Hendo

Hendo

Co-founder of Guerilla Cricket with Nigel "The Bear" Walker, the other Nigel (Henderson) continues to eschew the glamour of the mainstream, remaining true to socialist principles to fight the good fight Outside Cricket. The programme"s main anchor is a former opening bat who spent a winter netting with Surrey in the early Eighties, he is the author of four books and may one day make a half-decent journalist. Believes all commentary stints are enlivened by the presence of pastries.

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Recent articles by Hendo

Rohit Sharma finally got a well deserved test ton away from home

Rohit Sharma completes his mission to put the pressure back on England

Ollie Pope scored a classy 81 to put England in front in the 4th test

Pope and Woakes the driving force as England’s middle order finally produces decent body of work

Che Pujara proving his worth once again for India at Headingley

THIRD TEST, DAY THREE: Pujara, Rohit and Kohli provide further evidence of India’s backbone to worry England

Ted Dexter would have been proud of Root as England piled on the pressure

THIRD TEST, DAY TWO: Joe Root inspires England’s tribute to Ted Dexter to leave India clutching at straws

Mohammed Siraj took eight wickets in the test to silence England

England on receiving end as Shami and Bumrah’s ninth-wicket stand inspires India's unlikely win

Root cajoled the England batting order to a slender first innings lead

Joe Root, batting whisperer, coaxes England to small lead with stunning mix of skill and stamina

Haseeb Hameed had an inauspicious return to test cricket

SECOND TEST, DAY TWO: England put Hameed horror aside to script happier ending to scary movie

India surge ahead in the 2nd test verus England

Increasingly fluent Rahul proves to be on another planet as India prosper in alien conditions

Will the Ashes go ahead or maybe reduced to 3 tests

Forget bubbles, forget families – a three-Test Ashes in the new year should do the trick

Like a book with it's pages ripped out, this Test left an empty feeling

Test match thriller lacks the perfect ending but England hope for better with difficult second novel

Ravi Jadeja helped push India towards a possible victory in the first test

England left weather-beaten by India’s high-pressure system despite efforts of Anderson and Robinson

Jasprit Bumrah bowled exceptionally on the opening day of the series

FIRST TEST, DAY ONE: England in need of supercharging after invincible India find their fire and spirit

Ross Taylor and skipper Kane Willliamson see NZ through to win WTC final

It’s official: New Zealand are Test world champions as experienced pair combine to ensure country’s finest moment

Che Pujara could be the key to India not losing the WTC final

Weather and national pride likely to have final say in WTC final but late Rohit wicket gives pause for thought

Matt Henry one of six replacements proving the depth of New Zealand cricket

New Zealand worthy WTC finalists as they expose England’s lack of technique and heart

Dan Lawrence at least showed some steel

Fragile England struggle to make the grade in examination by New Zealand B team

Salman Butt disgraced pakistan cricketer wants to make a comeback as a match referee

You couldn’t make it up – but they may have done: Salman Butt reported to be planning future as a match referee

Pakistan will not get their ODI's with England due to dispute with India

Pakistan fans risk missing England series in row over tensions with India

Ollie Robinson bad BJ good! Please explain!

Here's to you Boris Robinson: abuse from the very top has to stop if we're condemning teenage cricketers

Beach cricket at last returns to the beach in Fife

Drawing white lines in the sand: Dom Sibley surplus to requirements as beach cricket returns

Rory Burns scored a patient innings saving ton

Gutsy Rory Burns provides ballast for England as Tim Southee makes light work of dashers

Devon Conway gets his ton on test debut against England

Eng v NZ, first day, first Test, review: Devon Conway proves the best of the new recruits on dominating day for New Zealand

James Bracey could make his Test debut against NZ

New generation of pacemen can make England the slipperiest of customers

It turms out that Brazil is looking a t making bats from eucalyptus

Why Brazil's developing cricket programme could be very bad news for koalas

Richard Hadlee passed judgement on Jasprit Bumrah's action

Hadlee casts doubt on Bumrah's longevity as build up to WTC final gathers pace

Jack Leach gets the nod in Jason's side

Leach gets the nod at last and the youngsters can arm-wrestle for No 5

Refugees find solace in playing the great game of cricket

Asylum seekers turn to cricket while embarking on punishing passage to Europe

Pakistan bowler Mohammad Amir reckons he can get both Kohli and Sharma out

I can get him out both ways: Sharma – and Kohli – easy to bowl at, says Mohammad Amir

