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The Ashes blame game

There wasn’t that much cricket, just eighteen days in all

So we’ve taken up another sport in lieu of bat and ball

Our batsmen forced our hands, for they just refused to linger… 347 more words


Michael Clarke : Three Moments

Michael Clarke is about to play his last cricket Test. Sadly, he will leave the game as an Ashes losing Test captain regardless of the result. 185 more words


Show some respect: an open letter to the Cricket Press

Michael Clarke announced his resignation as captain of the Australian cricket team and his retirement from all forms of cricket only 3 days ago.  I confess that I have not been a massive fan of Michael Clarke over the years however I felt a significant sense of loss at the confirmation of the end his, frankly, magnificent career. 383 more words

Shumpty Speaks

Magnificent dreadlocks rock the field

Apart from his shocking win against Rafael Nadal in Wimbledon recently, tennis player Dustin Brown from Germany has also been in the news for his magnificent dreadlocks. 44 more words

Specials – Australia's semi-final heroes over the years

  Australia are set to play their seventh World Cup semifinal when they take on India at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday. The winner of this much-awaited encounter will face New Zealand in the grand final at Melbourne. 1,724 more words


11 Greatest World Cup Performances

In anticipation of the 2015 World Cup, enjoy my selection of 11 Greatest World Cup Performances

Matthew Hayden (158, 143 balls, 14 fours, 4 sixes) v West Indies – North Sound, 2007… 952 more words


strongdukes book review - Roy: Going for Broke

You may have missed it in the news, but last week old mate Gina Rinehart might have had a crack at extending her growing media empire by attempting to buy out an 80% stake in strongdukes. 781 more words