On The Front Foot

On The Front Foot

On The Front Foot is your weekly cricket podcast with Bryan Waddle and Jeremy Coney. Two of the most iconic voices of New Zealand cricket, keep you up to date with the leather on willow this summer. Powered by Newstalk ZB and iHeartRadio

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December 8, 2021 44 min
This week we celebrate the brilliance of Ajaz Patel and the exceptional effort with the ball at Wankhede Stadium and question whether he’ll now get more chances to take wickets at home.
We preview the Ashes and consider the suggestion of Englishman Chris Woakes that the controversy surrounding both teams in the build up won’t be used for infield sledging.
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A nail-biting draw features this week On The Front Foot as we post our half century, we review the Blackcaps performance hear from Rachin Ravindra and Kane Williamson, Pat Cummins says why he deserves to be the Aussie skipper and Warren Lees further reflects on tests in Kanpur and Mumbai, on the tour of 1976.
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November 24, 2021 40 min
A record breaking week for White Fern Amy Satterthwaite, Blackcap Hamish Bennett joins us and gives the T20 side a pass mark despite the whitewash in India and Warren Lees recalls his part in the drawn test, the first played by New Zealand at Green Park Kanpur.
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November 16, 2021 35 min
This week Bryan Waddle and Jeremy Coney are joined by former Blackcap Peter McGlashan to review the WT20 tournament and analyse some the areas where changes could be made, as well a preview of the upcoming international home season.
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November 10, 2021 39 min
This week the Blackcaps book a semi final berth at WT20, we analyse their progress to the semi, Bob Carter reacts to the encouraging start to the women’s Hallyburton Johnson competition and Jim Maxwell joins us to pay tribute to the Aussie cricket legends who passed away last week
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November 10, 2021 42 min
This week the Blackcaps book a semi final berth at WT20, we analyse their progress to the semi, Bob Carter reacts to the encouraging start to the women’s Hallyburton Johnson competition and Jim Maxwell joins us to pay tribute to the Aussie cricket legends who passed away last week
Your views welcome onthefrontfoot@nzme.co.nz 
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November 4, 2021 38 min
The Blackcaps path to the semi finals is tracked by Bryan Waddle and Jeremy Coney this week along with their assessment of who should be in the test squad for the Indian tour, Round 2 of the Plunket Shield reviewed and what impact will two extra teams have in the IPL.
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October 27, 2021 38 min
This week we review the opening match of the WT20 for the Blackcaps against Pakistan, personal milestones mark the opening round of the Plunket Shield, Shane Bond reveals the work he’s doing with the spinners at the World Cup and Bond is highlighted in our regular feature Remember This On the Front Foot.
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October 20, 2021 42 min
On the Front Foot this week former Blackcap Peter McGlashan joins us to assess the WT20 and the Blackcaps chances, new Otago cricket coach Dion Ebrahim eager for the challenge of this years Plunket Shield and we share some memories of umpire Fred Goodall who passed away this week.
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October 20, 2021 38 min
On the Front Foot this week former Blackcap Peter McGlashan joins us to assess the WT20 and the Blackcaps chances, new Otago cricket coach Dion Ebrahim eager for the challenge of this years Plunket Shield and we share some memories of umpire Fred Goodall who passed away this week.
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October 13, 2021 40 min
On the front foot this week, We assess some of the issues The Blackcaps face as they come to together for the WT20.
Jeremy gives his assessment of the England Ashes team just chosen, new Central Districts coach Rob Walter eager for the challenge of the Domestic season and another milestone of the past in Remember This.
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October 6, 2021 37 min
On the front foot this week, the final member of the Blackcaps WT20 side depart for Dubai refreshed from a winter break. 
Firebirds skipper Michael Bracewell determined to reverse his sides first class results and mystery still surrounds the Ashes series, plus a tribute to Moeen Ali.Share your thoughts, email onthefrontfoot@nzme.co.nz.
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September 29, 2021 42 min
On this week's podcast two former White Ferns Aimee Watkins and Frankie Mackay review the White Ferns tour of England.
BBC commentator Daniel Norcross joins us for a lighthearted assessment of the challenge of now having to refer to batsmen as batters.
Peter Fulton reflects on the coaches challenge in the modern environment of preparing to defend the Plunket Shield.
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September 22, 2021 42 min
New Zealand and England both reject those of Pakistan citing security fears, Waddle and Coney joined by former international Evan Grey to reflect on the consequences, and recall the challenges of the 1984 tour.
TMS commentator Simon Mann gives an English viewpoint on the cancellation, a win against the odds for the White Ferns.
Bryan Waddle vividly recalls the 2002 bombing with archive audio. All this On the Front Foot. Share your th...
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September 13, 2021 40 min
Cancelled or Forfeited, was the decision to end the Old Trafford test the right one, varied reactions from former players, Blackcaps complete a successful Bangladesh tour despite the 3-2 series loss.
Chris Martin recalls the day a suicide bomber ended the 2002 tour of Pakistan and Warnie’s top ten pace bowlers all on the latest edition of On the Front Foot.
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September 13, 2021 38 min
Cancelled or Forfeited, was the decision to end the Old Trafford test the right one, varied reactions from former players, Blackcaps complete a successful Bangladesh tour despite the 3-2 series loss.
Chris Martin recalls the day a suicide bomber ended the 2002 tour of Pakistan and Warnie’s top ten pace bowlers all on the latest edition of On the Front Foot.
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September 6, 2021 41 min
On the Front Foot former Blackcap Craig Cumming joins Jeremy Coney and Bryan Waddle to assess the outstanding results that ended the opening week of the White Ferns in England.
The Blackcaps T20 series in Bangladesh, the England India tests series comes under scrutiny and Remember this recalls a couple of Hadlee test match milestones.
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August 29, 2021 42 min
On the Front Foot this week we review the Headingley test and England’s remarkable turnaround, ABC commentator Jim Maxwell joins from Sydney to provide details of the dilemma coach Justin Langer faces to dispel accusations he is "Coach Grumpy" and a preview of the Blackcaps and White Ferns preparations for their major events.
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August 22, 2021 35 min
On the Front Foot this week Evan Gray joins Jeremy and Bryan to assess England's abject performance at Lords against India, Mark Ramprakash details what England should do with their test selections. Shane Bond celebrates a return to Blackcaps coaching group and we remember a great moment in NZ test cricket from 1972.Keen to share your thoughts? Email us at onthefrontfoot@nzme.co.nz
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August 12, 2021 41 min
On the Front Foot this week English commentator Dan Norcross joins us to analyse the England India cricket series and assess the Blackcaps squads named for the T20 world cup and tours of Bangladesh and Pakistan.
Former England batsman and batting coach Mark Ramprakash comments on England's start to the India series and Canterbury Cricket Trust Chairman Lee Robinson on the development of the Sir Richard Hadlee Cricket Centre at H...
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