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A cricket podcast by two guys whose school team once got bowled out for 22, and the next week got bowled out for 13. And they never let it go. 'Acclaimed' - Financial Times, 2016

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Episode 330 - Christmas Special 2018

1:07:40 | Dec 13th, 2018

Nut roasts all round! Adam & Tony unwrap a bumper Christmas Special, discussing all sorts of cricket type things. First: a report on India's win in Adelaide. A famous victory, but should we have seen it coming? And will India go on and win the series...Show More

Episode 329 - Pallekele Report

1:07:35 | Nov 22nd, 2018

Adam & Tony reflect on England's series win in Sri Lanka. A historic achievement? Or are there caveats that have to be acknowledged? What to make of Root's positive philosophy? And where does this defeat leave the home side? Plus, thoughts on the W...Show More

Episode 328 - Galle Report

40:22 | Nov 12th, 2018

Adam & Tony discuss that rarest of all things - an England win away from home. How did they pull it off? Is Foakes the new hero? Has Jennings silenced the doubters? Has Moeen ever bowled better? And what's ailing Sri Lanka? Plus, thoughts on the la...Show More

Episode 327 - ENG v SL Preview

1:01:42 | Oct 31st, 2018

Adam & Tony dive in to a comprehensive preview of England's Test series in Sri Lanka. Can Rory Burns fill an Alastair Cook shaped hole? After Bairstow's injury, is it time to sack off the warm-up football? And are the hosts being underestimated? Pl...Show More

Episode 326 - Sri Lanka Climate Special

57:42 | Oct 18th, 2018

Adam & Tony unfurl their umbrellas and discuss a soggy start to England's tour of Sri Lanka. Was it a good idea to schedule cricket in the rainy season? Is Eoin Morgan right to consider dropping himself? And is Olly Stone a lock for the next 10 years...Show More

Episode 325 - End of Summer Special

1:00:10 | Sep 28th, 2018

Adam & Tony open the mailbag of listener questions and delve into some of the hot topics around the cricketing world at the moment: Sri Lanka's struggles, Rory Burns's call-up, Surrey's Championship victory, Australia's tough assignment in the UAE, a...Show More

Episode 324 - England v India Review

1:03:31 | Sep 13th, 2018

Adam & Tony look back on a memorable contest between England and India. How good a series was it? Was it closer than the 4-1 scoreline suggests? And 'what have we learned' about England? Plus, thoughts on Anderson's historic new stat, and a long fa...Show More

Episode 323 - Edgbaston Report

33:26 | Aug 8th, 2018

Adam & Tony look back on a thrilling first Test between England and India. England pulled off the win - but did they deserve it? How great was that Kohli innings? And how good an 'advert' was it for Test cricket, and what can be done to make sure mor...Show More

Episode 322 - England v India Preview

1:12:05 | Jul 29th, 2018

Join Adam & Tony for a deep dive into the massive Test series between England and India. Were England right or wrong to recall Rashid? Should India play Kuldeep Yadav? Will Kohli conquer the swinging ball? And who's going to win? Plus, thoughts on ...Show More

Episode 321 - World Cup Fever?

55:13 | Jun 14th, 2018

As Planet Earth goes down with a nasty case of World Cup Fever, Adam & Tony look ahead to the Cricket World Cup next year. 10 teams, no Associates - does Scotland's win over England this week make a mockery of the whole thing? Plus, thoughts on Eng...Show More

Episode 320 - Lord's Report

48:38 | May 31st, 2018

Adam & Tony reflect on a dismal week for the England cricket team. Bayliss, Root, the ECB, GDPR - there's no shortage of candidates, but who is really to blame? Is Keaton Jennings the solution to all problems? And who knew Pakistan would be so good? ...Show More

Episode 319 - ENG v PAK Preview

57:01 | May 17th, 2018

On a jam-packed pod, Adam & Tony discuss Ireland's historic first Test match, before turning their attention to England's home series with Pakistan. Ed Smith's first squad - has he made the right calls? Is Buttler the answer? And how are Pakistan sha...Show More

Episode 318 - The Hundred

59:42 | Apr 27th, 2018

Adam & Tony discuss the ECB's surprise unveiling of 100 ball cricket. Ridiculous gimmick? Or marketing genius? Plus, thoughts on another season of IPL (with minimal discussion of scheduling!), Tony gets the spaghetti sweats, and Adam shocks the wor...Show More

Episode 317 - Sandpaper Scandal

58:50 | Mar 28th, 2018

As the dust settles on one of the biggest cricket stories for years, Adam & Tony reflect on sandpaper, jaw-dropping press conferences, and the whole ball tampering row. Has the fury of media and fans been appropriate? Or has it all been blown out of ...Show More

Episode 316 - NZ v ENG Preview

1:06:37 | Mar 17th, 2018

Adam & Tony return to the air to discuss England's ongoing winter of cricket. After white ball wins in Australia and New Zealand, are they now the best ODI team in the world? In Tests it's a different story...but how will they get on in their series ...Show More

Episode 315 - Sydney Report

1:16:13 | Jan 12th, 2018

As the dust settles on another disastrous Ashes in Australia, Adam & Tony reflect on England's many, many failings. Why did they make it so hard for themselves? Are the players and management deluded? And, besides dropping Gary Ballance, what happens...Show More

Episode 314 - Melbourne Report

1:07:15 | Jan 3rd, 2018

Hallelujah! Hallelujah! It's not a whitewash! Adam & Tony celebrate in style by asking all the important questions. Is Cook back? And if so, is that great news, or just annoying that he couldn't do it when it mattered? And the same question for the t...Show More

Episode 313 - Perth Report

1:15:02 | Dec 21st, 2017

On the 2017 Christmas Special, Adam & Tony manage to summon up the courage to discuss England's Ashes disaster. How has it come to this (again)? Is this the end of the road for some of the senior players? Were Australia underestimated? And the key qu...Show More

Episode 312 - Adelaide Report

53:54 | Dec 11th, 2017

Adam & Tony discuss a cracking Test match in Adelaide. Great fightback from England, but they still lost heavily - are the Ashes over already? Can England's batsmen muster up something better in Perth? Or are the Aussie bowlers simply too good? Plu...Show More

Episode 311 - Brisbane Report

1:13:49 | Nov 29th, 2017

Adam & Tony look back on the first Ashes Test in Brisbane. A big win for Australia - does this have 'whitewash' written all over it? Or can England fans still cling on to hope? Plus, thoughts on the heinous Bairstow headbutt, another Steve Smith st...Show More

Episode 310 - Ashes Preview: Australia

1:16:32 | Nov 17th, 2017

The thrilling conclusion to the World Cricket Show Ashes Preview, as Adam & Tony (with the help of Cat Jones from Can't Bowl Can't Throw) run the rule over Australia's prospects. Are the batsmen better than England's? Are the bowlers all they're crac...Show More

Episode 309 - Ashes Preview: England

1:09:45 | Nov 10th, 2017

ASHES ASHES ASHES Adam & Tony begin their Ashes Preview extravaganza with a borderline too detailed look at England. Big problems in the batting, a weird squad selection, and no Ben Stokes - but are there actually some good reasons to be hopeful? ...Show More

