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Pleasure and frustration: a weekend at the Umpire Inn

The first hotel in the world to cater specifically to the needs of cricket umpires has received mixed reviews from a group of elite umpires.
Tuesday, 25 September 2012

It's a wrong 'un

The ECB have fixed it for Mushtaq Ahmed to be its new spin coach. John Littlerichard is straight down to Ladbrokes to have a bet that it will end in tears.
Saturday, 1 November 2008

Wavell Hinds (left) in celebratory mood.

A Paucity of Englishness: Kolpak of the Year 2008

According to some reports the Kolpak glory years may soon be a thing of the past. Well I know lawyers who argue differently; and others who predict that change will be a long time coming. It's an important issue but let's put it aside for the time-being,
Monday, 6 October 2008

John Littlerichard is back

There's nonce-sense going on at the ECB, and it's backs against the wall for Darren Gough's less than dazzling new TV show.
Wednesday, 24 September 2008

Shepley Cricket Club 1952

A Paucity of Preservation

In the second of his 'Paucity' articles, Robin Holmes looks at the years that followed the formation of the Pleasant Dinners Cricket Club.
Saturday, 20 September 2008

John Littlerichard: A lot of hot air - the demise of TMS

  • Test Match Not So Special
  • Sorry Surrey's Shoaib Shame
Thursday, 11 September 2008

You Couldn't Make It Up - The John Littlerichard Column - July 2008

Flaky Danish. Is he or isn't he? Danish Kaneria, the Pakistani and Essex leg-spinner, appears to be suffering some sort of an identity crisis.
Saturday, 26 July 2008