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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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A Cricketing Masochist

I am very proud to be a British citizen  (my roots are clogged up with a bunch of Scots and Irish, so I could never only exclusively say ‘English’, I mean, look at my surname) and an important aspect of … Continue reading

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The Art of Muttiah Muralitharan

Last week I wrote a short piece in celebration of Harbhajan Singh’s one hundredth Test Match appearance. I wrote about his bowling; his action and how exactly he has deceived and dismissed over 400 batsmen throughout his fifthteen year Test … 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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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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South Africa vs New Zealand Preview (Happy New Year)

2013, you look good. I woke up today at half eleven (a late riser like many I assume) greeted by decently blue skies; a far cry from the rain I stood in at 3am waiting for the 341: the most … Continue reading

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The Year In Review (Oh God!) 2012

Well wasn’t 2012 awful? I hope it was better for you, but I must say, a lot of drudgery and upheaval happened on this side of the keyboard. Alas, why should I bore you, you come here for the cricket … Continue reading

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How Late It Was, How Late

Sri Lanka lost the first test of their three match series against the Australians on Tuesday. On the fifth day I watched almost every ball before finally succumbing to sleep’s talons. You see, being an Englishman, even though I collapsed … Continue reading

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Come! Come! Come – Nuclear Bomb

Everyday is like Sunday Or so it seemed on the Nagpur track where England ground out the dourest of draws to secure their first test series win in India since 1984/85. Even Trott and Bell’s partnership over the last day … Continue reading

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Australia vs Sri Lanka Preview (Dear God Please Help Me)

Sri Lanka has scored the headline gig this winter (Australian summer) as they ready to match up against the Aussies. They shall grace Melbourne in the Boxing Day test and Sydney in the New Year match. I’m sure there were … Continue reading

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