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The Cricket World Cup comes back down under – a short preview

Cricket World Cup – 14 February to 29 March 2015 A welcome burst of nostalgia With this being the first ICC senior men’s event in Australia or New Zealand since 1992, there’s been plenty of flashbacks to the last time … Continue reading

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A bystander in the codewars

The week in review – 16 to 22 January 2015 You know you’re allowed to like more than one sport, right? The latest round of “codewars” was started by an article in Saturday’s Sydney Morning Herald suggesting that Cricket administrators … Continue reading

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You could call it a comeback…

The week in review – January 1 to 8, 2015. It’s time for “some more sport” to return – and much like the revival of this blog, you could say that the sporting events I’ve been interested in this week … Continue reading

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Day/Night Sheffield Shield cricket – a taste “test” for things to come

Victoria v Tasmania, Sheffield Shield at the MCG, day 1 (D/N) When describing something that is certain, people tend to go for one of two cliches. One involves taxes and death (not necessarily in that order) and the other goes … Continue reading

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Afghanistan v Queensland in Sydney – How Australia can help avoid more Boyd Rankins

Australia should use it’s condensed one-month domestic one day tournament as a way to develop associate nations For someone else’s Queen and Country When Boyd Rankin stepped out to make his test match debut on January 3, 2014, I was … Continue reading

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The Boxing Day Test (Brought to you by the letter C, and the numbers 4 and 0)

26 to 29 December 2013, Cricket, The Ashes, Fourth Test, Australia v England, Melbourne Cricket Ground I love the Ashes. When I was growing up, I got a tape player with a radio for my birthday – I think it … Continue reading

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The good, the bad, and the overheated

18 February 2013, Bolton v Stone Cup, Lander & Rogers v Minter Ellison, 5.30pm, Fawkner Park Monday night saw us take in the second match of our Bolton v Stone Cup campaign, this time against Minter Ellison. The Australian team … Continue reading

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