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The second season of the Can't Bowl Can't Throw Cricket Show, in which we talk about cricket on a podcast. In a second season.

The second season of the Can't Bowl Can't Throw Cricket Show, in which we talk about cricket on a podcast. In a second season.




The second season of the Can't Bowl Can't Throw Cricket Show, in which we talk about cricket on a podcast. In a second season.




An Interview With Michael Bevan

When our regular top order segments collapse in a heap, we need somebody at the back end of the show to get us home. Luckily, we have Michael Bevan joining us to do just that. First, he consolidates with a Short Ball segment in which we discuss his phenomenal 185* (132) for a Rest of the World XI in 2000 and the art of batting (or podcasting) with tailenders. Then he rebuilds the episode by discussing his new Batting Mentor service ( Finally, he brings us home in dramatic...


The Ridiculous Border-Gavaskar Series

Cat and Dan are back talking all about the ridiculously good Border-Gavaskar series, as well as other recent cricket matters, including Mickey Arthur's OnlyFans page, Wes Agar on Baywatch and how we would sledge Sir Jimmy Anderson. Plus! Dan's new favourite cricket commentator. It's probably not who you think. This episode is sponsored by The Ridiculous Ashes podcast, available via


ABC Grandstand Interview with Dan

Bonus! Dan appeared on ABC Grandstand radio with Ned Hall to talk about the 50 greatest Australian cricketers of the past 50 years. A lucky break, because he has a book out on this exact topic. Buy the book via (but be quick - it's selling out all over the place).


Preview of the Ridiculous Ashes Podcast

Sneak preview of Dan's new podcast - The Ridiculous Ashes. In this premiere episode of The Ridiculous Ashes Podcast, Dan and Alex Bowden revisit the 1st Test of the 1997 Ashes. Surprise hundreds, Nasser Hussain having a go at himself, Jason Gillespie batting with a runner · it·s all in there. If you're interested in subscribing to the Ridiculous Ashes podcast, search for 'Ridiculous Ashes' in your podcast provider of choice. Cat and Dan will be back with a new episode of CBCT shortly.


Can't Bowl, Won't QR

Cat and Dan are back, covering all things cricket, including Stuart Broad's SPOTY nomination, the tallness of Cameron Green, California zoos and, of course, QR codes. We're joined by Craig Dodson (@fromfineleg on Twitter) for the quiz, where we play a version of something that may or may not be Scattergories. This episode is sponsored by Dan's new book, The 50 Greatest Australian Cricketers (of the Past 50 Years). Buy your copy via and be the hero that Christmas...


You Can't Spell 'Implausible' Without 'IPL'

Halfway through the IPL season, Cat and Dan break down what's happened so far and make (some already invalidated) predictions about what will happen for the rest of the tournament. Also, the Sheffield Shield is back, and the Australian women's team are on their way to a hundred-match ODI winning streak. Plus: why was Ricky Ponting's men's team so lame? How's Steve Smith's guitar playing going? And which cricketer has the best new football podcast? All is revealed in this episode. This...


The Ten Funniest Moments of the England Test Summer

What were the ten funniest moments of the recently completed England Test summer? Was it something to do with Stuart Broad (almost certainly)? Or Ben Stokes (also almost certainly)? Or something else entirely? Cat and Dan break it all down, and throw in a few honourable mentions as well. This episode is sponsored by Dan's new book, The Fifty Greatest Australian Cricketers (of the past 50 years). Pre-order it at


Emergency 3TC Episode

Those geniuses over in South Africa have bloody well cracked the code. They've created the greatest form of cricket there is - 3 Team Cricket, or 3TC for short. What is it? Who's playing it? How will it change your life for the infinitely better? Cat and Dan break it all down.


Are YOU Smarter Than A Fifth Grade Cricketer

In the latest episode, Cat and Dan discuss the potential for fake saliva, muse over which Australian cricketer is most likely to exhibit hamster-like tendencies and admire the ongoing greatness of the Monty Channel. Plus: Are YOU smarter than a fifth grade cricketer? Find out with our podcast treasure hunt! Just answer the following questions. Q1. How many times is the phrase ‘The Hundred’ used in the sting to that section of the show? Q2. Who batted in the (answer to Q1) position in the...


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In the latest episode of our podcast, we marvel at the number of cricket podcasts still in existence, steadfastly ignore the probable demise of The Hundred and try very hard to come up with other things for everybody to do while there's no cricket on.


Perry vs Perry

In the latest episode of our podcast, we mix up our Perrys, play Family Feud and wonder whether a lack of cricket going forward might render this an abrupt season finale. Plus: We find sequels for 'The Test' on Amazon Prime, discuss record crowd numbers at both extremes and plug our other podcast about Alfred Hitchcock... just in case (


A T20 World Cup Twist

In the latest episode of Can't Bowl, Can't Throw, we discuss mankads and hat tricks, Donald Trump and Oliver Twist, Bradman in colour and Maxwell in love. There's also Test matches, The Hundred and, of course, the T20 World Cup. Plus: Cricket365 editor Dave Tickner tries to prove he's smarter than a fifth grade cricketer. Or, at the very least, smarter than Monty Panesar.


Ellyse Perry v David Warner

Is Ellyse Perry taller than David Warner? Of course she is. But we break down every other way of comparing the two in our quiz. Who has the longer name? Who has the better Test average? Who has bowled more to Sachin? All is revealed. Plus, The Hundred is sentient!


Wasim Akram's Handsome Podcast

In this episode, Cat reminisces about the first time she saw Wasim Akram bowl, Dan investigates Mark Waugh's safe and special quiz guest Melinda Farrell uncovers all kinds of cricketing lies.


Our Podcast Has Been Hacked!

Like Darren Lehmann, we've been hacked. Which is all the excuse we need to name a Hacked XI. We also discuss Marnus Labuschagne's goal to bring up a century of penalty runs, talk tongue twisters with Megan Maurice, examine the Melbourne Stars' go-kart racing prowess. And, eventually, talk about cricket.


Crushed Reindeer

Ben Stokes is SPOTY, Glenn Maxwell is back, Pat Cummins is expensive and New Zealand have the Spirit of Cricket. Dan and Cat also discuss Pakistan's return home, conceptual partnerships and dodgy Perth chicken. Plus: A Christmas gift from us to you.


Pavel, Plumb!, Pakistan and p*rn

A potpourri of podcasting preposterousness, praising Pavel, perusing Plumb! (, picking Pakistan to pieces and pondering p*rn. Cat and Dan also discuss collectible Renegades and a new way to decide the toss before Dane Eldridge (@eld2_0) takes on the Masked Fifth Grade Cricketer in an Imran Khan-riddled quiz.


Listen to podcasts, win free books!

In the latest episode, we discuss far too many T20 matches, uncover the environmentally friendly version of Cameron White and against all odds find a place for Rodney Rude in cricket. Also, there's a quiz for you - yes, you, dear listener. Take the quiz, post your answers over at and win a copy of Dan's new book. And, heck, his old one too.


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In our second episode of our second season, we discuss mock drafts, [insert Gary Kirsten topic here] and James Pattinson's off-spin. Special guest Peter Miller (@thecricketgeek) also takes on The Masked Fifth Grade Cricketer in a game of 'Watto or Notto?'. Buy Dan's new book at


My Favourite Marshun

After successfully ignoring the World Cup and the Ashes, we return for the first episode of our second season to talk about the Marsh Cup, how matrimonial law could improve The Hundred and ideas for fresh branding for the MCG. Special guest Andrew 'Donno' Donnison also takes on much-less-special new series regular The Masked Fifth Grade Cricketer in a quiz.