The Bugle Ashes ZaltzCast

The Bugle Ashes ZaltzCast

By The Bugle

The Bugle Ashes ZaltzCast is the Ashes themed cricket show from The Bugle, hosted by Andy Zaltzman. Expect stats. Many stats.

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Episodes

The BAZcast Official Review of the 2023 Ashes

Andy and Chris try to work out what happened this summer. Including all the stats on player of the series Chris Woakes, and why the old boys were on top.Hosted by Andy Zaltzman and Chris Skinner.Hear more from The Bugle family at https://thebuglepodcast.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/08/23·33m 46s

5th Test, Day 4: Gloom and Doom is definitely a possibility

Khawaja and Warner hit form just at the right/wrong time. We give reasons why England/Australia will win this test. Hosted by Andy Zaltzman and Chris SkinnerHear more from The Bugle family at https://thebuglepodcast.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/07/23·19m 16s

5th Test, Day 3: Broad Bazbails Out

Stuart Broad and Moeen Ali set to bow out, Jimmy has a birthday to celebrate, and Brook and Crawley get compared to the greats.Also, are Australia just going to chase this down and make the whole series feel weird?Hosted by Andy Zaltzman and Chris SkinnerHear more from The Bugle family at https://thebuglepodcast.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/07/23·22m 4s

5th Test, Day 2: Maiden England

As the cricket swerved and undulated through various moods and tones, the second day of the 5th Test at The Oval saw very little to separate England and Australia. Hosted by Andy ZaltzmanHear more from The Bugle family at https://thebuglepodcast.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/07/23·5m 50s

5th Test, Day 1: The greatest cricket stat of all time?

It was a day of thwacks, whacks and counter attacks as Australia edged England on day 1 of the 5th Test at The Oval. Stand back for a hefty Stat Whack, featuring what is quite possibly the greatest stat of Andy's time on this statistical Earth.Hosted by Andy ZaltzmanHear more from The Bugle family at https://thebuglepodcast.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/07/23·9m 41s

5th Test Preview: Australia's poor record at The Oval

As the 5th Test at The Oval gets underway, Australia don't want to be the team that retain the Ashes only because it was wet, and England don't want to lose it at home for the first time since 2001. Andy brings you all of the stats, including how England could achieve something no other side has for over 65 years.Hosted by Andy ZaltzmanHear more from The Bugle family at https://thebuglepodcast.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/07/23·7m 42s

4th Test, Day 4: What's happened to Anderson's bowling

Cricket unexpectedly happened, despite the weather, but nothing much happened. Marcus Labuschagne overcame the yips to hit a century, before Joe Root took him out. Meanwhile Andy explains, with stats, how Jimmy Anderson's bowling compares to last year, after another wicketless day. Hosted by Andy ZaltzmanHear more from The Bugle family at https://thebuglepodcast.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/07/23·4m 50s

4th Test, Day 3: Boundary-thwacking brutality

Day 3 of the 4th Test saw boundary-thwacking brutality and high calibre bowling from England as they once again eviscerated Australia, with Bairstow and Wood playing starring roles. But is the rain about to put a dampener on the fun? Hear all the stats on another extraordinary day then get ready to stand back for a stat whack.Hosted by Andy ZaltzmanHear more from The Bugle family at https://thebuglepodcast.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/07/23·6m 8s

4th Test, Day 2: Why Crawley's innings was so remarkable

England put on one of their most Bazballisticious displays in the past 15 months in Day 2 at Old Trafford as Zak Crawley hit 189 in a stunning day of cricket. Meanwhile, Pat Cummins had an absolute stinker and Moheen Ali played a cover drive that made all in the world feel well.Hosted by Andy ZaltzmanHear more from The Bugle family at https://thebuglepodcast.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/07/23·10m 11s

4th Test, Day 1: Woakes takes four wickets

England bowlers got to work on Australia at Old Trafford with Chris Woakes taking four wickets and Stuart Broad taking his 600th wicket in Test cricket. Andy takes some of your questions (Qs) in a Q&A, with Andy supplying the As (answers). Hosted by Andy Zaltzman.Hear more from The Bugle family at https://thebuglepodcast.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/07/23·8m 42s

4th Test Preview: Jimmy Anderson's farewell Test?

Andy, Nish and Chris pick over the emotional rollercoaster of what has already been one of the classic Test series, reflect on the Women's Ashes, and look ahead to the 4th Test at Old Trafford and whether it could be a farewell for Jimmy Anderson.Hosted by Andy Zaltzman, with Nish Kumar and Chris AddisonHear more from The Bugle family at https://thebuglepodcast.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/07/23·19m 16s

3rd Test, Review: The Phoenix Stretches Their Wings

England narrowly thrash Australia and both the men's and women's sides are biting at Australia's heels. Andy and Chris review the impact of the team changes, admire Harry Brook's stats and look forward to the next matches.Hosted by Andy Zaltzman, with Chris SkinnerHear more from The Bugle family at http://thebuglepodcast.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/07/23·21m 18s

