Monthly Archives: November 2012

Test Updates: A Humbling

England sit ugly on 150-8 after India amassed 520 and declared with the same number of wickets down. There seem to be issues running through the team at the moment: Who opens with Cook? When did Trott last score a … Continue reading

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India vs England – Who’s in ‘the pink’?

In the pink signifies a state of well being; good health. The pink here has nothing to do with colour, but is based on the old English ‘pynca’ meaning “point”, hence “peak” or “apex”. Shakespeare speaks of “the pink of courtesy”. As … Continue reading

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How To Get Hashim Amla Out

Not out on 90 still after Day Two of the First Test against Australia was washed out, South Africa’s Hashim “well-oiled” Amla has been out 99 times in Test cricket. He is a seriously good player; he has over 5000 runs to his … Continue reading

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In Memory Of…Buckled Pads

Ok, so you like cricket and like playing during the summer, but you don’t like spending money and you especially don’t like spending it on anything other  than alcohol. Unlike the rest of your team-mates whose whites are at a crisply … Continue reading

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