Episode 308 - Post-Context

1:10:01 | Oct 16th, 2017

Adam & Tony weigh in on the latest plans for Test cricket's future. How will this new league work? Will it actually achieve what they want it to achieve? And is 'context' all it's cracked up to be? Plus, thoughts on Ben Stokes and England's bafflin...Show More

Episode 307 - End of Summer Special

56:31 | Sep 20th, 2017

Adam & Tony reflect on an eventful end to the English summer, as Essex claim Championship glory, West Indies yo-yo from dazzling to dismal, and England win a Test series but no one's really that happy about it. Plus, thoughts on the return of intern...Show More

Episode 306 - Headingley Report

1:04:54 | Sep 6th, 2017

Adam & Tony discuss West Indies' win at Headingley: brilliant, historic, and totally out of the blue. Were we too quick to write them off? How good is Shai Hope? And what does it all say about England? Plus, thoughts on Warner in Bangladesh and the ...Show More

Episode 305 - Edgbaston Report

1:01:34 | Aug 24th, 2017

Adam & Tony discuss England's huge win over West Indies at Edgbaston. Did the day/night experiment work? Is Stuart Broad quite a good bowler? And are West Indies really this bad? Plus, thoughts on Afridi, scheduling, and Guernsey v Jersey, and Tony ...Show More

Episode 304 - Oval Report

1:02:38 | Aug 2nd, 2017

Adam & Tony reflect on another one-sided Test match at the Oval. Are England actually good after all? Is Roland-Jones the real deal? Was this Stokes's best innings? And why are we not seeing any close Test matches at the moment? Plus, thoughts on th...Show More

Episode 303 - Trent Bridge (& Lord's) Report

1:00:28 | Jul 21st, 2017

Adam & Tony reflect on a rollercoaster start to the England-South Africa Test series. Are England as bad as the defeat at Trent Bridge suggests? How can they fix the batting? And is Philander a better all-rounder than Stokes? Plus, thoughts on Irela...Show More

Episode 302 - Champions Trophy Review

53:16 | Jun 22nd, 2017

Adam & Tony reflect on Pakistan's memorable Champions Trophy victory. After such a dreadful start to the tournament, how did they turn it around? Where's this lad Fakhar Zaman come from? And where's this lad Mohammad Amir come from? Plus, fallout fr...Show More

Episode 301 - Champions Trophy Preview

1:05:06 | May 29th, 2017

Adam & Tony preview the Champions Trophy with a forensically detailed team-by-team rundown of all the teams. Will Australia be distracted by contracts? Could Pakistan struggle? Will Sri Lanka do better than expected? And, whisper it, could England ac...Show More

Episode 300

1:17:04 | May 17th, 2017

We did it! On the 300th episode, Adam & Tony pay tribute to Misbah, Younis, and above all themselves. Plus, the Aussies get tangled up over contracts, the IPL grinds on, and Tony bowls an unforgettable over for Authors CC. All this and more on the...Show More

Episode 299 - Herding Cats

1:12:44 | May 3rd, 2017

Adam & Tony take another swing at the IPL, discussing Ben Stokes' quality, Dwayne Smith's mediocrity, RCB's failure, and Mumbai's quiet charge towards the title. Plus, author Charlie Campbell dials in to discuss his book 'Herding Cats: The Art of Am...Show More

Episode 298 - IPL Fun

57:00 | Apr 26th, 2017

Adam & Tony discuss IPL 10 as it hits the halfway mark. Gayle's struggling - can he ever be dropped? Meanwhile, Narine's going bonkers - could pinch hitting be a new T20 trend? Plus, some county chat, a look ahead to the upcoming (sort of) English i...Show More

Episode 297 - Dharamsala Report/IPL Preview

56:19 | Apr 5th, 2017

Adam & Tony look back on India's triumph at Dharamsala. Heartbreak for Australia - but can they go home feeling proud? And after 13 exhausting Tests, what have we learned about India? Plus, a full preview of IPL 10. Who's going to win? How will the ...Show More

Episode 296 - Ranchi Report

1:23:11 | Mar 22nd, 2017

After a drawn Test in Ranchi, Adam & Tony discuss Handscomb, Jadeja and Pujara, and why Steve Smith is both the best batsman in the world and the most underrated batsman in the world. Oh, and there's some stuff about Virat Kohli too. Plus, journalis...Show More

Episode 295 - Bangalore (& Pune) Report

1:02:35 | Mar 8th, 2017

Adam & Tony discuss two remarkable Test matches in India. No one expected the Aussies to play this well - how have they done it? Where did this Steve O'Keefe come from? But now that Ashwin and India have levelled things up, have the home side got the...Show More

Episode 294 - IPL Fever

57:53 | Feb 22nd, 2017

Adam & Tony discuss the exciting chaos at the IPL auction, and the exciting chaos of the ICC's latest plans for Test cricket's future. Guys, they've done it again! Plus, thoughts on Australia's chances in India, Tony decorates his squat, and Adam ma...Show More

Episode 293 - Farewell Captain Cook

55:07 | Feb 8th, 2017

Adam & Tony discuss the #breaking news that Alastair Cook's resigned. Right decision to go? How will history judge his legacy? And who should be next? Plus, thoughts on England's astonishing collapse in Bangalore, and Adam delivers yet more biting p...Show More

Episode 292 - ODI Review

1:10:21 | Jan 25th, 2017

Adam & Tony look back on an extremely entertaining one-day series in India. England lost 2-1 - but was there actually lots to be encouraged by? Is Yuvraj back for good? Is Kohli an all-time great already? And who exactly would want to be a bowler now...Show More

Episode 291 - Kolpak Crisis

1:02:15 | Jan 11th, 2017

On the first pod of 2017, Adam & Tony discuss South Africa's Kolpak crisis. Are the players to blame? Why are so many leaving now? And what can be done to stem the flow? Plus, thoughts on Warner, Yasir Shah, Cook's future and #Lynnsanity, and Tony g...Show More

Episode 290 - Christmas Special 2016

1:35:36 | Dec 14th, 2016

On a very special Christmas Special, Adam and Tony talk to Cricinfo's Tim Wigmore about the future of Test cricket. Will it survive? And if so, what will it look like? Plus, thoughts on a massive win for India in Mumbai. England outclassed - should ...Show More

Episode 289 - Mohali (& Vizag) Report

1:00:24 | Nov 30th, 2016

Adam & Tony look back on two tough Tests for England in India. Where has it gone wrong? Have they disgraced themselves? Or are India actually quite a good team? Plus, thoughts on FafDuPlessisEatsAMintgate, New Zealand pull off an astonishing win ove...Show More

Episode 288 - Rajkot Report

1:13:30 | Nov 16th, 2016

Adam and Tony discuss an intriguing Test in Rajkot. England surpassed expectations - but can they sustain it over the series? Will India get better? Is Kohli overrated? Should Anderson return? And the big question: Where Were You When...Haseeb Hameed...Show More

Episode 287 - BAN v ENG Review

54:54 | Nov 2nd, 2016

Adam and Tony look back on a thrilling Test series in Bangladesh. The win in Dhaka was a historic moment for the home side - but was it also a humiliating one for England? Plus, Adam auditions for the Speaking Clock, Tony shuffles his offshore asset...Show More

