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Root+and+Bairstow+leave+England+poised+for+unlikely+victory
access_time4 hours ago
Jonathan Agnew is joined by former England batsman Mark Ramprakash and the former India wicketkeeper Deep Dasgupta to reflect on an enthralling day's play at Edgbaston. Plus, could 'Baz Ball' change Test cricket for ever?
India+stretch+their+lead+despite+another+Bairstow+century
access_time1 day ago
Analysis of Day Three of England's fifth test versus India with Jonathan Agnew, Mark Ramprakash, Deep DasGupta and Andy Zaltzman.

Jonny Bairstow reflects on the day's play, and his own performance this summer.
View+from+the+Boundary+-+Charlie+Ross
access_time1 day ago
Antiques Roadtrip superfan, Dan Norcross is joined by auctioneer and star of several antiquing TV shows, Charlie Ross.

Charlie gives Dan his top tips for Roadtrip success and tells an anecdote with an unlikely hero, Piers Morgan.
World+Record+set+at+Edgbaston+as+India+take+control.
access_time2 days ago
Stuart Broad conceded a record 35 runs in an over as India dominated a rain shortened day at Edgbaston. Jonathan Agnew is joined by Mark Ramprakash, former India wicketkeeper Deep DasGupta and Andy Zaltzman. We also hear from James Anderson and Ravindra Jadeja plus Geoff Miller and Allan Lamb tell us more about “Blue for Bob” day in memory of Bob Willis.
No+Balls%3A+The+Cricket+Podcast+-+We+love+Test+cricket%2C+we+don%27t+love+rain
access_time2 days ago
Back from the Test at Taunton, England bowler Kate Cross and Alex Hartley reflect on a memorable four days. Plus, they're joined by Lauren Bell fresh from making her debut.
Stunning+Pant+leads+Indian+recovery
access_time3 days ago
Jonathan Agnew, Mark Ramprakash and Deep Dasgupta reflect on the first day of the delayed fifth Test at Edgbaston. A stunning 146 from India’s Rishabh Pant saw the tourists recover from 98-5 after England chose to bowl first.
Eoin+Morgan+retires+from+international+cricket
access_time6 days ago
Jonathan Agnew is joined by Moeen Ali and Michael Vaughan to pay tribute to Eoin Morgan, who has announced his retirement from international cricket.

We also hear from Morgan, who explains the reasoning behind his decision.
Katherine+Brunt+and+Anya+Shrubsole+on+their+retirement+from+Test+Cricket
access_time6 days ago
Henry Moeran speaks to two of the all time greats of women's cricket. Anya Shrubsole and Katherine Brunt discuss their retirement from International Test cricket and their careers throughout the years.
England+blow+NZ+away+to+win+series+3-0
access_time7 days ago
Jonathan Agnew, Daniel Norcross, Michael Vaughan, Jeremy Coney and Moeen Ali look back at a stunning day at Headingley in which Joe Root and Johnny Bairstow took just 65 minutes to score the 113 runs needed for England to seal a 3-0 series whitewash over New Zealand.
Root+and+Pope+combine+to+put+England+in+control
access_time8 days ago
Jonthan Agnew, Michael Vaughan and Jeremy Coney look back at an enthralling day of Test cricket at Headingley, which saw Joe Root and Ollie Pope combine to leave England needing just 113 runs to win on the final day.
The+TMS+Spin+Quartet
access_time8 days ago
Vic Marks, Phil Tufnell, Moeen Ali and Alex Hartley talk the art and craft of spin bowling.
England+take+control+with+late+wickets
access_time9 days ago
Jonathan Agnew is joined by Michael Vaughan and Jeremy Coney to discuss a fascinating third day of the final Test between England and New Zealand. A flurry of late wickets for the hosts put England in a commanding position ahead of day 4.
View+from+the+Boundary%3A+Baroness+Tanni+Grey-Thompson
access_time9 days ago
Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson broke over thirty world records and won eleven Paralympic gold medals in a glittering athletics career. She speaks to Aggers about travelling to India with Kapil Dev, accompanying Ian Botham on charity walks and her new role on the board at Yorkshire cricket club.
Brilliant+Bairstow+spares+England+blushes
access_time10 days ago
Jonathan Agnew, Michael Vaughan, Sir Alistair Cook and Andy Zaltzman pick over a thrilling day which saw Johnny Bairstow and debutant Jamie Overton put on an unbroken 209 for the seventh wicket to claw England back in to the third Test against New Zealand.
Ask+the+Umpire
access_time10 days ago
John Holder with answers to your unusual umpiring conundrums.
Mitchell+and+Blundell+hold+firm+as+England+bowlers+impress
access_time11 days ago
Jonathan Agnew is joined by Alistair Cook and Jeremy Coney to discuss an intriguing start to the third Test at Headingley which saw Daryl Mitchell and Tom Blundell put on an unbeaten 102 for the sixth wicket after the tourists were reduced to 123-5 at tea.
5Live+Cricket%3A+England%27s+white+ball+success
access_time12 days ago
Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by Phil Tufnell, Mark Wood and Tymal Mills to reflect on England men's One Day International 3-0 series win against the Netherlands.

