Reports of the death of Caribbean cricket were, it appears, greatly exaggerated. The tourists’ excruciating collapse in the first Test at Edgbaston – losing 19 wickets on the third day in Birmingham – had all and sundry penning their final obituary. But the Windies dragged themselves from their death bed at Headingley to record one of the greatest upsets in Test history; and in the process, improbably levelling the series. Not even the raising of Lazarus was that dramatic!
You don’t have to search too far to see – or hear – Will Kassouf these days: from Live at the Bike to Poker After Dark, Will is busier than Floyd Mayweather’s accountant. The grosvenorpoker.com sponsored pro is enjoying life; regularly rubbing shoulders with poker superstars like Phil Helmuth, Mike Matusow and Scotty Nguyen to name a few.
We caught up with Will, away from the glitzy lights of LA and Vegas, to find out a bit more about what he’s been up to, including the upcoming “GG Will Bounty Special”.
Gareth Southgate has hinted he’s willing to spread the England captain’s armband around between now and next summer’s World Cup Finals (not a tact I agree with), but today’s newspapers tell me it’s ‘Hendo v Harry’ for the right to land the privileged position permanently.
Football & World Cup betting expert Adrian Clarke tells us why the England captaincy belongs to Harry Kane.
Germany set to qualify for next summer’s World Cup finals with two games to spare?
England fans booing their own team despite a 4-0 away win that puts their side on the brink of guaranteeing at least a play-off place?
The bookmakers unmoved in their opinion of the home nations’ chances of glory in 2018 despite a haul of four wins from four qualifiers over the past four days? Plus ça change.