Category Archives: Social Media Cricket

Queen Mother teaches young Queen how to signal byes

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Stepping Back

It was around a year ago that cricket really stunned me. I mean, I’ve been shocked before; as a 10 year old on the receiving end of a beamer from a frustrated 15 year old Devon bowler (‘orrible spotty sod); as … Continue reading

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The Rising Cost Of Test Cricket

There have been a couple of excellent articles from people outside cricket (TheFullToss and Dmitri) regarding the attendances at the recent Test matches held in England, published alongside some excellent comments BTL which are worth a read too. Graeme Swann … Continue reading

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Goodbye to Mike Selvey

Social media was a good way to pass on information. But the trolls, idiots and know-nothings make it unpleasant. So I'm out of here. Sorry. — mike selvey (@selvecricket) July 13, 2014

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Cricket Quiz: Anonymous Test Batting Averages

Guess the Test records from Player R to Player K(P) – clue: all of the above will at the very least quietly fancy their chances of making an impact in the forthcoming England-Sri Lanka Test Series. Well, apart from one…   Player … Continue reading

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Natwest Fantasy T20 Blast

>LINK< ∴ I’ve given this a go across several football sites, but this is the first cricket one I’ve found that looks decent and (significantly more importantly) doesn’t involve paying any money. There is the fillet of potentially winning £2020 … Continue reading

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Ball of the Century

The best parts of this one is the contours of the keeper gloves and Gatting’s face. Even though you can’t see the detail on Gatt’s mug you know what emotion he’s feeling; confused and defeated. One of the best things … Continue reading

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