"It was obviously the most special time of my career and means so much but it's great that now it can mean more and go to people who are in urgent need." … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Jos Buttler’s World Cup shirt raises £65,000
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NZ World Cup final defeat 'devastating' The most nail-biting match in history? England men win first Cricket World Cup In an Instagram post, Ms Ardern sent her congratulations to England, adding: "I think as a nation we all aged a year in that super over." … [Read more...] about Cricket World Cup: NZ PM Ardern jokes about cricket defeat ‘trauma’
Sócrates gave the ball to Zico, then ambled forward at a regal sprint. Zico Cruyff-spun away from Claudio Gentile and nudged a through-pass that cut three defenders out. Sócrates breezed on. He waited, breezed on a bit more, then shot low past Dino Zoff, the ball kicking up a startling puff of dust as it crossed the line. … [Read more...] about My favourite game: Italy v Brazil, 1982 World Cup
Oddly the Five Cricketers of the Years section contains just one English player, Jofra Archer. Perhaps that is why Booth feels the need to give us an explanation of his choices, which I do not think has happened before. This is one of the few bits we do not need in the almanack. The editor does not have to justify his decisions; he just has to deliver them and then the rest of us can start arguing or speculating how he opted for his chosen five, a process which is always complicated by the fact that no one can win this award twice. … [Read more...] about Wisden 2020 offers plenty of scope for cricket-loving self-isolators
"The calculation first involved defining the steepest section of the road, then cutting it in to 5m chunks, then applying more software to interpret the maximum and average slope data from the grid for each 5m piece of road. … [Read more...] about Where are England’s steepest streets?