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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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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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Something is Happening Here and You Don’t Know What it is

Shane Watson, Mitchell Johnson, Usman Khawaja and James Pattinson have all been sent back to Australia from the tour of India. After the humbling defeat in the second Test, the coach Mickey Arthur asked each player to think of three … Continue reading

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Bhaji, or Australia’s Number One Pest

Harbhajan Singh will walk out tomorrow in Chennai with the weight of fifthteen years of Test cricket behind him and will be wearing his one hundredth (floppy) cap. Of course the whole tradition of a cap awarded for each appearance … Continue reading

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ODI Cricket Is Dead; Long Live ODI Cricket

Over the last three weeks, we cricket addicts have been able to indulge in three separate One Day International series’: England in India; the Sri Lankans in Australia and New Zealand in South Africa. That only one of these head … Continue reading

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Kane Williamson: 145*

I’m fully aware that I got carried away with the Kiwi victory (and James Franklin’s innings especially) on Saturday, but I’ll take these words to the grave. The fifty over format is not one that I associate with the classical, … Continue reading

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Australia vs Sri Lanka verdict (+ other thingy-ma-jigs)

Australia beat Sri Lanka 3-0. A whitewash. I didn’t predict that one did I? You all have permission to desert me now for ever more. To my (and their) credit, the Sri Lankans only embarrassed themselves in one of the … Continue reading

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