes on a quiz about his own career

    Lockdown with Shane Watson

    Lockdown with Shane Watson

    On this week's episode, cricket.com.au journalist Sam Ferris chats to former Australia allrounder Shane Watson. Episode rundown: 00:00 – Shane explains what he's been up to in isolation 02:40 – Shane talks about his new venture, T20Stars.com and his unreal podcast chat with Sir Vivian Richards 14:30 – Shane's advice for aspiring T20 stars 16:45 – Shane puts his hat on as ACA president and provides an update from the players' perspective on how they're handling the coronavirus pandemic 19:45 – We go into Shane's playing career, starting with his debut as a 20-year-old in 2002 27:50 – Shane on the best captains he's played under 28:50 – Shane opens up on his emotional first IPL season 31:50 – Shane speaks about the peak of his career 36:45 – Shane re-lives the tumultuous 2013 India tour 40:10 – Shane on the 2013-14 Ashes clean sweep 42:40 – Shane reveals the most cherished moment of his career 44:00 – Shane's redemption hundred in the 2018 IPL final 48:00 – Shane picks a squad of the best players he's played against in Test cricket 51:55 – Shane nominates the players he wished he's played against 53:10 – Shane takes on a quiz all about his own career

    Lockdown with Peter Siddle

    Lockdown with Peter Siddle

    On this week's episode, Sam Ferris and Kane Richardson chat to former Australia fast bowler Peter Siddle in isolation. Episode rundown: 00:00 - How Pete has been keeping busy in isolation 08:30 - Pete addresses his playing future 12:30 - Pete's thoughts on 'The Test' doco 15:00 - Pete reflects on his career highlights 35:20 - Pete picks his best Test XI from opposition players 49:00 - Pete tries to beat his own quiz score from last Ashes series

    Kane Richardson and the coronavirus

    Kane Richardson and the coronavirus

    On the season finale of the Unplayable Podcast, cricket.com.au reporter Sam Ferris chats with Australia fast bowler Kane Richardson about his coronavirus scare, what it was like in quarantine and how the summer panned out for the Aussies.

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