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…
The Lancastrian was fresh off some standout displays in the 2003 World Cup.
Hales lost his place in last year’s World Cup-winning squad after news of a second failed test for recreational drugs.
The Warwickshire all-rounder is one on 18 bowlers to be selected for personalised practice.
The West Indies are due to arrive on these shores first this summer.
Broad took part in an individual training session at Trent Bridge.
Clare Connor suggested England are considering hosting a Women’s Tri-Series also involving India and South Africa.
The designated bowlers, whose identitites have not been confirmed, will have their temperatures checked.
The ECB had planned to introduce 40 professional contracts this summer across eight regional hubs.
County are waiting on a decision.