Gallery: Investec Test Series – England v India, Day 5, Lord’s

I got three tickets in the ballot for Day 5 of the Lord's test against India. It was a risk, an optimistic one too, but we did see some cricket. It wasn't pretty, it wasn't fun from an English perspective, and I gave up through despair after lunch, but I saw Joe Root's 50 and Moeen Ali being his brilliant bearded self. Sorry there aren't more. Will try harder next time. Continue reading

Gallery: England v New Zealand, 1st Natwest t20, The Oval

I have been extremely lucky with tickets this week, picking up a spare ticket with a group of friends to the first of two Twenty20s between England and New Zealand at the Oval this week. Another ticket has been procured for the second and final game on Thursday. Another thoroughly enjoyable evening watching cricket at such a lovely ground, and a small appearance on the television coverage in the early stages of the game when a boundary ball from Brendon McCullum came flying towards our seats. Round two on Thursday. Continue reading