Monthly Archives: October 2012

Pup the Skip

As an Englishman, there is a very powerful instinct somewhere among the cocktail of testosterone and (too much) sugar inside of me, that calls out to praise the day that gives the Australian cricket team hardship. To mock as the … Continue reading

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Another False Dawn?

It hasn’t really been so long since the previous West Indian triumph in a major global tournament: the Champions Trophy  in 2004 was if anything a far more surprising victory. The team had spent an entire summer in England being … Continue reading

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Post-Hobart Blues

The New Zealand cricket team has a proud heritage; indeed, it is almost a cricketing archetype: that of the scrapping, over-achieving Kiwi. The cricketers of New Zealand face a unique situation among the major nations: of playing a minority sport … Continue reading

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