Episode 286 - BAN v ENG Preview

45:35 | Oct 19th, 2016

Adam and Tony look forward to a tough assignment for England in Bangladesh. The Tigers have never won a Test series against an elite side, never even a single match - but could this new young team leave England in a spin? Plus, thoughts on Australia...Show More

Episode 285 - Cricket & Doping

1:01:29 | Oct 5th, 2016

Adam & Tony talk to Jonathan Liew from the Daily Telegraph about the issue of doping in cricket. Compared to cycling and athletics, cricket is scandal-free - but is that because no one's doping, or because they're not being found out? Plus, India br...Show More

Episode 284 - Horses For Courses

1:13:09 | Sep 22nd, 2016

Adam and Tony discuss England's impending tour of Bangladesh. Morgan and Hales won't tour - have the media treated them unfairly? And at 39 years old, is picking Gareth Batty a great piece of pragmatism or a strange backward step? Plus, more thought...Show More

Episode 283 - ODI Review

1:23:41 | Sep 7th, 2016

Adam and Tony look back on an ODI series in which England shattered records and beat Pakistan out of sight. But are all these sixes really a good thing? Plus, BBC reporter Lizzy Ammon joins the show to reflect on a busy county season and the ECB'S p...Show More

Episode 282 - Eng v Pak Review

1:27:06 | Aug 24th, 2016

We're back, baby! Adam and Tony look back on a tremendous contest between Pakistan and England. Pakistan go to number one - how much is down to Misbah? Have England actually solved any problems this summer? And will Adam finally back down over Moeen...Show More

Episode 281 - Lord's Report

51:14 | Jul 20th, 2016

As a heatwave descends, Adam and Tony drag themselves off the beach to discuss an absorbing first Test at Lord's. Were England a bit unlucky, or have they finally been found out now they're up against a good team? And could Yasir Shah be about to br...Show More

Episode 280 - ENG v PAK Preview

1:02:09 | Jul 13th, 2016

Adam and Tony ask (and occasionally answer) all the big questions ahead of England v Pakistan. How will Amir do on his return to Test cricket? Should he even be there? Will England's batting be able to cope? And have they got the right ballance? Plu...Show More

Episode 279 - Two Division Test Cricket

1:07:35 | Jun 26th, 2016

Qu'est-ce que ca veut dire, le World Cricket Show? On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss the latest proposal for two division Test cricket. A viable idea? Or could it end up making things worse? Plus, thoughts on Compton's break and the 'mini...Show More

Episode 278 - Leeds & Durham Report

1:06:09 | Jun 1st, 2016

A short time ago in the galaxy you're in... On the pod this week, Adam and Tony reflect on a winning (if chilly) start to England's international summer. Sri Lanka haven't been tremendous - but could anyone live with Anderson in this form? And Cook'...Show More

Episode 277 - ENG v SL Preview

1:03:06 | May 18th, 2016

Cricket! Right ahead! On the pod this week, Adam and Tony deliver a comprehensive preview of the first Test series of the English summer. It's always dangerous to write Sri Lanka off - but should we actually write them off this time? And what about ...Show More

Episode 276 - Got More Questions

1:11:35 | May 5th, 2016

T-SHIRTS T-SHIRTS T-SHIRTS On the pod this week, Adam and Tony answer more of your questions as Got A Question returns with another bang. After a good start to the county season, could Jonathan Trott have an England future? Plus, Adam selects anothe...Show More

Episode 275 - Helmetgate

58:38 | Apr 23rd, 2016

Spot of cricket, ma'am? On the Queen's 90th Birthday Special, Adam and Tony answer loads of listener questions as cultural touchstone Got A Question returns. The great helmet debate - who's right, Cook or the ECB? Are the radical plans for the Sri ...Show More

Episode 274 - County & IPL Kickoffs

1:08:34 | Apr 13th, 2016

On the pod this week, Adam and Tony enlist the help of cricket broadcaster Lizzy Ammon (@legsidelizzy) to preview the summer of county cricket. Can anyone stop Yorkshire in the Championship? Who are the young players to watch out for? And what to mak...Show More

Episode 273 - World T20 Review

1:12:08 | Apr 5th, 2016

Carlos Brathwhaaaat? On the pod this week, Adam and Tony reflect on an extraordinary World T20 Final. Did that last over really happen? Did Stokes bottle it, or is that harsh? And how long did his Shower Of Regret last? England fell at the last - b...Show More

Episode 272 - World T20 #2

1:08:53 | Apr 1st, 2016

Let's go cricket show. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss a cracking couple of World T20 semi-finals, reflect on the tournament as a whole, and look forward to the final. Can England clear that last hurdle? Also this week: Tony is the worl...Show More

Episode 271 - World T20 #1

1:04:19 | Mar 14th, 2016

More cricket! On the pod this week, Adam and Tony talk to Jonathan Liew from the Daily Telegraph, who's in India to cover the World T20. Together they discuss England's chances, how the format of the tournament can be improved, and the way T20's tra...Show More

Episode 270 - World T20 Preview

1:12:11 | Mar 7th, 2016

It's pod time! On our blockbuster World T20 Preview, we preview the World T20. Are India justified as favourites? Who else will be in the shake-up? Could Bangladesh spring a surprise? And how will England do? Vague answers to all these questions, pl...Show More

Episode 269 - World T20 Countdown

1:04:04 | Feb 15th, 2016

I don't wanna wait...for our lives to be over... On the pod this week, Adam and Tony start the World T20 countdown with a look at some of the squads that have been announced. Mohammad Amir's back in the fold - good or bad thing? West Indies players ...Show More

Episode 268 - Centurion Report

1:01:42 | Feb 2nd, 2016

We deliver for you! On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss a limp England display in Centurion, and assess the series as a whole. It was a triumph for England - but do they actually have a lot of problems? Or is it harsh to criticise a team tha...Show More

Episode 267 - Johannesburg Report

1:02:42 | Jan 19th, 2016

I don't like (blue) Mondays, tell me why. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss the Stuart Broad Show as England win in South Africa. Is Broad a genuinely great bowler now? Are England the real deal? And is South African cricket in crisis? Al...Show More

Episode 266 - Cape Town Report

1:05:40 | Jan 8th, 2016

New year, same idiots. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss an eventful first half of the South Africa/England series. What on earth happened in Cape Town, and what does it mean for the rest of the series? Will England ever catch a cricket b...Show More

Episode 265 - Christmas Special 2015

1:48:19 | Dec 15th, 2015

Christmas christmas christmas On this bumper Christmas Special, Adam and Tony talk to Sam Collins, one of the filmmakers behind Death of a Gentleman. Sam expands on some of the points made in the film, discusses the reaction from the cricketing auth...Show More

Episode 264 - DOAG Review

1:08:24 | Nov 27th, 2015

For he's a jolly good fellow, and so say...well, a couple of people at the back. On the pod this week, Adam and the Birthday Boy share their thoughts after a (chocolate button-heavy) screening of the cricket documentary, Death of a Gentleman. A powe...Show More

