Beige Brigade

JULY 12, 2014

Whose top five is that? Not New Zealand's?

The boys wade into loads of emails, meet the Buffalo, roll out an old hit about Monty P and his black patka, discuss Pakistan v NZ. And Cricket Violence Corner stars Brett Lee
JUNE 30, 2014

'Oh good, Kane's there'

Off White Thunder returns to the fray. We crystal-ball the West Indies Test series. The News or Ruse is surprisingly sophisticated. Kev introduces his 1992 World Cup Cricket Trivia Challenge. And Cricket Violence Corner is in leafy middle America.
JUNE 23, 2014

'The World Cup opener will be old-school'

And so is this podcast, hosted by Kev and The Godfather, who wallow in nostalgia, discuss the West Indies series, alternative commentary, and Mark Craig playing for the Barmy Army. Also: Cricket Violence Corner is back
FEBRUARY 21, 2014

'The goldenest of golden summers'

The team basks in the glory of a sensational season, capped by McCullum's 300, and Dylan Cleaver waxes lyrical about Martin Crowe's latest article in the Book Nook
JANUARY 17, 2014

Bullying schoolboys with a cricket bat

The lads discuss a controversy over a club match and the joys of watching England capitulate, while Tony Blain chimes in with thoughts on Graeme Swann
DECEMBER 13, 2013

The elephant in the stadium

The team discusses Ross Taylor's "chanceless" double-hundred in Dunedin, Ponting's autobiography Close of Play, and the ins and outs of the ICC's match-fixing investigations in New Zealand
NOVEMBER 29, 2013

Verbals, sore winners, and camel milk

The Ashes sledging dramas get discussed at length, Tim Southee is compared to a desert animal, and Lane suffers a horrendous Last Man Stands caught-and-bowled injury to the frank and beans
NOVEMBER 15, 2013

Bowden's return, and Guptill's future

The boys discuss the option of playing Martin Guptill in New Zealand's middle order, and Billy Bowden's umpiring comeback for the Ashes.
OCTOBER 25, 2013

A peripheral New Zealand XI

Who would you pick in a Kiwi dregs XI from the '80s and '90s? The boys take a shot
OCTOBER 16, 2013

'Peter Fulton, the king of patting half-volleys back to the bowler'

The boys struggle to watch the snoozefest in Chittagong, and fail to read any cricket books
OCTOBER 04, 2013

Which New Zealand cricketers would you immortalise in statues?

The burning question stays incomplete just so you can ponder over it for a week
SEPTEMBER 08, 2013

'If it's a permeable surface, go whiz'

The boys from BYC get the last word in on pitch urination. They also discuss Ashes stats, Hadlee's solution for fixing, New Zealand's series against Bangladesh and India, and finally review a book (but it's not on cricket)
AUGUST 29, 2013

'This England team is good for one more Ashes'

The boys discuss the fact there is zero cricket news or events coming out of New Zealand,Jeremy confesses to being hit on by a famous NZ Dame, and Dylan gives the BYC the exclusive scoop on the NZ v India series in 2014
AUGUST 23, 2013

Lunching with Hadlee and Waqar

The boys are back after a break, bursting with news, mostly of line, length and hops. Lane has a beard, Wells basks in his lunch date with Sir Richard and Waqar, and Dylan drops a terrible ruse in the news
JULY 17, 2013

'A cross between Yuvraj and Lara'

Agar, Biff, Boof, the return of Cleaver, the Ashes, Skippy, Hogan, the Poison Dwarf and lots more in this week's show
JUNE 27, 2013

Boof, Blain, Bradman

Australia's new coach, bespoke Tony Blain bookmarks, Vettori's return (not), and a look ahead to the revenge series of the season: New Zealand in Bangladesh
JUNE 19, 2013

'New Zealand are the worst users of DRS'

Lane, Wells and Cleaver discuss the team's Champions Trophy campaign and think only Taylor, McCullum and Williamson should be allowed reviews
MAY 29, 2013

'New Zealand cricketers will never be paid to underperform'

Lane and Wells look at the bright side of NZ being rubbish, bookmaking as a career, the Headingley Test, Hadlee's 'tache and skip, and other Kiwi teams that wore beige
MAY 23, 2013

'We are in an abusive relationship with the Black Caps'

This week Lane and Wells are joined by fellow cricket tragic, writer and broadcaster Justin Brown as he reviews his wonderful book Bowling Through India in the Book Nook, and Tony Blain chips in with a few wild theories for the Leeds Test
MAY 17, 2013

'England must be crapping themselves a wee bit'

Mike Lane, Dylan Cleaver and Paul Ford wade through cricket news (or ruse), review Lawrence Booth's Cricket, Lovely Cricket, feel happy being zero-expectation fans, and declare NZ's bowling to be better than what England will face in the Ashes