Inzamam ul-Haq Pakistan legend warns on T20

Inzamam warns governing bodies: Don't make T20s more important than Tests

Curtly and Jofra are very similar bowlers according to Steve Waugh

Jofra Archer reminds me of Curtly Ambrose, says Waugh as Ashes build-up starts even earlier than usual

West Indies have a busy 2021 in the lead up to the defence of their WT20 title

If it's Thursday it must be Guyana: West Indies plan for mammoth 22-match summer

Promising Indian batsmen Unmukt Chand is thinking about relocating to America

India could lose promising players as US continues expansion of cricketing empire

Rahul Dravid reckons India can do the double over England this summer

England's lack of batting class means India can complete double, says Dravid

Sourav Ganguly President of the IPL

BCCI holds fire on cancelling IPL as huge cost of failure to resume becomes apparent

Varun Chakravarthy one of several positive COVID cases to penetrate the IPL bubble

Future of IPL thrown into doubt after Covid finds its way inside the bubbles

Kieron Pollard pulversised CSK with 87 off 34 balls

Pollard-ed! CSK are ripped apart as Mumbai's hulking presence comes to life

Harpreet Brar destroys RCB with three magic balls

Harpreet Brar comes out of nowhere to leave RCB's heavy artillery in tatters

Prithvi Shaw smashed an 18 ball half century on his way to securing victory for Delhi

Show goes on as franchises up Covid aid but question of use of medical resources is revisited

Kane Williamson and David Warner in full PPE on a connecting flight during the IPL

Writers join clamour for IPL to be halted as Chennai enjoy dominant victory over sorry Sunrisers

ABD did again today taking an average score to a winning score

Aussies in suspended animation as Zampa's RCB colleagues are forced to lean on De Villiers again

Chris Jordan hit a fluent 30 off 18 balls

IPL raises its response to Covid catastrophe as Ganguly presses ahead with schedule

Sanjus Samson once again steadies the ship to guide his side to victory

Luck deserts Knight Riders but in a land ravaged by disease, is the IPL a welcome or unwelcome distraction?

KL Rahul made Mumbai as they cruised past them in Chennai

KL Rahul makes Mumbai Indians pay for their diminishing returns in sticky Chennai

Deepak Chahar ripped the heart out of the Knight Riders in Mumbai

Russell and Cummins almost pull off dramatic heist after Deepak Chahar reduces KKR to ruins

Amit Mishra helped Delhi get their first victory over Mumbai in 6 attempts

Amit Mishra rolls back the years to end Delhi's long wait for a victory over Mumbai Indians

Ravi Jadeja an all round asset for CSK

Ravi Jadeja proves he is a man for all occasions as he initiates Rajasthan collapse against spin

AB de Villiers blasted a quick fire 76 to set an imposing target

Glenn Maxwell feeling at home already as Royal Challengers Bangalore top IPL table with perfect start

Rohit Sharma another day another victory

Rohit goes against the tide as Sunrisers fall short in yet another chase

Deepak Chahar picked up his best figures in IPL

Deepak Chahur produces best figures to ensure CSK make perfect use of dry first half-hour

Rahul Chahar bowled a match turning spell

Eoin Morgan's fearlessness fixation comes back to bite him as Mumbai pull off unlikely win

Jofra Archer will not be hurried back after surgery

Sangakkara assures England fans IPL will take holistic approach to Jofra Archer's return to tournament

Sanju Samson opened his IPL 2021 accunt with a scintilating hundred

Samson hits stunning century on captaincy debut but Rajasthan fall agonisingly short in shotmaking frenzy

Harsha Patel gets a five wicket haul in IPL 2021 opener

Harsha Patel defies the power-hitters to put RCB on way to last-ball victory in IPL opener

Nasum Ahmed made his Bangladesh debut in T20's away in New Zealand

Bangladesh reach for the sky in effort to deflect responsibility for poor display in New Zealand

Nicholas Pooran looking for a big time IPL this year

One "Pooran" a match should help Punjab Kings make play-off, says Jonty Rhodes

Saudi Arabia is expanding it's vision for cricket in the country

Day-night Tests under the artificial moon: what Saudi Arabia's cricketing future may look like

