I'm conflicted re: tests on TV because the Sky money really, really helps fund genuinely good stuff like the women's team and disability teams. I think a nice compromise would be one test per summer on terrestrial, but I think it's much more important that highlights get out there.
I am also conflicted because I believe the Sky money is good for the game at all levels, but I resent funding football. I refuse to pay and have 95%+ of that fee go straight into football. Allow me to pay directly.
For many years I watched cricket by dubious means of questionable legality, but my girlfriend's sister was kind enough to take pity on my pixellated tetris-coverage and gave me her Sky login. Now I get good quality legal streams for free. It slightly breaks my principles, because money has still found its way to football, just not mine.
There does need to be something on freeview though. This is exactly how I got into cricket as a child in the 90s. I might not have found it otherwise - none of my family are that interested.
Balladeer: Happy new year and Christmas and all that to all. (Sorry - again, I mostly browse on mobile, so didn't see your earlier wishes!)
Dec 31, 2020 8:55:05 GMT
Mattzo: I hope you are all well, and good luck for 2021.
Dec 29, 2020 20:14:16 GMT
nemouk: Merry Boxing Day Test Eve!
Dec 25, 2020 12:59:41 GMT
waughandpeace: Merry Christmas all, and a happy new year - fingers crossed we'll all be back watching more cricket in 21
Dec 25, 2020 2:01:50 GMT
pierredelafranchesca: Gale and Pyrah to support Lions as coaches.....OK, i mean Gale has been shit for Yorks and is potentially neck deep in this racism case, but sure why not. In fact, keep the useless prick.
Dec 1, 2020 14:52:55 GMT
Balladeer: Definitely needed to be a thread. I came up with one of the same answers as you because I can't see the chatbox on mobile.
Jun 22, 2020 16:14:58 GMT