The team also preview England men's Test match against New Zealand at Headingley and hear from England women's Test captain Heather Knight ahead of their one and only domestic Test match this year against South Africa.

Finally we debate whether a new '6ixty' ball competition in the Caribbean is a good idea or a marketing ploy?
No+Balls%3A+The+Cricket+Podcast+-+Hartley%27s+been+in+Amsterdam+and+a+cat+in+a+car%21
access_time13 days ago
Join Kate Cross and Alex Hartley as they discuss an amazing run-fest in Amsterdam, answer more of your questions and discuss whether it's ever acceptable to have tuna on a pizza.
England+break+the+record+in+the+Netherlands%21
access_time17 days ago
Henry Moeran and Alex Hartley bring reaction to England's astonishing 498-4 against the Netherlands in Amstelveen. We hear from centurion Dawid Malan and new coach Matthew Mott.
Jaw-dropping+Jonny+brings+England+series+win+at+Trent+Bridge
access_time20 days ago
Reaction from Jonathan Agnew, Simon Mann, Michael Vaughan, Sir Alastair Cook and Jeremy Coney to England's second test and series win against New Zealand. Thoughts from Jonny Bairstow and Tom Latham after the close of play on day five. Andy Zaltzman breaks down the numbers behind the test match, and a look back on the funniest moments from inside and outside the commentary box at Trent Bridge.
All+four+results+still+possible+as+England+take+key+wickets+on+day+four
access_time21 days ago
Thoughts from Jonathan Agnew, Michael Vaughan and Jeremy Coney as all four results are still possible on day four at Trent Bridge. Hear from Ben Foakes and Devon Conway after day four, and also Joe Root's dad, Matt, on his thoughts of his son's recent batting performances.
England+hone+in+on+New+Zealand+after+centuries+from+Root+and+Pope
access_time22 days ago
Analysis of day three from Jonathan Agnew, Michael Vaughan, Jeremy Coney and Moeen Ali as England bat all day to have New Zealand's first innings total within reach. Thoughts from England's century hitter Ollie Pope and New Zealand's Michael Bracewell after his first test wicket. Andy Zaltzman has a stat breakdown of England's batting performance, and Moeen Ali & Isa Guha talk about the South-Asian Cricket Academy's initiatives to get more British-Asian players into the professional game.
The+Ask+Moeen+Ali+Special
access_time22 days ago
Jonathan Agnew asks Moeen Ali your questions in the TMS commentary box.
Daryl+Mitchell+hits+190+as+New+Zealand+look+to+take+control+of+second+test+at+Trent+Bridge
access_time23 days ago
Analysis of day two at Trent Bridge from Simon Mann, Michael Vaughan and Jeremy Coney. Moeen Ali confirms he would come back to international test cricket under Brendon McCullum and Ben Stokes, while also giving his thoughts on spin bowling in England alongside Alastair Cook. Also, hear some of Daniel Norcross' View from the Boundary conversation with the comedian, actor and screenwriter, Tim Key.
View+from+the+Boundary+-+Tim+Key
access_time23 days ago
Tim Key joins Dan Norcross in the TMS commentary box. The comedian, actor, screenwriter and poet talks about trying to be creative during the pandemic, his work with Steve Coogan and, of course, his love for the game of cricket - inculding his memories of the 2005 Ashes series.
New+Zealand+punish+England+on+day+one+at+Trent+Bridge
access_time24 days ago
Jonathan Agnew, Michael Vaughan, Jeremy Coney and Phil Tufnell analyse the day's play where New Zealand finished in a strong position after capitalising on a poor day in the field for England. Also, thoughts from New Zealand opener Will Young and England batting coach John Lewis. Writer Tim Wigmore speaks to Jonathan Agnew about tackling the issue of people from non-private school backgrounds getting into cricket, and Alison Mitchell speaks to the Chance To Shine chief executive, Laura Cordingley, and street cricket coach, Asad Butt.
England+v+New+Zealand+Second+Test+Preview
access_time25 days ago
Alistair Bruce-Ball, Jonathan Agnew and Jeremy Coney preview the second test between England and New Zealand.

