Category Archives: Cricket Randoms

Striking a Balance

As regular readers of ths blog will know I have been a strong critic of the ICC’s decision to reduce the number of teams at the 50 over World Cup to 10 from 2019.  This does nothing to grow the … Continue reading

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Transformation

Somewhat unexpectedly, England have just completed a thumping win over South Africa in the First Test in Durban. A victory away from home against the number one side in the world is nothing to be sneezed at, and great credit … Continue reading

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Scheduling Conflict

One of the joys of delving around the Net for cricket stuff is finding the sport being played   at a first-class level in countries that are more familiar with T20 or ODI cricket. I only found out recently that in … Continue reading

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Radio Rental

I remember writing in my last blog post about coming into the current Ashes series with a slight lack of enthusiasm due to the seemingly endless regularity of this contest. There has been a extra spice to this encounter as … Continue reading

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RIP Richie Benaud

Yesterday was a very sad day for anyone with a joy for the game of cricket as Richie Benaud, Australian Test player and captain and legendary commentator passed away at the age of 84. For so many of us he … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Cricket

Saw this tweet earlier today, which pretty much sums up the quiet melancholy that I feel about cricket. And on that happy note, Merry Christmas to you all!

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63 Not Out…

The cricket world has been in mourning this week with news of the tragic death of Phillip Hughes at the age of 25. It’s a few days on and I can still scarcely believe it – when I first heard … Continue reading

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