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Giving cricket the tough love it needs in these harsh modern times. The Broken Wicket brings you the latest news from the cricket world, getting under the skin of the story.

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Giving cricket the tough love it needs in these harsh modern times. The Broken Wicket brings you the latest news from the cricket world, getting under the skin of the story.

    One-cap wonders

    One-cap wonders

    Stats to the fore in the latest episode of The Broken Wicket as Tim rises to Andrew's most recent challenge: to find the greatest one-cap wonder of all time. From tales of dodgy contact lenses to a Hollywood star unknowingly playing a Test, the topic throws up some great stories.

    Your co-hosts also receive a listener letter about unusual physical features of cricket grounds, and discuss the winners of an exciting albeit truncated season. And an Aussie has been caught cheating.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Let's get ready to grumble!

    Let's get ready to grumble!

    Richard Clarke, author of Last-Wicket Stand: Searching for Redemption, Revival and a Reason to Persevere in English County Cricket, joins Andrew Mizner to talk about mid-life crises, the meditative qualities of cricket, the future of the counties, The Hundred and more.

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    • 1 hr 16 min
    Village

    Village

    Regular hosts Tim and Andrew reunite to chew the fat over a wide range of cricketing topics this week, including Babar Azam's ludicrous CV, a flat in a scorebox, and some surprising stats about the follow-on courtesy of the latest Stats Challenge.

    There is also an interview with affordable bat-making upstarts The Village Cricket Co, and your hosts discuss their respective grass-roots playing returns, which yielded mixed results.

    • 1 hr 30 min
    Having a Ball, North of the Wall

    Having a Ball, North of the Wall

    Andrew Mizner gets an update on Scottish cricket from author and podcaster Jake Perry (twitter.com/jperry_cricket).


    Plus some recommendations of cricket documentaries and one drama currently available on streaming.

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    • 31 min
    It's not easy being green

    It's not easy being green

    Ahead of this week's one day international series between England and Ireland, Andrew Mizner catches up with Cricket Europe correspondent and Irish cricket expert Barry Chambers (twitter.com/irishcricket1).

    Listen to Barry update us on the state of the game in Ireland and the fortunes of both men's and women's teams. We've also got a preview of the three-match series itself.

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    • 29 min
    Skill, Commitment, Emphatic, Winning

    Skill, Commitment, Emphatic, Winning

    Tim Part and Andrew Mizner return to discuss the Windies' impressive victory over England in the first Test, including how the statistical omens don't look good for Joe Denly.

    To get the West Indian perspective, Andrew talked to Barbadian commentator and analyst Nikhil Uttamchandani. Tim, on the other hand, has been playing a lot of Cricket Captain and gives his verdict on the newly released 2020 edition of the game.

    • 1 hr 13 min

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