The latest edition of the Cricket Badger Podcast in association with Cricket365 features host James Buttler chatting to player turned umpire turned coach turned commentator David ‘Bumble’ Lloyd.
You’ll not be surprised to learn that the Sky stalwart has plenty to say on cricket, changes he’d like to see in the game and how he’d like to be a certain Indian cricketer for a day.
Bumble being Bumble, there is also chat about Count Arthur Strong, music and loads of other stuff as well and, of course, he takes on the Badger’s 20 Questions. Enjoy.
Last month, Vikram Solanki took the reins at Surrey to become the only head coach among the 18 first-class counties from a diverse background.
A game-wide anti-discrimination charter and code will be introduced.
Holder has led the West Indies for nearly five years.
Stokes will be skipper for the first Test against the West Indies, and Root took the time to write a short note to his stand-in.
A majority vote was reached at a meeting of first-class counties chairmen on Tuesday.
The Durham man tiptoed around ICC rules on overt political statements but made clear the occasion would not go unmarked by England.
Contests between the two sides have seen a number of record-breaking performances.
The former England spinner insists Test cricket can survive a summer without crowds.
The pair will go head to head this week when the first Test between England and West Indies gets under way in Southampton.
The first Test between England and the West Indies takes place on Wednesday at the Ageas Bowl.