Ep 257 - Roland Butcher - There's a new Sheriff in Town

The Paddock and The Pavilion - The Horse Racing and Cricket Podcast

29-03-2024 • 53 mins

Former England international Roland Butcher and The Paddock and The Pavilion’s cricketing expert is back for the first time in 2024 to review the recent India versus England Test series where the new look England side under Brendan McCullum and Ben Stokes suffered their first series defeat. Roland offers his forthright and insightful opinions on the reasons why England were eventually heavily beaten 4-1 despite their incredible win in the 1st Test at Hyderabad. A lack of first innings runs, the England middle order, the difference in experience between the two spin attacks is all covered. Roland adds his thoughts on the future of Bazball, how England can learn to match the powerhouse nations of India and Australia, together with his views on this summer’s Test matches against the West Indies and Sri Lanka. Plus, he answers our listeners questions, Amongst all the England chat Roland also gives his personal tribute to the legendary South African all-rounder Mike Procter who passed away in February. Please subscribe to us on Apple podcasts, Amazon music, Google or Spotify. Connect with us on X, Facebook & Instagram @ThePaddandPav www.stephenwallismedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices