When I started this blog, I set myself a little (unwritten) rule. I would never write “it was better in the old days”… So I am going to struggle with this next post…but here we go. Why is the Club game so slow these days? It wasn’t like this when I was a lad. (I […]
I have spent more time umpiring than coaching this season. Not a conscious decision, but it seems to have worked out that way. And it has to be said that you do get a different view of the game when you are wearing the white coat.
The recent third test between South Africa and England ended in a thrilling draw (for England fans). Another last wicket stand saw England “win the draw”, again. But during the game, accusations of ball tampering were raised (through the media, not to the match authorities). As the Laws of the Game stand, ball tampering is […]