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Red Inker With Jarrod Kimber

107 episodes - English - Latest episode: 5 days ago -

Red Inker is a Jarrod Kimber podcast that focuses on deep cricket topics. Every Wednesday we publish an episode with a guest who is an expert on a cricket topic.

Guests so far include Harsha Bhogle, Wright Thompson, Abhinav Mukund, Barney Ronay, Abhishek Mukherjee, Emma John, Danny Morrison, Melinda Farrell, Manoj Badale, Nathan Leamon, Tymal Mills, Neil Manthorp, Tabraiz Shamsi, Daniel Norcross and Shan Masood.

Every Saturday we publish recording of our live chat on Spotify Greenroom, you can join us live on there every Friday around 12pm UK Time.

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Episodes

The Wagon Wheel on Spotify Greenroom - 22-10-21

October 23, 2021 05:00 - 1 hour - 95.2 MB

This week on Wagon Wheel, Jarrod answers questions from our loveable Patreon sponsors, and questions from our attendees on permanent 3rd man fielders, the differences in investment in Associate teams, how Virat's T20I record isn't necessarily important, what the future of cricket television watching might be like, retentions of players for next year's IPL, and how South Africa might fare in this year's T20 World Cup. - Each week, Jarrod Kimber hosts a live talk show on Spotify Greenroom, a...

Oman's Rise from Concrete to Turf with Paul Radley

October 20, 2021 05:00 - 26 minutes - 35.9 MB

This episode talk about Oman cricket since they are hosting the World Cup at the moment. Paul Radley is an expert on cricket in this region, and we discuss the rise of Oman cricket, Pankaj Khimji, concrete wickets, Duleep Mendis, some brief thoughts on the UAE and where to for Oman after this tournament. - To support the podcast please go to our Patreon page. https://www.patreon.com/user?u=32090121. If you like this podcast, you may enjoy other things I create, check them all out at https...

The Wagon Wheel on Spotify Greenroom - 15-10-21

October 16, 2021 06:00 - 53 minutes - 73.8 MB

This week on Wagon Wheel, Jarrod answers questions from our loveable Patreon sponsors, and questions from our attendees on cricket league point scoring, associate team makeup, the juggle of AB and Maxwell for RCB, T20 rules in Australia, and the legacy of Dhoni's captaincy. - Each week, Jarrod Kimber hosts a live talk show on Spotify Greenroom, a live chat app that you can use to talk with Jarrod. You can join the conversation over there each week, just download Spotify Greenroom on your p...

The Birth Of Cricketball with Mike Jakeman

October 13, 2021 04:00 - 30 minutes - 42.2 MB

This episode we talk about the boom of cricket analysis by discussing the history of CricViz and to do so we got on a journalist who has just written about them, Mike Jakeman. We talk about legendary statistician Charles Davis, Hawkeye, TV, working for teams, Krishna Tunga and we look at some of the people who made CricViz what it is today.  - To support the podcast please go to our Patreon page. https://www.patreon.com/user?u=32090121. If you like this podcast, you may enjoy other things...

The Wagon Wheel on Spotify Greenroom - 08-10-21

October 09, 2021 05:34 - 58 minutes - 81.7 MB

This week on Wagon Wheel, Jarrod answers questions on batting first or second in T20's, Australia's chances in the Women's World Cup, T20 players enlisting analysts, utilising the crease as a batter, lack of data on wicketkeepers, M.S. Dhoni's captaincy, Rajasthan's captaincy and length of seasons in T20 cricket. - Each week, Jarrod Kimber hosts a live talk show on Spotify Greenroom, a live chat app that you can use to talk with Jarrod. You can join the conversation over there each week, j...

Major League Cricket with Peter Della Penna

October 06, 2021 05:00 - 54 minutes - 75.6 MB

This episode we look at Major League Cricket and cricket in the USA. For that we got on a born and bred cricket writer from the USA, Peter Della Penna. We talk about money, recruiting, Liam Plunkett, airhogs, Silicon Valley, Willow TV, corruption, the history of US cricket and how Boris Karloff was a wicked keeper. - To support the podcast please go to our Patreon page. https://www.patreon.com/user?u=32090121. If you like this podcast, you may enjoy other things I create, check them all o...

