T20? IT’S A
It appears the days of Twenty20 being cricket’s rife, upstart
format are coming to an end. Hit & giggle it may once have
been, but the game’s shortest competition has shown an
increasing influence in the 21st century sporting landscape.
It’s something that Michael Lumb
has witnessed first hand, a player who
has seen all aspects of 20 over cricket,
from his time at the top of the order
with Notts Outlaws to representing
the Sydney Sixers in the KFC Big
Bash League, as well as sharing in
stunning stands with Alex Hales for
England in tournaments around the
With that wealth of experience in
his gloves, it’s pleasing to hear that
despite the lure of some of the world’s
biggest stadia, there’s no place like
home for Michael Lumb.
“I love the T20 at Trent Bridge.When
the sun is out and the crowds are
in, it’s a great atmosphere and the
occasions are unbelievable,” he says.
“It’s great to see families in particular
coming down to get behind us and,
especially when we are winning, it’s a
great night out.
“When it’s busy down at Trent Bridge
every Friday night fixture is like a
While Lumb has cut his teeth in front
of the cameras and at the forefront of