A talk show on English cricket

Would Australia pick a pretty pony?

Jonathan Harris-Bass is joined by Dan Brettig, George Dobell and Jarrod Kimber to discuss the Ashes, Hove, South Africa, match-fixing and the World Cup

July 31, 2013

Posted by fairgame149 on (July 31, 2013, 22:56 GMT)

Very interesting and informative conversation. The Ind/England/Aussie thing might be true in the monetary sense, but most of the truly exciting talent seems to be coming from the other countries. People like Gayle,Afridi, Steyn and Irfan can exhibit performances and talents never seen before on a cricket field. In my opinion the biggest 10 crowd pullers in the game right now are those 4, plus Pietersen , Dhoni , Ajmal, Narine, De Villiers and Kohli. Only three of them belong to India, Australia and England. I think the cricket world needs all of them to maintain and increase its popularity.

Posted by   on (July 31, 2013, 14:20 GMT)

Kimber's spot on about the India/England/Aussie thing though. Unfortunately.

Posted by Aussiesfalling on (July 31, 2013, 12:05 GMT)

A couple of points; Monty Panesar was not dropped by Sussex earlier in the season, but missed a game because of a sore shoulder when a cortizone injection didn't go quite right. Also it was suggested that he has been struggling this season, however, amongst spinners, he is the leading wicket-taker in Division 1.

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