The Wagon Wheel on Spotify Greenroom - 01-10-21

October 02, 2021 06:31 - 48 minutes - 67.6 MB

This week on Wagon Wheel, Jarrod fields questions from our loveable Patreons, IPL team consistency, things for youth cricket clubs to work on, the pace 'pandemic', the evolution of outdated terms in cricket and role designation in all forms of the game.  - Each week, Jarrod Kimber hosts a live talk show on Spotify Greenroom, a live chat app that you can use to talk with Jarrod. You can join the conversation over there each week, just download Spotify Greenroom on your phone, and follow Jar...

The West Indies Basketball Myth with Machel St. Patrick Hewitt

September 29, 2021 05:00 - 46 minutes - 42.9 MB

This episode we talk about the myth that basketball is killing West Indies’ cricket. So I got on a podcaster to help explain it, Machel St. Patrick Hewitt. We talk about Australian basketball, taxi drivers, Patrick Ewing, cable TV and show how little we know about Bahamas cricket. - To support the podcast please go to our Patreon page. https://www.patreon.com/user?u=32090121. If you like this podcast, you may enjoy other things I create, check them all out at https://linktr.ee/jarrodkimbe...

The Wagon Wheel on Spotify Greenroom - 24-09-21

September 25, 2021 05:45 - 1 hour - 86.9 MB

This week on Wagon Wheel, Jarrod fields questions from our loveable Patreons, discusses Dhoni's captaincy strats, using tennis technology for cricket, Ollie Pope, actual liquid manure and a deep look at TV rights for cricket.  - Each week, Jarrod Kimber hosts a live talk show on Spotify Greenroom, a live chat app that you can use to talk with Jarrod. You can join the conversation over there each week, just download Spotify Greenroom on your phone, and follow Jarrod Kimber. To support the ...

Colours of Cricket with Phil Brown

September 22, 2021 05:00 - 31 minutes - 43.2 MB

This episode is about cricket photography. So I got one of the 100 greatest cricket snappers I know, Phil Brown. We talk about Stuart Broad’s nose, Bob Hawke, a boy in Bangladesh, backgrounds, remotes, following the ball and enjoying a tour. - To support the podcast please go to our Patreon page. https://www.patreon.com/user?u=32090121. If you like this podcast, you may enjoy other things I create, check them all out at https://linktr.ee/jarrodkimber. You can find Phil Brown on twitter h...

The Wagon Wheel on Spotify Greenroom - 17-09-21

September 18, 2021 06:53 - 1 hour - 107 MB

This week on Wagon Wheel, Jarrod fields questions from our loveable Patreons, discusses the Pakistan/NZ non-starter, where all the legspinners are, Indian domestic offspin, and a pointed question about our favourite travelling cricket wunderkind, Benny Howell.  - Each week, Jarrod Kimber hosts a live talk show on Spotify Greenroom, a live chat app that you can use to talk with Jarrod. You can join the conversation over there each week, just download Spotify Greenroom on your phone, and fol...

Sunil Narine’s Tweaking with Karthikeya Manchala

September 15, 2021 05:00 - 31 minutes - 43.5 MB

This episode we talk about Sunil Narine, a man on a constant journey to perfect his T20 game. To do that I found a writer as obsessed with him as I am, Karthikeya Manchala. We talk about chucking, length, box of tricks, batting Trinidad and how he hides the ball up his butt. - To support the podcast please go to our Patreon page. https://www.patreon.com/user?u=32090121. If you like this podcast, you may enjoy other things I create, check them all out at https://linktr.ee/jarrodkimber. Yo...

The Wagon Wheel on Spotify Greenroom - 10-09-21

September 11, 2021 07:20 - 1 hour - 89.8 MB

This week on Wagon Wheel, Jarrod fields questions from our loveable Patreons, and also questions about Indian T20 selection, wobble seam, and and why alot of batters don't bowl anymore. - Each week, Jarrod Kimber hosts a live talk show on Spotify Greenroom, a live chat app that you can use to talk with Jarrod. You can join the conversation over there each week, just download Spotify Greenroom on your phone, and follow Jarrod Kimber. To support the podcast please go to our Patreon page. ht...

