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Resurgent Aussies Rejoice

The Sydney Morning Herald is awash with articles on the rejuvenated Australian cricket side’s whitewash of England in the Ashes, and rightly so. A lot of the credit is heaped on Darren Lehman, the ex-Aussie player who replaced SA born Mickey Arthur after the latter’s fall-out with senior players during the tour in India. The […]

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Would the real KP please stand up!

From being the dominant force in recent battles, the England side capitulated like only they can. They now find themselves staring down a barrel, being 2 nil down in this prestigious and historical rivalry known as the Ashes. Their couch, Andy Flower, believes they can bounce back, but I think most of the cricketing world […]

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Proteas boast ICC selection

The announcement of the ICC test and ODI teams for the past year* rewarded the consistent performance of the Proteas with 4 places in the test side which underlines their status as the current number one side in this format. The difference in the Test side and the ODI side is that we only boast […]

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Bleak Day at Black Rock

Aussies and Proteas Annihilated The Aussies got truly trashed by the English in the second test. Unfortunately the same fate awaits them in the remaining tests. Ignore the media hype regarding the series and all the issues around it; even on paper, the English side is far superior. The difference between the two sides is […]

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Too much Heaven

Bogenoemde titel van ‘n Bee Gees liedjie som vir my die huidige (amper) oor-aanbod van sport op. Dit wil voorkom of al die belangrikste sportgebeure in die een maand wat Engeland somer beleef, ingeprop word. Vandag sal ‘n paar manne duimstres opdoen van “channel hopping” tussen die krieket en die gholf. Saterdag en Sondag word […]

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