Alan Tyers

APRIL 11, 2014

ECB to launch annual to rival Wisden

New tome to feature the best of English (and Indian) cricket
"That was a very impressive display of bending over backwards for me, Gilesy. Now, I'd like to see you tie your hands behind your back" © Getty Images
MARCH 31, 2014

The Gilo blueprint

Managing the England lads, working on their golf swing, not thinking about KP - Ashley Giles will take care of everything
MARCH 17, 2014

ECB appoints confessional interview coach

Key new role will aim to monetise growth area in England team performance
FEBRUARY 24, 2014

How to make West Indies v England interesting

A game scientifically designed to maximise fun during a series nobody cares about
FEBRUARY 07, 2014

Why KP was sacked

The ECB reveals all in a sensational, no-holds-barred press conference
JANUARY 27, 2014

England's secret plan to not play Australia revealed

The ECB explores South American options and the merits of playing inanimate objects
JANUARY 10, 2014

England men facing the axe

England have the staff the size of a small country, and some of them may be deported
DECEMBER 31, 2013

Cricket crystal ball: 2014 foretold

What does the year ahead hold for the game? We know, and so will you now
DECEMBER 20, 2013

A Christmas card from the Englands

What a certain cricketing family has been up to this year
DECEMBER 09, 2013

England in crisis: experts offer their solutions

We canvassed the thoughts and suggestions of some of cricket's finest minds about England's Ashes nightmare
NOVEMBER 30, 2013

How to make a proper cricket video game

It's not easy to capture the essence of playing at a rubbish level
NOVEMBER 21, 2013

What we've learned about England from the Australian media

Down Under they've left no stone unturned to tell the world about the horror that is the England cricket team
NOVEMBER 15, 2013

After Sachin, what now for Indian fans?

All is not lost. Keep hope alive, people
NOVEMBER 04, 2013

Lesser-known recent cricket stats

Inspired by the stat-tastic India and Australia ODI series, we unearth some less well-known cricketing records
OCTOBER 25, 2013

England boot camp: details leaked

The team's pre-Ashes training camp has been kept under wraps - but this leaked memo reveals (or, rather, invents) all
OCTOBER 18, 2013

Cricket: run by bankers

Why the game could use more experts from the world of high finance
OCTOBER 11, 2013

What if Tendulkar were English?

An alternative timeline of how the Little Master's career might have panned out
OCTOBER 04, 2013

Who will get the top job at the ECB?

Irani? Beefy? Knighty? Which deserving candidate with a moniker ending in "y" or "i" will it be?
SEPTEMBER 27, 2013

A guide to Surrey's double-ton hero Dominic Sibley

Some incredible* facts about the youngest-ever player to score a double-hundred in the County Championship
SEPTEMBER 17, 2013

What they said about the England ODIs

Key figures give their thoughts on the England v Australia one-day series

Alan Tyers
Alan Tyers writes about sport for the Daily Telegraph and others. He is the author of six books published by Bloomsbury, all of them with pictures by the brilliant illustrator Beach. The most recent is Tutenkhamen's Tracksuit: The History of Sport in 100ish Objects. Alan is one of many weak links in the world's worst cricket team, the Twenty Minuters.

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