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THOUGTHS OF A CRICKET ENTHUSIAST….how did we get it wrong again for the WC2015?

Yet another WC, yet another loss in the crucial knock-out stages of the prestigious even every 4 years of our cricket calendar.  Yet another group of players fought so hard, with all of the #Proteafire they have had, to crash out and leave empty handed.  579 more words



Well, it didn’t take too long for the good feeling of the Proteas World Cup run and #ProteaFire to come crashing down.  Just after the semi-final loss to New Zealand there was noise that Vernon Philander was selected over Kyle Abbott because of racial quotas.  545 more words


pine ghost on the horizon

At the edge you will always remember me, at the edge you will last be remembered, where sanity and insanity come together, for the time, then separates. 52 more words


Looking Ahead

Although the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup is now in the rearview, there is plenty of exciting international cricket in the coming months ahead.

One tour on the calendar this month that is of great excitement to… 219 more words


Last weeks favourite things :)

I hope everyone had an amazing weekend! I’m still recovering from mine so due to the heavy fatigue I’m experiencing right now, this post will be short and sweet. 1,102 more words

A Colourful Confession

Hats off to the Black Caps. You inspired your nation and showed the world what sportsmanship is!

I’ve been down under for just under a month now having made the long trek to watch cricket and visit family. The ICC Cricket World Cup has just ended with Australia claiming their fifth world title so now it’s down to visiting the family….but before I get to that I just wanted to take a look at the showpiece, and not only the semi-final and final, but also the local feelings around the game, the Black Caps and what the bigger picture is for NZ cricket. 849 more words

Aussies win... so now what?

While our favourite canary yellows are partying it up in Melbourne tonight, it provides an opportunity for the non-victorious supporters to simply reflect. Although I’ve pitted the aussies to win the tournament from the beginning, my heart still mourns the heartbreak experienced in the Proteas defeat to an impressive kiwi outfit. 516 more words