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Adelaide: Five Pre-Match Statistical Thoughts

Opening Batsman It was 23 Test match innings between David Warner’s latest century in the first Test at the Gabba and his previous hundred against South Africa at Adelaide. Meanwhile Alastair Cook has not managed to notch a ton now … 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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#RISE

“The ECB has launched an interactive campaign ahead of the upcoming Ashes series to encourage fans to get behind the cricket team and ‘#RISE for England’. Featuring stars such as Matt Prior, Alastair Cook and James Anderson the poster will … Continue reading

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Test One Day One – Poem One

A debut for Agar A chance for Finn A batting paradise! A great toss to win! Captain Cook and young Root Bats and pads Striding out from the pavilion Our proud English Lads! Patto one end Starc the other Cook … Continue reading

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The Cricket Bloggers Step Up

All I want to do in life, pretty much, is read about cricket. Along with the statistics, the writing on cricket is what sets it apart from (as an obvious example) chaffball. Dispiritingly, at this tragically over-rated time of year … Continue reading

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