BBC World Service: Kyle Mayers on his dazzling debut

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BBC World Service: Stumped – Kyle Mayers on his dazzling Test debut
BBC World Service
13 February 2021

We reflect on one of England’s finest test wins as they beat India in the first test in Chennai.

Plus we hear from the man who delivered one of the most amazing test debuts of all time. West Indies’ Kyle Mayers tells us about scoring his match winning double century and how a hurricane in the Caribbean helped to forge his career.

BBC World Service: India v England – The clash of the Test titans

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BBC World Service: Stumped – India v England – The clash of the Test titans
BBC World Service
6 February 2021

The Stumped team preview one of the biggest clashes not just in cricket but in world sport as India face England on home soil. We hear from former India player Suresh Raina on where he thinks the key battles will be. Plus as Joe Root is set to play in his 100th test we hear from the man himself and ask whether he could ever surpass Sachin Tendulkar’s tally of runs?

Plus with the news coming this week that Australia have pulled out of their tour of South Africa later this month because of coronavirus concerns, we speak to former South Africa all-rounder Robin Peterson on how this will impact cricket in the country.

BBC World Service: Stumped – Are West Indies back for good?

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BBC World Service: Stumped – The Toughest Job in World Cricket?
BBC World Service
9 February 2019

West Indies are back – but for how long? Does the trouncing of England truly herald a second coming for the former giants of the game?

Plus former Australia opener Chris Rogers weighs up the strengths and weaknesses of England and Australia six months before the Ashes.

And the great Antarctic cricket bat mystery.

BBC World Service: Stumped – The Toughest Job in World Cricket?

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BBC World Service: Stumped – The Toughest Job in World Cricket?
BBC World Service
21 April 2018

Taking on the role of Australia’s men’s head coach is a daunting task. In the week Cricket Australia meet to discuss the process of recruiting a replacement for Darren Lehmann, we debate who are the frontrunners for the job.

South African batsman Aiden Markram reflects on his blistering start in international cricket.

And find out more about the ultimatum issued by the Afghanistan Cricket Board to some of its star players.