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Jonny Bairstow matches stunning David Gower record as England pummel Australia

Records tumbled at Trent Bridge today as England posted a mammoth total against Australia.

The touring Aussies won the toss in Nottingham but that was about as good as it got for Tim Paine’s side as Jonny Bairstow and Jason Roy put them to the sword. 257 more words


Test 920 - Botham and Dev

Ian Botham, as you know, can bat as well as bowl,
Approaches those two differently, with freedom or control,
Made 142 off 214, and ace from in the hole, 53 more words


David Gower on why he fell out of love with one-day cricket

David Gower’s got me thinking… Not at how anybody can make batting appear so graceful; or why he sat smiling as he endured years of inane ‘wafting outside off’ bantz from far less talented people on They Think It’s All Over… No, it’s about something he said at The Cricketer’s ‘evening with’ earlier in the year. 710 more words