Cricket talk show The Sledge is back for a new season

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Melbourne based cricket chat show The Sledge is back for a new season as they take a weekly look at all that’s going on in Australian cricket.

In this episode, Nicko Hancock is joined by Editor of Back Page Lead Jonathan Howcroft and author and freelance journalist Murray Middleton. They catch up on all that’s happened in Australia over the past 6 months, review the already-completed Ryobi Cup, and ponder who should be selected come The Ashes.

They also tackle viewers questions via Sledgemail.

If you know someone who obsesses over cricket and wants their toughest questions answered, be sure to share The Sledge with them. You can direct your questions to their Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or email mail@thesledge.net.

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The Sledge Episode 12 Finale with Kumar Sangakkara

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In The Sledge season finale Nicko and Jonathan Howcroft have pulled off a bit of a coup by getting to speak to reigning ICC cricketer of the year, Sri Lankan legend and nicest man in cricket – Kumar Sangakkara.

Plus the team discuss the week’s most pressing issues:

  • The climax and measure of BBL season 2
  • Australia’s “informed player management”
  • Some tricky Sledgemail from viewers

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You can find The Sledge on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, or if you’re slightly more old-fashioned, you can shoot them an e-mail. Episodes of The Sledge were aired weekly in Australia on Melbourne’s C31 on Tuesday nights.


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The Sledge Episode 11: Cricket Confessional, 2012 in Review & Speed Dating

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In the penultimate episode of this season of The Sledge the show takes a bizarre and irreverent twist, fronted up by Nicko’s confession of cricket geekiness.

The Australian domestic season so far is reviewed and the remaining Ryobi Cup and Sheffield Shield games previewed.

Jonathan Howcroft and Murray Middleton review 2012 by partaking in what can only be described as “cricket speed dating”.

You can find The Sledge on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, or if you’re slightly more old-fashioned, you can shoot them an e-mail. Episodes of The Sledge also air weekly in Australia on Melbourne’s C31 on Tuesday nights.


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The Sledge Special: A Festive Cricket Quiz Show

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Can you tell which tweets are from Shane Warne and which aren’t? Can you tell Vladimir Putin and Nasser Hussein apart? These are just a couple of the very important questions tackled on The Sledge’s first ever quiz special.

The team goes all quiz show on us, pitting the Eric Hollies (Aural Contraception’s Suren Jayemanne and World Cricket Watch’s David Siddall) against the Hansie Cronjes (The Sunday Showdown’s Dilruk Jayasinha and BackPageLead’s Jonathan Howcroft) in a no-holds-barred contest to discover who’s the saddest, nerdiest, pale-est cricket-fact-loving duo!

If you’ve got any ideas for segments, then Nicko Hancock’s warped brain would love to hear them. Shoot him some Sledge Mail at mail(at)thesledge.net.

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Cricket Talk Show The Sledge Episode 6 at Harmony in Cricket Day

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Watch the latest episode of The Sledge – the cricket talk show that’s taking an irreverent look at all things cricket this summer.

The panel attempt to pick apart Australia’s so near and yet so far attempt at the number one spot in world cricket, ponder who Ponting’s most likely replacement is, hang out at the Harmony in Cricket T20 as Lasith Malinga terroririses some local cricketers, and check in on the India-England series as the visitors look for a first series victory since 1985.

Who: Nick Hancock, Jonathan Howcroft (Editor of BackPageLead.com.au) and Dave Siddall (Editor of WorldCricketWatch.com)

What: The Sledge panel exhume the Australian ashes, get flustered over Faf, and report from the Harmony in Cricket T20 from Monash Clayton, where Lasith Malinga tries to kill a bunch of district cricketers. Also, Nick’s commissions his younger sister to make a tribute to Ricky Ponting.

You can find The Sledge on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, or if you’re slightly more old-fashioned, you can shoot them an e-mail. Episodes of The Sledge air weekly on Melbourne’s C31, Tuesday nights at 6:30pm.


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Cricket Talk Show The Sledge Episode 5 with Simon Helmot

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Watch the latest episode of The Sledge – the cricket talk show that’s taking an irreverent look at all things cricket this summer. The panel attempt to pick apart the second test in Adelaide, admit to a rather worrying obsession of cricketer stalking, and also interview Victorian Bushrangers  and Melbourne Renegades coach Simon Helmot on the challenges and excitement of the season.

Who: Nick Hancock, Jonathan Howcroft and Danny Gannon

What: The Sledge panel perform a second test autopsy on the South Africans (not literally), ruminate on AB’s gloveliness (metaphorically), and Danny admits he’s practically stalking Phillip Hughes (this part is true).

All this, plus an interview with Victorian Bushrangers and Melbourne Renegades coach, Simon Helmot.

