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The Following On Cricket Podcast from talkSPORT - bringing you all the best in cricket chat during the build up to the World cup, IPL and the Ashes. We'll track the action, from matches, to news, exclusive player interviews, fan reactions and all the latest from the world of cricket! Make sure y…

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    Following On - County Cricketer EP17: Non-Stop Norwell Helps Warwickshire Survive, Yorkshire Are Relegated & Strauss' High Performance Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2022 46:26


    Jon Norman is joined by double Ashes winner Steve Harmison and The Cricketer Magazine's George Dobell and Nick Friend to look back at a dramatic final day of the County Championship season. They discuss Liam Norwell's heroics, Yorkshire's relegation, and why this shows the County Championship is still alive and kicking. They also debate the decision for Joe Root not to play for Yorkshire in their defeat to Gloucestershire, and discuss Sir Andrew Strauss' High Performance Review and what that means for County Cricket. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The Cricket Collective - England Back In Pakistan; Strauss' High Performance Review And Should The Mankad Be Banned?!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022 59:53


    Neil Manthorp is joined by the former England fast bowler Steve Harmison to look back at the first 4 T20s between Pakistan and England in Karachi. They also hear exclusively from the England captain Jos Buttler, discuss Andrew Strauss' proposed High Performance Review, and hear from both Gareth Batty and Ollie Pope as Surrey win their 21st County Championship title. And they also discuss the controversial ending to England's 3rd Women's ODI against India on Sunday, and debate whether the mankad should be banned. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Following On - Bumble & the Pope

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2022 25:30


    A special episode featuring two interviews that went out on talkSPORT radio as David 'Bumble' Lloyd and England batter Ollie Pope give their opinions of mankadding as well a host of other topics. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Following On - Pakistan v England four T20's in

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2022 21:02


    Jon Norman and Steve Harmison run their eye over how well England's players have been performing after four matches of their seven game T20 series with Pakistan. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Following On - Two Yorkshiremen telling it like it is

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 20:32


    Two exclusive no-nonsense interviews as Sir Geoffrey Boycott and Gareth Batty are invited onto talkSPORT Radio. Sir Geoffrey talks about the proposed Sir Andrew Strauss cricket reforms & Gareth Batty discusses the challenge he faced taking over at Surrey. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The Cricket Collective - England's Historic Return to Pakistan; Kent Win The One-Day Cup, And What Next For Franchise Cricket?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 54:59


    Neil Manthorp and the former England fast bowler Steve Harmison preview England's upcoming T20 series against Pakistan, and look at how important it is for them to return to the country for the first time since 2005. The former Pakistan captain Aamir Sohail looks at the hosts' preparation for the series, and we look back at the latest round of County Championship action. As well as this, we discuss Kent's victory over Lancashire in the Royal London One-Day Cup final and look at Mark Boucher's move to the Mumbai Indians and what the future holds for coaches in franchise Cricket. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Following On - County Cricketer EP16: Harmison On Selector's Job, Surrey & Hampshire Battle It Out And What Spinners Go To Pakistan?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2022 44:58


    Jon Norman is joined by two-time County Championship winner Steve Harmison and The Cricketer Magazine's George Dobell to review the latest round of County Championship action. They discuss Steve's interest in the vacant position of England selector, debate who should England's second spinner be for the upcoming Test tour of Pakistan, and discuss the ongoing title race in Division One of the County Championship. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Following On - BOOK REVIEW with Ed Smith

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 37:36


    Jon Norman sits down with former England National Selector Ed Smith to talk about the use of data alongside conscious thought, thinking outside the box, innovation, ingenuity, the recalling of Buttler, the selection of Sam Curran and whether a batsman who scores a century is ever droppable. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The Cricket Collective - England's Special Sign Off To The Summer; Mark Wood's New Book & Pollock On The Proteas' Problems