Episode 263 - Sharjah Report

1:07:51 | Nov 11th, 2015

Players gonna play play play. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss another gripping Test in Sharjah, and look back on England's UAE efforts as a whole. Will they feel hard done by to leave empty-handed? Or were Pakistan ultimately just the be...Show More

Episode 262 - Dubai Report

1:05:12 | Oct 28th, 2015

Boo! With grinding inevitability, another World Cricket Show Halloween Special rolls around. Adam and Tony discuss a frighteningly good Test match in Dubai. England almost pulled off a draw - but in the end was it a fair result? Can they bounce bac...Show More

Episode 261 - Abu Dhabi Report

58:46 | Oct 20th, 2015

Westfield til we die...Westfield til we die... On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss a truly bizarre Test in Abu Dhabi. Four days of boredom, one day of brilliance - what on earth happened? Should they have played on in the dark? Has Cook ever...Show More

Episode 260 - Pakistan v England preview

57:11 | Oct 12th, 2015

After a hellish break of almost 2 weeks, international cricket is BACK. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony deliver a full, spectacular preview of Pakistan v England in the UAE. Will England improve on their whitewash in 2012? Should Moeen open? Is ...Show More

Episode 259 - Your Questions Answered

1:01:44 | Sep 30th, 2015

Oh yah, it's the World Cricket Show. Smashing. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony answer a big bucketload of listener questions on their screamingly popular item, Got A Question. Are day/night Tests a good idea? Does county cricket need to change? ...Show More

Episode 258 - Summer 2015 Review

1:01:13 | Sep 16th, 2015

Come on. You can tell your Uncle Tony. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss Australia's ODI series win. Does this rescue the tour for the Aussies? And should England fans be upset by the collapse in the final game, or just pleased they were a...Show More

Episode 257 - Oval Report

50:00 | Aug 27th, 2015

That's what makes us beautiful. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss a bizarre end to a bizarre Ashes series, and deliver their Ashes Verdict (though they're not allowed to call it that). In addition, they moan a lot about BT, and bid farewe...Show More

Episode 256 - Trent Bridge Report

1:01:08 | Aug 11th, 2015

Grab the pringles! It's an Ashes victory party! On the pod this week, Adam and Tony reflect on England's extraordinary, Ashes-sealing win at Trent Bridge. How have they turned things round since the whitewash? Has Broad ever bowled better? And is St...Show More

Episode 255 - Edgbaston Report

52:50 | Aug 4th, 2015

The pod sensation that's sweepin' the nation. On the show this week, Adam and Tony discuss a fantastic, frenetic game at Edgbaston. How on earth did England pull that out the bag? How has Steve Finn turned it around? And why is the cricket on fast f...Show More

Episode 254 - Lord's (and Cardiff) Report

58:43 | Jul 21st, 2015

We're back, baby! On the pod this week, Adam and Tony try to make sense of the Ashes so far. After being rattled at Cardiff, are Australia back in charge? Are Johnson and Smith now unstoppable? Or can England pull themselves together again? Also th...Show More

Episode 253 - Ashes Preview Special

53:17 | Jun 27th, 2015

Grab your doona and let's go. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony deliver yet another award-winning Ashes Preview Special. After good results against New Zealand, are England on the charge? Or is the bubble about to burst? And what of Australia? Th...Show More

Episode 252 - Leeds Report

1:01:33 | Jun 10th, 2015

Feed the snake and it will grow.   On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss another great Test match at Headingley. Did England let is slip, or were New Zealand just too good? What are the keys to the Kiwi 'brand'? And with a month to go til the...Show More

Episode 251 - Lord's Report

52:19 | May 28th, 2015

It doesn't git any butter thun thus.   On the pod this week, Adam and Tony reflect on an astonishing Test match at Lord's. Is Stokes the new Flintoff? Is Cook the new Cook? Are England good again? And what do New Zealand have to do to get more than...Show More

Episode 250 - Barbados Report (Less is Moores)

56:29 | May 11th, 2015

We were working as a waitress in a cocktail bar.   On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss the latest chaos in the England camp. Moores is no Moores - right decision? Who should replace him? And what about the way in which the news broke?   P...Show More

Episode 249 - Grenada Report

56:55 | Apr 29th, 2015

Everybody knows, Badger loves...the World Cricket Show.   On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss, of all things, an England Test win away from home. Did West Indies throw it away in Grenada, or was Anderson just too good? Is the real Alastair ...Show More

Episode 248 - Antigua Report

57:43 | Apr 21st, 2015

May the fours be with you...   On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss a surprisingly gripping draw in Antigua. England failed to finish the job on the final day - but should they blame themselves? Or just applaud Jason Holder and the West Indi...Show More

Episode 247 - World Cup Review

1:00:35 | Apr 13th, 2015

The World Cricket Show returns with an overall majority.   On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss the breaking news that Australia have won the World Cup. Worthy winners? And will the tournament go down as the best of all time or the worst of ...Show More

Episode 246 - World Cup #5

37:14 | Mar 18th, 2015

The World Cricket Show - packs one hell of a punch.   It's the business end of the World Cup, and on this week's pod Adam and Tony talk business. Can West Indies or Pakistan upset the host nations? Or will McCullum and Starc have too much for them?...Show More

Episode 245 - World Cup #4

43:36 | Mar 11th, 2015

Four more years! Four more years!   On the pod this week, Adam and Tony channel the spirit of Bob Willis and give their thundering verdict on England's World Cup horror show. Why are they so bad? Why are they so bad? WHY ARE THEY SO BAD!?   Plus,...Show More

Episode 244 - World Cup #3

47:54 | Feb 28th, 2015

We're the World Cup of podcasts - meangingless, bloated, and everyone's started losing interest.   On the latest World Cup pod, Adam and Tony discuss another De Villiers Special against West Indies. Is he the best of all time in ODIs? And can he bl...Show More

Episode 243 - World Cup #2

42:15 | Feb 25th, 2015

Call this a game? They're not even throwing those sticks!   On the pod this week, Adam and Tony dissect the carcass of England's performance against New Zealand in Wellington. What happened, and why did it happen? Do England fans have a right to be...Show More

Episode 242 - World Cup #1

40:05 | Feb 18th, 2015

What a wicked game we play.   On the pod this week, Adam and Tony reflect on the first few days of action at the World Cup. Ireland beat the West Indies - but does that even qualify as an upset? What does it say about the ICC? And what does it do t...Show More

Episode 241 - World Cup Preview Special

1:01:59 | Feb 11th, 2015

World Cup time. World Cricket Show time.   On their World Cup Preview Special, Adam and Tony look ahead to six weeks of non-stop cricket. They're both excited - does that make them idiots?   They ask all the big questions, and even answer a coupl...Show More

Episode 240 - World Cup Countdown

58:06 | Feb 4th, 2015

I don't like cricket, oh no, but I do like the World Cricket Show on Facebook.   On the pod this week, Adam and Tony reflect on an eventful tri-series in Australia, and assess England's progress ahead of the World Cup. How are their chances looking...Show More

Episode 239 - AB De Villiers is Chuck Norris

1:11:08 | Jan 23rd, 2015

When Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone, he already had three missed calls from AB De Villiers.   On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss a mindblowing batting display from South Africa's captain. When Bob Willis calls him the best ba...Show More

Episode 238 - Test Cricket Bonanza

1:01:48 | Jan 7th, 2015

New year, same old nonsense.   On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss all the various Test series going on around the world. Are New Zealand the real deal? How can Sanga even think about retiring? Has Dhoni left his team in the lurch? And is C...Show More

Episode 237 - Christmas Special 2014

55:51 | Dec 16th, 2014

It's the World Cricket Show-ho-ho.   On a spectacular Christmas Special, Adam and Tony don their festive jumpers and talk about the thrilling Test in Adelaide. A win for Australia, a Clarke hundred, a breathless final day - after everything that le...Show More

Episode 236 - Phil Hughes R.I.P.

