Tag Archives: The Ashes

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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How Australia can reclaim the Ashes

They can’t.

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A Haiku on the Whole Nick Compton – Andy Flower Affair.

Compton deserves his spot on the plane, but Andy has fuck’d him again.

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Paradise Regained: What a Bore

I wrote an article a while ago where I discussed my love for the sport of cricket as a whole, as being far stronger than my singular, nationalistic support of the England side. A clear example of this sentiment, was … Continue reading

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