adamtheaker501 has written 4 posts for left field sport

England V Pakistan: Series Preview

On Thursday the First Test between England and Pakistan will take place at Lords and based on their last two tours of England, could there be more controversy in the offing? A lot of talk in the build up to the series is regarding the return to Test Cricket of Mohammad Amir. In 2010 Amir … Continue reading

Copa America Final Preview: Argentina v Chile

On Sunday evening the Copa America Centenary tournament will be drawn to a close with Argentina and Chile again competing for the trophy in a repeat of the 2015 final. On that occasion Chile won on penalties to make Argentina’s long wait for a trophy continue. It is now 23 years since Argentina last won … Continue reading

United States: Unpopular Hosts and Unlikely Winners?

As the group stages begin coming to a conclusion in the European Championships, another tournament is working its way to a conclusion. The Centenary Copa America hosts the United States defeated Ecuador 2-1 in the Quarter final thanks to a first half goal from Clint Dempsey (remember him?). The result and tournament as a whole … Continue reading

Alastair Cook: England’s Greatest?

By Adam Theaker As England wrapped up the Test series over Sri Lanka at Chester-Le-Street the crowd in attendance witnessed one man write his way into cricketing immortality. Alastair Cook became the first Englishman and the youngest man to reach the 10,000 runs milestone and thus the conversation has begun to where Cook’s place in … Continue reading