Ben Stokes wants to bring the "fun" back into playing for England. You can hear from the England skipper on working with Brendan McCullum, Jimmy Anderson reveals what "Baz" said in the Lord's dressing room and Kiwi skipper Kane Williamson ponders how to remove Joe Root.

TMS is back on air for Day One on Friday morning from 10.25.
No+Balls%3A+The+Cricket+Podcast+-+The+greatest+day+of+Alex+Hartley%27s+life
access_time25 days ago
Kate Cross and Alex Hartley have ALL the gossip from an amazing game played in aid of the Ruth Strauss Foundation. Look out for a special contribution from Michael McIntyre
Joe+Root+fires+England+to+victory+against+New+Zealand+in+Ben+Stokes%27+first+test+as+captain
access_time29 days ago
Jonathan Agnew, Simon Mann, Jeremy Coney, Sir Alastair Cook and Michael Vaughan react to England's first win under Brendon McCullum and Ben Stokes' tenure. Thoughts from Joe Root, Ben Stokes and Kane Williamson following the conclusion of the first test at Lord's, and a look back on the lighter moments of the match.
Root+and+Stokes+give+England+hope+of+victory
access_time1 month ago
Jonathan Agnew, Jeremy Coney and Michael Vaughan react to a Joe Root led fightback for England, leaving the home side with optimism for victory on day four at Lord's. We hear the post-match thoughts of Stuart Broad, and get the tourist's perspective from century-hitting New Zealand wicketkeeper Daryl Mitchell. Jonathan Agnew speaks to the MCC's chief executive, Guy Lavender, for his reaction to the discussions surrounding ticket sales and high ticket prices in the build up to this test.
View+from+the+Boundary+-+Joe+Stilgoe
access_time1 month ago
Internationally acclaimed singer, pianist and songwriter Joe Stilgoe joins Aggers to discuss his love for cricket, his life in music and Joe also managed to fit his keyboard in the TMS commentary box at Lord's.
New+Zealand+in+control+as+England+falter
access_time1 month ago
Jonathan Agnew, Michael Vaughan and Jeremy Coney discuss a testing day for England as Daryl Mitchell and Tom Blundell combined to give New Zealand a 227 run lead after Day 2.
Drama+at+Lord%27s+as+England+usher+in+new+era
access_time1 month ago
Jonathan Agnew, Michael Vaughan and Jeremy Coney reflect on a chaotic start to the first Test against New Zealand which saw 17 wickets and 248 runs.
No+Balls%3A+The+Cricket+Podcast+-+Crossy+at+the+IPL+Challenge%2C+weddings+and+ticket+prices
access_time1 month ago
Kate Cross and Alex Hartley have plenty to chat about including the Sciver-Brunt wedding, the cost of Lord's tickets and whether you thought the people on TV were watching back
England+v+New+Zealand+preview+with+Brendon+McCullum
access_time1 month ago
England's new coach Brendon McCullum joins Phil Tufnell, Mark Wood and Henry Moeran to look ahead to the first test of the summer for England's cricketers and a new era under Brendon McCullum and Ben Stokes.

