Jarrod Kimber's Sports Almanac

Jarrod Kimber
Global cricket. Global sport. Global stuff. https://linktr.ee/jarrodkimber
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  • A close test
    09 Jan 2022 • 7 min read • 5 3
    Subscribe now Buy me a drink I am not handling this well. This is the sixth of my seven straight overnight Tests in as many weeks. I'm not seeing much daylight, and the whole thing has started to stre...
  • Looking at the England dismissals
    07 Jan 2022 • 3 min read • 1 1
    Subscribe now Buy me a drink By their standards, England had a good day with the bat, if nothing else. But that was after the start, which was ordinary, and also the quick two wickets in the middle ag...
  • Notes from SCG Test
    06 Jan 2022 • 2 min read
    Subscribe now Steve Smith and his lack of Steve Smith-like runs So I made this video on Smith and how teams have changed their bowling to him, which is essentially straighter and shorter. And since be...
  • The joy and surprise of Bangladesh's upset
    05 Jan 2022 • 5 min read • 3 4
    Subscribe now Buy me a drink Bangladesh just did something that will bring their nation pure joy. They sent kids to New Zealand, expecting nothing at all, and these young men found unexpected light fr...
  • Coaching forward defence and the conversation we don't have enough of
    02 Jan 2022 • 4 min read • 2 0
    Subscribe now Buy me a drink Do you remember that feeling when a coach would teach you the proper forward defensive technique by coming up behind, kinda mounting you. It was a pretty standard bit of c...
  • Scott Boland is many things
    28 Dec 2021 • 4 min read • 2 1
    Subscribe now Buy me a drink Scott Boland currently has the best bowling average of all time. Now sure, I gerrymandered this to make it so, but regardless of that, Scott Boland has played a Test match...
  • 12 overs of England's suck
    27 Dec 2021 • 5 min read • 3 5
    Subscribe now Buy me a drink The strap of Haseeb Hameed's arm guard is flapping, the ball is travelling back over his head, and Zak Crawley looks like he has seen a ghost. Pat Cummins chooses violence...
  • An honest conversation about England's batting
    26 Dec 2021 • 8 min read • 6 16
    Subscribe now Buy me a drink England had an honest conversation with themselves at the end of the last Test; it is only fair we do the same with their batting. They're shit. In fact, that is unfair; t...
  • Jos Buttler and the weirdness
    22 Dec 2021 • 8 min read • 2 2
    Buy me a drink Subscribe now Jos Buttler had a very weird Test match. It had one of the great catches of his career, one of the most simple drops he has made. He failed in the first innings through a ...
  • Notes on day 3 from Adelaide Oval
    18 Dec 2021 • 2 min read • 3 3
    Subscribe now Michael Neser and the new ball seamers Someone asked me recently who comes in for Hazlewood if he was injured, and I said for me it would be Michael Neser. And part of the reason is I th...
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