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Mankad dismissal hides English frailties

Cricket – it is usually defined as the contest between the bat and ball; In the last decade though, with the invention of twenty20 cricket and various law changes from power plays and the reduction of bouncers have neutered the … Continue reading

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Slapdash Cricketers

Remember when, as a child, you wanted something urgently but your parents would say “Patience is a virtue., this also holds true for cricket. It seems though, watching the two test series between South Africa and Australia, that it’s been … Continue reading

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The Pat Cummins Complex

It’s been trumpeted as a new era of Australian cricket, with the Argus review recommending sweeping changes. It’s been a positive beginning, with Michael Clarke leading his men to a 1-0 win away in Sri Lanka. The poster boy for … Continue reading

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Irish eyes are smiling

Draw the curtain, the show is over, Ireland’s journey through the 2011 Cricket World Cup, has ended in the way it began, with some entertainment. Kevin O’Brien sent two balls into the crowd to record Ireland’s second victory of the … Continue reading

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Walking in a Watson Wonderland.

Australia v England 1st ODI Scorecard The rumours of One Day International cricket death are greatly exaggerated, after Australia completed the largest successful run chase at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, making 4/297 chasing England’s 294 from earlier in the day, … Continue reading

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New South Wales start Bash with a win

NSW v SA scoreboard It wasn’t sealed until late but New South Wales opened their account in the 2010/11 Big Bash tournament, New South Wales went into the game without their international players Usman Khawaja and Phil Hughes but there … Continue reading

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You ain’t seen nothing yet

Day 1 Scorecard It was grey today in Sydney and fair to say the mood in the Australian dressing room, matched it when play was called off around 5pm, replaying their dismissals in their mind and uttering oh no, here … Continue reading

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