You can find The Sledge on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, or if you’re slightly more old-fashioned, you can shoot them an e-mail. Episodes of The Sledge air weekly on Melbourne’s C31, Tuesday nights at 6:30pm.


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Cricket Talk Show The Sledge Episode 4 with Bryce McGain

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Watch the latest episode of The Sledge – the cricket talk show that’s taking an irreverent look at all things cricket this summer. The panel discuss the DRS, leaked dossiers, the upcoming second test at the Adelaide Oval and much much more.. Plus Jonathan Howcroft has a chat to Bryce McGain about life after cricket.

Who: Nick Hancock, Murray Middleton, Suren Jayemanne and Dilruk Jayasinha

What: The Sledge panel tackle the theme of “Innovation” running through cricket. Suren and Dil comprehensively revamp cricket for a younger, less attention-inclined audience, with buzz words being “iPads”, “worms”, and “horny dogs.” Meanwhile, Nicko brings a few of his own Channel-Nine-style technical innovations to The Sledge.

We’ll cover the build up of the second Australia/South Africa test match, address Michael Clarke’s public image, and Murray puts the final word down on Western Australia’s leadership crisis. All this, plus an interview with ex-Victorian and Australian leggie Bryce McGain.

You can find The Sledge on FacebookTwitter, and YouTube, or if you’re slightly more old-fashioned, you can shoot them an e-mail. Episodes of The Sledge air weekly on Melbourne’s C31, Tuesday nights at 6:30pm.

 

 

 

 


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Cricket Talk Show The Sledge Episode 3 with Paul Reiffel

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Watch the latest episode of The Sledge – the cricket talk show that’s taking an irreverent look at all things cricket this summer. The panel discuss who had the better of the opening encounters at the Gabba. Plus Jonathan Howcroft has  chat to Paul Reiffel about making the change from fast bowler to umpire, having the best seat n the house to watch cricket, and whether technology is helping the game.

Who: Nick Hancock, Jonathan Howcroft (BackPageLead.com.au), Ryan Thomas.

What: The Sledge panel discuss the UDRS, leaked dossiers, and Peter Siddle’s rampant vegetarianism. Also, the Western Australia coaching saga continues to unfold, Aaron Finch is hitting his straps, and Ryan and Jono tell us why neither Australia or South Africa “got it right.” All this, plus an interview with the World Cup winning Australian paceman-turned-umpire, Paul Reiffel.

You can find The Sledge on FacebookTwitter, and YouTube, or if you’re slightly more old-fashioned, you can shoot them an e-mail. Episodes of The Sledge air weekly on Melbourne’s C31, Tuesday nights at 6:30pm.

 

 

 


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Cricket Talk Show The Sledge Episode 2

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Watch the latest episode of The Sledge – the cricket talk show that’s taking an irreverent look at all things cricket this summer. Do South Africa have any weaknesses? What to make of Australia’s batting reserves? Why does Nathan Lyon bowl for Australia but not South Australia? All these questions and more are answered in The Sledge.

Who: Nick Hancock, Jonathan Howcroft, Dave Siddall, Murray Middleton.

What: The Sledge panel talk all things Australia versus South Africa; ruminate on England’s chances in India; and give their take the bizzare happenings in Australian domestic cricket. Also, we assert that Johan Botha is a spy, worry over Nathan Lyon, and Nicko brings charts to the party.

All this, plus an interview with Alex Keath, the young allrounder from the Victorian Bushrangers who is also a part of the Melbourne Stars squad.

You can find The Sledge on FacebookTwitter, and YouTube, or if you’re slightly more old-fashioned, you can shoot them an e-mail.

Episodes of The Sledge air weekly on Melbourne’s C31, Tuesday nights at 6:30pm.

 

 


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Cricket Talk Show: The Sledge Episode 1 2012/2013

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Watch the latest episode of the cricket talk show that’s taking an irreverent look at all things cricket this summer.

Who: Nick Hancock, Jonathan Howcroft, Ryan Thomas, Suren Jayemanne.

What: The Sledge panel of Nick Hancock, Jonathan Howcroft (of BackPageLead.com.au), Ryan Thomas and Suren Jayemanne talk all things cricket, including: Ballgate 2012, the Bushrangers dropping short, and Ricky Ponting’s new mindset. Also, we try Keeping Up With KP, Suren implies a prominent Australian cricketer has a cocaine problem, and Nick gets a letter from his Mum.

All this, plus Jonathan Howcroft’s interview with the Victorian Bushrangers and Melbourne Stars’ opening batsman, Rob Quiney.

You can find The Sledge on FacebookTwitter, and YouTube, or if you’re slightly more old-fashioned, you can shoot them an e-mail.

Episodes of The Sledge air weekly on Melbourne’s C31, Tuesday nights at 6:30pm.

 


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