32:46 | Nov 30th, 2014

On this week's pod, Adam and Tony pay tribute to Phil Hughes, and wonder whether cricket has changed forever. #putyourbatsout

Episode 235 - Misbah Magic

54:36 | Nov 7th, 2014

#montythepenguincandoone On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss Pakistan's demolition of Australia. We were expecting a close series - how come it turned out like this? Where did Pakistan find all these runs from? What did Misbah have for break...Show More

Episode 234 - Halloween Special 2014 (Cricketpocalypse)

50:12 | Oct 23rd, 2014

We were working in the lab late one night... On the pod this week, Adam and Tony reflect on the crisis in Caribbean cricket. Who's to blame for the mess? And what's the best way to go about cleaning it up? Or is it too late? Could it even be game ov...Show More

Episode 233 - KP Book Review

1:03:05 | Oct 17th, 2014

We need to talk about Kevin. Yes we do. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony dissect KP: The Autobiography (which is not an autobiography). On-field bullying, media collusion, Twitter rows with Liberty X, dodgy dossiers, cheese - after a chaotic two ...Show More

Episode 232 - Spectacular World Cup Watch Launch Special

48:18 | Oct 1st, 2014

Cleared the tower... On the pod this week, Adam and Tony launch their spectacular new item World Cup Watch. Start the countdown - there are 136 days to go. Are there any clear favourites at this point? Or will it be another very open tournament? In...Show More

Episode 231 - Alastair Cook's Turkish Bath

51:55 | Sep 10th, 2014

Uncork the champers! It's World Cricket Show time! On the pod this week, Adam and Tony reflect on a humbling defeat for England in the one-day series with India. Are their World Cup chances disappearing down the plughole? Is it time for Cook to step...Show More

Episode 230 - Oval Report

53:14 | Aug 30th, 2014

Back together, this time forever. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony reunite in the studio to discuss all the breaking cricket news, like the Test match at the Oval that happened 2 weeks ago. An astonishing turnaround in the series - how did it hap...Show More

Episode 229 - Old Trafford Report

21:01 | Aug 15th, 2014

Tony's difficult second episode. With Adam refusing to return to the real world, Tony sits in as host again for a short pod to go with a short Test. Follow Tony on Twitter: @tonycvrr

Episode 228 - Rose Bowl Report

31:19 | Aug 8th, 2014

TONY'S BIG BREAK. He's been phoning it in for weeks but this time Adam is actually on the other end of a line. On this week's pod, Tony sits in as host for some beach-side analysis of England's win in Southampton and the lads look ahead to a Test t...Show More

Episode 227 - Lord's Report

59:09 | Jul 24th, 2014

Park this podcast where you like. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony reflect on India's historic win at Lord's. One of their all-time great victories? Or did it come gift-wrapped from England? And is Cook's time finally up? Who would replace him? ...Show More

Episode 226 - Trent Bridge Report

46:18 | Jul 16th, 2014

Vite! Vite! C'est le World Cricket Show! On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss the draw at Trent Bridge. Lots of talking points and a world record last-wicket partnership, but ultimately was this a pretty dull game? How far was the pitch to bl...Show More

Episode 225 - England v India Preview

55:08 | Jul 8th, 2014

WCS and chips please, love. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony look ahead to the marquee series between England and India. Can India end their winless run overseas? Can Dhnoi lay to rest the ghosts of 2011? Will England's new boys find their feet i...Show More

Episode 224 - Headingley Report

57:22 | Jul 3rd, 2014

Poddin' all over the world. Still. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss Sri Lanka's historic and dramatic win at Leeds. Did they deserve the victory? How did they pull it off? And where does this leave England? Will Cook be able to survive th...Show More

Episode 223 - Lord's Report

45:17 | Jun 19th, 2014

Everyone seems to know the score.... On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss the thrilling denouement at Lord's. Is there anything more exciting than a nine-wicket draw? A classic example of the DRS working well? And was a draw the right result?...Show More

Episode 222 - England v Sri Lanka Preview

55:20 | Jun 11th, 2014

It's the World Football Cricket Show! On the pod this week, Adam and Tony look ahead to the first Test series of the English summer. Should England fans be excited about the new era? Or worried about the batting lineup? Will Sri Lanka adapt to the c...Show More

Episode 221

57:30 | Jun 6th, 2014

YesitstheWorldCricketShow On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss a seesaw one-day series in England, and the controversial run out of Jos Buttler. Were Cook and Buttler right to be upset? Or were Sri Lanka well within their rights to do what th...Show More

Episode 220

53:14 | May 23rd, 2014

It's one small step for the World Cricket Show, one giant leap for mankind. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony dip their toes into the murky waters of the fixing scandal. Just how damaging to cricket is Lou Vincent's testimony? At what point should...Show More

Episode 219 - England's Perfect Recipe

1:05:35 | May 10th, 2014

Hot time, summer in the city. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony look ahead to England's international summer, as it kicks off in style in Aberdeen. The Test XI is more uncertain than it's been for a long time - should that worry England fans? Or s...Show More

Episode 218 - Moores Moores Moores

54:43 | Apr 25th, 2014

Please sir, can we have some Moores? On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss England's new old coach. Does Peter Moores represent a bold new era, or a backward step? Was the sacking of KP all about clearing the way for Moores? And does the pinch...Show More

Episode 217 - World T20 Review

53:08 | Apr 9th, 2014

#OneBigPodcast On the pod this week, Adam and Tony reflect on Sri Lanka's magnificent victory at the World T20. What were the keys to their success? Did Yuvraj stuff it up for India, or was it all just down to some magnificent bowling. And as Sangak...Show More

Episode 216 - World T20 Week Two

53:03 | Apr 2nd, 2014

If the England cricket team can phone it in, then so can we. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss all the action in Bangladesh as the World Twenty20 reaches the business end. How are the semi-finalists shaping up? How did Sri Lanka manage to ...Show More

Episode 215 - World T20 Week One

50:25 | Mar 26th, 2014

The World Cricket Show has got all the momintum! On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss the breathless opening to the World Twenty20. Which teams have impressed so far? What the blazes happened in that Netherlands v Ireland game? Did England ge...Show More

