Kev, Off White Thunder and The Godfather convene on the Miramar isthmus to discuss the life and times of Mark Gillespie, Black Cap #235. There is talk of Mo Irfan, the Gillespie clan, Hans Christian Andersen, Mt Gay rum, Jason Gillespie as Black Caps coach, and Kev wants the Buller team to get an Eden Park parade with the Hawke Cup.

Emails From Around the World zero in on Amir, vices, Santner's rise, the Kentucky Colonels, The Alternative Commentary Collective and Brendon McCullum's lucky thigh pad.

Violence Corner is in Newcastle for the aftermath of an in-game assault involving a mid-pitch collision. This week's song is a fair dinkum amazing speech from the one and only Jeff Thommo Thomson.

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