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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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Why Dean Brownlie should be playing (not Corey Anderson)

New Zealand have ended the first day of their two match Test series in Bangladesh on a thoroughly respectable score of 280-5. A good 73 by old ‘two meter Peter’ Fulton, and yet another Test century for Kane Williamson, the … 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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Kyle Jarvis: A Victim of Modern Cricket?

Cricket, like all modern sports, is managed and run with the main priority being the acquisition of vast profits. Money is king; money talks. Often, the development of the game and the development of talent that could enhance it is … Continue reading

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