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2022 62:08


    Neil Manthorp and the former England fast bowler Steve Harmison look back at a very special Test Match at The Oval, as England make it 6 wins from 7 games this summer and secure a series win over South Africa in the process. They hear from both Ben Stokes and Dean Elgar, and debate what changes need to be made ahead of the Test tour to Pakistan in December. As well as this, England bowler Mark Wood looks ahead to next month's T20 World Cup, and South Africa legend Shaun Pollock assesses a tough tour for the Proteas, and how they can improve. Finally, Aaron Finch discusses his retirement from ODI Cricket. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Following On - When will Umpires see the light?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2022 27:11


    Jon Norman and Steve Harmison look back at England's amazing ten wicket win over South Africa at The Oval. Or at least they would be if the umpires hadn't taken the players off the field with England only needing 33 runs to win. Argh! Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Following On - God Save the King

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2022 29:49


    Jon Norman and Neil Manthorp try and put into words the majesty of the pre match build up as The Oval crowd rose as one to commemorate the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The Cricket Collective - Bairstow's Freak Injury; Jason Roy Dropped & Andy Flower Reviews The Hundred

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 54:02


    Neil Manthorp and the former England fast bowler Steve Harmison discuss Jonny Bairstow's 'freak' injury and whether that means the door is still open for Alex Hales to return. The Managing Director of England Men's Cricket Rob Key discusses Jason Roy's omission from the T20 World Cup squad, and the Trent Rockets Head Coach Andy Flower joins us to reflect on their victory in the Hundred. As well as this, we preview the upcoming series decider between England and South Africa at The Oval, and look at some coaching changes within County Cricket. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The Cricket Collective - Stokes Stars As England Level The Series; Heather Knight Exclusive & England's Performance Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2022 65:07


    Neil Manthorp is joined by the former England fast bowler Steve Harmison to look back at England's dominant victory over South Africa in the second Test at Old Trafford. They hear from both Ben Stokes and Dean Elgar, praises Stokes' heroic performance with both bat and ball, and discuss Ollie Robinson's return to the Test side. As well as this, Ben Foakes discusses scoring his first Test Century in England, we debate how long Jimmy Anderson can keep playing at the highest level, and we speak exclusively to the England Women's captain Heather Knight. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Following On - It's one apiece with one to play

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2022 25:00


    Steve Harmison and Jon Norman reflect on a huge win for England where Stokes, Foakes, Robinson and Anderson shone but ask whether Stokes body will be able to hold up for much longer if he continues bowling 13 over spells. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Following On - Stokes & Foakes don their cloaks

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2022 23:19


    England needed a couple of batting heroes and they duly found them with centuries apiece for the two Ben's. Steve Harmison and Jon Norman reflect on all the action from day two at Old Trafford. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Following On - Did anyone say two day Test?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2022 22:26


    South Africa's decision to bat first is kinda like what Joe Root did at Brisbane, discuss......Steve Harmison and Jon Norman do exactly that following a 13 wicket day at Old Trafford which saw South Africa bowled out for 151 and then Zak Crawley withstand all the fire and brimstone it's possible to withstand this side of Hades. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Following On Special: Ben Stokes: Phoenix From The Ashes!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2022 10:42


    Sam Ellard speaks exclusively to the England Test captain Ben Stokes about the release of his documentary Ben Stokes: Phoenix From The Ashes - which comes out this Friday. They discuss his battle with mental health, that infamous incident in Bristol in 2017, and his rise to the England Test captaincy. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The Cricket Collective - England Thrashed At Lord's; Record-Breaking Rabada And The Future Tours Programme Released!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 56:36


    Neil Manthorp is joined by the former England fast bowler Steve Harmison to look back at England's heavy defeat to South Africa in the first Test at Lord's. They hear from England Test captain Ben Stokes and Assistant Coach Paul Collingwood, who defends Zak Crawley after another miserable Test Match for the opener. Stuart Broad praises Jimmy Anderson after he continues to take wickets at 40, and we hear from both Dean Elgar and Anrich Nortje. As well as this, they discuss the new Future Tours Programme, hear from Graeme Smith on the new T20 league in South Africa, and discuss more England players going to the new UAE T20 league. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Following On - So what are everyone's plans for the weekend?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2022 40:21


