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5 Cricketing Dreams for New Year 2015

I’m looking forward to going back to work on Friday. I don’t love my job or anything like that, but the end of 2014 has been a bit of a ball-ache in my personal life; I’ve got a minging cold … Continue reading

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Australia’s Two-Tiered Test Team

Tier One Warner Smith Johnson Harris Tier Two Rogers Watson Marsh Burns Haddin Lyon Hazlewood How this lot engineered a 5 zip result last winter is still utterly beyond me.

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Five Clashes Of The Forthcoming Ashes

Mitchell Johnson vs Jonathan Trott “I’m ganna bowl at their fackin’ Pommy throats” squeaked Mitch. Mitch loves a bit of hyperbole, whilst Trott loved facing him last time Down Under. Looking admittedly fearsome in Australia’s recent one day series’, Mitch … Continue reading

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Blockhead is Spearhead

Today Michael Clarke cunningly relayed his predicted England XI in the Australian press conference held apparently to announce his own squad for the first Test, in what can only be an attempt to camouflage the peculiarly absurd shortcomings in his … Continue reading

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The Non-Brilliant Captaincy of Michael Clarke

In going 3-0 down it struck me that this Australian team is actually pretty decent; taking England to the final session in 2 out of the 3 completed Tests and dominating the abandoned match. Rogers, Warner and Clarke are decent … Continue reading

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Two Summers, Two Batsmen

2012 “Anderson to Amla, FOUR, for a second it appeared he’d spooned that to midwicket, but he timed his bottom-hand punch over the in-field superbly…and that’s a new career-best for Amla. A monumental innings.” One of the abiding memories of 2012, … Continue reading

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The English Equivalents of the Australian Cricket Team

I’ve decided that this non-contest is frankly a waste of time! It appears but a matter of time until England are declared 10-0 victors, and Australia’s surgical self-mutilation will be complete. So I thought we could perhaps make the contest more … Continue reading

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