Johnson's letter to Cook

Andy Zaltzman reviews the second Ashes Test in Adelaide, where Alastair Cook was unable to defend against what he knew was coming and England took a beating

Producer: Gokul Chakravarthy

December 10, 2013

Posted by disco_bob on (December 11, 2013, 7:10 GMT)

I know that this is satire, but nevertheless it IS true that apart from batting, bowling, fielding and catering there really is not much difference between these sides.

Posted by bjornmia on (December 11, 2013, 4:03 GMT)

Loved it. Thanks Andy. The detail of the triple blooper.

Posted by keithmillersmesserschmitt on (December 11, 2013, 3:41 GMT)

Thanks, Andy--good fun :)

Posted by   on (December 11, 2013, 3:05 GMT)

Loved the reference to carrots, and also deeply impressed by the statistical argument, which I think was irrefutable. I wouldn't be surprised to learn that Mitchell Johnson ends his sledges with a sardonic, 'And by the way, mate - carrots!' Keep up the good work!

Posted by   on (December 11, 2013, 2:27 GMT)

Salute to you man!...kawasaki 350....hahahahaha

Posted by   on (December 11, 2013, 2:24 GMT)

Absolutely brilliant, hope to see the Perth one, when the ashes hopefully change hands !

Posted by BrisVegan on (December 11, 2013, 1:57 GMT)

Brilliant again.. although you really ought to have ended it at 0:45 as I think that summed it up adequately for team England.

Posted by   on (December 11, 2013, 0:41 GMT)

When are you launching the TV series ?

Posted by simon_w on (December 11, 2013, 0:06 GMT)

brilliant! it's not been much fun being an England cricket fan over the last few weeks, but Andy Zaltzman makes it all better (well, obviously not really, but this still might be the best thing on the entire internet right now, all the same).

Posted by ShutTheGate on (December 10, 2013, 22:12 GMT)

Andy, you deserve a 30 minute late night show with a live audience. You're too good for the underground bunker!

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