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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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Time For Bell’s Blend?

There is a big seven months in store for England’s elegant but unloved middle order batsman: Two series’, ten matches, twenty innings and one big, sport-defining rivalry. As a team, England tend to be judged on Ashes success (or failure) and … Continue reading

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