Episodes
Geoff Lemon, Ian Moore and Kamila Shamsie join Emma John to discuss England’s victory over West Indies. Plus: is there a better way of deciding the outcome of matches abandoned due to rain? Who are the early contenders for player of the tournament? And Emma catches up with Bryony Smith, who made her ODI debut earlier this week
Published 06/15/19
Ali Martin, Anjali Doshi and Felicity Ward join Emma John to discuss England’s win against Bangladesh and India’s clash with Australia. Plus: are flashing bails just the latest in a long string of fads? And the ultimate cricket-themed high street. Can you beat Dhoni & Guy or Primark Ealham?
Published 06/11/19
Emma John, Rob Eastaway and Jon Harvey discuss who’s made an impression in the World Cup so far, demystify some of cricket’s oddities and decide what’s the most irritating noise to be sat next to during a game
Published 06/07/19
Emma John is joined by Vic Marks and comedian Charlie Baker to talk about Pakistan’s unexpected World Cup win over England at Trent Bridge, a shortage of scorers and how to make your team less popular
Published 06/04/19
Emma John is joined by Tom Davies, comedian James Sherwood and Rakesh Patel from Indian supporters’ group the Bharat Army to discuss that catch from Ben Stokes, a grey and dull World Cup opening ceremony on The Mall, and to suggest some alternative names for teams in the Hundred tournament. And the premier of our strictly unofficial World Cup song.
Published 05/31/19
Emma John is joined by Vic Marks, Geoff Lemon and Sonali Shah to look back at a busy weekend of cricket and look ahead with their predictions for the big hitters of the Cricket World Cup
Published 05/28/19
Emma John is joined by Guardian writer Andy Bull, comedian James Sherwood and Surrey Stars and England all-rounder Bryony Smith in the first episode of our new cricket podcast.
Published 05/24/19
Introducing a brand new cricket podcast from The Guardian, hosted by Emma John. Like any England fan who grew up with England in the 90s, Emma is a natural pessimist. So she’s finding it hard to deal with England being the favourites to win both the World Cup and the Ashes this summer. Join her for all the highs and lows from this epic English summer of cricket. She’ll be joined by a line-up of guests that combines the deadly accuracy of The Guardian’s sporting analysts with the wicked spin...
Published 05/23/19