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Imagine a podcast about cricket, and you’re halfway there. From their studio deep beneath the English Channel, Adam Bayfield and bumbling co-host/top pundit Tony Curr bring you a weekly dose of light-hearted discussion on all the burning issues of the moment. With more comment, analysis and lively debate than you’ll know what to do with, the World Cricket Show is your one-stop shop for colourful insight into the global game.

Imagine a podcast about cricket, and you’re halfway there. From their studio deep beneath the English Channel, Adam Bayfield and bumbling co-host/top pundit Tony Curr bring you a weekly dose of light-hearted discussion on all the burning issues of the moment. With more comment, analysis and lively debate than you’ll know what to do with, the World Cricket Show is your one-stop shop for colourful insight into the global game.
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Imagine a podcast about cricket, and you’re halfway there. From their studio deep beneath the English Channel, Adam Bayfield and bumbling co-host/top pundit Tony Curr bring you a weekly dose of light-hearted discussion on all the burning issues of the moment. With more comment, analysis and lively debate than you’ll know what to do with, the World Cricket Show is your one-stop shop for colourful insight into the global game.

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@cricketshow

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English


Episodes

Episode 328 - Galle Report

11/12/2018
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Adam & Tony discuss that rarest of all things - an England win away from home. How did they pull it off? Is Foakes the new hero? Has Jennings silenced the doubters? Has Moeen ever bowled better? And what's ailing Sri Lanka? Plus, thoughts on the latest Virat Kohli story, and Adam turns up on time and expects praise for it. All this and more on the latest World Cricket Show - support what we do at patreon.com/cricketshow

Duration:00:40:22

Episode 327 - ENG v SL Preview

10/31/2018
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Adam & Tony dive in to a comprehensive preview of England's Test series in Sri Lanka. Can Rory Burns fill an Alastair Cook shaped hole? After Bairstow's injury, is it time to sack off the warm-up football? And are the hosts being underestimated? Plus, thoughts on Australia's cultural review, and a new GOAT debate: after more relentless heroics this week, is Kohli now the greatest ODI batsman of all time? All this and more on the latest World Cricket Show - support what we do at...

Duration:01:01:42

Episode 326 - Sri Lanka Climate Special

10/18/2018
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Adam & Tony unfurl their umbrellas and discuss a soggy start to England's tour of Sri Lanka. Was it a good idea to schedule cricket in the rainy season? Is Eoin Morgan right to consider dropping himself? And is Olly Stone a lock for the next 10 years? Plus, thoughts on Khawaja's heroics and Australia's miraculous draw in Dubai, Talksport takes on the Cricket Social, and we pick our post-Atherton England elevens. All this and more on the latest World Cricket Show - support what we do at...

Duration:00:57:42

Episode 325 - End of Summer Special

9/28/2018
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Adam & Tony open the mailbag of listener questions and delve into some of the hot topics around the cricketing world at the moment: Sri Lanka's struggles, Rory Burns's call-up, Surrey's Championship victory, Australia's tough assignment in the UAE, and whether David Warner is the least likable cricketer ever. Plus, more thoughts on The Hundred and whether any of what we've spent 10 years talking about matters in the slightest, and Tony has to dash off to get his beard trimmed. All this and...

Duration:01:00:43

Episode 324 - England v India Review

9/13/2018
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Adam & Tony look back on a memorable contest between England and India. How good a series was it? Was it closer than the 4-1 scoreline suggests? And 'what have we learned' about England? Plus, thoughts on Anderson's historic new stat, and a long farewell to Alastair Cook. England's greatest ever batsman? All this and more on the latest World Cricket Show - support what we do at patreon.com/cricketshow

Duration:01:03:31

Episode 323 - Edgbaston Report

8/8/2018
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Adam & Tony look back on a thrilling first Test between England and India. England pulled off the win - but did they deserve it? How great was that Kohli innings? And how good an 'advert' was it for Test cricket, and what can be done to make sure more Tests are like this? Plus, Tony continues his vendetta against Kohli, some karaoke chat, and Adam cops an eyeful. All this and more on the World Cricket Show.

Duration:00:33:26

Episode 322 - England v India Preview

7/29/2018
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Join Adam & Tony for a deep dive into the massive Test series between England and India. Were England right or wrong to recall Rashid? Should India play Kuldeep Yadav? Will Kohli conquer the swinging ball? And who's going to win? Plus, thoughts on England's white-ball wins, Sri Lanka's destruction of South Africa, Fakhar's ODI record, Adam's first trip to the T20 Blast, and Tony's shirtless shenanigans at a wedding.

Duration:01:12:05

Episode 321 - World Cup Fever?

6/14/2018
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As Planet Earth goes down with a nasty case of World Cup Fever, Adam & Tony look ahead to the Cricket World Cup next year. 10 teams, no Associates - does Scotland's win over England this week make a mockery of the whole thing? Plus, thoughts on England's Test resurgence and the Broad-Vaughan dust-up, and Tony turns heads on the cricket field with a dazzling 9 not out. All this and more on the latest World Cricket Show - support what we do at patreon.com/cricketshow

Duration:00:55:13

Episode 320 - Lord's Report

5/31/2018
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Adam & Tony reflect on a dismal week for the England cricket team. Bayliss, Root, the ECB, GDPR - there's no shortage of candidates, but who is really to blame? Is Keaton Jennings the solution to all problems? And who knew Pakistan would be so good? Plus, thoughts on the IPL Final and Shane Watson's legend status, and a *very* stressed Tony makes it to the dentist for the first time in the post-Strauss era. All this and more on the latest World Cricket Show - support what we do at...

