Monthly Archives: January 2013

Cricket Chimp!!

A little bit Mitchell Johnson?

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Revolution Can’t Happen Without Trottsky

Ashley Giles’ tenure in charge of England’s limited overs side stuttered again as England’s batting unit collapsed for the second time in two games, handing India a 2-1 Series lead. Rushing into a January revolution might not have been Giles’ … Continue reading

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74

Much missed, the combined ages of Michael Hussey and Rickey Ponting on retirement was 74. With a undeniable and OBVIOUSLY symmetrically beautiful coincidence, Australia have today been bowled out for 74 by Sri Lanka. 74! A hurricane or cyclone can … Continue reading

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Big Up Bashes Won’t Break The Mould

The many criticisms of the IPL have recently pailed into insignificance by the shoddy show of the Caribbean T20 league, Australia’s bleak ‘Big Bash’ T20 and the impending implosion of the Bangladeshi Premier League. As every proper cricket fan knows … Continue reading

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India – England; One Day An ODI Series Might Mean Something…(One Day)

Round Two. That old chestnut, again. Just weeks after their last incursion into India for the Tests and the iT20s, England face “India in India” again: this time in cricket’s third format. It is probably ‘quite nice’ for the England … Continue reading

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Two Great Innings, Two Great Knocks

I was saddened recently by the news over the New Year of the passing of two of the voices of cricket, Tony Greig and Christopher Martin-Jenkins. Greig a brash, opinionated user of the English language; CMJ the voice of control … Continue reading

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