    Jon Norman and Steve Harmison dissect England's first Test defeat of the summer, worry about Ben Stokes knee, work out where England go from here, decide Zak Crawley's immediate fate and applaud some stunning fast bowling. Also hear from Ben Stokes, Dean Elgar and Anrich Nortje. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Following On - "I fear for Stokes career"

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2022 24:47


    Jon Norman and Steve Harmison talk about whether Stokes insistence to lead from the front may bring a premature end to his Test career. They also discuss whether this may be Broad's last summer as an England player, the re-emergence of Jack Leach and the brilliance of Kagiso Rabada. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Following On - Enjoy South Africa pulverising England while you can

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2022 22:49


    Jon Norman and Neil Manthorp delight in South Africa's bowling brilliance while despair at the fact it's unlikely to ever happen again. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The Cricket Collective - England Prepare For South Africa; Simon Harmer Exclusive & What Does Boult's Release Mean For International Cricket?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 53:36


    Neil Manthorp and the former England fast bowler Steve Harmison build-up to England's three-match Test series against South Africa, which starts at Lord's on Wednesday. They hear from South Africa fast bowler Lungi Ngidi, and speak exclusively to the South Africa spinner Simon Harmer. As well as this, they speak with the Somerset batter Will Smeed after he became the first batter to score a Hundred in the Hundred, and they discuss what Trent Boult's decision to be released from his New Zealand contract means for the future of the International game. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The Cricket Collective - Ben Stokes & Eoin Morgan Exclusives; Thompson Appointed ECB Chair & Robinson Returns!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 61:10


    Neil Manthorp and the former England fast bowler Steve Harmison discuss England's Test squad for the first 2 Tests against South Africa, and hear exclusively from the England Test captain Ben Stokes and fast bowler Stuart. The former England World Cup winning captain Eoin Morgan discusses life after international Cricket, and Huw Turbervill from The Cricketer Magazine joins us to discuss the appointment of Richard Thompson as the new ECB Chair. And Team England captain Nat Sciver discusses what next for Cricket after their appearance at the 2022 Commonwealth Games. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Following On Special - Steve Harmison's 7-12!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 28:20


    Mark Nicholas is joined by the former England fast bowler Steve Harmison to look back at the 2004 Test series against the West Indies, which saw him record his career best figures of 7-12. They go through all the wickets and how he felt at the time, and look back at some of the other key moments from their 3-0 series victory in the Caribbean. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    The Cricket Collective - Should We Be Concerned About England; Mickey Arthur Exclusive & The Hundred Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 67:11


    Neil Manthorp and the former England fast bowler Steve Harmison round up the week's biggest stories. They discuss England's white-ball form ahead of the T20 World Cup later this year and ask whether fans should be worried heading into the tournament. The Derbyshire Head of Cricket Mickey Arthur discusses his first few months in the role, and how Cricket could change in the future when it comes to franchise tournaments. We'll hear exclusively from Southern Brave captains James Vince and Anya Shrubsole ahead of the second season of the Hundred, whilst Welsh Fire Jonny Bairstow joins us to look ahead to their season. As well as this, Tim David talks about his remarkable 2 years in franchise Cricket, and there's more injury problems for England's fast bowlers. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Following On - County Cricketer EP15: Surrey, Hampshire & Lancashire All Win & Derbyshire Building Under Mickey Arthur

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2022 41:40


    Jon Norman and the two-time County Championship winner Steve Harmison look back at the latest round of County Championship games. They discuss wins for Surrey, Hampshire and Lancashire as the Division One title race is nicely poised heading into the summer break. They also praise the job that Mickey Arthur has done at Derbyshire, ask where it's gone wrong for Somerset, and answer your questions! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    The Cricket Collective - What Will The Game Look Like; Qasim Sheikh Speaks Out About Racism At Cricket Scotland & Ollie Pope Exclusive!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2022 71:14


