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On an astonishing day, Jonathan Agnew presents reaction to Ben Stokes' match-winning innings, as England beat Australia by one wicket at Headingley. Michael Vaughan, Glenn McGrath, Jim Maxwell and Sir Alastair Cook reflect on Stokes' performance, with Cook describing it as "the most extraordinary innings ever played by an Englishman". We hear from Stokes himself, his last-wicket partner Jack Leach as well England captain Joe Root and Australia's Tim Paine.
Jonathan Agnew is joined by Michael Vaughan, Sir Alastair Cook and Glenn McGrath to look back on a much-improved England batting performance on Day Three of the Third Test at Headingley. Joe Root led the resistance as England closed on 156-3, needing 203 more runs for a record-breaking victory. Hear from Joe Denly, who scored his second Test half century, and Australia's Marnus Labuschagne, who continued his fine form with the bat. Former Australia head coach Darren Lehmann discusses his new role with the Leeds-based team in The Hundred, and Mark Wood gives us an insight into the dressing room during England's World Cup final win.
Mountaineer Joe Simpson joins Jonathan Agnew to talk about climbing some of the World's greatest peaks, including a near-death experience in the Peruvian Andes in 1985. Joe also explain his fondness for the game of cricket, and has some advice for England's current Test side.
Michael Vaughan says the Ashes are heading back to Australia as a dismal English total of 67 looks to have gift wrapped victory for the tourists at Headingley. Alastair Cook and Geoffrey Boycott have their say on why England's batting has been so bad for so long and what needs to change. You'll also hear from batting coach Graham Thorpe and Australian quick Josh Hazlewood who took 5-30.
Michael Vaughan and Sir Alastair Cook react to a day of a huge momentum swings at Headingley. Rain, bad light, David Warner and Marnus Labuschagne frustrated England until a wild last session with Archer tearing through Australia's lower order. You'll hear from Archer himself and David Warner after his best innings of the series by far. Plus, Michael Vaughan has some strong opinions on the lack of English coaches in next summer's inaugural Hundred competition.
Jonathan Agnew and ABC’s Geoff Lemon look ahead to the third Ashes Test at Headingley where England have an opportunity to level the series – which Australia lead 1-0. You’ll hear from England captain Joe Root on why he thinks Jofra Archer made such in impact in the second Test at Lord’s with his “unique bowling style.” Australia captain Tim Paine also comes on to the TMS podcast to talk about how they are preparing ahead of the third Test after Steve Smith was ruled out with concussion. You’ll find out why Geoff Lemon thinks Steve Smith is like a particular Lords of the Rings character and we get an update on England bowler James Anderson – will he recover from his calf injury in time to make the fourth Test at Old Trafford?
Phil and Michael talk about the momentum shift in the Ashes series after Jofra Archer’s hostile bowling at Lord’s, which will ‘send shivers down the rest of the Australian batting unit’. Michael has a warning for Joe Root over how much he uses Archer, and says that facing him in the nets should be banned for English batsmen. Plus we speak to brain injury association Headway, who have some strong words for Cricket Australia over their decision to allow Steve Smith to bat again after being struck by Archer.
Jonathan Agnew and Michael Vaughan reflect on the final day of the second Test where England had to settle for a draw, but not without giving Australia a huge fright. We’ll bring you reaction from Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Jack Leach and Tim Paine. We also hear from Steve Smith on why Cricket Australia took the decision to withdraw him from the day’s play, as well as detailed chat with Pavel Florin, the Romanian who went viral thanks to his unusual bowling action.
Jonathan Agnew and Michael Vaughan review an intriguing fourth day at Lord's, with England 104 runs ahead going into the final day's play. Steve Smith was forced to temporarily retire hurt after being struck on the neck during a hostile Jofra Archer spell. The Australian coach Justin Langer gives an update on Smith's fitness, while England all-rounder Chris Woakes tells us he believes England can emerge victorious. And we hear from avid cricket fan, Strictly Come Dancing's Anton Du Beke.
Actor, writer and comedian Miles Jupp joins Jonathan Agnew to take a “View from the Boundary” at Lord’s talking about acting in the Crown, opening the batting with Andrew Strauss and being awoken from a fielding mishap by David Soul.
Michael Vaughan says all three results are still possible at Lord's despite another rain affected day. We analyse the quality of England's bowling in the morning session and discuss the continued good form of Stuart Broad. Plus, Aggers chats to Eoin Morgan about whether he'll continue as England captain in the white ball formats.
Michael Vaughan and Alec Stewart analyse another fragile English batting performance and Jonathan Agnew speaks to Andrew Strauss on a very poignant afternoon with Lord's celebrating the life of his late wife on the inaugural Ruth Strauss foundation day.
Mitchell Johnson joins the pod to chat about his first experience of playing international cricket at Lord's when he went at more than 6 an over. He talks about dealing with a lack of confidence, hitting his peak after turning 30, and the highs and lows of one of the most exciting careers in the history of Ashes cricket.
Dan Norcross and Matt Roller recap all the Blast action you may have missed as the race for the quarters heats up.
