Monthly Archives: November 2010

Wanted: 20 Wickets

A draw, not too bad but not good for Australia’s aspirations of grabbing the Ashes away from England with the latter plundering 517 runs in the second innings. Something really needs to change and Mitchell Johnson’s moustache isn’t one of … Continue reading

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This batting performance is brought to you by the letter H

Australia in Day 2 continued from their 0/25 overnight, with Watson and Katich building a good partnership before it happened again! Collapse reared it’s head, Ponting went trying to tickle one down leg side, Clarke was torturous before he was … Continue reading

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Gabba Ramblings – Day 1

Sorry to delve into the Bill Lawry book of cricket cliches but it was all happening at the GABBA today. After all the months of build up, talk of legacies, momentum and who would compromise both sides it was here. … Continue reading

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X marks the spot, Ashes team announced.

Finally the squad has been trimmed from the massive seventeen people down to the not so massively but still odd and suspicous number thirteen. The largest shock, is the choice of spinner, Xaier Doherty has usurped the throne of Nathan … Continue reading

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Australia name fat Ashes Squad

Once upon a time, naming an Australian squad for an upcoming series was an uneventful exercise with everyone knowing who would be selected but wanting to breath life into the announcement, named a 17 man squad including someone from every … Continue reading

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Anything but a bore draw

The much vauted game between New South Wales and Victoria has ended in a draw, but while normally you would associate a draw with a dull listless affair but this game was anything but. Day 3 continued the struggle for … Continue reading

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Day 2 belongs to Victoria besides Clarke resistance

Building on the solid start (4/211) from day 1, Victoria continued on their merry way although once David Hussey departed for a well made 122, it began a stream of wickets falling (Wade, Hastings and McKay) all gone for less … Continue reading

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