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.
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...
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...