Ahead of the Ruth Strauss Foundation Day at Lord’s, Andrew Strauss sat down with Glenn McGrath to talk about the impact of losing their wives to cancer, but also the foundations they’ve set up in their names, and how cricket can help raise funds and awareness. Jonathan Agnew, whose wife is in remission from cancer, hosts the discussion as Lord’s prepares to turn red for the day.
Jonathan Agnew and Geoff Lemon look ahead to the second Ashes Test at Lord’s. We hear from Joe Root on what Jofra Archer could do on his Test debut. Australia captain Tim Paine explains why they’ve changed a bowler from Edgbaston, and Jack Leach tells us why, after being dropped for the Edgbaston Test, he paid £10 to play club cricket instead.
England coach Paul Collingwood joins the pod to talk putting Edgbaston behind them, a new-look side without Jimmy or Moeen, and whether there's an emotional hang over from the World Cup win. Plus, we hear from Jofra Archer on a potential Ashes debut and his knack for prophetic tweets.
Alan Gardner is joined by Osman Samiuddin, Mark Butcher and Dan Brettig on the phone to discuss the 1st Test of the Ashes.
Michael Vaughan, Glenn McGrath and Geoffrey Boycott have their say on a Nathan Lyon-inspired Australia taking a 1-0 lead in the Ashes. We discuss whether some of England's players are experiencing an emotional hangover from their World Cup victory, ask what changes should be made for Lord's, and ponder if Australia are simply the better side if there's not going to be any lateral movement in this series. We also hear from Joe Root and man of the match Steve Smith.
Jonathan Agnew and Michael Vaughan reflect on a good day for Australia, which saw Steve Smith and Matthew Wade score centuries to set England a total of 398 to win the first Test at Edgbaston. You will hear the thoughts of Steve Smith and Graham Thorpe on the day's play. We also bring you a special interview with former Aussie bowlers Mitchell Johnson and Glenn McGrath on answer some of your questions and share some Ashes memories.
Jonathan Agnew and Michael Vaughan reflect on the action which saw England bat well and end the first innings with a lead of 90. Once again though Steve Smith steadied the Australian ship, moving the tourists up to 124 for three, a lead of 34 runs, which leaves things deliciously poised. You will hear from Chris Woakes who describes the day as “Ashes cricket at its best”, plus Aussie bowler James Pattinson heaping praise on Smith the “superstar”. We also bring you a few bonus extras, including a chat with actor, director and musician Keith Allen on blagging his way into the Oval dressing room, as well as England rugby union head coach Eddie Jones, who is a big fan of the Edgbaston atmosphere.
Actor and director Keith Allen joins Dan Norcross during the lunch break at Edgbaston on day three of the first Ashes Test to discuss his love of cricket. Keith reveals the Test that first got him hooked, reflects on his own playing days with ‘The Old Ruffians’ and explains just how he managed to blag his way into an England v West Indies match at The Oval.
Jonathan Agnew and Michael Vaughan reflect on the action which saw Rory Burns score his maiden Test century as England closed play on 267 for four, to trail Australia’s first innings total of 284 by 17 runs. You’ll hear from Burns who admits to having some doubts over whether he could in fact score a Test hundred, plus Australia assistant coach Brad Haddin on a “tough day’s cricket”. We also bring you a few bonus extras, including a chat with various members of the victorious England Ashes side from 2005, and Geoffrey Boycott exacting some well overdue revenge.
Former international umpire John Holder joins Jonathan Agnew and Vic Marks during the lunch break on day two at Edgbaston to answer your questions about the laws of cricket. Top of the pile is the extra run given to England after the ball deflected off Ben Stokes’ bat in the World Cup win over New Zealand. You’ll also find out why you can’t walk backwards or sideways at the crease, whether or not a non-striking batsman can wear running spikes, and identify what bearded players can and can’t do with their facial hair.
Jonathan Agnew and Eleanor Oldroyd reflect on a remarkable opening day which saw former Australia captain Steve Smith score a first Test century since his return from a one-year ban for ball-tampering, helping his side recover from a potential collapse to finish on 284 all out. You’ll hear from Smith himself on an emotional return to Test action, a “pretty happy” Stuart Broad despite Australia being 122-8 at one point, as well as the thoughts of former internationals Michael Vaughan and Mark Ramprakash.
Elly Oldroyd and Jonathan Agnew are joined by former England Test batsman Geoffrey Boycott, Australian cricket writer Peter Lalor and the Daily Mirror's Dean Wilson to preview the first Ashes test between England and Australia. We hear from England captain Joe Root and Australia's Tim Paine on their side's respective chances going into the series. Aussie fast bowlers past and present, Glenn McGrath and James Pattinson also give their view. And what will be the famous McGrath prediction this time?
The Women's Ashes has finished with a 12-4 victory for Australia. Henry Moeran is joined by Isabelle Westbury and Ebony Rainford-Brent to discuss the series, plus we hear from England coach Mark Robinson and ECB Director of Women's Cricket Clare Connor.
