This article showcases our top picks for the best Cricket podcasts of 2021.
We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the Cricket spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience.
Best Cricket Podcasts
The Shackles Are Off – Cricket Podcast produced by England’s Barmy Army
Three batty hosts. The biggest personalities from the world of cricket. Produced by the Barmy Army. The Shackles Are Off.
Female Cricket Podcast
A show where we uncover some of those unheard and interesting anecdotes from the world of women’s cricket.
Yorkshire Cricket: Covers Off
For lovers of cricket, Yorkshire and banter, or maybe even all three… Yorkshire Cricket brings you tales from inside the cricket world with our ‘Covers Off’ podcast, hosted by current Yorkshire Captain Steve Patterson and fellow Championship winning all-rounder Richard Pyrah. The pair, who played together for over a decade, bring you the goings on from behind the scenes in the Yorkshire dressing room with a host of guests lined up to unveil the greatest of secrets. Be sure to get involved with future podcasts by tweeting your questions and comments to @YorkshireCCC using the hashtag #CoversOff. Please note the timings of podcasts being released will vary, dependant on the playing and training schedules.
Grab Some People – Cricket + AFL Podcast
Cricket coverage from deep fine leg. Casual observers Denam Moore and Jake Groothedde trade ill-to-somewhat informed opinions about the BBL and cricket more broadly.
Cricket Badger Podcast
The Cricket Badger chats cricket with top players, coaches, media people and some of the biggest names in the game. With daily podcasts through some of the world’s biggest tournaments &9 series. Contact the show on [email protected], follow us on Twitter @cricket_badger. Thanks for listening.
The Emerging Cricket Podcast
The stories of those growing the game across the world. Inspiring passion. Hosts Daniel Beswick, Tim Cutler and Nick Skinner interview trailblazing players, coaches and administrators from Associate cricket and beyond in our weekly show, while bonus interviews and special episodes are released regularly. The trio also reflect on the ‘week that was’ in the emerging cricket world, debating the issues affecting the game’s global growth. Emerging Cricket is an independent collective of volunteers providing independent coverage of Associate cricket and beyond. From as little as US$2 a month you can support us in our efforts to inspire passion to grow the game. Find out more at patreon.com/EmergingCricket!
Reverse Swept Radio – a cricket podcast
Reverse Swept Radio: An podcast on cricket’s past, present and its literature
The Cricket Podcast
The leading independent cricket podcast! A topical podcast following all forms of cricket: international, domestic, IPL as well as regular interviews with cricketing legends. Weekly: iTunes, acast, spotify. We also tweet here: https://twitter.com/TheCricketPod Website: https://thecricketpod.com/
HotSpot – The Cricket Podcast By Chetan Narula & Deep Dasgupta
Of MS Dhoni’s helicopter shots, of Virat Kohli’s screaming cover drives, of Rohit Sharma’s effortless sixes, of Ravichandran Ashwin’s carom ball, of Ravindra Jadeja’s chutzpah, of Jasprit Bumrah’s once-in-a-lifetime brilliance… and everything else in between and beyond the boundary of any cricket field. Brought to you by sports journalist and broadcaster, Chetan Narula, and former Indian cricketer and broadcaster, Deep Dasgupta.
Caribbean Cricket Podcast
A diaspora based podcast chewing the fat on Caribbean Cricket. Hosted by Machel St Patrick Hewitt (@MashStPaddy) & Santokie Nagulendran (@santokie89)
The Final Word Cricket Podcast
Cricket for everyone – your friendly guide to the world’s strangest sport. Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins combine match analysis with irreverence, politics and cricket history as they follow the game they love around the world and run in-depth interviews with guests. You can support the show at patreon.com/thefinalword.
History of Cricket
This podcast is the History of Cricket, starting in 1877 with the first Test match we aim to explore the History of Cricket, the times, the players, the matches and the top performers
Wrong End of the Stick – A Cricket Podcast
Uninformed but enthusiastic cricket podcast. We are latecomers to playing the game we love, but as such we see it as our mission to encourage anyone who cares to listen into the game of cricket by making all the mistakes possible so you don’t have to!We give weekly updates on the cricketing world and break down some of the cricket terms, what they mean and the history behind them.Get in touch on twitter: @wrongendpodcast
The Cricket Library
The Cricket Library Podcast has the aim of providing a platform for people to share their stories of how the game of cricket has impacted their lives and the lives of others in a positive way. Guests range from people who have had a career in elite level cricket as well as cricket tragics from all walks of life.
No Balls: The Cricket Podcast
Two female cricketers talking experiences and friendship on and off the cricket field. Come for the stories, stay for the banter.
The Cricket Mentoring Podcast
The Cricket Mentoring Podcast gives you an insight in to some of the best past, current and future stars and how they’ve achieved their success.
Club Cricket TT
If you love cricket then this is the podcast for you. Get closer to the game than ever before. This show features a wide variety of Cricket Journalists, Cricket Analysts, Coaches, Players, and retired cricket greats. This is a must-listen for cricket fans. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/clubcrickettt/support
Can’t Bowl Can’t Throw Cricket Show
The second season of the Can’t Bowl Can’t Throw Cricket Show, in which we talk about cricket on a podcast. In a second season.
First XI Cricket Show
The First XI Cricket Show is hosted by Sam Tugwell and Paul Bonsor. Tune in LIVE across the summer at 6pm on Saturday (ACDT) on 1395AM FIVEaa. South Australia’s dedicated cricket show!
Nightwatchmen: Cricket Podcast
Currently South African cricket’s only independent podcast focusing primarily on the on-field concerns of Proteas cricket. Brought to you by Joburg-based cricket journalist Ken Borland and cricket enthusiast Pete Ahmad (a.k.a. the Zoo Lake Opener) based in Cape Town.