The Offspin

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The Offspin

An occasional cricket podcast hosted by Simon Day and Alex Braae, with a rotating squad of sloggers, change bowlers and specialist fielders. Brought to you by The Beer Spot.

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World Test Championship: Day 2

World Test Championship: Day 2

On a leisurely Sunday morning episode of The Offspin, Alex Braae is joined by producer and guitarist Jonathan Pearce to break down an enthralling first proper day of test cricket. The pair discuss dreary old Southampton, the Indian batsmen putting the Black Caps bowlers under serious pressure, the texture of the radio commentary, and playing … Read more
World Test Championship: Day 0

World Test Championship: Day 0

It’s the day before the night of the World Test Championship final, but depending on which weather forecast you read the chance of any play in Southampton tonight is either bad or very bad.
Party like it’s 1999

Party like it’s 1999

After an historic series victory over England, The Offspin is joined by real life professional cricket broadcaster (and diehard Blackcaps fan) Sonia Gray to discuss balancing professionalism with fandom.
First test performance reviews

First test performance reviews

With the first Blackcaps v England test in the books, Simon and Alex give themselves performance reviews for how their bodies and minds held up to the demands of overnight cricket watching.
Life lessons from a cricket coach

Life lessons from a cricket coach

Kit Perera is an Auckland cricket legend, and in his capacity as a coach at Suburbs New Lynn has helped players like Jimmy Neesham, Jeet Raval, Ajaz Patel and Martin Guptill fine-tune their techniques and mental approach to the game.