Dan Norcross and Matt Roller reflect on another riveting week of action in the Blast, as crowds continue to flock in after the World Cup
Michael Vaughan speaks to Sir Alastair Cook, Andrew Strauss, Allan Border and Ian Chappell about what it's like captaining in cricket's oldest rivalry. Andrew Strauss reveals how being insulted in a lift by a member of the Barmy Army fuelled his desire to win the Ashes in 2010-11, whilst for Allan Border it was being sledged by the Australian Prime Minister on TV.
England’s Ben Stokes talks to us in depth about winning the World Cup, regaining the vice-captaincy and the Ashes series ahead. He goes into detail about the final few balls of THAT Super Over, how he chose each shot and the pressure of having the win resting on his shoulders. And what did he actually say to the New Zealand team and umpire? He also reflects on missing the last Ashes, his feelings going into this series and how this England side desperately wants the Ashes back. No Tuffers this week, but Eleanor Oldroyd and Michael Vaughan are joined by former England number two, Paul Farbrace. Also up for discussion is where Joe Root should be batting and they get an Australian perspective from journalist and TMS commentator Jim Maxwell.
Jonathan Agnew, Alastair Cook, Michael Vaughan, Michael McNamee and Dan Norcross analyse England’s 143-run win over Ireland and hear from key figures in the Test - including England skipper Joe Root, who describes the pitch as "substandard".
Elly, Michael, Jonathan and Niall discuss day two of the four-day Test between England and Ireland at Lord's. Thunder, lightning, then rain stopped play today. On Friday England will resume on 303-9, leading by 181 runs and trying to avoid a chastening defeat to Ireland. Also joining the TMS team on the podcast is Jack Leach and Mark Adair who give their thoughts on their team's performances so far.
Sir Alastair Cook, Michael Vaughan and Niall O'Brien are alongside Eleanor Oldroyd at Lord's to reflect on a dramatic day at the home of cricket. England were bowled out by Ireland for just 85 runs as 20 wickets fell on the first day of their Test match.
Legendary football manager Martin O'Neill joins Aggers at Lord's after Ireland bowled England out for 85 on the first day of the historic Test. Plus, Martin reveals he once bought a flat off Aggers when he moved to Leicester.
Jonathan Agnew is joined by Vic Marks, as the pair preview the four-day Test from Lords between England and Ireland. Joe Root and William Porterfield also join the TMS podcast to give the latest on their squads. England are back at Lord's, a little more than a week on from lifting the World Cup for the first time following an incredible final victory over New Zealand - so will there be more excitement this week? We will find out tomorrow.
Fast bowler Mark Wood joins Elly Oldroyd, Ebony Rainford-Brent and Mark Ramprakash to tell us about the aftermath of England’s World Cup win, and give us the inside scoop of the menu at Downing Street. With Test cricket taking centre stage, former Ireland international Niall O’Brien looks ahead to his old side’s first Test match at Lords. Rory Burns tells us his Surrey teammate Jason Roy is ready to make his Test debut. And as Australia retain the women’s Ashes, the panel look at where it went wrong for England.
Henry Moeran presents reaction to Australia’s retention of the Women’s Ashes after the Test petered out into a draw on day four, Eoin Morgan gives his verdict on England’s World Cup success and Somerset's Lewis Gregory reveals his surprise at being called up to the squad for the Ireland test.
Did that really happen? Phil Tufnell and Michael Vaughan are back together after the most incredible cricket match that saw England crowned as World Champions. We go through the last 20 balls of the match, ball-by-ball, to relive the most incredible drama Lord's has ever seen. And Tuffers suggests that Jofra Archer 'roll his trousers up'. Us neither.
Jonathan Agnew presents all the reaction from Lords as England have won their first ever Cricket World Cup by scoring more boundaries than New Zealand in a super over after it ended as a tie. Michael Vaughan, Jimmy Anderson, Phil Tufnell, Alec Stewart, Jeremy Coney and Simon Mann all reflect on England’s dramatic victory. Eoin Morgan, Trevor Bayliss, Jonny Bairstow, Chris Woakes and Jos Buttler all come onto the TMS podcast to celebrate an historic day.
The day before the World Cup final, Eoin Morgan joins Jonathan Agnew to explain just what winning the tournament would mean to him, and to the game in this country. We hear from Mark Wood, who promises that he’ll bring his horse back if England win, and from Brendon McCullum, the man who has heavily influenced both sides. Jeremy Coney compares the final to Agincourt, with Kane Williamson as Henry V, and Jimmy Anderson talks us through England’s last World Cup failure in 2015, and we look at why it could be so different this time.
Jimmy Anderson, Isa Guha, Andy Zaltzman and Prakash Wakankar go through their team of the World Cup so far. Plus Eleanor Oldroyd and Simon Mann reveal the results of a BBC Sport online poll to find out who has been selected by the public.
Did it really happen? Michael Vaughan and Sir Alastair Cook join Jonathan Agnew to relive England’s emphatic win over Australia that puts them into Sunday’s final, where they’ll meet New Zealand. Eoin Morgan exclusively reveals to us that this win is ‘definitely one of the better days’ that he’s had. In another understatement, Jofra Archer tells us that the world cup has gone ‘pretty alright’ for him.