Cricket Scouting with Ronan Alexander

September 08, 2021 05:00 - 32 minutes - 44.5 MB

This episode we look at something slightly new to cricket, scouting. And in order to do that, I only went and found someone who started their own cricket scouting magazine, Ronan Alexander. On this episode, we look at a few different talented players, but really what we’re doing is breaking down how we need to look at cricket going forward. Where players fit in, what their skill sets are, not specifically batter bowl or rounder, but where they can be used in different kinds of games. You may...

The Wagon Wheel on Spotify Greenroom - 03-09-21

September 04, 2021 05:24 - 43 minutes - 60.4 MB

This week on Wagon Wheel, Jarrod fields questions from our loveable Patreons, and fields questions about Ranji trophy imports, generational batting and bowling differences, drafts across cricket leagues, and differences in cricket balls.  - Each week, Jarrod Kimber hosts a live talk show on Spotify Greenroom, a live chat app that you can use to talk with Jarrod. You can join the conversation over there each week, just download Spotify Greenroom on your phone, and follow Jarrod Kimber. To ...

Baseball’s Unicorn All-Rounder with Ben Lindbergh

September 01, 2021 05:00 - 52 minutes - 71.7 MB

This week we talk about cricket and baseball, to discuss pitchers who can't hit, number elevens who can't bat and how baseball produced their first great all-rounder in 100 years. I brought on one of baseball’s greatest writers to chat about it, Ben Lindbergh. We discuss soft tossers, Babe Ruth, number 11s, Imran Khan, designated hitters and the two-way all-round unicorn that is Shohei Ohtani. - To support the podcast please go to our Patreon page. https://www.patreon.com/user?u=32090121. ...

The Wagon Wheel on Spotify Greenroom - 27-08-21

August 28, 2021 05:16 - 48 minutes - 67.3 MB

This week on Wagon Wheel, Jarrod fields questions from Patreon, discusses doctoring pitches, averages, and over rates. - Each week, Jarrod Kimber hosts a live talk show on Spotify Greenroom, a live chat app that you can use to talk with Jarrod. You can join the conversation over there each week, just download Spotify Greenroom on your phone, and follow Jarrod Kimber. To support the podcast please go to our Patreon page. https://www.patreon.com/user?u=32090121. If you like this podcast, y...

Broken Fucken Arm - A Jarrod Kimber Story

August 27, 2021 05:00 - 14 minutes - 19.9 MB

Ok, brace yourselves, this is the tale of Jarrod's broken arm. Some more details about the actual incident are at the start of the 13/08 Greenroom podcast, this mostly entails the trip to the hospital. BIG CONTENT WARNING HERE for lots of injury descriptions, and how cramps really just made the whole thing worse. Jarrod is very lucky to be on the road to recovery and will get full use of his arm back. - To support the podcast please go to our Patreon page. https://www.patreon.com/user?u=32090...

The South African Othering with Lungani Zama

August 25, 2021 05:00 - 43 minutes - 59.6 MB

This episode we talk about Cricket South Africa's Social Justice and Nation-Building hearings, which is their attempt to let past players tell their stories about racist treatment they’ve received. So I got on Lungani Zama, a journalist who was also once a player. We chat about stereotypes, opportunity, old boys, quotas, rugby, and what it's like to be chosen only to field from third man to third man. - To support the podcast please go to our Patreon page. https://www.patreon.com/user?u=32...

The Wagon Wheel on Spotify Greenroom - 20-08-21

August 21, 2021 06:29 - 58 minutes - 81.5 MB

This week on Wagon Wheel, Jarrod updates us on his broken arm, how Shakib Al Hasan is faring, questions about India's middle order, and a common question about leg spin bowlers.  - Each week, Jarrod Kimber hosts a live talk show on Spotify Greenroom, a live chat app that you can use to talk with Jarrod. You can join the conversation over there each week, just download Spotify Greenroom on your phone, and follow Jarrod Kimber. To support the podcast please go to our Patreon page. https://w...