Che Pujara in the IPL for the first time in 7 years

Pujara: I've missed IPL and I'm confident I'll do well, says batsman ready to scratch seven-year itch

hundreds of Indian umpires in domestic game unpaid since last year

Cough up, BCCI: Indian umpires angry as governing body fails to pay wages

Sam Curran, fearless doesn't mean brainless

Nerveless not fearless: the attitude that makes Curran such a threat

Dilip Vengsarkar is demanding a limited overs recall for ravi Ashwin

Calls for Ravichandran Ashwin's white-ball return get louder as England's batsmen savage spinners

Kirtipur Cricket Stadium Nepal

Cricket-crazy Nepalis prepare for international T20 triangular tournament near Kathmandu

Man Utd star with crazy hair, Paul Pogba

Are we about to see Paul Pogba in the IPL? You haired it here first

Inzamam-ul-haq pakistan legend

Fancy-dress, oil-well firefighters and umpires' day jobs: yes it's the Guerilla Cricquiz No 1

Paul Farbrace former assistant coach of the national team

Former England coach tips Bears pair to play for England – but who will be first?

England leggie Matt Parkinson in trouble over past tweets

Before he was famous: spinner Matt Parkinson's Twitter takedown of Kohli raises hackles and some hilarity

Gary Wilson of Ireland retires

Green all over: Gary Wilson hangs up gloves to take on Irish coaching role

Another spectacular catch by Chris Jordan

Who needs two hands when one will do? The sublime, surreal art of Chris Jordan's catching

Newly installed West Indies captain Kraigg Brathwaite

Media adds to pressure on Brathwaite to turn West Indies around ahead of Sri Lanka Tests

Mark Wood was the pick of the bowlers in the 3rd game of the T20 series

Review, third T20 Kohli puts his pedal to the metal, but speed of England's pace duo wins the race

Mahhadul Hasan Joy Bangladesh's rising star

The Joy of batting: young Bangladesh player delights with impressive series against Ireland

England batsman Jason Roy

Review, first T20: miserly England may have given away their World Cup plan too soon

India v England 2021 test captain and cup

We didn't expect much, but how little we got was still surprising: Guerilla commentators reflect on India's triumph

Yorkshire opener Will Fraine

The Guerillashire Diaries: our weekly digest of the best county stories

Ruhan Pretorius had a false positive on the Ireland Wolves tour

Put in an orange suit and placed in isolation: Ireland's Pretorius tells of shock of Covid false positive

India win the series 3-1

Down and usually out: Guerilla tweeters find the fun in a fiasco

Ireland's Wolves tour of Bangladesh in trouble

Ireland game abandoned mid-match amid the sound of Covid bubbles bursting

The troubles and tribulatins of Alika Dananjaya

The cricket gods first make mad those they wish to destroy: the mind-boggling highs and lows of Akila Dananjaya

Monty Paneasar's bowling suffered after Shane Ward criticised him

Monty Panesar: Warne's comments didn't help my career but Boycott had the best response

Jofra Archer bowls left arm spin in the nets

Ambidextrous in Ahmedabad: could Jofra Archer's left-arm spin be England's secret weapon in final Test?

Shane Warne, bowler supreme wants changes to DRS

Shane Warne's suggested DRS changes will make it even harder to bat on a spin trap

David Warner still can't bring himself to support England

David Warner gurns, grimaces and grits his teeth but still can't bring himself to back Poms

Eshan Mani Pakistan Cricket Board

BCCI: Pakistan looking for a reason to quit world T20 in India

Alan Butcher ex coach of Zimbabwe Cricket

Former coach Butcher hoping Zimbabwe can prosper again in Test arena

Prithvi Shaw young Indian batsmen

Tormented Prithvi hints at getting career back on a Shaw footing with double hundred

Joe Root, England's premier spinner

Joeen, Joeen, Joeen, Joe-eeen: Guerilla Twitter sings praises as Root hits peak tweak

Chaminda Vaas, Sri Lankan legend

For a few dollars more: Vaas slings his hook as board refuses expenses hike despite salary rise for officials

Rohit Sharma caused a fuss again today

Tweet wars: Stokes and Foakes incidents have Guerilla listeners at odds

There's troble in Sri Lankan cricket

The Disunited State of Sri Lanka: are leading players really seeking new avenues in America?

