The Hundred’s Pay Gap Hit For Six

Tweet The Hundred, is a modern format with old fashioned measures as the highest paid woman will earn 88% less than the highest paid male. This new format is ground-breaking in terms that it is one of the first formats to launch a male and female competition at the same time. However, the pay gap is still staggering. The highest paid male will earn £125,000 yet the highest paid female will earn £15,000. Clare Connor, the ECB’s managing director for women’s cricket said: “We’re all very committed to closing that…

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Veganism In Sport

Tweet The latest trend Skinny; malnourished; protein-deficient; freaks. Words you would not associate with elite athletes. Words that many, however, would direct towards vegans. So, when the two intertwine, when the world’s strongest man, Patrik Baboumian, and some of the greatest athletes of all time in their respective sports, Novak Djokovic and Lewis Hamilton, follow a plant-based diet, should we realign our beliefs to how elite athletes eat? Almost half of the UK vegan population, 42%, made the change from a non vegan diet in 2018. In other words, two…

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Pineapple Before Wicket

Tweet Dead cows transformed into cricket balls through their cowhide may not be hit for six much longer.  Cricket balls of the future may be made from pineapples as synthetic alternatives are being investigated to replace the historic leather ball.  Former Australian cricketer, Jason Gillespie, revealed he had been researching alternative products to make cricket balls. He said: “I’ve read some stuff about pineapple skins. There are some synthetic alternatives.  “Ideally I’d love to see an alternative to it [leather] absolutely.”  Gillespie, as a vegan, adheres to a plant-based diet…

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Which show are you destined to watch this spring based on your zodiac sign?

Tweet By Katrin Johannessen In these times of corona virus induced self-isolation good streaming options are paramount. These shows are all free to stream on BBC iplayer. Have a look at which show the stars have in store for you. Aries (March 21 – April 19) Bats, Balls and Bradford Girls There is nobody who can tell you what to do, and if they don’t know just yet, then they will soon find out. You do everything off your own bat. There is also nobody who can tell the girls…

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Cricket Weekly Column #16 We’re Back!

Cricket Weekly is back! In the 16th edition of Overtime’s cricket column, Riley Taylor takes a look back at the past six months to see what we have missed.

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Live Breathe Sport Podcast Episode Two: Unai Emery, Joe Root and Jose Mourinho

Tweet *Contains Strong Language* Welcome to the 2nd episode of the Live Breathe Sport Podcast. This week we discuss the sackings of Unai Emery and Quique Sanchez Flores and how Jose Mourinho got on in his first game in charge with new club Tottenham. Riley talks about how Joe Root bounced back from his failure at Mount Maungahai with England looking to draw the series in the second Test in Hamilton. Tony talks about the winding down of the Formula One season before joining producer Lil DA in talking about…

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