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World Cricket Show

A cricket podcast by two guys whose school team once got bowled out for 22, and the next week got bowled out for 13. And they never let it go. 'Acclaimed' - Financial Times See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Episode 331 - Australia v India Review

Adam & Tony look back on a historic few weeks Down Under, as India pulled off their first ever series win in Australia. How have they done it? Has Kohli secured his legacy? And will they go on to dominate Test cricket now?Plus, thoughts on Steyn's return and the genius of Lovely Trenty, and we bend the knee to Sir Alastair Cook.All this and more on the latest World Cricket Show - support what we do at patreon.com/cricketshow See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 3mins

10 Jan 2019

Rank #1

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Episode 355 - Fire in Babylon

Adam & Tony review the sports documentary the whole world is talking about: Fire in Babylon. Charting the rise and eventual dominance of the great West Indies side in the late 70s and early 80s, it's a fascinating look at one of the great sports teams in history. Plus, it's a good excuse to lean further into nostalgia, this time for an era we weren't even around for.Also this week, thoughts on the ECB's plans to get the international summer up and running by July, and a brilliant email from a listener about a dream starring Tony Curr.All this and more on the latest World Cricket Show - support what we do at patreon.com/cricketshow See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

56mins

20 May 2020

Rank #2

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Episode 317 - Sandpaper Scandal

As the dust settles on one of the biggest cricket stories for years, Adam & Tony reflect on sandpaper, jaw-dropping press conferences, and the whole ball tampering row. Has the fury of media and fans been appropriate? Or has it all been blown out of proportion?If nothing else, it's overshadowed 58 all out! But we find some time to talk about that too. Will this finally force a shake-up for England?All this and more on the latest World Cricket Show - support what we do at patreon.com/cricketshow See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

58mins

28 Mar 2018

Rank #3

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Episode 318 - The Hundred

Adam & Tony discuss the ECB's surprise unveiling of 100 ball cricket. Ridiculous gimmick? Or marketing genius?Plus, thoughts on another season of IPL (with minimal discussion of scheduling!), Tony gets the spaghetti sweats, and Adam shocks the world by mentioning county cricket.All this and more on the latest World Cricket Show - support what we do at patreon.com/cricketshow See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

59mins

27 Apr 2018

Rank #4

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Episode 174

Brimful of World Cricket Show on the 45.On the pod this week, Adam and Tony deliver a staggeringly comprehensive preview of England's Test series in New Zealand. Is Nick Compton the right man to open? Or should Joe Root be promoted? And with Broad and Onions out of form, has a sudden lack of depth in the pace department been exposed?There's analysis of New Zealand too - can the bowling unit find form? And how important will Ross Taylor's return to the side be?Also this week:Tony throws ketchup all over AdamA Moises Henriques pronunciation updatePlans are in motion for the next singleTony almost catches his death of cold, for which he blames AdamAll this and more on the latest edition of the World Cricket Show - for goodness sake buy a T-shirt at www.cricketshow.net See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

44mins

4 Mar 2013

Rank #5

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Episode 141

West Indies series, IPL and the T-shirts finally arrive. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 33mins

31 May 2012

Rank #6

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Episode 140

CRICKET!On the pod this week, Adam and Tony reflect on the first Test of the summer at Lord's. Just how close did the West Indies push England? Has Strauss silenced his critics? How many times will Chanderpaul get out this series? And will the Sky pundits ever get over the 1980s?In addition, there's discussion of the Pietersen/Nick Knight spat, Michael Clarke goes rallying, and the competition winner is announced.Also this week:Tony's T-shirt nightmareAdam pretends to be injured because he wants attentionNasser Hussain: freelance party pooperAdam hates scoringTony hates scoring runs (apparently)All this and more on the latest edition of the World Cricket Show - the ultimate triumph of the human spirit.A See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 29mins

24 May 2012

Rank #7

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Episode 239 - AB De Villiers is Chuck Norris

When Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone, he already had three missed calls from AB De Villiers. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss a mindblowing batting display from South Africa's captain. When Bob Willis calls him the best batsman of all time, that's clearly hyperbole...or is it? Yes. Or is it? In addition, Tim Wigmore and Peter Miller, authors of a new book, 'Second XI: Cricket in its Outposts', come on the show to discuss all things Associate cricket. In a wide-ranging chat, topics covered include the future of Ireland, why the ICC isn't all that bad really, and whether cricket will ever crack America. All this and more on the latest edition of the World Cricket Show - did you hear? It's the world's favourite cricket show. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 1min

23 Jan 2015

Rank #8

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Episode 238 - Test Cricket Bonanza

New year, same old nonsense. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss all the various Test series going on around the world. Are New Zealand the real deal? How can Sanga even think about retiring? Has Dhoni left his team in the lurch? And is Clive Lloyd right - is T20 killing cricket in the West Indies?

51mins

7 Jan 2015

Rank #9

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Episode 222 - England v Sri Lanka Preview

It's the World Football Cricket Show!On the pod this week, Adam and Tony look ahead to the first Test series of the English summer. Should England fans be excited about the new era? Or worried about the batting lineup? Will Sri Lanka adapt to the conditions? And do Sanga and Mahela have another big series in them?Plus, Adam selects his composite XI, and gets actually quite angry with Giles Clarke.Also this week:World CupWorld CupWorld CupWorld CupAll this and more on the latest edition of the World Cricket Show - sorry for talking about football so much. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

45mins

11 Jun 2014

Rank #10

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Episode 352 - 2005 Ashes Memories

With cricket suspended all over the world, Adam & Tony cast their minds back to the 2005 Ashes, picking out their favourite moments and trying to determine whether it really was the best 'thing' ever.We hope to keep the podcast going during this very difficult period - so send us your ideas for what we could talk about!Sending love and solidarity to healthcare workers and human beings everywhere. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

47mins

28 Mar 2020

Rank #11

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Episode 175

Snow.M.G.Snowed out of their regular studio, Adam and Tony rig up a telephone out of two tin cans on a string and deliver a report on the drawn Test in Dunedin. England capitulated, then fought back - how should we assess their performance? How impressive was Nick Compton's hundred? And which side will be happier heading to Wellington?In addition, there's analysis of the startling developments in the Australian camp. Four players axed for not doing their homework - is this a ridiculous over-reaction? Or should we actually have some sympathy for the captain and coach?Also this week:Adam frolics in the snow while Tony has to workNick Knight's got a new catchphraseAdam plagiarises yet... See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

50mins

13 Mar 2013

Rank #12

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Episode 231 - Alastair Cook's Turkish Bath

Uncork the champers! It's World Cricket Show time!On the pod this week, Adam and Tony reflect on a humbling defeat for England in the one-day series with India. Are their World Cup chances disappearing down the plughole? Is it time for Cook to step aside? And is it time to make an emergency call to Ravi Bopara?Plus, there's analysis of the one-off T20, and MS Dhoni's strange decision to turn down singles in the final over.Also this week:Britain's having another baby, and Tony's predictably excited about itAdam workshops some Scottish referendum materialYuvraj Singh goes sub 9.58The episode is brought to you by Pringles, or at least you'd think soAll this and more on the latest edition of the World Cricket Show - we're never gonna quitain. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

41mins

10 Sep 2014

Rank #13