The Ashes is almost upon us and the Cricket Badger, James Buttler, is joined by Dave Edwards of legendary Aussie podcast The Grade Cricketer to have a sideways glance at what lays ahead for both countries.
The Grade Cricketer lads are also coming to England to watch their team struggle and have a number of live shows, with tickets still available for Birmingham on 4 August and for Leeds on 6 August and Manchester on 7 August.
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The charity believe that cricket’s current approach to concussions is not putting the players’ safety first.
“The reality is at the time [Saturday] he didn’t have a concussion.”
Mixing politics with sport rarely ends well.
James Anderson will play for Lancs second XI as his rehabilitation steps up.
Smith underwent a “precautionary scan” of his neck that thankfully has not revealed any structural damage.
“I think it was important that we bounced back strongly after Edgbaston and I think we’ve certainly done that.”
Jofra Archer has changed the mood if not the scoreline.
Steve Smith out, Marnus Labuschagne in.
Woakes enjoyed Archer v Smith just as much as the rest of us.
The marquee might read England v Australia, but we all know it’s Steve Smith v Jofra Archer