Episode 214 - World T20 Preview

1:12:42 | Mar 22nd, 2014

Cricket! Cricket everywhere! On the pod this week, Adam and Tony look ahead to the World T20 (which has already started). Have the ICC got the format right this year? Is this the best way to involve the minnows? Should we even be calling them 'minno...Show More

Episode 213

1:03:26 | Mar 10th, 2014

Sometimes we feel like throwin' our hands up in the air. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony reflect on Australia's landmark win in Cape Town. Just how exciting was that finale? Does this victory mean that they're the best team in the world? Or have...Show More

Episode 212

59:40 | Feb 28th, 2014

A long time ago, we used to be friends.... On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss South Africa's Alan Partridge-esque bouncebackability after their win in Port Elizabeth. Proof, if any more were needed, that they're the best team in the world? ...Show More

Episode 211

56:32 | Feb 21st, 2014

The World Cricket Show keeps rollin' rollin' rollin' On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss Australia's big win in Centurion. Is Mitchell Johnson even better than we thought? Do South Africa's struggles cast England's struggles in a different l...Show More

Episode 210

1:00:16 | Feb 14th, 2014

Feelin' hot hot hot. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss the fallout from Kevin Pietersen's sacking. Adam is angry. How has it come to this? Can Alastair Cook survive the pressure he's brought on himself? And what does the future hold for KP...Show More

Episode 209

59:12 | Feb 1st, 2014

Partying partying yeah! On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss the departure of Andy Flower. Is a change of coach the right step for English cricket? And who takes over now? In addition, there's one final trip Down Under to discuss the limited...Show More

Episode 208

58:01 | Jan 24th, 2014

Charity begins at home. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss a good old-fashioned ICC fiasco. Are the proposals for the future of Test cricket a genuine attempt to bring some clarity and leadership to the game? Or just a cynical attempt to bo...Show More

Episode 207 - Sydney Report

58:10 | Jan 8th, 2014

Good grief. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony attempt to make sense of Australia's 5-0 drubbing of England. After a desperate performance in Sydney, is it time for wholesale changes to the England team? Is KP's neck on the block? And is the Austra...Show More

Episode 206 - Melbourne Report

1:08:37 | Dec 31st, 2013

Start 2014 as you mean to go on - by listening to two idiots on the internet. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony reflect on YET ANOTHER Ashes hammering for England in Melbourne. After getting themselves into a winning position, was this the most di...Show More

Episode 205 - Christmas Special 2013/Perth Report

55:25 | Dec 19th, 2013

Ho ho hopeless in Australia. On a very special 2013 Christmas Special, Adam and Tony glumly don their Santa hats and reflect on England's loss of the Ashes in Perth. How have Australia been able to turn things around so comprehensively? Mitchell Joh...Show More

Episode 204 - Adelaide Report

56:15 | Dec 10th, 2013

Yeah but no but yeah but no but there's a snake in my boots! On the pod this week, Adam and Tony sift through the wreckage of another England capitulation at Adelaide. What has happened to this team? Why are their brains so scrambled? Why do their b...Show More

Episode 203 - Brisbane Report

1:01:46 | Nov 27th, 2013

Reach for the skies.... On the pod this week, Adam and Tony reflect on the carnage at the Gabba. Where did the Aussies produce that performance from? Is this the real Mitchell Johnson? Plus, where do England go from here? Can they dust themselves of...Show More

Episode 202 - Ashes Preview: Australia

47:54 | Nov 19th, 2013

Colds ain't gonna bring us down. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony deliver characteristically razor-sharp analysis of Australia's Ashes chances. There's a surprisingly optimistic feeling around the side - are the Aussies right to be so confident? ...Show More

Episode 201 - Ashes Preview: England

54:49 | Nov 13th, 2013

ASHES ASHES ASHES IT'S THE ASHES AGAIN On the pod this week, with only somewhere between 6 and 15 days to go before the Ashes, Adam and Tony kick off their preview in earnest with full analysis of England's chances. After winning by such a comfortab...Show More

Episode 200

1:03:32 | Nov 7th, 2013

We did it! On a very special 200th Episode Special, Adam and Tony reflect in arguably self-indulgent fashion on where they came from, where they are, and where they're going. There are answers to literally every question you've ever wanted to ask, p...Show More

Episode 199 - Halloween Special 2013

1:03:30 | Oct 30th, 2013

Run for your lives! The World Cricket Show's coming to get you! On this terrifying Halloween Special, Adam and Tony reflect on a seesaw Test series in the UAE. Has there ever been a more unpredictable team than Pakistan? Did South Africa start off u...Show More

Episode 198

54:13 | Oct 18th, 2013

There's always thyme for a World Cricket Show. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony reflect on the career of Sachin Tendulkar - you may not have heard about this, but he's decided to retire. Which of his endless records will be his major legacy? Wher...Show More

Episode 197

54:13 | Oct 9th, 2013

Get out of the way, the World Cricket Show's coming through. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony look ahead to the looming Test series between Pakistan and South Africa in the UAE. After a demoralising whitewash in South Africa, can Pakistan get som...Show More

WCS On The Road

11:42 | Oct 4th, 2013

Adam and Tony take on America.

Episode 196

1:02:39 | Sep 27th, 2013

Guess who's back!? On a triumphant comeback pod, Adam and Tony discuss England's squad for the forthcoming Ashes tour. Is height everything? Should Boyd Rankin really be playing for England? And why were Onions and Compton left out? In addition, th...Show More

Episode 195 - Oval Report

1:03:05 | Aug 29th, 2013

ASHES ASHES ASHES, the Ashes are over On the pod this week, Adam and Tony reflect on the conclusion to the 2013 Ashes at the Oval. A peculiar Test ended in almost-thrilling but ultimately farcical circumstances - were the umpires wrong to bring the ...Show More

Episode 194 - Durham Report

54:53 | Aug 14th, 2013

It's time to play the music, it's time to light the lights. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony reflect on England's dramatic, Ashes-sealing win at Chester-Le-Street. Has Stuart Broad ever bowled better? Has Ian Bell ever batted better? And does the...Show More

Episode 193 - Old Trafford Report

56:52 | Aug 7th, 2013

Raindrops keep falling on our heads. Or something. On the pod this week, Adam and Captain Banter reflect on the Old Trafford Test, where England retained the Ashes in the most thrilling style imaginable. Australia's comeback was thwarted by the weat...Show More

Episode 192 - Lord's Report

59:01 | Jul 25th, 2013

ASHES ASHES ASHES ROYAL BABY ASHES On the pod this week, Adam and Tony reflect on England's thumping win at Lord's. Where do Australia go from here? What do they do about their batting? Does Michael Clarke need to bat higher? And is there anyone the...Show More

Episode 191 - Trent Bridge Report

57:38 | Jul 17th, 2013

Do the walk, do the walk of life. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony reflect on a sensational Test match at Trent Bridge. Where does this rank on the list of all-time Ashes contests? Did the best team win? And how will the result affect the shape o...Show More

Episode 190 - Ashes Preview: England

1:01:33 | Jul 8th, 2013

All over it like a towel on a sunbed. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony conclude their award-winning two-part Ashes preview with a thorough rundown of England's prospects. Is the Compton/Root switch a sensible move, or a bit of a gamble? Will Piet...Show More

