The Cricketer magazine are currently posting up some of their old interviews featured over the past couple of years on their newer web site, and this week it was the turn of World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn under the ‘Me, Myself and Cricket’ spotlight.

Though first published almost two years ago, for anyone who wasn’t a subscriber there are still some interesting comparisons made between the Shootout and Twenty20 cricket, thoughts on snobbery in sport and the revelation that the promoter was a “snarling fast bowler” in his cricketing heyday.