The new red-ball head coach joins the programme to chat about his first few weeks on the job and the series against his old team, New Zealand.
More+runs+for+Universe+Jos%2C+but+Titans+take+IPL+Trophy.
access_time1 month ago
Gujarat Titans won the 2022 IPL with a 7 wicket win over Rajasthan Royals in the final. England’s Jos Buttler was top scorer for the Royals, but their total of 130 was never going to be enough. Simon Mann reviews the final and the tournament as a whole with Nikesh Rughani, former Rajasthan player Abhishek Jhunjhunwala and player of the match in the last BBL final Laurie Evans. Plus there’s reaction from Gujarat players Lockie Ferguson, David Miller and Matthew Wade.
Should+the+Championship+become+a+franchise+competition%3F
access_time1 month ago
Former England captain Kevin Pietersen has caused a stir by suggesting the County Championship is replaced by a red ball franchise competition. Kevin Howells gets reaction from the ECB managing director of County Cricket Neil Snowball. They also discuss whether the T20 Blast is getting the attention it deserves with the emphasis on the Hundred and what lessons are being learnt following the Azeem Rafiq racism revelations.
No+Balls%3A+The+Cricket+Podcast.+Women%E2%80%99s+IPL%2C+Hugh+Grant+lookalikes+and+Greg+James+in+the+bath.
access_time1 month ago
England bowler Kate Cross is in India taking part in the Women’s T20 challenge hopefully a forerunner of the women’s IPL. She’s joined by World Cup winner Alex Hartley who’s been enjoying mixed fortunes back in the ranks for the Thunder side playing in the Charlotte Edwards trophy. They answer your questions, set a new challenge and find out who Alex mistook for Hugh Grant on a train and why Kate was perturbed by pictures of Radio 1 and Tailenders host Greg James in the bath!
Cricket%E2%80%99s+great+entertainer.+Tribute+to+Andrew+Symonds.
access_time2 months ago
Kevin Howells presents a tribute to Australia all-rounder Andrew Symonds who has died in a car accident at the age of only 46. We hear from TMS commentator Jim Maxwell on his Australia playing career and recent work as a commentator. Plus we discuss his contribution to the English county game hearing from his captains at Gloucestershire, Kent and Lancashire, Jack Russell, David Fulton and Mark Chilton.
No+Balls%3A+The+Cricket+Podcast.+The+return%21
access_time2 months ago
After a short break England bowler Kate Cross and World Cup winner Alex Hartley are back with tales from the start of their cricket season, tuk-tuk buying fathers and playing cricket with Ed Sheeran and Bear Grylls. Plus they answer your questions and hear about your LBWs, Little Bit Weirds.
5+Live+Cricket%3A+How+can+we+engage+more+people+in+cricket%3F
access_time2 months ago
Alison Mitchell and Ebony Rainford-Brent look at the accessibility of cricket, and what can be done to engage more with people from all backgrounds and whether we should be feeling optimistic, or pessimistic about the direction of travel.

We chat about the challenges of finances and what needs to be done to support younger players trying to fund their youth career.

Scotland international Abtaha Maqsood also joins the team to discuss cultural differences and how the game has changed since she started playing.

And Ian Martin, the ECB’s head of disability cricket, explains the launch of the ECB Disability Premier League.

