Raf and Syd discuss the success of the CRICKETish Cup; Cricket Australia’s summer schedule; the challenges of reopening big sporting venues to the public; the UK government’s plans for the resumption of elite sport; and the latest on the domestic retainers.
Plus… via the magic of green screen… where and when are we?
Raf & Syd are (virtually!!) at Lords for this evening’s final of the CRICKETish Cup – follow @WomensCricDay for all the cyberaction from 6pm! They discuss the value of the new domestic retainers and contracts in England, England’s evolving plans for trying to get some cricket this summer, a possible reduced WBBL, and the ICC’s Back to Cricket guidelines.
Raf & Syd discuss when and how England might return to training; hosts for the Regional Centres of Excellence; retainers & match fees for domestic players; the postponement of the World Cup qualifier; and when might big cricket stadiums be able to reopen?
Plus, this week we’re at yet another iconic cricketing venue – can you work out a) where we are, and b) which England player says this is her favourite ground?
Raf & Syd discuss Tom Harrison’s appearance before the DCMS committee in Parliament, Clare Connor’s appearance before the media on Zoom, and the implications of a Trans-Tasman Travel Bubble.
Plus this week we’re in cyber-space to celebrate the launch of the CRICKETish Cup – a virtual women’s county cricket competition taking place later this month in cyber-space!
Raf & Syd discuss the postponement of the Hundred to 2021; Cricket Australia’s centrally contracted player list for 2020-21; the possibility of the PCB raising a dispute with the ICC over the splitting of their Championship points with India; and might we see international cricket being played in July?
Plus… thanks once more to the magic of green-screen, we’re at a county match; but where and when? (It’s a tough one this week, so we’ll post a clue on Twitter later!)
Raf & Syd discuss this week’s ECB board meeting; the possible rescheduling of the Women’s World Cup; and the retirement of Pakistan legend Sana Mir.
Plus… thanks again to the magic of green-screen, we’re out and about; but where and (for bonus points!) when are we?
Raf & Syd discuss India’s World Cup qualification, Ireland’s uncertain future and England’s new rookie – Emma Lamb.
Plus, thanks to the magic of Green Screen, we’re in The Long Room at Lords… but what is it set up for?