Diary of a cricket obsessive
England XI first Innings 318 for 0 (93 overs)
This week we’ve seen the best and worst sides of drunken excesses. What have we learnt? Just like in life: llamas good, racism bad.
London Fire Brigade has revealed some of the strangest requests their control room has received recently
Australia 315-7 England 227: Clarke leads the charge as Australia take the series lead with 88-run victory
Australia 248-6 England 209-6 (Australia win by 39 runs)
Yorkshire 327-8 v Nottinghamshire
There was no shortage of advice for the lad. Every punter in the gallery, even those in green and gold, would not have wished a repeat of the pre-lunch flogging administered to Simon Kerrigan. Pitch it up, son, bowl to your field and let fate take care of the rest.
The second Test begins on Thursday
Don't listen to the self-appointed guardians of Stuart Broad's conscience. These are the Ashes – hard, tense Test cricket with no prisoners taken
Jet-heeled 21-year-old says he copped a 'lot of stick' from team mates for gesture
There was one rule devised that helped a bowler... which was lbw, in 1774
Greater wax moth is capable of hearing sounds 100 times higher than the whiniest human voice
Anybody in Yorkshire will mention two things about their team this summer. This is apart from Joe Root being the next big thing, which is now deemed to be so obvious they barely speak about it any longer.
As the Big Thaw brings more flooding, Tom Peck investigates if floating homes can meet housing need in age of increased rainfall.
When she's not directing adult theatre of extraordinary rigour and imaginative reach, Katie Mitchell does a smart line in children's Christmas shows.