Episode 189 - Ashes Preview: Australia

1:05:31 | Jul 4th, 2013

Aw look, it's the World Cricket Show. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony provide a comprehensive rundown of Australia's Ashes chances. Among the questions they get their award-winning teeth into - is Darren Lehmann the silver bullet the Aussies nee...Show More

Episode 188

1:02:05 | Jun 26th, 2013

We're up all night to get a wicket. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony reflect on the dramatic conclusion to the Champions Trophy. Did England choke? How satisfied can they be with their tournament overall? And are India worthy winners? In additio...Show More

Episode 187

54:56 | Jun 18th, 2013

Have you had enouuuuugh? On the pod this week, Adam and Tony continue their award-winning coverage of the Champions Trophy, looking back on the group stage and looking ahead to the semi-finals. Can anyone stop India? Are England in with a shout? Or ...Show More

Episode 186

54:03 | Jun 13th, 2013

Banter about with the World Cricket Show. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony get stuck in to the first week of action in the Champions Trophy. England crushed Australia, but still copped some criticism for batting too slowly - unfair? Or could the ...Show More

Episode 185 - Champions Trophy Preview

1:04:29 | Jun 6th, 2013

Up all night to get cricket. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony deliver a comprehensive preview of the Champions Trophy. First off, England. Have the defeats to New Zealand set fire to all their best-laid plans? Or are they still amongst the favour...Show More

Episode 184

48:01 | May 30th, 2013

J'aime le World Cricket Show (moi non plus) On the pod this week, with Tony off stuffing his face with baguettes and croissants in Paris, Adam soldiers desperately on without him to deliver full analysis of the Headingley Test. Were England wrong no...Show More

Episode 183

58:57 | May 22nd, 2013

We're up all night to get something. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony are reunited to discuss the eventful first Test at Lord's. England ended up winning convincingly, but was the margin deceptive? What happened to New Zealand's batting? Is Stuar...Show More

Episode 182

37:00 | May 14th, 2013

What's our age again? This week, with Tony away doing some intensive work on his batting, Adam soldiers on and delivers a comprehensive preview of England v New Zealand. Swann and Bresnan are both back - is this good news, or does it smack of hastin...Show More

Episode 181

1:05:13 | May 4th, 2013

I wanna really really really wanna zig-a-zig World Cricket Show. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony answer yet more listener questions on their screamingly popular Got A Question segment. Questions this week include - Who are the best wicketkeeper-...Show More

Episode 180

1:02:43 | Apr 26th, 2013

No foolin', it's the World Cricket Show. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony pick over Australia's Ashes squad. Is recalling Brad Haddin a sensible step, or a crisis move? Is the call-up for Chris Rogers a gamble? And is this a squad that's equipped...Show More

Episode 179

1:01:18 | Apr 20th, 2013

You just can't keep us off the air. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony answer another big bucket of listener questions, covering everything from the value, or otherwise, of the IPL, to Mike Gatting and the art of captaincy. Plus, Adam selects his ...Show More

Episode 178

58:31 | Apr 4th, 2013

World Cricket Show - 'worst cliched work', according to the poster. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony answer a big bucketload of listeners' questions on the triumphant return of their outrageously popular item Got A Question. With questions touchi...Show More

Episode 177 - Easter Special 2013

1:03:27 | Mar 28th, 2013

Cricket! On this week's eggciting Easter Special, Adam and Tony deliver a breathless report on the Miracle at Auckland. Does Test cricket get any more exciting? Has the drama papered over what was in truth a pretty disappointing series for England? ...Show More

Episode 176

1:02:51 | Mar 21st, 2013

Shakin' it up WCS style. On the pod this week, Adam and Troy discuss the damp draw in Wellington. Did rain deny England a victory? Is Stuart Broad back? And can either side force a result in Auckland? In addition, there's typically meticulous analy...Show More

Episode 175

1:00:22 | Mar 13th, 2013

Snow.M.G. Snowed out of their regular studio, Adam and Tony rig up a telephone out of two tin cans on a string and deliver a report on the drawn Test in Dunedin. England capitulated, then fought back - how should we assess their performance? How imp...Show More

Episode 174

54:35 | Mar 4th, 2013

Brimful of World Cricket Show on the 45. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony deliver a staggeringly comprehensive preview of England's Test series in New Zealand. Is Nick Compton the right man to open? Or should Joe Root be promoted? And with Broad ...Show More

Episode 173

57:32 | Feb 28th, 2013

Make way for the World Cricket Show. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss India's comfortable win over the Aussies in Chennai. Just how impressive was MS Dhoni's double hundred? Did Australia get their selection wrong? And can they bounce bac...Show More

Episode 172

1:01:18 | Feb 21st, 2013

Yes, it's the World Cricket Show. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony (as portrayed by Daniel Day-Lewis) join forces to discuss South Africa's hard-fought win in Cape Town. Did Pakistan let the hosts off the hook? Or are the South Africans just too ...Show More

Episode 171

1:01:09 | Feb 13th, 2013

Have you ever? Ever felt like this? On this year's award-winning Pancake Day Special, Adam and Tony discuss the Twenty20 bonanza in New Zealand. 23 sixes were struck in Auckland - is that truly what the public come to see? And with fortunes swinging...Show More

Episode 170

1:07:34 | Feb 7th, 2013

The World Cricket Show just keeps on running. On the pod this week, Adam and an out-of-breath Tony discuss Dale Steyn's demolition of Pakistan. Is Steyn cementing his place amongst the all-time greats? Is the gulf between these two teams as wide as ...Show More

Episode 169

1:06:31 | Jan 24th, 2013

This podcast lark really is snow joke. On the pod this week, host Adam and loose cannon Tony discuss another ODI series defeat for England in India. How disappointed should English supporters be with this display? Does it spell the line for any part...Show More

Episode 168

1:03:42 | Jan 16th, 2013

Freeze-y come, freeze-y go. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss the fluctuating start to England's one-day series in India? After their big win in Kochi, do India have the momentum? Does Jade Dernbach deserve a place in the team? Ditto Craig...Show More

Episode 167

1:02:11 | Jan 9th, 2013

New year, same old voices. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony inspect the wreckage of New Zealand's 45 all out in Cape Town. Just what the blazes happened there? Was it an aberration, or part of a more worrying pattern for the Kiwis? And might this...Show More

Episode 166 - 2012 Review Of The Year

58:42 | Dec 31st, 2012

Lad around with the World Cricket Show. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony are joined by London correspondent Gordon Macrae for the 2012 edition of their award-winning review of the year. Amongst other things - England. Does victory in India atone ...Show More

Episode 165 - Christmas Special 2012

59:02 | Dec 18th, 2012

I'm dreaming of a (World Cricket Show) Christmas. Or something. On this very special Christmas special, Adam and Tony reflect on England's historic series win in India. Ignoring Tony's weak attempts to claim that he sort-of-predicted this, nobody re...Show More

Episode 164

1:01:55 | Dec 12th, 2012

It's beginning to look a lot like cricket. Or something. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss England's remarkable victory in Kolkata. Was this even more impressive than Mumbai? Can anything more be said about Alastair Cook? And where do Indi...Show More

