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Scouting Cricket

Scouting Cricket

By Ronan Alexander
Providing insight and analysis on young cricketers under the age of 24 through a range of different guests; combining latest news, stats and opinions.
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13 - Franchise Analysis with James Tomson
We are joined by James Tomson who has experience working as a Performance Analyst for Warwickshire CCC, Birmingham Phoenix, Central Stags and Chattogram Challengers. We discuss his introduction to the franchise scene and the best under 24 players he has worked with during his journey so far. Leave us a review and follow James on instagram: @JT_Analysis_Coaching Check out our website and follow us on Twitter & Instagram @scoutingcricket
March 28, 2022
12 - Big Bash League Focus
For episode 12 we are joined by Jack - @cricket_pig discussing the goings on from BBL 11. We look at the use of the power surge, focus on under 24 players and how teams can tactically improve for the remainder of the competition. Check out Jack's blog: Our wesbite: Follow us on twitter: @ScoutingCricket
December 30, 2021
11 - Abu Dhabi T10 Preview with Dan Weston
Ronan is rejoined by Dan Weston, who is working at the Abu Dhabi T10 with Bangla Tigers. We look through some T10 tactics and differences from T20. Run through each team, focusing on the under 24 players they have in their ranks.
November 16, 2021
10 - Emilio Gay: Northants breakthrough opening batter
Ronan is joined by Northants opening batter Emilio Gay who discusses his cricketing upbringing, time in the Northants Academy, switching from an all-rounder to a batter due to injury. Then making his debut, scoring his maiden ton against Kent and the side's start to the County Championship season and his white ball ambitions. As well as speaking about different techniques and set-ups in red ball cricket plus much more. You can follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook: @ScoutingCricket. Check out our website:
June 16, 2021
9 - Getting Gloucestershire Noticed - with Owen Dawkins
We are joined by Gloucestershire 2nd XI Coach & Batting Coach to discuss all the goings on down at Bristol and his role as a batting consultant for Scotland. Episode Timeline: 0.54 Intro on Gloucestershire 3.24 Owen's role at Gloucestershire 7.03 William Naish 10.49 Gloucestershire's start to the season 17.42 James Bracey 23.30 Tom Lace 26.02 Ben Charlesworth 28.28 Jared Warner 31.11 Glenn Phillips 33.21 T20 Tactics & Batting Coaching 39.43 Batting Consultant for Scotland 47.10 Aims with Gloucestershire 49.00 Other youngsters in the South West 50.35 Conclusion You can follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook: @ScoutingCricket. Check out our website:
April 27, 2021
8 - Best Dutch youngsters with Netherlands Head Coach Ryan Campbell
This episode, Ronan is joined by Netherlands Head Coach Ryan Campbell, discussing a bit on his career, transitioning into coaching, the best Dutch young players. Also focusing on the T20 World Cup Qualifiers, the Ireland series this summer, future franchise tournaments, domestic cricket and some U19 stars. 01.49 Ryan's playing career and transitioning into coaching 14.26 Difficulties of the last year 19.04 Ireland series preview 21.15 Strength of Netherlands fast bowling department 25.30 Philippe Boissevain 28.54 Brandon Glover 32.50 Scott Edwards 34.48 U19 Prospects - Vikramjit Singh & Aryan Dutt 38.22 Franchise Opportunities 41.26 Domestic Pathway 46.58 European Cricket Championship 50.29 Bas de Leede 53.10 Change to Kolpak ruling 57.30 Hopes for youngsters coming through and conclusion You can follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook: @ScoutingCricket. Check out our website:
March 24, 2021
7 - Analysis, Leicestershire & The Hundred Draft - with Dan Weston
We are joined by Cricket Strategy and Player Recruitment Analyst Dan Weston. Dan works for both Leicestershire CCC and Birmingham Phoenix who will compete in The Hundred. We discuss his introduction into the analysis industry and the setbacks he faced, Leicestershire's new signings ahead of the 2021 season, The Hundred Draft, with a particular focus on Birmingham Phoenix and what the future holds for analysis in cricket.  You can follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook: @ScoutingCricket. Check out our website:
March 08, 2021
6 - West Indies with Machel St Patrick Hewitt
Ronan is joined by Machel St Patrick Hewitt, co-founder and co-host of the Caribbean Cricket Podcast. They discuss West Indies tour of Bangladesh, the Regional Super 50 Cup and much more. They talk about several young prospects including Joshua Da Silva, Alzarri Joseph, Jayden Seales, Keon Harding, Chemar Holder, Ashmead Nedd, Kevin Sinclair, Obed McCoy, Keacy Carty and Oshane Thomas. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook: @ScoutingCricket and check out our website
February 17, 2021
5 - Mark Watt
Interview with Scotland left-arm spinner Mark Watt. Speaking about his upbringing at Leith FAB, club cricket with Heriots. Progressing onto the county scene with Lancashire and Derbyshire. His Scotland career so far... including that game v England. Tactical insight and ambitions for the future.
January 06, 2021
4 - County Players Abroad (BBL & LPL)
This week, host Ronan was joined by Aaron and Joe from The County Cricket Podcast with the episode focusing on County players abroad. Including Salt, Clarke, Jacks, Lawrence & Moores in the Big Bash and Lanka Premier League. We also touched on their favourite podcasts, England's upcoming tour of Sri Lanka and the 2021 county season
December 22, 2020
3 - IPL Review with Yas Rana
The standout under 24 players from the IPL. Joined by Wisden Cricket Head of Content Yas Rana. Including Ishan Kishan, Rishabh Pant, Shubman Gill, Devdutt Padikkal, Sam Curran, Ravi Bishnoi, Kartik Tyagi and Rashid Khan. Also a look back at Yas covering the Under 19 World Cup.
November 23, 2020
2 - Discussing Durham with Sam Blacklock
For this pod I was joined by Durham Cricket Media and Communications officer Sam Blacklock to discuss cricket in the North East. We spoke of Sam's upbringing in media and journalism and his path to his role at Durham. Discussed Durham's 2020 season and delved into the Under-24 talent. Including Matthew Potts, Jack Burnham, Liam Trevaskis and Michael Jones as well as Academy prospects breaking through.
November 09, 2020
1 - Scottish players on the county circuit with Qasim Sheikh
Discussing the current Scottish players on the county circuit aged 24 or under. Including Tom Sole, Brad Wheal and Michael Jones. What the future holds, other ideas for Scottish cricket moving forward and much more. Joined by guest, Scotland cricketer Qasim Sheikh. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram: @ScoutingCricket
October 08, 2020
0 - Introduction
A quick introduction to the Scouting Cricket Podcast. What you can expect to hear over the upcoming episodes and other plans for the future. Follow us on social media... Twitter: Instagram:
September 28, 2020