Andy Balbirnie On Irish Cricket

August 18, 2021 06:00 - 34 minutes - 47.4 MB

Jarrod is making a good start on his recovery from a broken arm last week. If you'd like to hear the full story, check out the start of our most recent episode of The Wagon Wheel, the QnA session Jarrod does every Friday, which we publish here on Red Inker each Saturday. It should be in your feed for this show. We're hoping to be back very soon with new episodes, but for now, here is one of our favourites. Andy Balbirnie is the current all-format Irish captain, steering them through a recen...

The Wagon Wheel on Spotify Greenroom - 13-08-21

August 14, 2021 06:32 - 52 minutes - 72.5 MB

This week on Wagon Wheel, Jarrod regales us with the tale of his broken arm, how supersub rules have fared in the past, and India's next test captain.  - Each week, Jarrod Kimber hosts a live talk show on Spotify Greenroom,  a live chat app that you can use to talk with Jarrod. You can join the conversation over there each week, just download Spotify Greenroom on your phone, and follow Jarrod Kimber.  To support the podcast please go to our Patreon page. https://www.patreon.com/user?u=320...

Tabraiz Shamsi, The Rebel

August 11, 2021 06:00 - 29 minutes - 41.4 MB

Bad news folks, Jarrod came off his skateboard on the way home from commentary on the England Vs. India Test Match this week, and has broken his arm, and Michael Clarke didn't even give him the chance to get ready for it. As such, we're remastering some older episodes. This week, we're featuring episode 17 with Tabraiz Shamsi, the South African left arm spinner who has had a great deal of success in recent times in the SA white ball sides. He comes on to talk about why he chose wrist spin, h...

The Wagon Wheel on Spotify Greenroom - 06-08-21

August 07, 2021 06:00 - 42 minutes - 59 MB

This week on Wagon Wheel, Jarrod dissects Pujara, the quality of different cricket balls, and how to choose openers.  - Each week, Jarrod Kimber hosts a live talk show on Spotify Greenroom, a live chat app that you can use to talk with Jarrod. You can join the conversation over there each week, just download Spotify Greenroom on your phone, and follow Jarrod Kimber.  To support the podcast please go to our Patreon page. https://www.patreon.com/user?u=32090121.  If you like this podcast, ...

The Sri Lankan Omnishambles with Estelle Vasudevan

August 04, 2021 06:00 - 26 minutes - 37 MB

This week we look at what the hell is going on with Sri Lankan cricket. Cause, it’s not going well over there. So I got on Estelle Vasudevan to try explain it all to me. We spoke about suspensions, coaches, captains, T20 Leagues, contracts, the invisible women’s team, and why the major changes to how SLC is run still haven’t happened. - To support the podcast please go to our Patreon page. https://www.patreon.com/user?u=32090121. If you like this podcast, you may enjoy other things I crea...

The Wagon Wheel on Spotify Greenroom - 30-07-21

July 31, 2021 06:00 - 57 minutes - 79.5 MB

This week on Wagon Wheel, Jarrod first gets a great question from one of our Patrons, and then answers live questions on Spotify Greenroom, including topics such as more on the difference between left and right arm wrist spin, Bangladeshi anchors, the depth of the Indian batting line up, and how we almost lost a lot of Australian cricketing greats to other sports. - Each week, Jarrod Kimber hosts a live talk show on Spotify Greenroom,  a live chat app that you can use to talk with Jarrod. ...

The Rise of Women's Domestic Cricket with Izzy Westbury

July 28, 2021 06:00 - 37 minutes - 51.3 MB

Watching the first match of the Hundred, it occurred to me that the standard of women’s cricket had improved so much that it barely registered this was a domestic game. So I went and got myself a veteran domestic women's player to talk about it. Izzy Westbury played for Somerset, Middlesex and the Dutch teams before becoming a cricket writer. On this chat we talk about the little changes in the women's game, what drawbacks professionalism has, gender pay gap, growing new markets, how the ath...

