QI host and comedian Stephen Fry is a noted cricket fan, and a member at Lord’s, and this week he put it to his panelists: How many cricket pitches are there in Kansas?
Hint: The answer is not ‘one’.
And here, Fry speaks the truth when asked, ‘How does the Duckworth Lewis method work?’
Fry: ‘Nobody knows that! It’s far too complicated!’
And for a final giggle, here are Fry and Hugh Laurie ‘commentating’ on a bit of cricket. Not much has changed, let’s be honest…
Warwickshire legend set for England gig.
Lovely grids and tables with all names in them.
What do we want? More switch hits. When do we want them? Soon.
The Aussies are taking over.
Gillespie strikes again.
Maybe they’re not so bad, after all.
Haseeb Hameed: what went wrong, and what happens next?