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Test Status and the next Big Thing

Unless you’ve been living in a cave this past week, you’ll know that the ICC have confirmed Full Member status for Ireland and Afghanistan, making them the 11th and 12th Full Members and the first since Bangladesh in 2000. For … Continue reading

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Quick Qualifier Round Up and Women’s T20 Predictions

OK, so the World T20 qualifier is done and dusted and for once your humble author got his predictions right with Bangladesh and Afghanistan making it through. The latter took their winner-takes-all game against Zimbabwe by the horns and batted … Continue reading

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T20 World Cup Preview & Predictions

So the World T20 is upon us once more which means it’s time for some no doubt wonky predictions from me. To be honest the tournament hasn’t had the best preparation, with fixtures only finalised at the last minute, causing … 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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Mis-Matches

So, we’re nearly 20 games into the World Cup now and a consistent pattern that is emerging (generally among the Full Member nations at least), is how one-sided the matches have been. The gist has been, win toss, go crazy … Continue reading

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Some World Cup Thoughts and Bad Predictions

Ok, so the 2015 World Cup is finally underway. Here are some random thoughts and off-the-cuff predictions as to what may occur: Winners: Hard to look beyond either of the hosts. Australia have a formidable batting line-up soon to be … Continue reading

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ICC Rankings Press Release – Reading Between The Lines

This week the ICC announced changes to the ODI rankings system, allowing Afghanistan and Ireland to join the 8 Full member sides in the qualification system for the 2019 World Cup. They also announced changes to the World Cricket League … Continue reading

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