The Wagon Wheel on Spotify Greenroom - 23-07-21

July 24, 2021 06:01 - 50 minutes - 70.1 MB

This week on Wagon Wheel, Jarrod answers several questions from our Patrons, and then answers live questions on Spotify Greenroom, including topics such as the start of the Hundred, Kohli and Joe Root's T20I performances and the physical body strain of left arm wrist spin. - Each week, Jarrod Kimber hosts a live talk show on Spotify Greenroom,  a live chat service akin to Clubhouse. You can join the conversation over there each week, just download Spotify Greenroom on your phone, and follo...

Stuart Meaker's Pace & Swing

July 21, 2021 06:00 - 30 minutes - 41.6 MB

This episode is with Stuart Meaker, who burst onto English cricket with pace and outswing, took the wicket of Virat Kohli twice, and has been fighting to get back to what he once was ever since. In this episode we chat about pace, outswing, struggles and the moment when it all comes back again. - To support the podcast please go to our Patreon page. https://www.patreon.com/user?u=32090121. If you like this podcast, you may enjoy other things I create, check them all out at https://linktr....

The Wagon Wheel on Spotify Greenroom - 16-07-21

July 17, 2021 06:00 - 51 minutes - 71 MB

This week, the discussion ranges from Indian domestic cricket, through to how underrated Colin De Grandhomme really is, and where to put Ajinkya Rahane. Apologies for the rough quality on this one, we're currently working to improve it. Each week, Jarrod Kimber hosts a live talk show on Spotify Greenroom, a live chat service akin to Clubhouse. You can join the conversation over there each week, just download Spotify Greenroom on your phone, and follow Jarrod Kimber. - To support the podca...

The Red Ball Pandemic and the White Ball Feast with Daniel from Insight Lane

July 14, 2021 06:05 - 36 minutes - 50.4 MB

This episode we talk about how for the first time in history Test averages have dipped below ODI averages. Recently I found a really good blog on it, and so I got the author to come on. Daniel and I talk about pitches, balls, the talent gap, the divergence of the formats, and the wobble seam ball. - To support the podcast please go to our Patreon page. https://www.patreon.com/user?u=32090121. If you like this podcast, you may enjoy other things I create, check them all out at https://link...

Two Hours of Sachin and Azhar in Cape Town with Abhishek Mukherjee

July 07, 2021 06:00 - 32 minutes - 44.6 MB

This episode we look at a Sachin Tendulkar and Mohammad Azharuddin moment in Cape Town. It was a short, brilliant partnership that inspired a book, so I got on one of the authors, Abhishek Mukherjee to take me through it. We talk about Azharuddin the batter, fast bowling and India, how cricket history is hard, where Sachin was at this point in his career, South Africa's relationship with India and how Nelson Mandela watched - and may have inspired - the partnership. - To support the podcas...

The Evolution of New Zealand with Peter McGlashan

June 30, 2021 06:00 - 42 minutes - 59 MB

This episode we look at New Zealand’s rise and the many things they got right along the way. So I figured it was only fair to get one of them to come on and tell me. Peter McGlashan was New Zealand’s limited overs keeper, and so together we look at the people and processes that changed New Zealand cricket. We discuss Taylor, McCullum, Hesson, Stead, pitches, NZ A, South African players and why Kane Williamson was a really annoying kid. - To support the podcast please go to our Patreon page...

Trash Cans and Sandpaper with Ben Reiter

June 23, 2021 06:00 - 46 minutes - 63.5 MB

This episode is talking about two of the world’s biggest cheating scandals of modern times; the Houston Astros and the Australian cricket team. And while I knew a lot about one, the other was not as known to me, so here’s Ben Reiter from Sports Illustrated and The Edge Podcast to chat about it. In this episode we talk about the many similarities of the two scandals, the reactions, the hatred for the teams, how so few people were punished, what happens when standard cheating crosses the imag...

