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’
When england won cricket world cup
"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
Sócrates was mobbed: huge gangly arms outstretched, perfectly Grecian, impossibly wise and scorer now of a goal summed up the philosophy of Brazilian football. Although Motson slightly muddled that by adding “... How to play when you’re behind!” , which didn’t make much sense, or sum up any obvious philosophy, but you got the idea. … [Read more...] about My favourite game: Italy v Brazil, 1982 World Cup
There are some lovely memories of Bob Willis from his great friend Paul Allott as well as a comprehensive account of his life in cricket in the obituary section, which, as ever, contains some wonderful vignettes. In close proximity we find “Mugabe, Robert Gabriel” and “Moss, Alan Edward” and it is reassuring that five times more space is devoted to Moss. Mugabe has some connection with cricket – he met Mark Nicholas on England A’s 1990 tour of Zimbabwe; Moss, the son of a policeman from Tottenham, played 307 games for Middlesex and nine times for England as a wholehearted pace bowler. … [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?