Duration:00:48:37

Episode 319 - ENG v PAK Preview

5/17/2018
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On a jam-packed pod, Adam & Tony discuss Ireland's historic first Test match, before turning their attention to England's home series with Pakistan. Ed Smith's first squad - has he made the right calls? Is Buttler the answer? And how are Pakistan shaping up? Plus, some more (quite animated!) thoughts on The Hundred, Tony obsesses about fixtures, and Adam gets mistaken for Andre Russell. All this and more on the latest World Cricket Show - support what we do at patreon.com/cricketshow

Duration:00:57:01

Episode 318 - The Hundred

4/27/2018
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Adam & Tony discuss the ECB's surprise unveiling of 100 ball cricket. Ridiculous gimmick? Or marketing genius? Plus, thoughts on another season of IPL (with minimal discussion of scheduling!), Tony gets the spaghetti sweats, and Adam shocks the world by mentioning county cricket. All this and more on the latest World Cricket Show - support what we do at patreon.com/cricketshow

Duration:00:59:41

Episode 317 - Sandpaper Scandal

3/28/2018
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As the dust settles on one of the biggest cricket stories for years, Adam & Tony reflect on sandpaper, jaw-dropping press conferences, and the whole ball tampering row. Has the fury of media and fans been appropriate? Or has it all been blown out of proportion? If nothing else, it's overshadowed 58 all out! But we find some time to talk about that too. Will this finally force a shake-up for England? All this and more on the latest World Cricket Show - support what we do at...

Duration:00:58:50

Episode 316 - NZ v ENG Preview

3/17/2018
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Adam & Tony return to the air to discuss England's ongoing winter of cricket. After white ball wins in Australia and New Zealand, are they now the best ODI team in the world? In Tests it's a different story...but how will they get on in their series against the Kiwis? Plus, Hales and Rashid get white ball contracts, Rabada breaks records, and it all gets very spiky in South Africa. All this and more on the latest edition of the World Cricket Show - support what we do at...

Duration:01:06:37

Episode 315 - Sydney Report

1/13/2018
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As the dust settles on another disastrous Ashes in Australia, Adam & Tony reflect on England's many, many failings. Why did they make it so hard for themselves? Are the players and management deluded? And, besides dropping Gary Ballance, what happens now? Then they grudgingly give some credit to Australia - all of a sudden, could they have a seriously good team on their hands? And are they now favourites to win in England next year? Plus, thoughts on a breathless, brilliant Test in Cape...

Duration:01:06:13

Episode 314 - Melbourne Report

1/3/2018
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Hallelujah! Hallelujah! It's not a whitewash! Adam & Tony celebrate in style by asking all the important questions. Is Cook back? And if so, is that great news, or just annoying that he couldn't do it when it mattered? And the same question for the team as a whole. Plus, more Steve Smith Is Quite Good chat, Adam goes off on one about Mike Hussey, and Tony startles shop assistants. All this and more on the latest World Cricket Show - support what we do at patreon.com/cricketshow

Duration:00:57:15

Episode 313 - Perth Report

12/21/2017
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On the 2017 Christmas Special, Adam & Tony manage to summon up the courage to discuss England's Ashes disaster. How has it come to this (again)? Is this the end of the road for some of the senior players? Were Australia underestimated? And the key question - why aren't England better? All this and more on the latest World Cricket Show. Support what we do at patreon.com/cricketshow

Duration:01:05:02

Episode 312 - Adelaide Report

12/11/2017
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Adam & Tony discuss a cracking Test match in Adelaide. Great fightback from England, but they still lost heavily - are the Ashes over already? Can England's batsmen muster up something better in Perth? Or are the Aussie bowlers simply too good? Plus, Tony delivers more good good analysis, and Adam impresses everybody with how early he gets up. All this and more on the latest World Cricket Show - support what we do at patreon.com/cricketshow

Duration:00:43:54

Episode 311 - Brisbane Report

11/30/2017
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Adam & Tony look back on the first Ashes Test in Brisbane. A big win for Australia - does this have 'whitewash' written all over it? Or can England fans still cling on to hope? Plus, thoughts on the heinous Bairstow headbutt, another Steve Smith stats party, and Tony has a Keegan moment. All this and more on the latest edition of the World Cricket Show - support what we do at patreon.com/cricketshow

Duration:01:04:26

Episode 310 - Ashes Preview: Australia

11/17/2017
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The thrilling conclusion to the World Cricket Show Ashes Preview, as Adam & Tony (with the help of Cat Jones from Can't Bowl Can't Throw) run the rule over Australia's prospects. Are the batsmen better than England's? Are the bowlers all they're cracked up to be? And the big question...who's going to win? All this and more on the latest World Cricket Show - support what we do at patreon.com/cricketshow

Duration:01:06:32

Episode 309 - Ashes Preview: England

11/10/2017
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ASHES ASHES ASHES Adam & Tony begin their Ashes Preview extravaganza with a borderline too detailed look at England. Big problems in the batting, a weird squad selection, and no Ben Stokes - but are there actually some good reasons to be hopeful? Plus, some high-quality Gary Simon Ballance puns, Adam gets the cereal in, and Tony finds a solution to his BT Sport problem. All this and more on the latest World Cricket Show - support what we do at patreon.com/cricketshow

Duration:00:59:45