Why Indians Don’t Bat Left-Handed with Nathan Leamon

June 16, 2021 06:00 - 29 minutes - 40 MB

This episode we talk about why Indians don’t bat left-handed. And so why not get on someone who has just written a book on this, with that as his very title. Nathan Leamon and Ben Jones have written a book called Hitting Against the Spin, and it’s basically the book you need to understand how cricket is currently played. But I got Nathan on to talk about the history of left-handers, anticipation skills, why off spinners are good, LBWs, umpires, outswing, and why left-handers were better agai...

Double Century - Australia and the Demon

June 13, 2021 06:00 - 22 minutes - 50.9 MB

Here's a bonus episode to feature the new season of our other show, Double Century. This is episode one of season three, and for this series we’re looking at the first times teams had their first big victory over England. To start with, let’s go way back and look at Australia, the team that started it all. Head over to https://anchor.fm/doublecentury to follow the show over the next few weeks, and to take a listen to our previous seasons. - This podcast is brought to you by our supporters...

Iain O’Brien’s Journey Into The Wind

June 09, 2021 06:00 - 38 minutes - 53.3 MB

This week we have former New Zealand into the wind bowler Iain O’Brien, who has had a fascinating career. In this chat we talk about being a late bloomer, the NZ players’ strike, being an into the wind bowler, mental health, coaching and how a misunderstanding against Scotland ended his T20I career. - To support the podcast please go to our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=32090121. If you like this podcast, you may enjoy other things I create, check them all out at https://li...

The Impressive Figure of Faf du Plessis with Dan Gallen

June 02, 2021 06:00 - 33 minutes - 46.4 MB

This episode we talk about Faf du Plessis, a central figure in modern cricket, but one who had to grind it out to make the top. So I got on the man who interviewed him most recently. Dan Gallan and I chatted about his limits, the politics, toughness, empathy, leadership and growing up with AB de Villiers alongside you. - To support the podcast please go to our Patreon page. https://www.patreon.com/user?u=32090121. If you like this podcast, you may enjoy other things I create, check them a...

The Impressive Figure of Faf du Plessis with Dan Gallan

June 02, 2021 06:00 - 33 minutes - 46.4 MB

This episode we talk about Faf du Plessis, a central figure in modern cricket, but one who had to grind it out to make the top. So I got on the man who interviewed him most recently. Dan Gallan and I chatted about his limits, the politics, toughness, empathy, leadership and growing up with AB de Villiers alongside you. - To support the podcast please go to our Patreon page. https://www.patreon.com/user?u=32090121. If you like this podcast, you may enjoy other things I create, check them all o...

Don’t Bye For Me Argentina with James Coyne

May 26, 2021 06:00 - 31 minutes - 43 MB

This week we talk about Argentinian cricket. And luckily two men have just written a book called “Evita burned down our Pavilion” and I got one of them on to chat about it. James Coyne and I discuss how good Argentina were at cricket when they took games off MCC teams, why they were held back from Test cricket, and why the game didn’t spread like football and rugby did. We talk Evita, Plum Warner, Buenos Aires and the new rivalry coming out of Brazil versus Argentina in women’s cricket. - ...

The Likeable Aaron Finch with Melinda Farrell

May 19, 2021 06:00 - 34 minutes - 48.2 MB

This episode we talk about Aaron Finch, one of two accidental Australian captains. But perhaps the more interesting one. So I got on Melinda Farrell who wrote a piece on Finch recently. Here we talk about how Finch thought his career was gone, his likeability, white ball talent, red ball scars and the night he quite literally thought he pissed his career away. - To support the podcast please go to our Patreon page. https://www.patreon.com/user?u=32090121. If you like this podcast, you may...

The Drama Of Danny Morrison

May 12, 2021 06:00 - 39 minutes - 53.8 MB

This episode we get on someone who has become one of the most heard voices in the game. Danny Morrison had a ten year career for New Zealand before becoming the IPL court jester. This episode we talk about his history, dropped catches, a tough period for New Zealand, his batting, and how his mother inspired his commentary. Due to Danny doing this interview from the Maldives after the cancellation of the IPL, there were some issues with his audio, and it might be a bit less decent than you'r...

