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Coverage of England’s cricket matches. Insight and analysis from Jonathan Agnew and Geoffrey Boycott, plus interviews with the top players.

Coverage of England’s cricket matches. Insight and analysis from Jonathan Agnew and Geoffrey Boycott, plus interviews with the top players.
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Coverage of England’s cricket matches. Insight and analysis from Jonathan Agnew and Geoffrey Boycott, plus interviews with the top players.

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English


Episodes

Tuffers and Vaughan: Chess and ‘Pig’ dominate rain delay

10/17/2018
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Phil Tufnell and Michael Vaughan are full of praise for Eoin Morgan, Chris Woakes and Adil Rashid as England continue to dominate the One Day series in Sri Lanka. Morgan reveals exactly what went on in the dressing room during a mammoth six hour rain delay and why Australia will ‘continue to struggle’ with their fragile batting line-up.

Duration:00:52:53

Another soggy English victory, and Swanny’s Strictly secrets

10/17/2018
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Jonathan Agnew, Simon Mann and Simon Hughes look back on England’s win. Eoin Morgan reveals that the England players played chess during the rain delay (as well as a game of ‘Pig’), Graeme Swann joins us to explain what life has been like on Strictly after an eventful few days for the programme, as does his partner Oti Mabuse, who can’t help but speak in innuendo.

Duration:00:38:22

England’s damp victory, Brearley on Morgan and ‘veteran’ Jimmy

10/13/2018
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Jimmy Anderson and Ebony Rainford Brent join Simon Mann to look back on England’s victory in the second ODI against Sri Lanka in Dambulla. Eoin Morgan tells us where he thinks England can improve, plus there’s a fascinating chat with Mike Brearley and Jimmy about captaincy.

Duration:00:42:02

Vaughany meets Warney

10/10/2018
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The art of spinning, love/hate relationships with team-mates, and sandpaper gate are all up for discussion as Michael Vaughan sits down with cricket's 'King of Spin' Shane Warne to discuss his life and career.

Duration:00:55:04

Eoin Morgan, Shane Warne and a lot of rain

10/10/2018
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Jonathan Agnew, Michael Vaughan and Simon Mann review a frustrating start to England’s tour of Sri Lanka after a washout in Dambulla. Eoin Morgan explains just why he’d be ready to drop himself from his own team, and Shane Warne joins us to give his thoughts on sandpaper gate, his life and much more.

Duration:00:29:50

Tuffers & Vaughan (Jimmy Anderson subs in)

10/8/2018
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Tuffers is away so England’s record-breaking fast bowler James Anderson is in off the substitutes’ bench to join Michael Vaughan and Mark Chapman. Jimmy talks in depth about his career, what he still hopes to achieve and his plans for when it’s time to call it a day. The guys also preview England’s tour of Sri Lanka and discuss the art of ambidextrous bowling.

Duration:00:53:33

CMJ Spirit of Cricket Award

9/26/2018
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Kevin Howells is joined by England Learning disability coach Mark Costin to hear the story of how LD players Dan Bowser and Chris Edwards won the 2018 CMJ Sprit of Cricket award.

Duration:00:25:17

Tuffers & Vaughan: “There’s zero chance Cook will come back after that”

9/10/2018
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After an incredible, emotional day at The Oval, Michael Vaughan and Phil Tufnell discuss what next for both Cook and for England, whether Keaton Jennings deserves to go to Sri Lanka, what marks they’d give Ed Smith out of 10, and who the best batsman in the world currently is. Plus Luke Wright joins to look ahead to T20 Finals Day.

Duration:01:15:21

Jonathan Agnew and Michael Vaughan end of play review

9/10/2018
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Cricket Correspondent Jonathan Agnew is joined by former England captain Michael Vaughan and the man of the hour Alastair Cook as the record breaking batsman bids farewell to test cricket with his 33rd and final test century.

Duration:00:20:28

Close of play on Day 3 at the Oval

9/9/2018
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Jonathan Agnew and Michael Vaughan review the day’s play from day 3 at the Oval v India. There is also reaction from England coach Paul Farbrace and Indian debutant Hanuma Vihari.

Duration:00:15:00

England seize control of the final Test

9/8/2018
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Jonathan Agnew and Michael Vaughan review the second day of the final test as India close on 174-6 in reply to England's 332 all out.

Duration:00:13:33

View from the Boundary: Cressida Dick

9/8/2018
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During lunch on the second day of the final England v India test Jonathan Agnew welcomes the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service Cressida Dick to the Test Match Special box to discuss her wicket-keeping skills, the challenges of her job and her role in investigating the Pakistan spot-fixing scandal.

Duration:00:37:15

England collapse again as Cook misses out on hundred

9/7/2018
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As England close on 198-7, having been 133-1, Jonathan Agnew and Michael Vaughan look back on topsy-turvy day of Test cricket. We also hear from Alastair Cook, who top scored with 71, but missed out on a hundred on his farewell Test match.

Duration:00:17:28

Sir John Major speaks to Jonathan Agnew

9/7/2018
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Former Prime Minister Sir John Major joins Jonathan Agnew to talk about next year’s Street Child World Cup, the strength of women’s cricket, and to pay tribute to Alastair Cook.

Duration:00:15:17

Cook looks back on his remarkable career

9/7/2018
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As Alastair Cook plays his final Test match, he speaks at length to Jonathan Agnew about his career, his highlights, his captaincy, and his regrets. Plus Andrew Strauss pays tribute to his former opening partner, and we hear from Graham Gooch, Jimmy Anderson, Andy Flower and Graeme Swann.

Duration:00:34:36

Tuffers & Vaughan: Alastair Cook retires

9/3/2018
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Mentor Graham Gooch and former coach Andy Flower join Tuffers and Vaughan to discuss the retiring Alastair Cook's record breaking England career.

Duration:01:16:06

England beat India to clinch series win

9/2/2018
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England sealed a series victory over India with a 60-run win on a gripping fourth day of the fourth Test in Southampton. Set 245, India looked beaten when they were reduced to 22-3 on an uneven pitch. Captain Virat Kohli could have been given out lbw to off-spinner Moeen Ali on nine, but survived to share a painstaking stand of 101 with Ajinkya Rahane. Even after Kohli was caught at short leg off Moeen for 58, Rahane dragged the runs required down below 100. However, Rahane and Rishabh Pant...

Duration:00:32:51

TMS Journalist Panel

9/2/2018
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Jonathan Agnew is joined by former England batsman Steve James from the Times, Melinda Farrell from CricInfo and freelance writer and broadcaster Chetan Narula to discuss the Southampton Test and the England India series

Duration:00:34:28

Determined England build a lead of 233 against India

9/1/2018
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England fought through the third day to leave the fourth Test against India wonderfully poised in Southampton. Jos Buttler made 69, sharing stands of 56 with Ben Stokes and 55 with Sam Curran as the home side reached 260-8, a lead of 233. On a gripping day, there were times when England were in peril, especially at 92-4 and, after Joe Root was run out for 48, 122-5. But the determination of Buttler, Stokes and Curran left England with the edge on a wearing surface that is offering assistance...

Duration:00:11:39

Nish Kumar takes a “View from the Boundary”

9/1/2018
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Jonathan Agnew is joined by Nish Kumar to discuss his love of cricket and his career in comedy

Duration:00:33:51