A talk show on English cricket

As big as the Ashes?

Does England's win in India rank as high as one Down Under? (30:25)

Producer: Tom Kingham

December 18, 2012

Posted by darstar on (December 19, 2012, 13:18 GMT)

Yes, I agree this is as big as the Ashes. Uttely dissapointed that India have lost to England 2-1. Could easily have ended up 3-1 - Thanks to Eng for batting out a draw. Now, the Indian fans have been very generous in their support for Eng. What they need to do is to bottle up some water from the Ganges and send it to England along with the trophy. Call the contest 'THE GANGES'. Let India tour England in 2014 with the intent to bring the Ganges back. It puts a context to the series.

Posted by Udendra on (December 19, 2012, 10:20 GMT)

Ashes are nothing. It's played in conditions not-alien to both teams. But India is very very different than that.

Comments have now been closed for this article


Play Audio
West Indies on the brink

Oct 21, 2014 JHB is joined by Butch, Jarrod and George to disect the fall out resulting from West Indies abandoning their tour of India (43:44)

Play Audio
A book that would never have a happy ending

Oct 9, 2014 Mark Butcher, George Dobell and Andrew McGlashan join JHB to discuss the fallout from KP's autobiography (36:38)


Play Video
'Spin will play major part' - Clarke

Press Conference: Australia captain Michael Clarke says that spin and reverse swing will play major roles in the Tests against Pakistan in the UAE (01:18) | Oct 22, 2014

Play Video
Financial ramifications disastrous to WICB

News and Analysis: ESPNCricinfo's Alexis Nunes chats with Tony Cozier about the financial aspect of the current West Indies crisis (01:39) | Oct 22, 2014

Play Video
'New Zealand weren't prepared to do the hard yards' - de Villiers

Press Conference: South Africa captain AB de Villiers said aside from Luke Ronchi, the rest of New Zealand's batting order wasn't prepared to do the hard work necessary to make a competitive score (00:39) | Oct 21, 2014