Jarrod Kimber

Actor, Director, Writer


Jarrod Kimber (born 7 January 1980) is a cricket writer who came to prominence as the founder of the cricketwithballs blog. Kimber was the editor of SPIN cricket Magazine in 2011, is currently working for ESPNCricinfo where started as a blogger on The Cricket Sadist Hour blog and starring in The Chuck Fleetwood-Smiths video series and also works for TalkSPORT 2.He co-directed and co wrote the documentary film Death of a Gentleman (2015).Kimber was born and raised in Melbourne and attended Epping Secondary College. He studied film at Footscray City College Film and TV. Kimber moved to London in 2008.Kimber is the global writer for ESPNcricnfo, as well as a creator and presenter of The Two Chucks, Two Men Out and #politeenquiries shows, as well as other podcasts. He was also a regular guest on online cricket commentary show Test match Sofa, He was nominated for Best New Writer in the National Sporting Club Book Awards 2010 for his book When Freddie Became Jesus. Kimber has written three other books, 2008: The year of the balls, Australian Autopsy and Test Cricket; The UnAuthorised Biography, while also providing the cover photo for P Diddys album Last Train to Paris.Kimber joined the ABC Grandstand radio commentary team for the Australian 2013/14 tour of South Africa and the https://www.facebook.com/abcgrandstand/photos/a.156743400975.129599.137164775975/10152521959225976/?type=1 later part of Indias tour of Australia in 2014/15. In 2016 Kimber became a co-host of Cricket Week, a weekly cricket show for TalkSPORT 2.Jarrod Kimber speaks as a guest in other podcasts too. Recently he did an episode on Pakistan cricket with a new group of Pakistan cricket fans on their podcast Pakcast (twitter @pakcricketcast).

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