The Long Handle


An exercise in ruthless snubbery
An exercise in ruthless snubbery

The ECB could take a few tips from the IPL

England are out. So?
England are out. So?

Why the gloom and serious tone?

Cameron for prez
Cameron for prez

Vote for the man who'll ensure West Indian player strikes never go out of style

The World Cup of national anthems
The World Cup of national anthems

Where the champion will be a minnow

How to wind up cricket's purists
How to wind up cricket's purists

Just ask the ECB's new helmsman

Don't support your national team
Don't support your national team

It will only cause your blood pressure to rise

Dark days ahead for the World Cup
Dark days ahead for the World Cup

What else could the umpiring hand signal fiasco indicate?

Stop the World Cup, I want to get off
Stop the World Cup, I want to get off

It has been a perfect tournament. Time to quit while everyone's ahead

How maths has ruined one-day cricket
How maths has ruined one-day cricket

Does any normal person understand the D/L method? Why not replace it with a coin toss?

Why 50-over cricket is like the banking crisis
Why 50-over cricket is like the banking crisis

It's a bunch of numbers and restrictions, and no one has a clue what's going on

The World Cup all-star commentary line-up
The World Cup all-star commentary line-up

Starring a giant fast bowler and a divisive South African Englishman

Enough with the ghosts, New Zealand
Enough with the ghosts, New Zealand

How low will a country sink to get an advantage at the World Cup?

The best way to promote cricket
The best way to promote cricket

Cricketers, please get on social media and voice your ignorant opinions. That will get you noticed by millions

All about KP's new tattoo
All about KP's new tattoo

And why teams ought not to be allowed to spend on players as they like

The ICC's World Cup behavioural regulations revealed
The ICC's World Cup behavioural regulations revealed

You could get to throw rotten fruit at abusive players

The tale of Davey Warner and the mythical line
The tale of Davey Warner and the mythical line

We all know there is a line that must not be crossed, but where is it, who drew it, and did they use a ruler?

An efficient WICB is simply boring
An efficient WICB is simply boring

What would we do without their incompetence livening up our existence?

Why tradition is all-important in cricket
Why tradition is all-important in cricket

Why county cricket, verbal abuse and threats of physical violence are what our game is all about

The tale of Steven and the spider
The tale of Steven and the spider

Arachnophobia is alive and well in our game, and it's all good

The definitive guide on how to retire
The definitive guide on how to retire

Cricketer past his sell-by who's mulling the big decision? You've come to the right place