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While the Aussies Declared War, Faf Declared Innings

I’m always disappointed to see our national cricket team, the mighty Proteas, lose a Test match – dead rubber or not – because I’m a Test cricket enthusiast and the Proteas represent the country of my birth. 387 more words

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Australia v South Africa, 3rd Test Betting Preview

Australia and South Africa meet in the 3rd and final test in Adelaide on Thursday.

This will be the Proteas 1st ever day night test match with the pink ball although they did have a warm up game which they lost although very little should be read into that. 213 more words

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Jardin Exotique et Botanique, Roscoff

The garden, even in September, was just a delight! If you are ever in Brittany do try and visit. There were hardly any other visitors apart from us and we were able to wander around at leisure, uncrowded. 50 more words

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Does the Test team really need AB?

Blasphemy right?? But come on; don’t tell me the thought hasn’t crossed your mind. Without our kingpin batsman, the Proteas have won a test series against New Zealand, swept Australia in a 5 game ODI series & comprehensively beaten them in Perth & Hobart to win the series in Oz for a 3rd consecutive time, something only the powerful Windies of the 80’s last achieved… 537 more words

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Dejected Australia

Faf Du Plessis, the South African Captain has Australia by the scruff. After clinching the Test series 2-0, his mission is still not over. He wants a clean sweep (3-0) on the… 700 more words

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Another former South Africa batsman charged over match-fixing

Alviro Petersen, the former South Africa batsman who has played for Lancashire in the last two years, has been charged with match fixing by his country’s governing body as part of an investigation into corruption, the Guardian reports. 468 more words

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The Art of Being Spo(r)t On with Predictions

My dad recently learnt a new word – narcissism- and he thinks it’s an odd and brilliant word at the same time.

I promise that the aim of this piece is not to go about it like a narcissist, but I wish, like I did with the previous one, to highlight that I got a prediction right. 326 more words

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