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Brian Murgatroyd
One Test Wonders
The history of cricket is full of great players, great teams, great matches, great series and great seasons and those stories have been told countless times. But what about the tales of players who did not scale the heights of the legends of the game, players who scaled their own personal Everest by being picked for Test cricket, only to never be selected again? That is the subject of One Test Wonders, a cricketing podcast that features episodes with players who played just one Test.
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Ratings & Reviews
5.0 stars from 20 ratings
Very interesting stories from the nearly men of cricket and a great insight into the often shambolic running of the England team in the 80s and 90s in particular. Is there another series in the pipeline? Missing it already!
westh58 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 10/08/21
Appreciate the opportunity
Test cricket is the greatest game on earth and to hear from people who only got to play one Test and are so appreciative for the opportunity is refreshing. Brian has done an incredible job of celebrating cricket careers that at a glance failed at the highest level but universally were very...Read full review »
Kelvin Watt via Apple Podcasts · South Africa · 09/28/21
This is a wonderful podcast, exploring those cricketers who had one chance at doing what every cricket fan dreams of: playing for their country. Brian gently explores the stories behind the one appearances, with some truly extraordinary individuals. I cannot recommend it enough.
@KosmicKris via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 09/22/21
Recent Episodes
In this episode we speak with Ireland wicketkeeper-batsman Niall O’Brien - and it's an episode with a difference. All the other players we’ve spoken with were hopeful of long Test careers when they made their debuts but Niall is a bit different.   A left-hander who played county cricket with...
Published 09/06/21
Published 09/06/21
This episode sees us speaking with opening batsman Andy Lloyd. Andy had an excellent first-class career, latterly as Warwickshire captain, and scored more than 17,000 first-class runs, but perhaps he's best known for his one Test appearance, against the mighty West Indies side of 1984, and how...
Published 08/30/21
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