14 episodes

This is a podcast series on the history of cricket through the people and moments that made the game.

Series two is a look at race in cricket via Basil D'Oliveira and a few other stories. This season is one theme all the way through.

Series one was 11 stand alone episodes, we covered batting evolution, the wrong'un, reverse swing, and the crazy first Test match.

Double Century is a team effort. Our fact checkers are Abhishek Mukerjee (@ovshake42) and Bertie Moores (@MooresBertie). The Gwijo squad (@gwijosquad) did the singng. Nick McCorriston is our producer (@Nickamc).

Double Century with Jarrod Kimber Jarrod Kimber

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    • 5.0 • 9 Ratings

This is a podcast series on the history of cricket through the people and moments that made the game.

Series two is a look at race in cricket via Basil D'Oliveira and a few other stories. This season is one theme all the way through.

Series one was 11 stand alone episodes, we covered batting evolution, the wrong'un, reverse swing, and the crazy first Test match.

Double Century is a team effort. Our fact checkers are Abhishek Mukerjee (@ovshake42) and Bertie Moores (@MooresBertie). The Gwijo squad (@gwijosquad) did the singng. Nick McCorriston is our producer (@Nickamc).

    2.02 - Uncaged And In Middleton

    2.02 - Uncaged And In Middleton

    On how a boy who once had to sit in a part of the Newlands called the cage became a Test star for England. For season two of Double Century we’re looking at the history of race in cricket, especially through the lens of what happened to Basil D’Oliveira. This is episode two.

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    This podcast is brought to you by our supporters at Patreon, if you like what you heard here, please help out if you can over at https://www.patreon.com/user?u=32090121.

    Jarrod Kimber wrote and narrated this episode, you can find him on most of the social media places, but mostly https://www.twitter.com/ajarrodkimber.

    If you like this podcast you may like the YouTube page https://www.youtube.com/jarrodkimberyt.

    Our fact checkers for this episode are Bertie Moores, he’s at https://www.twitter.com/MooresBertie and Abhishek Mukerjee, who you can find at https://www.twitter.com/ovshake42.

    This podcast is edited, mixed and produced by Nick McCorriston, he's at https://www.nickamc.com and https://www.twitter.com/nickamc.

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    Archive of Clips And Music used in this episode:

    Wes Hall hostile bowling in England

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-n4ZDKhgak

    The D'Oliveira affair - Apartheid's downfall

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zZM9EEsVZOU

    India vs West Indies 1966/67

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8J5rk4wSqc

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    Further reading:

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Basil-DOliveira-Controversy-Peter-Oborne/dp/0751534889

    https://www.penguinrandomhouse.co.za/book/too-black-wear-whites/9781776095087

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Test-Cricket-unauthorised-Jarrod-Kimber-ebook/dp/B018GJZ9LG/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&qid=1601987657&refinements=p_27%3AJarrod+Kimber&s=books&sr=1-3

    https://wisden.com/stories/long-room/dropping-dolly-d-oliveira-affair-nightwatchman-50-years-on-long-read

    https://www.cricketcountry.com/author/abhishek-mukherjee

    • 15 min
    2.01 - The Baggage Of Krom Hendricks

    2.01 - The Baggage Of Krom Hendricks

    The early history of when South Africa did not play a non-white cricketer, and that time they did. For season two of Double Century we’re looking at the history of race in cricket, especially through the lens of what happened to Basil D’Oliveira. This is episode one.

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    This podcast is brought to you by our supporters at Patreon, if you like what you heard here, please help out if you can over at https://www.patreon.com/user?u=32090121.

    Jarrod Kimber wrote and narrated this episode, you can find him on most of the social media places, but mostly https://www.twitter.com/ajarrodkimber.

    If you like this podcast you may like the YouTube page https://www.youtube.com/jarrodkimberyt.

    Our fact checkers for this episode are Bertie Moores, he’s at https://www.twitter.com/MooresBertie and Abhishek Mukerjee, who you can find at https://www.twitter.com/ovshake42.

    This podcast is edited, mixed and produced by Nick McCorriston, he's at https://www.nickamc.com and https://www.twitter.com/nickamc.

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    Archive of Clips And Music used in this episode:

    South Africans congratulate Bavuma on historic maiden test ton

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JO0daMzH37g

    Talksport Following On Podcast: Sport In South Africa: Mike Procter EXCLUSIVE

    https://open.spotify.com/episode/6QMgiNBRpyO8qNartRBSgf

    The 'GREAT' Barry Richards

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DewKbgKOibg

    Lungi Ngidi on #BlackLivesMatter

    https://youtu.be/cPidRGIc5A4?t=217

    • 16 min
    2.00 - Introduction

    2.00 - Introduction

    This is really more of a reminder, and explainer, on what Double Century season two will be. It's an entire series on one topic, the story of Basil D'Oliveira and race in cricket. New episodes will drop every Friday.