    Neil Manthorp is joined by the former England fast bowler Steve Harmison to look back at England's rain-affected ODI series against South Africa, and debate whether England should fans should be worried heading into the T20 World Cup. Jos Buttler criticises the way the schedule has hampered their preparations, Phil Salt discusses breaking into that top order, and Sam Curran talks about potentially replacing Ben Stokes in the ODI side. The former Scotland international Qasim Sheikh speaks out after Cricket Scotland was found to be institutionally racist, and we debate what the game will look like in years to come following the IPL influence in the new T20 competition in South Africa. Also, we'll hear exclusively from the England batter Ollie Pope. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Following On - County Cricketer EP14: What Does The Future Tours Programme Mean For English Cricket?!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022 48:46


    Jon Norman is joined by The Cricket Magazine's George Dobell and Nick Friend to discuss how the new cycle of the Future Tours Programme will affect English Cricket. They discuss the ECB and Sky extending their broadcast deal, and look at whether that is a good thing for the sport. As well as this, Nick discusses his experience of being in the Mascot Race at the Vitality Blast Finals Day - and we discuss who can replace Ben Stokes in England's ODI side. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    The Cricket Collective - Ben Stokes Retires From ODIs; Hampshire Win The Blast & Kerrigan Spins Northamptonshire To Momentous Win

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2022 51:43


    Neil Manthorp is joined by the former England bowler Steve Harmison to discuss Ben Stokes' retirement from ODI Cricket and what they means for the England side. They also look back at England's recent white-ball series' against India, and hear from both Jos Buttler and David 'Bumble' Lloyd. Hampshire Hawks' bowler Chris Wood reflects on a brilliant T20 Blast Final's Day which saw them win their 3rd title, and the Northamptonshire spinner Simon Kerrigan looks back at the county's first County Championship Division One win in 18 years! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Following On - County Cricketer EP13: T20 Blast Quarter-Finals & Should Gleeson Play At The World Cup?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2022 46:03


    Jon Norman is joined by the former England bowler Steve Harmison and The Cricketer Magazine's George Dobell to discuss the week's biggest stories. They reflect on the T20 Blast quarter-finals, as Surrey somehow lose to Yorkshire, and there were wins for Somerset, Hampshire and Lancashire. We discuss whether Dom Sibley still has a future in Test Cricket, and argue whether Richard Gleeson has done enough to put his name in the hat for a spot in England's T20 World Cup squad later this year. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Following On - IRE v NZ - 2nd ODI - New Zealand Go 2-0 Up In The Series

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2022 23:35


    Neil Manthorp is joined by the former Ireland international Cath Dalton and the former New Zealand all-rounder Iain O'Brien to look back at New Zealand's three-wicket win over Ireland in the 2nd ODI. They hear from both captains Tom Latham and Andrew Balbirnie, as well as New Zealand's Michael Bracewell. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    The Cricket Collective - Gleeson Reflects On England Debut; T20 Blast Finals Day Preview & Silverwood's Sri Lanka Thrash Australia

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2022 56:34


    Neil Manthorp is joined by the former England fast bowler Steve Harmison to look back at England's T20 series defeat to India. They are joined live by the England bowler Richard Gleeson who reflects on his memorable debut, and discusses his incredible story from Minor Counties to International Cricket. We also look back at last week's T20 Blast quarter-finals, and preview Saturday's Finals Day with the Hampshire Hawks' wicket-keeper batter Ben McDermott. As well as this, we praise Chris Silverwood for the job he's done as the new Head Coach of Sri Lanka, and hear from the South Africa Head Coach Mark Boucher ahead of the tour to England. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Following On - IRE v NZ - 1st ODI - Brilliant Bracewell Blasts New Zealand To Memorable Win!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 10, 2022 25:00


