'Grudges were grudged, sledges were sledged, verbals were verbed'

Andy Zaltzman takes you into the ZaltZone, to tell you why England make him feel young again, and why Nathan Lyon is the reincarnation of Harold Larwood

Producer: Gokul Chakravarthy

November 26, 2013

Posted by   on (November 29, 2013, 15:50 GMT)

Awesome - the only podcast that can go for hours :)

waiting for the next week's preview...

Posted by Sorcerer on (November 28, 2013, 20:14 GMT)

Zaltzman will probably be the most sought-after commentator if he decides to make a career in the commentators' box too! He'd be the perfect foil to the mono-syllabic Atherton, or the cliche-ridden Shastris and Sidhus, or the nostalgia-dwelling Chappells....or even to the ridiculously melodramatic and overly-exuberant Smith of NZ who gets carried away with even a French cut for four.

Posted by Sorcerer on (November 28, 2013, 20:07 GMT)

Who said British humor is dry!!

Posted by   on (November 27, 2013, 14:22 GMT)

Zuper ztuff Zalt - zer !!

Needed saying - a lot of it: This is A GAME ... We (Ex) players / fans / whatever ... want to enjoy the niceties & subtle-ties of the BASIC 5 day game in a 5 match series [in this case x 2 = 5d x 5 tests x 2 in a row] We actually do want Oz to 'bounce' back a bit. Now: maybe that's snuff !!

Posted by disco_bob on (November 27, 2013, 10:09 GMT)

That was arm breakingly hilarious.

Posted by   on (November 27, 2013, 9:15 GMT)

Funny as always!

Posted by   on (November 27, 2013, 8:06 GMT)

Fantastic. You sir are a diamond in the rough outside leg stump.

Posted by BrisVegan on (November 27, 2013, 4:41 GMT)

Best thing I've seen on Cricinfo for a while, hope there's many more to come.. well done Mr "Zany" Zaltzman!

Posted by simon_w on (November 27, 2013, 1:47 GMT)

Brilliant stuff! Thanks Andy!

Posted by   on (November 26, 2013, 23:26 GMT)

Mr. Zoltsman should be in Hollywood, what a super good humor. He is actor better than writer. Good luck sir.

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