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    This podcast is brought to you by our supporters at Patreon, if you  like what you heard here, please help out if you can over at https://www.patreon.com/user?u=32090121.

    This podcast is edited, mixed and produced by Nick McCorriston, he's at https://www.nickamc.com and https://www.twitter.com/nickamc.

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    #11 - Reversible

    #11 - Reversible

    Fast bowling had two revolutions, one was at the head, and it's an often-told story. But the other was at the feet. This is the story of how Pakistan, and then everyone else, discovered reverse swing. Meaning the old ball will never be the same again.

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    This podcast is brought to you by our supporters at Patreon, if you like what you heard here, please help out if you can over at https://www.patreon.com/user?u=32090121.

    If you like this podcast you may like the YouTube page https://www.youtube.com/jarrodkimberyt.

    Jarrod Kimber wrote and narrated this episode, you can find him on most of the social media places, but mostly https://www.twitter.com/ajarrodkimber.

    This podcast is edited, mixed and produced by Nick McCorriston, he's at https://www.nickamc.com and https://www.twitter.com/nickamc.

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    Clips And Music used in this episode:

    Wasim Akram's Best Over in 1992 World Cup Final

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTnh2Ar8WR8

    Swing Low Sweet Chariot Harp

    https://www.storyblocks.com/audio/stock/swing-low-sweet-chariot-harp-sx3lj733lwsk0wxrcht.html

    Sarfraz Nawaz 9/86 vs Australia 1st test 1978/79 MCG PART TWO

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AEJJeZp8TY

    Sarfraz Nawaz 9/86 vs Australia 1st test 1978/79 MCG PART ONE

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uV9rVihKbgg

    Documentary | Crossing The Line

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MKcvHAec6GM

    Umer Gul career best bowling 6 wickets vs England

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yv3-pyQ0kJw

    Wasim Akram's Reverse swing in world cup 1992

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rts6_zQWnpo

    • 20 min
    #10 - Emma Lai Walks On Grass

    #10 - Emma Lai Walks On Grass

    In 2016, I went to Hong Kong for a week to cover cricket stories there for ESPN. It was then I met Emma Lai, a sometimes captain of the Hong Kong women’s team, who learnt the game while being a waitress at the Hong Kong Cricket Club.

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    This podcast is brought to you by our supporters at Patreon, if you like what you heard here, please help out if you can over at https://www.patreon.com/user?u=32090121.

    If you like this podcast you may like the YouTube page https://www.youtube.com/jarrodkimberyt.

    Jarrod Kimber wrote and narrated this episode, you can find him on most of the social media places, but mostly https://www.twitter.com/ajarrodkimber.

    This podcast is edited, mixed and produced by Nick McCorriston, he's at https://www.nickamc.com and https://www.twitter.com/nickamc.

    • 12 min
    #09 - The Quartet

    #09 - The Quartet

    With the whole world moving towards seam, Tiger Pataudi took India towards spin. The Four great spinners would play in a total of 233 Tests, but we’ve taken a look at their first win in England.

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    This podcast is brought to you by our supporters at Patreon, if you like what you heard here, please help out if you can over at https://www.patreon.com/user?u=32090121.

    If you like this podcast you may like the YouTube page https://www.youtube.com/jarrodkimberyt.

    Jarrod Kimber wrote and narrated this episode, you can find him on most of the social media places, but mostly https://www.twitter.com/ajarrodkimber.

    Our fact checkers for this episode are Bertie Moores, he’s at https://www.twitter.com/MooresBertieand Abhishek Mukerjee, who you can find at https://www.twitter.com/ovshake42.

    This podcast is edited, mixed and produced by Nick McCorriston, he's at https://www.nickamc.comand https://www.twitter.com/nickamc.

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    Clips And Music used in this episode:

    Empire Of Cricket – India (part 3)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5CyCBSvytCk

    Wes Hall bowling In England 1963

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOZCht-zQN4

    Skipper Mansoor Khan Pataudi led India in the cricket series in India vs Australia in 1969

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C9ykM1qvaos

    ENGLAND v INDIA 3rd TEST MATCH DAYS 3 & 4 THE OVAL AUGUST 23 & 24 1971

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sOCbNyHJwIQ

    England v India, 3rd Test, The Oval 1971

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=giGDZBib7Ak

    Indian spin legend gets revenge on Aussies after MONSTER six in TOP DECK at Sydney

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-zdvMOu7ovw

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Soultanofswing ,

Superb analysis

Enjoyed Jarrod’s analysis of different facets of the game. Excellent listen!

Arjun_mavs ,

Insightful and Entertaining

The best thing to happen to cricket since Channel 9’s comm team of Benaud, Lawry and Greig. Absolutely brilliant!

abhilashsingh7 ,

I love everything about this.

Cricket is lucky to have Jarrod Kimber. That’s it. That’s the review.

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