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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 circus is back in town – Australia names World Cup squad

Cricket Australia held one of their 1000 press conferences on Tuesday, rather demurely after the fiasco that was the 17 an Ashes squad but it wasn’t short of talking points after Ricky Ponting and Andrew Hilditch rattled off the 15 … Continue reading

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2010/11 Ashes Review: Military Precision vs Drunks organising a raffle

I’ll let you think which cricket team is which, but for now England came, they saw and conquered everyone in their path besides one lone salvo in Perth from the Australian bowlers and Michael Hussey but with Andrew Strauss holding … Continue reading

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One flew over the selectors desk

Fans always wonder what is going through the selectors minds when they are putting their collective heads together to select a team which they think will best represent the country. Lately, the Australian selectors have come under fire for not … Continue reading

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You’re making it hard to love you NSP

Andrew, I was with you when you kept retaining Marcus North because once in a while, he would score a century amongst his failures, I was optimistic when Xavier Doherty got a call up despite having a horrible average and … Continue reading

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Calm down everybody!

The Australian public has been spoilt, we’ve had such an awesome cricket team for the last two decades, that once the tide had turned and all those greats had retired, it was going to be a hard slog. This leads … Continue reading

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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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