3rd Test, Day 3: Some love for Moeen

Australia could be on the verge of winning the Ashes, but their top order is having a stinker. Also, some love for Moeen and his all-round skills, Travis Head and Stuart Broad. Let's hit refresh on the weather app.Hear more from The Bugle family at http://thebuglepodcast.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/07/23·17m 26s

3rd Test, Day 2: Sleepy Smudge

Is Pat Cummins an all time great, what's up with Steve Smith, did Mark Wood break a record and is David Warner done for?Hear more from The Bugle family at http://thebuglepodcast.com  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/07/23·20m 9s

3rd Test, Day 1: We Always Said Mitchell Marsh Was Great

Mitchell Marsh and Mark Wood have brilliant days, and Chris and Andy celebrate both. Also, a good day for Chris Woakes and a bad day for people who try to catch balls. Plus, who is Todd Murphy and what is he plotting? Hear more from The Bugle family at http://thebuglepodcast.com Hosted on Acast. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/07/23·21m 33s

2nd Test: Review: Diamond in the rough justice

Stokes plays one of the greatest ever innings in a losing situation, the cricketing world goes to war, everyone must be exhausted and we start again in two days! Andy and Chris give their take.Hear more from The Bugle family at http://thebuglepodcast.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/07/23·27m 3s

2nd Test, Day 4: Duckett, don't drop it

Duckett versus Starc, Bouncers versus Fun, and Pope versus Sleep. Another unorthodox day and Andy and Chris break it down.Listen to more from the Bugle, buy our books and see us live. Go to http://thebuglepodcast.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/07/23·20m 2s

2nd test, Day 3: Find a unique way to avoid it

Andy tells the truth behind the numbers, from the lows of missed chances to highs of Usman Khawaja's batting. Was Chris right to miss the whole day's play? Plus, will England win the match on day 4, with time to spare?Listen to more from the Bugle, buy our books and see us live. Go to http://thebuglepodcast.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/07/23·15m 9s

2nd Test, Day 2: Bazball or Nothing

Was this a terrible, or brilliant day for England? Are they done with all these stumpings, and why do both sides keep bowling no balls?Listen to more from the Bugle, buy our books and see us live. Go to http://thebuglepodcast.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/06/23·15m 49s

2nd Test, Day 1: Just Stop Toil

Andy and Chris reflect on a day of protests, Steve Smithery and below par England bowling. But, on the upside, wickets for Joe Root.Listen to more from the Bugle, buy our books and see us live. Go to http://thebuglepodcast.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/06/23·17m 49s

2nd Test: Preview - Is Tongue better than Wood?

Andy is back with (Producer) Chris Skinner to preview the Lord's test, with the use of stats. In focus: England's bowling, their use of Tongue and their nude nuts. Also; fragile batting orders, and our official predictions. Plus, some love and statistics for Tammy Beaumont.Listen to more from the Bugle, buy our books and see us live. Go to http://thebuglepodcast.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/06/23·23m 8s

First Test: Review! Five Days And Cricket Was the Winner

What on earth was that! Australia repeatedly threw it away then won it. England repeatedly won it then threw it away. Or something like that.Hear more from The Bugle family at http://thebuglepodcast.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/06/23·18m 20s

1st Test, Day 4: Reverse Sweeping The First Ball

Of course this wildest of all test matches stands on a knife edge. Here's the stats!Hear more from The Bugle family at http://thebuglepodcast.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/06/23·7m 6s

1st Test, Day 3: Barracudas Mating on the Outfield

Enough time in a shortened day for Ben Stokes to start putting fielders in all kinds of places. It sort of worked. Plus, Ollie Pope's weird numbers.Hear more from The Bugle family at http://thebuglepodcast.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/06/23·7m 18s

1st Test, Day 2: Marnus Sends Crowd Noisily Beserk

England made some crucial mistakes, Usman was silky, what was the stat of the day?Hear more from The Bugle family at http://thebuglepodcast.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/06/23·4m 38s

1st Test, Day 1: Computer Generated Bazballian Batting

Australia took an absolute battering and ended the day on top. Possibly. An amazing day 1, here's the stats.Hear more from The Bugle family at http://thebuglepodcast.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/06/23·7m 20s

The Official ZaltzCast Preview

Andy is here for the first BAZCast of the summer. What's going to happen? How did Andy get into the press conference?Hear more from The Bugle family at http://thebuglepodcast.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/06/23·12m 40s

The Bugle remembers Shane Warne

We're very sad that Shane Warne has passed and on the latest Bugle Andy, Nish and Josh paid tribute to the great man. Hear the full episode at http://thebuglepodcast.com/ or watch it on our YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/TheBugleChannel Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/03/22·7m 48s

An Ashes post-sportem

Join Andy Zaltzman and Felicity Ward after the Fifth and final Test - the first ever Ashes match in Hobart - for a post-sportem on the latest instalment of England's Antipodean humiliations. Featuring:- Amazement at the series climax displaying some of the worst cricket anyone has ever seen. - One of the most incredible dismissals from Marnus Labuschagne, complete with a box step move straight out of a hoedown. - Stuart Broad getting into battle with a robot. - Felicity has some Sick Burns and translates the post-Ashes interviews of captains Joe Root and Pat Cummins. - Plus, Andy and Felicity field your questions in a season finale Q&A.Produced by Ped Hunter and Chris Skinner Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/01/22·54m 3s

A glorious draw for England!

