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Cricket authors (and obsessives) Peter Oborne and Richard Heller have launched a new podcast to help deprived listeners endure a world without cricket. They will chat regularly about cricket topics – hoping to keep a good line and length but with occasional wides into other subjects.

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Cricket authors (and obsessives) Peter Oborne and Richard Heller have launched a new podcast to help deprived listeners endure a world without cricket. They will chat regularly about cricket topics – hoping to keep a good line and length but with occasional wides into other subjects.

    John Cleese Shares His Lifelong Love of Cricket

    John Cleese Shares His Lifelong Love of Cricket

    “In that moment I went absolutely rigid with real terror, far worse than facing Jeff Thomson.” That is John Cleese, sharing with Peter Oborne and Richard Heller on their latest cricket-themed podcast his experience as a performer of the “yips”, that...

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Jill Rutter on watching cricket with Prime Ministers and others

    Jill Rutter on watching cricket with Prime Ministers and others

    Jill Rutter had many high-profile roles in British public service, including Director of Communications at the Treasury and a spell in the Prime Minister’s Policy Unit. She is now a Visiting Professor at King’s College, London and a senior Fellow at the...

    • 54 min
    Talking with Pakistan Women’s Former Cricket Captain Sana Mir

    Talking with Pakistan Women’s Former Cricket Captain Sana Mir

    Sana Mir played in 226 international matches for Pakistan, as an off-spinning all-rounder, 137 as captain, an appointment she received at just 23. She won many awards in her career, including two Asian Games Gold Medals, and was the first woman...

    • 55 min
    The glorious social and cultural heritage of Irish cricket with Charles Lysaght

    The glorious social and cultural heritage of Irish cricket with Charles Lysaght

    Besides being a celebrated student debater, who replaced Ken Clarke and handily defeated Vince Cable in 1964 as President of the Cambridge Union, then one of Ireland’s leading constitutional and administrative lawyers, a biographer, obituarist and a man...

    • 46 min
    Cricket's growth in remarkable places: the man who knows

    Cricket's growth in remarkable places: the man who knows

    James Coyne, Assistant Editor of The Cricketer magazine, has prepared each year since 2012 the section in Wisden Cricketers Almanack on Cricket Around The World. He is also the co-author of a book Evita Burned Down Our Pavilion ​(to be published next...

    • 45 min
    Talking with Human Rights Lawyer Clive Stafford Smith

    Talking with Human Rights Lawyer Clive Stafford Smith

    Clive Stafford-Smith OBE  is a cricket-lover who is also one of the leading human rights lawyers in the world. He is the founder of Reprieve, an organization which specializes in defending people facing execution and victims of rendition, extrajudicial...

    • 57 min

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