Topics:

3:45 - Tom Brown, a researcher from Birmingham City University, on representation

14:30 - The ACE Programme

18:20 - Reporter Jamie Reid speaking to youngsters at an ACE session

21:00 - Troy Henry part of the ACE Programme

25:15 - Finances in cricket

30:30 - Abtaha Maqsood, leg spinner with Birmingham Phoenix

40:30 - Ian Martin, Head of Disability Cricket at the ECB
Ben+Stokes+is+appointed+England+Test+captain
access_time2 months ago
Jonathan Agnew and Phil Tufnell react to news that Ben Stokes has been appointed England Test captain.

We hear from England’s new Managing Director, Rob Key, who explains why he’s given the job to Stokes, as well as Stuart Broad, who explains what sort of captain his teammate will be.

Plus we hear more from Key on the many other challenges facing him in his new role.
Joe+Root+named+Leading+Cricketer+of+the+Year
access_time2 months ago
Lawrence Booth, the editor of Wisden, joins Daniel Norcross at the Oval to discuss the release of the 2022 Wisden Almanack.

They go through the awards given out, including the naming of Joe Root as the Leading Cricketer in the World, as well as the naming of the five Cricketers of the Year.

Plus, with the in-depth editors’ notes, Lawrence discusses why 2021 has been an 'annus horribilis' for English cricket.
Root+steps+down+as+England+captain.
access_time3 months ago
Jonathan Agnew is joined by former England spinners Phil Tufnell and Vic Marks to reflect on the resignation of Joe Root as England captain. We also hear from two men who know Root very well, Yorkshire’s interim director of cricket Darren Gough and former England captain Michael Vaughan.
No+Balls%3A+The+Cricket+Podcast.+The+final+wrap-up.
access_time3 months ago
England bowler Kate Cross and TMS commentator Alex Hartley are reunited in the UK a week after the World Cup final where England were defeated by Australia in a high scoring game. They reflect on the match and the tournament as a whole both on the field and in the commentary box. Plus an update on whether the “hunky umpire” is going to join the pod!
Is+County+Cricket+fit+for+purpose%3F
access_time3 months ago
Kevin Howells is joined by two former England coaches, Paul Farbrace and Peter Moores, who are now involved back in the County game. They look ahead to the domestic season and ask if Championship cricket should be getting the criticism it is receiving because of the failures of the England Test team.

And Kevin is joined by fellow commentators Nikesh Rughani, Mark Church and Emily Windsor to find out which teams will be challenging this season in the men’s and women’s game.
Healy+heroics+thwart+England+World+Cup+hopes
access_time3 months ago
Alison Mitchell is joined by 2017 World Cup winner Alex Hartley, Henry Moeran and Stephan Shemilt to review Australia’s 71 run World Cup Final victory over England.

Plus we get reaction from England captain Heather Knight, Australia’s captain Meg Lanning and the England head of women’s cricket Clare Connor.
No+Balls%3A+The+Cricket+Podcast+-+Emergency+Semi-Final+Edition
access_time3 months ago
Kate Cross has just helped England to the World Cup final, and quite rightly is ready to tell NBTCP listeners how it happened. Alex is rather excited, just so you're warned
No+Balls%3A+The+Cricket+Podcast+-+Group+stage%3F+Completed+it+mate.
access_time3 months ago
England bowler Kate Cross and 2017 winner Alex Hartley discuss the Women's World Cup up to now and look ahead to the knockout matches. Plus, how should you butter a sandwich?
Root+to+get+the+boot%3F
access_time3 months ago
Eleanor Oldroyd is joined by guests Jimmy Anderson, Phil Tufnell, Michael Vaughan and Carlos Brathwaite to reflect on England’s defeat against the West Indies.
With Joe Root’s side having now lost four Test series in a row, we question the future of England's Test side and whether Joe Root should continue as captain.
We also discuss the impact that having no managing director or permanent head coach in place has.
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