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Phat Philander answers fitness critics

I took it personally but you try to get over it, get better, do some work behind the scenes and come back stronger.” – Vernon Philander…

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Number of licenced premises steady despite “very tough year” of trading

Britain’s number of licensed premises has stayed level in the last year despite challenges such as Brexit and food cost inflation. 382 more words


Could CSA’s plan B be better than the T20GL?

A trainsmash is a trainsmash is a trainsmash, however much you ignore its shuddering impact and keep calm and carry on.

Sunday Times


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Albion Rovers get first home win of the campaign over league leaders

Albion Rovers recorded an impressive first home win over a disappointing Raith Rovers watched by a crowd of 616. In the week that Sky Atlantic declared their support for the Coatbridge side which caused an internet storm. 301 more words


Leading Edge: Philander — bowler, batsman, human

Sunday Times

TELFORD VICE in Manchester

WE’RE all Vernon Philander. Not as bowlers: none of those who have marked out a run-up since he made his test debut in that mad game against Australia at Newlands in November 2011 — 96 all out followed by 47 all out, half of them his for only 15 — are as good at making cricket balls lie through the teeth of their seams. 425 more words

Smith slams Philander’s commitment

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TELFORD VICE at Old Trafford

GRAEME Smith has slammed the commitment of fast bowler Vernon Philander, who was ruled out of the fourth test against England on Friday with a back injury. 313 more words

Will this SA team dominate like Smith’s?

Sunday Times

TELFORD VICE in Nottingham

A leviathan loomed at Lord’s last week. Not that you could, in fairness, call Graeme Smith a sea monster. But he did loom and he was at Lord’s. 1,004 more words