The Cricket Sadist Hour



Andy Zaltzman and Jarrod Kimber dig in to cricket's biggest and nerdiest topics. They deliver heavy balls with soft hands. The Aubrey Faulkner of cricket podcasts.


  • The day Kapil changed cricket | World Cup performances

    23/05/2019 Duração: 33min

    Kimber and Zaltzman talk great World Cup performances - that Kapil Dev catch, the human calculator Michael Bevan and how Sanath and Kalu changed things

  • World Cup performances | The Puppetmaster Martin Crowe

    23/04/2019 Duração: 32min

    From Crowe to Klusener, Kimber and Zaltzman look back at great performances from previous World Cups in the first of a two part series

  • Cricket's foot fetish

    25/02/2019 Duração: 46min

    Zaltzman and Kimber talking free hits, body position and Chris Woakes' nice feet. How do we stop them, why do they happen, and why Bob Willis should never ever talk about them.

  • Bowlers save humanity

    17/01/2019 Duração: 49min

    When it comes to not making runs, few are more qualified than Andy Zaltzman and Jarrod Kimber. The two learned failures look at how much Test batsmen struggled in 2018, and why. They discuss where modern batting is right now, blip-wise. They also talk bowlers, invent a dating app inspired by a Kent allrounder, and Jarrod picks an unlikely candidate as his ideal person. Mixed by Nick McCorriston.

  • The soft hands of glove

    08/09/2018 Duração: 01h54s

    Kimber sits down with Zaltzman, one of the leading wicketkeepers in England, to look at the evolution of keeping.

  • Joe Root and the conversions

    17/08/2018 Duração: 44min

    Zaltzman and Kimber look at batsmen converting fifties to hundreds, and those converting twenty-fives to fifties (for some reason), and much other Joe Root related stuff.

  • The age of Wagner

    05/08/2018 Duração: 47min

    Zaltzman and Kimber go left, way left, to talk about one of the biggest trends in cricket, the rise of left-arm seam: from Fred Morley to Neil Wagner, with lots of Wasim Akram

  • The life and times of Jimmy

    23/07/2018 Duração: 51min

    Jarrod Kimber and Andy Zaltzman are back with the Cricket Sadist Hour, and they take a deep dive into Jimmy Anderson's career.