Joe Root talks captaincy, McCullum and why batting is his 'quiet place'

The Vaughany and Tuffers Cricket Club

Sep 1 2022 • 1 hr 10 mins

Michael, Phil and Ben look back on England's comfortable win in the second test with South Africa which levels the series between the pair heading into the third and final match.

There's praise for Ben Stokes performance with bat and ball as well as his captaincy which seems to be evolving with each match played.

Elsewhere there's finally some praise for Zak Crawley following a difficult summer.

Our guest this week is none other than former England captain Joe Root! He joins the podcast to discuss how it feels to be re integrated into the side without the burden of captaincy, his close bond with new skipper Ben Stokes and also why this England side is the funnest he has ever played in.

Away from the test side, Mike says it's time the Welsh Fire were disbanded for their own good as they continue to struggle in the Hundred and there's sympathy for the village side who were bowled out for just nine runs!

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