Episode 163

56:45 | Dec 4th, 2012

Tis the season....for cricket and stuff. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony reflect on South Africa's crushing win in Perth. Was this a case of the real South Africa turning up at last? Or do the Aussies have cause to be disappointed? Not the way R...Show More

Episode 162

1:02:53 | Nov 28th, 2012

Back together, back in business. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss England's sensational Test win in Mumbai. Has there ever been a more satisfying victory for England supporters? How did they turn things around so spectacularly from Ahmeda...Show More

Episode 161

44:08 | Nov 21st, 2012

One is the loneliest number.... On the pod this week, with Tony having swanned off to tour the stand-up circuit in the south of England, Adam soldiers on without him to deliver a comprehensive report on the Test match in Ahmedabad. Did Alastair Cook...Show More

Episode 160

1:09:58 | Nov 14th, 2012

Party like it's 2007. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony unleash their borderline-too-comprehensive preview of India v England. Can the tourists conquer their spin demons? Might a combination of overconfidence and dressing room disharmony unsettle ...Show More

Episode 159

1:00:11 | Nov 8th, 2012

Elect this. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony set aside their differences and reach across the aisle to deliver a comprehensive preview of the marquee series between Australia and South Africa. Can the Aussie pace attack replicate the performances...Show More

Episode 158 - Halloween Special 2012

59:33 | Oct 31st, 2012

Abandon all hope, ye who enter here. On this terrifying Halloween Special, Adam and Tony discuss a subject so macabre that the mainstream media have all but ignored it - the Kevin Pietersen saga. Have the selectors made the right decision to bring h...Show More

Episode 157

56:44 | Oct 10th, 2012

Rockin' all over the World Twenty20. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony reflect on West Indies' remarkable World T20 triumph. How on earth did they turn around a game that looked gone? Will Marlon Samuels' innings go down as one of the great knocks...Show More

Episode 156

1:03:41 | Oct 3rd, 2012

Talk about the World Cricket Show.... On the pod this week, Adam and Tony continue their peerless coverage of the World Twenty20 with a look ahead to the knockout rounds. Will home crowds spur Sri Lanka to the title? Or will Pakistan's bowling unit ...Show More

Episode 155

55:01 | Sep 26th, 2012

Crash, bang, please don't say wallop. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony continue their award-winning analysis of the World Twenty20. The group stage is over - which teams have emerged as the leading contenders? Can South Africa finally capitalise ...Show More

Episode 154

59:13 | Sep 20th, 2012

Off we go again. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony reflect on the opening matches of the World Twenty20. Sri Lanka and Australia recorded convincing wins, but can you read much into victories over the minnows? Ajantha Mendis was sensational, but w...Show More

Episode 153 - World Twenty20 Preview

1:02:04 | Sep 14th, 2012

Listen very carefully, I shall say this only once. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony unleash their spectacular World Twenty20 preview. There's a meticulous breakdown of every team's chances, starting with England. Can they defend the crown they wo...Show More

Episode 152

1:04:52 | Sep 7th, 2012

OMG! ROFL! WCS! On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss England's ODI draw with South Africa. What, if anything, have we learned from this series? Should England be concerned about their batting? Should South Africa be concerned about theirs? An...Show More

Episode 151

56:13 | Aug 31st, 2012

Call the police! It's the World Cricket Show! On the pod this week, Adam and Tony try to get their heads around the news of the England captain's retirement. What led Andrew Strauss to his decision? Was it the correct one? What legacy does he leave ...Show More

Episode 150

54:55 | Aug 24th, 2012

It's party time! On the very special 150th episode special, Adam and Tony reflect on England's toppling at the summit of the world rankings. What went wrong for the home team in this series? Is Graeme Swann a spent force? Where have all the runs gon...Show More

Episode 149

59:37 | Aug 15th, 2012

We Need To Talk About Kevin 2: We Need To Talk About Kevin Again On the pod this week, Adam and Tony reflect on the extraordinary Kevin Pietersen soap opera. What on earth is it all about? Who's to blame? And is there any way back for KP? In additi...Show More

Episode 148

44:20 | Jul 30th, 2012

I don't love the World Cricket Show, I like it on facebook On the pod this week, Adam and Tony dissect the carcass of England's performance at the Oval. What on earth went wrong? Are South Africa better than thought? Are England not as good as thoug...Show More

Episode 147

50:43 | Jul 18th, 2012

If you're happy and you know it pod your head. On the show this week, Adam and Tony unleash their definitive preview of the upcoming battle between England and South Africa. Who's got the better pace attack? Could Graeme Swann be the difference? Or ...Show More

Episode 146

55:55 | Jul 11th, 2012

Whaddya know, it's the World Cricket Show. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony analyse the conclusion to England's one-day series with Australia, and start to look ahead to the approaching South Africa clash. Is Steve Finn becoming too good to leave...Show More

Episode 145

55:05 | Jul 7th, 2012

Welcome to cricket. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony get right in amongst England's one-day series with Australia, asking all the key questions. Have Australia been disappointing, or are England just too good? Has Ravi Bopara silenced his (occasi...Show More

Episode 144

49:17 | Jun 23rd, 2012

It’s cricket o’clock. Again. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss England’s confident ODI win over the West Indies. Has Ian Bell cemented his place in the team? Why were the tourists so disappointing? And how will the home side fare against th...Show More

Episode 143

56:24 | Jun 16th, 2012

Watch out world, it’s the World Cricket Show. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony reflect on the nail-biting dead rubber at Edgbaston. Where on earth did Tino Best’s blitz come from? Were England right to rotate? Has Graham Onions bowled himself up ...Show More

Episode 142

55:30 | Jun 10th, 2012

All aboard the WCS Express. On the pod this week, Adam and Tony discuss Kevin Pietersen's retirement from limited overs internationals. Are England fans right to be upset? How far are the ECB to blame? And is this a glimpse into the future? In addi...Show More

Episode 141

56:38 | May 31st, 2012

West Indies series, IPL and the T-shirts finally arrive.

Episode 140

54:41 | May 24th, 2012

CRICKET! On the pod this week, Adam and Tony reflect on the first Test of the summer at Lord's. Just how close did the West Indies push England? Has Strauss silenced his critics? How many times will Chanderpaul get out this series? And will the Sky ...Show More

Episode 137

53:43 | Apr 26th, 2012

All kinds of chat with London correspondent Gordon Macrae, IPL discussion, and answers to questions like 'are fast bowlers an endangered species?'

Episode 136

52:07 | Apr 19th, 2012

Hey there hi there ho there you're as welcome as can be.... England's Colombo victory, KP's century and Disney World

Episode 125 - Christmas Special 2011

57:25 | Dec 21st, 2011

Celebrity guests join Adam and Tony for the 2011 Christmas Special

Episode 120

49:49 | Nov 4th, 2011

SCANDAL SCANDAL SCANDAL Spot fixing SCANDAL, South Africa v Australia, and Adam finally loses his rag

Episode 100

58:15 | May 4th, 2011

Royal wedding, England chat, and 100th episode celebrations.