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  • 36 minutes 49 seconds
    Women's Cricket Weekly: Lauren Down on her international return after maternity leave

    Yas Rana and Lauren Winfield-Hill catch up after a busy week that saw Lauren appointed as captain of Oval Invincibles in The Hundred.

    They chat about leadership, preview the Charlotte Edwards Cup Finals Day and look ahead to England's series against New Zealand.

    Later in the show, New Zealand batter Lauren Down joins Katya Witney to discuss her international return after maternity leave, and how she's finding life juggling motherhood with a career as a professional sportswoman.


    0:00 Intro / 1:44 Lauren becoming captain / 6:08 Charlotte Edwards Cup Finals Day / 10:12 England vs New Zealand / 18:41 Lauren Down interview / 31:00 Outro


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    21 June 2024, 1:50 pm
  • 1 hour 20 minutes
    Is this T20 World Cup the best yet? With Mark Watt and Kumar Sangakkara

    Yas Rana, Ben Gardner, Katya Witney and Mark Butcher reflect on the T20 World Cup group stage and look ahead to the Super Eight phase.

    There’s chat about a rare tournament failure for New Zealand, England’s narrow escape at the expense of Scotland and whether the new format has been a success.

    Scotland spinner Mark Watt joins the show to discuss their performances, their frustrations at not progressing to the next round and wanting to become a full member nation.

    Elsewhere in the show there’s a T20 Blast round-up, cricket technology in Euro 2024, Kumar Sangakkara on his return to club cricket and much more.


    0:00 Intro / 1:32 Mark Butcher / 16:38 Win tickets to ENGvNZ / 17:06 T20 World Cup format / 24:08 New Zealand / 32:12 England's escape / 33:59 Mark Watt interview / 42:42 Scotland / 48:44 Kumar Sangakkara interview / 58:37 T20 Blast / 1:06:52 Cricket in Europe / 1:09:39 Chance To Shine / 1:15:24 Outro


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    18 June 2024, 2:48 pm
  • 35 minutes 1 second
    Women's Cricket Weekly: Is there space for a specialist keeper in the women's game?

    Yas Rana and Ben Gardner react to England’s ODI squad to take on New Zealand, before the rest of the episode explores the role of the wicketkeeper in women’s cricket.

    Lauren Winfield-Hill talks to Yas about what separates the good from the great, while Rhianna Southby of the Southern Vipers and Southern Brave joins the show, chatting to Katya about her route into the role and experiences so far.


    0:00 Intro / 1:22 England's squad vs New Zealand / 5:47 Lauren Winfield-Hill on wicketkeeping / 16:14 Rhianna Southby interview / 29:17 Outro


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    14 June 2024, 4:09 pm
  • 1 hour 25 minutes
    England and Pakistan on the brink of shock early T20 World Cup exits

    Yas Rana and Ben Gardner reflect on another week of thrilling T20 World Cup action, including a dominant performance from Australia, USA's famous win against Pakistan and tricky pitches in New York.

    Mark Butcher joins Yas to chat about England's campaign and the changes he'd make to the XI, while Saj Sadiq gives his views on Pakistan disastrous start to the tournament.


    0:00 Intro / 1:30 Mark Butcher on England's World Cup so far / 20:15 Kia's Best Seats in the House / 20:48 Australia, England & Scotland / 30:44 USA / 37:46 Pakistan / 56:29 India / 1:02:17 Group C / 1:05:25 Group D & New York / 1:11:07 Chance To Shine / 1:19:56 Outro


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    12 June 2024, 8:12 am
  • 39 minutes 2 seconds
    Women's Cricket Weekly: Pakistan icon Bismah Maroof on her 17-year career, retirement and motherhood

    Pakistan icon Bismah Maroof joins Katya Witney on this week's show to reflect on her incredible international career. They discuss retirement, debuting as a 15-year-old, returning to cricket after becoming a mother and much more.

    Later in the episode, Yas Rana and Lauren Winfield-Hill chat about the structures and pathways outside of the 'Big Three' nations, and a young star to keep an eye on in the English domestic game.


    0:00 Intro / 2:51 Bismah Maroof / 19:20 Pathways and structures / 26:01 International vs domestic / 30:03 Young player to watch / 33:18 Outro


    The Metro Bank Girls in Cricket Fund in collaboration with the ECB aims to triple the number of girls’ cricket teams by breaking down barriers and creating supportive and inclusive spaces. Help transform the game, head to metrobankonline.co.uk/cricket to champion the future of girls’ cricket.


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    7 June 2024, 10:12 am
  • 1 hour 46 minutes
    Mark Butcher Q&A (Reddit AMA) and our T20 World Cup first impressions

    Yas Rana, Ben Gardner and Jo Harman reflect on the opening round of T20 World Cup action from the US and the Caribbean.

    There’s chat about England’s washout against Scotland, tricky conditions in New York, an India-Pakistan preview and much more.

    Mark Butcher then joins Yas for an in-depth Q&A with Reddit’s AMA (Ask Me Anything).

    Later in the show, the panel discuss the start of the T20 Blast, Kumar Sangakkara’s club cricket appearance and a new issue of Wisden Cricket Monthly.


