Paul Howarth

Paul Howarth (aka Grubby) captained Queens' College to the Cambridge University league title in 1995. In cricketing terms, it's all been downhill since then. These days, he has to make do with burbling into a mic for Guerilla Cricket and fanning the flames of his unrequited love for Jos Buttler. Sigh. He occasionally writes sport articles for The Independent.

Frenetic, splenetic and over quicker than a KP Red Bull single: frazzled England give up the ghost
“The last thing you want is extra overs in your spleen .” Hendo. There was plenty of opportunity for England fans to...
O’Grubby’s guide to filthy lucre
(Lazy stereotypes and tips for the historic Ireland vs Pakistan Test, May 11-15, Malahide) Begorrah, be-Jaysus, top o’ the mornin’ to ya....
Kohli The Lonely
The cricketers-in-song-titles game that’ll take over your life. Everyone needs a mate like Big Tone. A die-hard Newcastle United fan (well, no-one’s...
Being at Home: Aaaaagh-delaide and the nightmare before Christmas (part two)
Sofa-dwelling Paul Howarth was forced to watch the debacle unfolding at Adelaide 2006-07 from under his duvet 10,000 miles from the action....
The summer of ’05: like a trick of the memory
It was the best of times. When England regained the Ashes after 16 long years of pain, Paul Howarth was working his...
Lazy Gayle, Limp England and the Roaring Bear
West Indies won this rather pointless T20 by 21 runs. England won the toss and elected to insert Windies. Six overs later,...

Broadcast Schedule

IPL 2024
IPL 2024 Q1 KKR v SRH
21st May
Start time: 3:00 pm BST
England v Pakistan 2024 T20 series
1st T20, ENG v PAK, Headingley
22nd May
Start time: 6:30 pm BST