Welcome to "The Vaughany and Tuffers Cricket Club," a podcast that takes you on a captivating journey into the world of cricket. Former England stars Michael Vaughan and Phil Tufnell are joined by the Telegraph's Ben Wright for chats with ECB bigwigs and international stars, to village viral sensations. A celebration of cricket in all its glory and absurdity, with new episodes every Wednesday. Come join the club.
The podcast explores every aspect of the game, from the art of bowling and batting to the fierce rivalries between cricketing powerhouses such as India, Pakistan, England, Australia, South Africa, Bangladesh, West Indies, and New Zealand. Michael Vaughan and Phil Tufnell analyze the strategies employed in Test matches, T20s and ODIs around the world.
They offer insights into county cricket, the Hundred and the inner workings of the England Cricket Board. From the elite stadiums to the heart of village and league cricket, this podcast celebrates the grassroots spirit that drives the sport forward.
The hosts also delve into the exhilarating moments that define cricket, including the intensity of the 2023 Ashes, the drama of World Cups, and the revolutionary "The Hundred" tournament.Throughout the podcast, Vaughan and Tufnell share their experiences as cricketers, providing unique insights into the sport. They discuss the legendary all-rounders, the opening batsmen who set the tone, and the charismatic skippers who lead their teams to victory.
The podcast also showcases interviews with current players, like Sam Curran, Joe Root and Trent Boult and the coaches who are leading the world game.
So, whether you're an ardent cricket fan or new to the sport, "The Vaughany and Tuffers Cricket Club'' promises to be a thrilling and informative journey through the captivating world of cricket. Get ready to be bowled over by this engaging podcast that will leave you wanting more after every episode.
England's one day cricketers are struggling to get going under their new captain Jos Buttler. After suffering a series defeat to India over the weekend, they were soundly beaten in their opening ODI against South Africa on Tuesday too.
To make matters worse, test captain Ben Stokes announced on Monday that he will be stepping away from 50 over cricket, citing that his body can no longer cope with all three formats of the game.
Ben, Michael and Phil discuss Stokes decision and in particular his parting statement which seemed to take aim at those who run the game. We also hear from former India head coach Ravi Shastri, who tells us that he fears for the future of test cricket if something is not done to safeguard players.
Our guest this week is one of the finest fast bowlers to ever play the game, former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram joins the show to give us his take on Stokes retirement, discuss his own glittering career and his love for Lancashire
And we look back on a thrilling finish to the Vitality Blast final too!
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