Interview Archive

Middlesex in 2009

BBC London commentator Kevin Hand told Ben Pheazey about Middlesex's form in one-day cricket this season. LISTEN (19m27s, 13.4MB)

University Challenge Matches, Lord's, 29 June 2009:

Mark O'Leary is not only assistant coach for Cardiff UCCE (playing Leeds/Bradford in the Universities Challenge Final), but coach for the Best of the Rest XI - who were playing Loughborough Women's UCCE on the Nursery Ground. Commentator Ben Pheazey began by asking what it was like having to split his attention between both matches. LISTEN (3m28s, 1.6MB)

Alexia Walker is cricket performance manager for Loughborough women's UCCE and standing in as coach for England's Nikki Shaw. She told Ben Pheazey about Loughborough's emphatic nine-wicket victory with 24 overs to spare. LISTEN (5m42s, 2.6MB)

MCC v MCC Young Cricketers, Lord's, Wed 13 May 2009:

Simon Taufel The ICC Umpire spoke shortly before boarding a plane to South Africa for the IPL. LISTEN (10m23s, 4.8MB)

MCC v Durham (Champion County), Lord's, Thu 9-Sun 12 April 2009:

Steve Finn The Middlesex bowler joined Nick von Schlippe during the MCC innings on Sunday afternoon and began by explaining why he was unable to play in this match. LISTEN (39m07s, 16.8MB)

Will Smith The Durham captain spoke to Joe Packer at the end of the third day. LISTEN (8m23s, 3.8MB)

Geoff Cook Durham won the county championship in 2008 for the first time after 16 years as a first class county. Ben Pheazey asked their coach about the season ahead. LISTEN (9m36s, 4.4MB)

Scyld Berry Ian Cowdrey spoke to the Sunday Telegraph cricket correspondent about his career, tales of reporting on cricket overseas, the challenges of editing the Wisden Almanack and England's Ashes prospects. LISTEN (36m44s, 16.8MB)

Ralph Dellor Writer and broadcaster Ralph Dellor joined Ben Pheazey to talk about his latest book, a forthcoming theatre show celebrating Test Match Special, experiences coaching in Norway, and golf. LISTEN (13m49s, 6.3MB)

Geoff Miller Chris Mallaband began by asking the ECB's National Selector when we were likely to hear about the appointment of England's next coach LISTEN (6m51s, 3.1MB)

John Stephenson Chris Mallaband's guest during the rain break was John Stephenson - MCC assistant secretary and Head of Cricket and Estates LISTEN (26m09s, 11.9MB)

Will Smith talks about captaining Durham for the first time LISTEN (4m37s, 2.1MB)

Chris Woakes Warwickshire's Chris Woakes reflects on the game so far with Bobby Bridgeman, including his hopes for the season ahead LISTEN (6m53s, 3.1MB)

James Foster The Essex/MCC player spoke to Matt Walker, who began by asking whether he had his sights set on the England wicket-keeper's position. LISTEN (1m38s, 768KB)

Tim Wellock Durham cricket writer for the Northern Echo spoke to Chris Mallaband about his new book, Summers with Durham LISTEN (26m09s, 14.3MB)

Lord's floodlights Ben Pheazey spoke to Paul Wilson and Neil Johnson from Abacus Lighting about the newly installed floodlights at Lord's LISTEN (6m31s, 2.9MB)

RNIB feature More about how the commentary service was initially launched to help blind and partially sighted fans. Geoff Long was one of those invited to Lord's on the opening day of the season. LISTEN (9m31s, 4.4MB)

Mark Wagh interview Nottinghamshire batsman Mark Wagh has just released a book - Pavilion to Crease and Back - which is all about his life as a professional county batsman and the highs and lows that go with it. Chris Mallaband caught up with Mark at his book launch last week and found out a little more about the book. LISTEN (13m58s, 6.37MB)

Mike Gatting joined Ben Pheazey in the commentary box during the first morning's play LISTEN (34m30s, 15.8MB)

Ian Martin, ECB's National Disability Cricket Manager spoke to Robert Bridgeman about the MCC/RNIB commentary project, his role at the ECB and future blind tours LISTEN (2m18s, 3.66MB)

Steve Elworthy The director of the forthcoming Twenty20 World Cup talks at length to Terry Blake LISTEN (31m39s, 14.49MB)

Sajid Mahmood Chris Mallaband began by asking the England bowler about his winter LISTEN (6m43s, 3MB)

MCC v Bangladesh 'A', Fri 1 August 2008 in Durham:

Nick von Schlippe interviews the groundsman before the match LISTEN (1MB, 2:11)

MCC captain Stuart Law speaks to Matthew Walker LISTEN (1.4MB, 3:05)

Bangladesh fan Shahib Ali spoke to Chris Mallaband (recorded at Lancashire v Bangladesh fixture at Alderley Edge, 30 July) LISTEN (2MB, 4:22)

The Bangladesh 'A' manager speaks to Chris Mallaband (recorded 30 July) LISTEN (2.2MB, 4:45)

Lunchtime discussion between Bangladesh 'A' manager Saleem Shahad and Chris Mallaband LISTEN (6MB, 13:10)

MCC v Sussex at Lord's, April 2008

Sun 13 April:

MCC Head of Cricket John Stephenson joined Ben Pheazey during the rain delay LISTEN (4.4MB, 19:02)

Robin Martin-Jenkins spoke to Adam Williams before play was due to start LISTEN (1.2MB, 5:14)

Ashley Giles joined Adam Williams to talk about new role as National Selector and Director of Coaching at Warwickshire LISTEN (12.4MB, 27:05)

Sat 12 April:

Selector James Whitaker spoke to Adam Williams before play on Saturday LISTEN (2.4MB, 10:39)

Sussex opener Chris Nash (90 in the second innings) spoke to Matthew Walker LISTEN (1.1MB, 5:06)

ECB performance director David Parsons spoke to Adam Williams LISTEN (1.1MB, 5:06)

Steve Salisbury spoke to Chris Mallaband about the MCC winter tour to Uganda LISTEN (4.2MB, 18:15)

Fri 11 April:

MCC Lord's and universities manager Fraser Stewart joined Jamie Wright at the start of play LISTEN (3.8MB, 16:42)

Owais Shah of Middlesex LISTEN (345KB, 1:28)

Mick Hunt, Head Groundsman at Lord's LISTEN (863KB, 3:40)

David Batts explained MCC's development plan for Lord's LISTEN (7MB, 30:23)

Thu 10 April:

Bobby Bridgeman spoke to England selector Ashley Giles before the start of the match LISTEN (790KB, 1:41)

Mike Gatting, Managing Director of Cricket Partnerships and England U19 squad LISTEN (17.9MB, 39:01)

The MCC's Keith Bradshaw spoke to Terry Blake at lunch LISTEN (8MB, 35:00)

National selector Geoff Miller spoke to Bobby Bridgeman about the selection process LISTEN(2.2MB, 9:47)

Middlesex's Nick Compton talks to Ben Pheazey about his Everest expedition LISTEN (6.87MB, 15:00)

Steve Elworthy, now a tournament director at the ECB, joined Terry Blake during the MCC innings LISTEN 13.2MB, 28:50)

Cockspur Cup Final - 9 Sep 2007

Terry Blake chats to MCC Secretary Keith Bradshaw LISTEN (13mb)

The concluding moments of the match LISTEN (6mb)

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