Virat Kohli and Sourav Ganguly

How are you being served? The crucial judgment on a Kohli or Ganguly dinner date

Bangladesh test cricket is in trouble

Turn off the party music and help Bangladesh get their mojo back

West Indies newbie Keeper Josh Da Silva

Exclusive: West Indies partnership builder Josh Da Silva lifts lid on bio-secure party celebrations

Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan

Pakistan PM Imran Khan damns India with faint praise

England test cricketr Moeen Ali

Eight wickets, but Moeen Ali’s lack of control after long absence from red-ball cricket proves costly

Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh

Ashwin apologises for being considerably better than hero Harbhajan

Ex Indian cricket captain Sunil Gavaskar

Workload management? Resting of Jasprit Bumrah upsets Sunni’s disposition

Mohammad Rizwan Pakistan international cricketer

Putting on the Riz: Pakistan star proves his resilience

The Guerillas

From De Mello to the Moose, Monty wants cricket trophies to mean something

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Share option: former Channel 4 mastermind says pay TV and free-to-air must work together for benefit of fans

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Rory Burns caught in a rare spin cycle by record-breaking Ravichandran Ashwin

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Mushfiqur Rahim: you've missed your chance now, IPL, and you've only got yourselves to blame

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Ravi Shastri doubles in age as Root and Stokes take a liking to Indian bowling

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What are you on? Dope testers bring brilliant Vince back down to earth

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Indian pundit backs Root: "Imagine if Virat Kohli had gone to England and got these runs"

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Sparkling Stokes hints England are playing the long game

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Vengeance is a pitch served cold (and lifeless)

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You got the wrong seamer - and the spinners weren’t great, says grumpy Gambhir

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Elegant Babar Azam beats off cover drive competition from Virat Kohli

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Kevin Kothigoda – not so much a bowling action as a yoga position

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Exclusive: Pakistani doctors' diagnosis - Arthur has to go, and we'll pay for sacking

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Opening questions: Cook, his brief, and the swipe over cover

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Adil Rashid could still become top Test spinner if he plays his cards right

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The Adil conundrum: never in the field of cricket conflict has one ball meant so much to so many

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Depression and anxiety "being seen in cricketers as young as ten"

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Getting it Wrong: opprobrium aimed at ball-tamperers has a darker side

Don Trump

Trevor Bayliss's trump card makes England a poor excuse of a team

Bhuve Kumar

Brilliant Bhuvneshwar Kumar beginning to show his all-round qualities

The alamo

Duckett the issue: bingeing Poms the victims of (social) media's fake morality

Shane Warne

Being There: Aaaaagh-delaide and the nightmare before Christmas (part one)

Joe Root

The real problem with Joe Root: he's mesmerized by his own talent

Steve Harmison

The great outpouring of breath: the Ashes, anticipation and a man called Harmy

The Guerillas

Disasters in the drop zone: men who lost England the Ashes (maybe)

Billy Bowden just wanted love

Middle management: growing scrutiny adds to umpires' insecurities

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So this is bromance: how Warner gave game away about Aussie-Pommie rivalry

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Roy and Bairstow wipe floor with lacklustre West Indies

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Brilliant Lewis left to feel the pain as spectacular knock proves in vain

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Jofra who? Guerilla Cricket's Youth Wing on their Ashes XIs. Bloody millenials

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Urning a place on the plane: the Guerilla Cricket Ashes selections (part one)

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Deja vu for West Indies as Jonny B Good

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Anderson makes history but incurs umpire's wrath as deciding Test stands on a knife-edge

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All eyes on Stokes as wickets tumble on compelling opening day

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A triumph of Hope over expectation: West Indies pair drive tourists to historic victory

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Inimitable Moeen Ali grabs initiative to give England sight of victory

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Ben Stokes rides his luck to complete compelling century

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Rain rescues West Indies from trial under lights after Alastair Cook's fourth double hundred

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Joe Root and Alastair Cook hit centuries as England make West Indies toil

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Marvellous Moeen's all-round skills prove too much for South Africa

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Ali turns up heat to take game away from South Africa

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Anderson marks opening of his own end in inspirational style

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Moeen's hat-trick rounds off victory despite Elgar's resistance

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Du Plessis facing humiliation as England dominate day

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Bloodied South Africa feel the full force of Stokes and Roland-Jones

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Cook in the swing as South Africa's bowlers find pitch to their liking

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Sniper Shrubsole pulls trigger to halt India's charge to house of victory

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Sorry, but like England, we couldn't be bothered

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Philander ensures honours are even after see-saw day

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England in driving seat after Philander injury adds to tourists' bowling woes

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Middle order steadies tourists after Moeen wins battle of the bewhiskered

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Brilliant Root in dreamland on captaincy debut