Manoj Badale Is The King of the Royals

May 05, 2021 06:00 - 30 minutes - 41.3 MB

It’s quite possible you have never owned a T20 team, but you are probably still fascinated by how that works. So I went and got an IPL owner to talk us through the entire thing. Manoj Badale owns the Rajasthan Royals, and so we talked about how you make a team from scratch, the logistics of running an organisation suspended for spot fixing, his moneyball fandom, why the team is trying to be the global IPL side and the future of the league. - To support the podcast please go to our Patreon ...

Abhinav Mukund’s Grind For Happiness

April 28, 2021 06:00 - 39 minutes - 54.5 MB

This episode we talk about what happens when you go from the person everyone wants a piece of, to a voluntary twelfth man in county cricket told by the man who loved it. Abhinav Mukund’s career started the way legends do, and since then, it’s been a bizarre journey, from batting with Rahul Dravid in a test to 30 pounds a day to run drinks at Leicestershire. We chat about his career, mental health, suicide, speaking out, and finding happiness when life goes in another direction. To support t...

Brad Hodge On Why You Shouldn't Bat At 4

April 21, 2021 06:00 - 28 minutes - 40 MB

Batting at four in a T20 match is a horrible position, so I found someone who had batted pretty much everywhere in T20 cricket, but spent most of his time at that hell position. Brad Hodge was in the first T20 match, won the first title, and then played it up until a few years ago when he stated coaching and commentating on it. Here we talk about facing gun spinners, why many players want to move up the order, and why he would retire a player who is batting too slow. - To support the podca...

Shikha Pandey and the Quest for Women's Tests

April 14, 2021 06:00 - 37 minutes - 51.7 MB

This episode we talk to someone who has played two Tests, hit the winning runs in one of them, and would just like to play more. Shikha Pandey is an all-rounder for India who has represented her country over 100 times altogether and when I asked her what she wanted to talk about, she said “Why women should play test matches. 😍” So this episode is about her experiences of trying to learn the game without playing multi-day cricket, why she believes the time is now, plus some views on women’s c...

Yorkshire’s Teenage Tigers with Nick Friend

April 07, 2021 06:00 - 36 minutes - 49.8 MB

This episode we talk about Barney Gibson who was the youngest man to play first class cricket in England. He played for Yorkshire at 15, and then at 19 he retired to run nightclubs. But we also discuss Mark Broadhurst, another young gun Yorkshire player who had an early end to his career and who spoke up after reading about Gibson. So I got on the person that kind of united them. Nick Friend has written the stories about these men. We discuss Yorkshire, teen prodigies, parenting, life after ...

Colin Ingram: Farming The Strike

March 31, 2021 05:00 - 35 minutes - 49.2 MB

This episode we have one of my favourite T20 players in the world to talk about his career so far. Colin Ingram has not had a straightforward career, at 23, he was without a pro contract and was thinking of going back to school to finish studying agriculture. But he stuck with cricket, and that seems to have gone pretty well. We chat about his ODI career, not seeing balls from really good bowlers, his premeditation, love of county cricket, being a Kolpak, and how he turned himself from a nur...

Steve Harmison: Fast Bowling Freaks

March 24, 2021 05:00 - 35 minutes - 49 MB

This episode we talk about fast bowling and accuracy, and how we see a lot more of both now. So I thought Steve Harmison might be able to help us with that. Fast bowlers have become more accurate and faster. We have 90 mile an hour bowlers with knuckle balls and wobble seams now. So this episode we talk bio mechanics, actions, preparation short versus tall, white balls and we skip bowling to second slip. - To support the podcast please go to our Patreon page. https://www.patreon.com/user?u...

All The Single Ladies with Karunya Keshav

March 17, 2021 05:00 - 33 minutes - 46.6 MB

This episode of Red Inker we look at the difficulties faced by Indian women cricketers. There is a book called The Fire Burns Blue all about this topic and so we got on author Karunya Keshav. We discuss players choosing marriage over a career, players choosing a career over marriage, and the few who have tried both. This is a story about women cricketers in India, but also the things they have to overcome. Societal pressures, miscarriages, working mother schedules, and so many other issues a...

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