Monthly Archives: May 2014

England vs Sri Lanka: The Beady OD-Eye

1. Cricinfo –  Hales called up with Cook in doubt Some players can seamlessly go from being good national level performers to being a good international level performer. In rugby union the current trend is to call them “Test match animals“. Ok, as … Continue reading

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The Answer To England’s Batting Line Up Issues

Gary Ballance Ignore the fact he was pretty naff in his solitary Test in Australia. Ignore his mediocre start to ODI cricket. Ignore his birth place. Ignore the idea that there is a perfectly good southern African batsman with over … Continue reading

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Peter Such – England’s New Spinning Coach

I won’t delve too deeply into the latest re-shuffle at Team England, which sees an internationally renowned spinner with nearly 200 Test wickets replaced by a man with just 37. I don’t know enough about their respective coaching credentials – and … Continue reading

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