Andy Zaltzman and Felicity Ward are joined by cricketer, broadcaster and writer Isabelle Westbury to go over England's glorious Fourth Test draw in Sydney to deny Australia a 5-0 whitewash. Featuring: England's Jonny Bairstow hitting a sensational century which he celebrated 'like an angry Henry VIII'.England captain Joe Root adding to his ongoing nut shot total of The Ashes. The wonderful story of Australian batsman Usman Khawaja hitting two centuries in the twilight of his career. How human males evolved to retract their junk like an aeroplane's landing wheels to avoid injury when sliding on the ground to evade dinosaurs. And stats. Of course there are stats. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/01/22·52m 23s

New Year, New England?

Join Andy Zaltzman and Felicity Ward for the post mortem of Australia's massacre of England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).Featuring: The shittest England innings in the long history of Ashes cricket - comparable to finding a dead fox in your garden. Does Joe Root have the energy to lead England when he looks like he lacks the energy to rub out a scratchcard?Consider Andy's revolutionary idea for the future of international cricket, while he and Felicity solve all of England cricket's problems. Hear an MCG-themed song exclusively written for the Urncast by Australian comedian Geraldine Quinn. https://www.geraldinequinn.com/Your questions are answered in a special Bugle Urncast Q&A section.And enjoy a bumper Stat Whack section, commemorating England's phenomenally bad showing in Melbourne.Starring Andy Zaltzman and Felicity WardProduced by Ped Hunter and Chris Skinner Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/12/21·51m 12s

Does Santa like a Sledge?

Nish Kumar joins Andy Zaltzman and Felicity Ward to pore over a quite extraordinary Adelaide Test and look towards Boxing Day at the MCG. Hear about Joe Root having possibly the worst cricketing day ever, bookended with two painful blows to the testicles. Jos Buttler made a bid for one of the oddest Test appearances, complete with great catches, dropped catches, and standing on his own stumps. Hear Andy and Felicity fire questions at Steve Smith and Joe Root in the post-match press conferences. And how exactly do you pronounce Marnus Labuschagne?Starring Andy Zaltzman and Felicity WardProduced by Ped Hunter and Chris Skinner Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/12/21·40m 38s

Why England are actually going to win The Ashes

Andy Zaltzman and Felicity Ward are joined by Dan Norcross from Test Match Special to pick over the bones of the Brisbane Test and look ahead to Adelaide. Including:How England's hope lasted all of 0.51 secs as Rory Burns defied physics to make one of the worst batting mistakes ever seen, facing the very first ball of the Ashes. Is Joe Root haunted by the ghost of Gubby Allen?How Travis Head harnessed the sexual confidence of his new tache to hit his impressive knock. Why military helmets, gophers and electric shocks could revolutionise the decision-making technology of the sport. Why catching is much like stacking a dishwasher. And some hypothetical boner-inducing stats.Starring Andy Zaltzman and Felicity WardProduced by Ped Hunter and Chris Skinner Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/12/21·47m 12s

Series Preview, Second Innings

Andy and Felicity complete the 2nd innings of possibly the greatest Ashes preview of all time. Limber up for Brisbane and listen as Andy attempts to get an exclusive ouija board interview with the deceased Australian cricketer Warwick Armstrong, hear them discuss the Antipodean origins of Russell Crowe and pavlova, and they dig into the archives for classic first-ball-of-the-Brisbane-Test commentary. Elsewhere they even skirt into actual 2021-22 Ashes subjects such as key players and predictions.Starring Andy Zaltzman and Felicity WardProduced by Ped Hunter and Chris Skinner Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/12/21·28m 16s

Series Preview, First Innings

Is this the weirdest buildup to an Ashes ever? Join comedians Andy Zaltzman (English, in Australia) and Felicity Ward (Australian, in England) as the greatest sporting event known to man rapidly approaches. Hear Felicity's prophetic prediction from the previous Ashes in 2019, an exclusive final diary entry from former Australia captain Little Timmy Paine's autobiography No Paine, No Gain, the invention of Squid Game cricket, and dick jokes - because of course there are dick jokes. There's also stats. Lots of stats.Starring Andy Zaltzman and Felicity WardProduced by Ped Hunter and Chris Skinner Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/12/21·29m 43s

Introducing: The Bugle Ashes Urncast

They said it would probably happen, they wondered if it should happen, then they forgot about, assuming Andy has moved on to other things, BUT, finally, The Bugle has a cricket show! Coming this December, The Bugle Ashes Urncast will feature Andy Zaltzman, Felicity Ward, and other people who care about things associated with cricket.This will be, is, and was, a Bugle Podcasts Production Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/11/21·1m 23s
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