    Jon Norman is joined by the former New Zealand all-rounder Iain O'Brien and the former Ireland batter Cath Dalton to look back at New Zealand's memorable one-wicket win over Ireland in the first ODI in Malahide. They discuss a brilliant century from Michael Bracewell, who's unbeaten 127 helped the visitors go 1-0 up in the series. They also wax lyrical about Harry Tector following his maiden ODI century, and they hear from both captains, Andrew Balbirnie and Tom Latham. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    The Cricket Collective - England Ease To Record-Breaking Win & Moeen Ali Moves To Warwickshire!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2022 49:17


    Neil Manthorp is joined by the former England fast bowler Steve Harmison to look back at England's record-breaking 7-wicket win over India at Edgbaston. They laud the brilliance of Joe Root & Jonny Bairstow after their centuries helped England complete their highest ever run chase in Test Cricket, whilst they also hear from Joe Root, Alex Lees and the India Head Coach Rahul Dravid. As well as this, they preview England's T20 series against India, look at the England Lions squad that'll take on South Africa, and discuss the latest transfer news, with Dom Sibley and Moeen Ali on the move. They end the show by reviewing the Women's Test and discuss the story about equal match fees for New Zealand's cricketers. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Following On - England on the verge of greatness

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2022 25:19


    Well what the hell is going on? England set a score they've never managed to chase down in over a century of Test cricket are 7 wickets away from doing exactly that. Bairstow BOOM Root BOOM but Lees? And Crawley? BOOM BOOM. Someone on Twitter said Stokes was playing like Afridi, maybe the whole team are! Steve Harmison and Jon Norman in the hot seat for this one. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Following On - Bairstow battles to keep the good times alive

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2022 27:49


    Steve Harmison and Jon Norman discuss Jonny Bairstow who reeled off his third successive century, England's shot selection, overly aggressive fielding positions and eventually decide that England have too much to do to get back into this Test See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Following On - We need to talk about THE OVER

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2022 14:28


    Forget it all, forget Jadeja's hundred, Anderson's five-fer, Bumrah's first three wickets, Bairstow's sore finger, Root's working over, the rain and the delays today's show is just about THE OVER. And Jon Norman and Jarrod Kimber are your hosts. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Following On - India counter attack the counter attackers

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 19:55


    Jon Norman and Steve Harmison look back at ANOTHER ridiculous day of Test cricket. Honestly, where has this format been hiding since 1877? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Following On - County Cricketer EP12: Gleeson's England Call-Up & Sussex Win A Championship Game!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 39:30


    Jon Norman and The Cricket Magazine's Nick Friend discuss England's limited overs squads for the upcoming T20s and ODIs against India, and reflect on Richard Gleeson's maiden call-up. They also look at how Eoin Morgan's retirement will affect the one-day side, and they look back at a busy round of County Championship, as Essex spin their way to victory inside 3 days, and Sussex finally win a County Championship game! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    The Cricket Collective - Eoin Morgan Retires; England's Emphatic Win & India Return For A Series Decider

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 68:45


    Neil Manthorp is joined by the former England fast bowler Steve Harmison for another busy show. We hear exclusively from the England limited overs captain Eoin Morgan, who has announced his retirement from International Cricket with immediate effect, whilst his former England team-mate and World Cup winner Mark Wood pays tribute to him. We also hear from the England Test captain Ben Stokes and Head Coach Brendon McCullum following their 3-0 series clean sweep over New Zealand, whilst England spinner Jack Leach discusses the competition he faces in that spin department. As well as this, the former IPL batter Abhishek Jhunjhunwala previews this week's fifth Test between England and India at Edgbaston. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Following On - Ten reasons how (and why) England turned it around

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 39:15


    Jon Norman and Jarrod Kimber give ten reasons (actually it turns into twelve) how England have gone from the laughing stocks of world cricket to the one everyone wants to emulate. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Following On - Even Jack Leach taking ten wickets seems normal these days

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2022 26:20


    Jack Leach taking ten wickets, Zak Crawley running Alex Lees out, Joe Root ramp scooping Neil Wagner, Darryl Mitchell getting out for less than a hundred, England running rampant and did we mention Jack Leach? Jon Norman and Jarrod Kimber discuss. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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