    0:00 Intro / 4:51 T20 World Cup / 28:55 Kia's Best Seats in the House / 29:44 Mark Butcher's Reddit AMA / 1:11:55 Barbados accommodation / 1:12:32 Brydon Carse / 1:14:13 T20 Blast / 1:28:38 Kumar Sangakkara / 1:31:08 Wisden Cricket Monthly / 1:41:08 Outro


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    5 June 2024, 6:23 pm
  • 37 minutes 12 seconds
    Women's Cricket Weekly: Sciver-Brunt hammers Pakistan & the future of fast bowling, with Lauren Bell

    Yas Rana and Lauren Winfield-Hill reflect on England's 2-0 ODI series victory against Pakistan, with Nat Sciver-Brunt hitting a brilliant 124* in the final match of the series at Chelmsford.

    England fast bowler Lauren Bell joins the show to look at the summer ahead and her journey so far with Katya Witney, before Tim Wigmore speaks to Yas about the evolution of fast bowling in the women's game.


    0:00 Intro / 1:43 England vs Pakistan / 14:49 Lauren Bell interview / 24:11 The future of fast bowling / 31:29 Outro


    The Metro Bank Girls in Cricket Fund in collaboration with the ECB aims to triple the number of girls’ cricket teams by breaking down barriers and creating supportive and inclusive spaces. Help transform the game, head to metrobankonline.co.uk/cricket to champion the future of girls’ cricket.


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    31 May 2024, 11:44 am
  • 1 hour 25 minutes
    Eoin Morgan previews the T20 World Cup, Jofra Archer returns & KKR win the 2024 IPL

    Former England captain and World Cup winner Eoin Morgan joins the show to preview the T20 World Cup in the Caribbean and the US with Melinda Farrell.

    Mark Butcher also dials in to give his predictions for the tournament, which gets underway later this week.

    Elsewhere in the show, Yas Rana and Ben Gardner look at the tournament structure and give a few predictions of their own, before discussing the latest round of County Championship action, Jofra Archer's successful return to international cricket and Kolkata Knight Riders' IPL 2024 triumph.


    0:00 Intro / 1:38 Eoin Morgan interview / 21:37 Chance to Shine / 22:44 Mark Butcher / 35:14 Howzat Travel / 35:52 T20 World Cup / 48:51 England vs Pakistan / 52:31 County Championship / 1:03:21 IPL / 1:10:55 Serious Sport / 1:20:41 Outro



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    29 May 2024, 1:46 pm
  • 44 minutes 3 seconds
    Women's Cricket Weekly: England beat Pakistan 3-0, Yorkshire in Tier 1 & Scotland at the World Cup

    Following last week's conversations around the new women's domestic structure, Yas Rana and Lauren Winfield-Hill react to the news that Yorkshire's Tier 1 status has been bumped up to 2026.

    They also reflect on England's 3-0 T20I series victory against Pakistan as they gear up for the T20 World Cup in Bangladesh.

    Sarah Bryce joins Yas later in the show to discuss Scotland's historic qualification for the T20 World Cup and what it means for cricket in the region.


    0:00 Intro / 1:04 Yorkshire / 9:18 England vs Pakistan / 23:17 Scotland / 26:35 Sarah Bryce on Scotland's T20 World Cup qualification / 38:16 Outro


    The Metro Bank Girls in Cricket Fund in collaboration with the ECB aims to triple the number of girls’ cricket teams by breaking down barriers and creating supportive and inclusive spaces. Help transform the game, head to metrobankonline.co.uk/cricket to champion the future of girls’ cricket.


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    23 May 2024, 9:59 am
  • 1 hour 38 minutes
    Previewing the T20 World Cup & Ollie Robinson’s push to be England’s next Test keeper

    Yas Rana, Ben Gardner and CricViz analyst Ben Jones preview the men's T20 World Cup, which starts next week in the US and the Caribbean.

    They discuss the conditions, which teams are best placed to mount a title challenge and what we should expect from the tournament.

    Elsewhere in the show, the panel reflect on the most recent round of the County Championship – a good one for several current England players and hopefuls – as well as looking ahead to the IPL knockouts.

    Mark Butcher dials in to chat about England's T20I series against Pakistan and the T20 World Cup, while Michael Yardy joins Yas to reminisce about England's famous T20 World Cup triumph in the Caribbean 14 years ago.


    0:00 Intro / 0:47 County Championship / 21:02 Mark Butcher on ENGvPAK & T20 World Cup / 35:01 T20 World Cup / 1:00:00 Michael Yardy on England's 2010 T20 World Cup win / 1:23:29 IPL knockouts / 1:34:21 Outro


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    22 May 2024, 8:50 am
  • 50 minutes 47 seconds
    Women's Cricket Weekly: How the new women's domestic structure will change cricket in England

    Yas Rana, Ben Gardner and Lauren Winfield-Hill discuss the most recent restructuring of English women's domestic cricket.

    They look at why the change is necessary, implications for the counties not chosen – Yorkshire, in Lauren's case – and what impact it will have on the sport.

    There's also chat about England's ongoing T20I series against Pakistan, with Heather Knight's side recovering from 11-4 to win the first match at Edgbaston by 53 runs.


    0:00 Intro / 1:43 Lauren Winfield-Hill on Yorkshire missing out on Tier 1 / 23:21 Domestic restructuring / 35:58 England vs Pakistan / 45:04 Outro


    The Metro Bank Girls in Cricket Fund in collaboration with the ECB aims to triple the number of girls’ cricket teams by breaking down barriers and creating supportive and inclusive spaces. Help transform the game, head to metrobankonline.co.uk/cricket to champion the future of girls’ cricket.


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    16 May 2024, 12:09 pm
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