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Obstructing the Field, a podcast about cricket that knows enough about the game to take it seriously, but simply refuses to do so.

Obstructing the Field, a podcast about cricket that knows enough about the game to take it seriously, but simply refuses to do so.
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United States

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Obstructing the Field, a podcast about cricket that knows enough about the game to take it seriously, but simply refuses to do so.

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English


Episodes

Obstructing the Field - Explaining the 2009 Ashes

8/29/2009
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If someone asks you to summarise this year's Ashes in twenty years time, would you have anything nice to say?

Duration: 00:02:53


Obstructing the Field - Being Number Four

8/28/2009
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Now that the Australian cricket team has dropped to number four in the official Test rankings, they're going to find that Australia treats them very differently.

Duration: 00:01:53


Obstructing the Field - Off to the Trotts

8/26/2009
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Is English debutant centurion Jonathan Trott related to 19th century Australian cricketers Harry and Albert Trott? Obstructing the Field investigates... sort of.

Duration: 00:10:03


Obstructing the Field - Catching the high ball

8/23/2009
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If you have trouble catching the high ball, learn the mental secrets of the masters.

Duration: 00:02:04


Obstructing the Field - Cricket for the Olympics

8/23/2009
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Obstructing the Field makes an impassioned plea to the International Olympic Committee to include cricket in the Games.

Duration: 00:02:19


Obstructing the Field - What's in a cricket showbag?

8/20/2009
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Showbags are normally so useless, so OTF creates the "Going to the Cricket" showbag.

Duration: 00:02:49


Obstructing the Field - Cricket market research

8/17/2009
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Telephone market researchers are so annoying, but what if they asked you about something interesting... like cricket?

Duration: 00:02:37


Obstructing the Field - Improve your appeal

8/14/2009
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Is your bowling let down by a limp appeal? Let the Appeal Doctor help.

Duration: 00:02:01


Obstructing the Field - Two great English spinners

8/12/2009
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OTF pays tribute to two great English left-arm spinners from the turn of the 20th century - Johnny Briggs and Charlie Blythe.

Duration: 00:03:01


Obstructing the Field - Your guide to cricket spectators

8/10/2009
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OTF gives you a quick and easy guide to different species of the genus 'cricketus spectatus'.

Duration: 00:02:27


Obstructing the Field - Jazz Batting

8/6/2009
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Anyone can play swing bowling well, as long as they stay cool.

Duration: 00:02:07


Obstructing the Field - You can trust a cricketer

8/4/2009
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Do we really need umpires when the cricketers themselves are so honest? (laugh suppressed)

Duration: 00:02:03


Obstructing the Field - Test captains have it easy

8/2/2009
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International captains think they have it so tough. They should try captaining a local park team.

Duration: 00:02:17


Obstructing the Field - The greatest England team ever

8/1/2009
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The 2009 England cricket team is not England's best ever team. So which team was?

Duration: 00:02:41


Obstructing the Field - Some other team changes

7/31/2009
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Cricket teams surround themselves with so much support staff, yet they never seem to get dropped like the players do.

Duration: 00:01:37


Obstructing the Field - What the papers said

7/24/2009
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The Ashes is big news around the world, even if the reports vary a little from country to country.

Duration: 00:02:36


Obstructing the Field - Evaluating cricket memorabilia

7/24/2009
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How would the museum at Lord's cricket ground cope if set upon by antiques valuers?

Duration: 00:02:20


Obstructing the Field - Vote for the Umpires Party

7/23/2009
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What would happen if cricket umpires became politicised?

Duration: 00:02:29


Obstructing the Field - Lord's: the hotel of cricket

7/19/2009
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If Australia hasn't lost at Lord's, "the home of cricket" since 1934, does that make it more like a hotel?

Duration: 00:02:33


Obstructing the Field - Better ways to waste time

7/18/2009
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After England's delaying tactics in Cardiff, Obstructing the Field suggests some more entertaining ways to waste time.

Duration: 00:02:10

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