It’s Time To Stop Watching English Cricket

There's a time to draw a line and move on. And, quite frankly, I've had enough of English cricket. It was bad enough to sit through the Ashes, the worst tour in the history of English cricket. Now the "management" has decided to sack the most talented player, Kevin Pietersen, without a word of explanation. And they expect us to keep watching? Unless I get a proper explanation, I'm cancelling my Sky Sports subscription, I've made my last journey to Lord's. I don't see why I should waste any … [Read more...]

KP and how the Old Farts killed English Cricket

I've been an England cricket fan all my adult life. Starting Thursday, England play South Africa at Lord's in a match that will effectively decide the world championship. But I won't be watching. Frankly, I'm not sure I ever want to watch cricket again. The reason, of course, is Kevin Pietersen -- more specifically, the England Cricket Board's decision not to play him in the match. It's another triumph for the sort of men former England rugby captain Will Carling once described as "old … [Read more...]