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Why it is important to question the narrative provided for Trott’s Ashes departure

Jonathan Trott’s departure from England’s tour of Australia over the winter has been very much at the forefront of cricket conversations recently. With Sky’s hour long interview special (‘Jonathan Trott: Burnout’) screened yesterday, the issue has been reignited. Michael Vaughan … Continue reading

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I’m Sorry Australia

Before the Ashes started, in late October, I posted this article: <https://legsideline.wordpress.com/2013/10/20/how-australia-can-reclaim-the-ashes/&gt; I want to apologise on the behalf of all followers of English cricket; we clearly ain’t used to the success that you Australians take as red. You guys … Continue reading

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A battle for the middle (of-the-table) ages

Cricket has gone a bit weird over the last few weeks, as it has a tendency to do on occasion. Mitchell Johnson did alright, Australia did too, then Jonathan Trott flew home from the tour due to a stress related … Continue reading

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Australia, I’m sorry.

In the glorious violence of boxing, there is an oft used expression: when a boxer enters the ring he doesn’t want to come in cold; he will want to enter the ring having broken a light sweat in the training … Continue reading

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India: the new Australia?

India took the seven match bilateral ODI series against Australia 3-2 with a victory in the final fixture yesterday. I can’t be a complete killjoy: there were some pretty exciting moments during the series; however I can’t really recall these … Continue reading

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How Australia can reclaim the Ashes

They can’t.

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Finally! Other Stuff is About to Happen!

The BCCI completely flouted the Future Tours Program – and thus the legitimacy of the international calendar – in scheduling a two Test series at home against the West Indies towards the back-end of this year; in what is difficult … Continue reading

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