Monthly Archives: May 2011

England v Sri Lanka at Cardiff, 1st Test

Oh, computers.  Computers and rain. After six glorious weeks of sunshine in England this spring, the first day of the first test of international cricket in England this summer is truncated by rain. Sri Lanka started boldly, but lost two … Continue reading

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Mumbai Indians v Kolkata Knight Riders at Mumbai, Indian Premier League, Elimination Final

The IPL playoff format is similar to that in Aussie Rules Football.  The teams that finish in 1st and 2nd play each other, while the teams that finished 3rd and 4th play each other. The winner of the former match … Continue reading

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West Indies v Pakistan at Basseterre, 2nd Test

Wait a minute.  Something’s not right.  But I just cannot put my finger on it… Oh, yes: No IPL matches today.  None.  First time in what seems like ages.  In fact, the only real cricket of note today is the … Continue reading

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Nottinghamshire v Warwickshire at Nottingham, County Championship Division One

Today is the final test between West Indies and Pakistan.  The Windies can wrap up a famous series win this weekend, but goodness me two test series really shouldn’t count as “famous”.  But, hey, when in Basseterre… Warner Park was … Continue reading

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England Lions v Sri Lankans at Derby, Tour Match

Honestly, I never much understood these tour matches.  I mean, how are the England Lions different than just plain old England?  Or Sri Lankans different than simply Sri Lanka? Yes, I realize the squads are very different, and that the … Continue reading

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Lancashire v Yorkshire at Liverpool, County Championship Division One

This blog is helping me fall in love with cricket all over again. I am not sure if it is just because it is forcing to pay more attention to the game, or if it is providing me with a … Continue reading

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Scotland v Durham at Edinburgh, Clydesdale Bank 40

Love that there is a Clydesdale Bank match to follow this morning.  It was also great to see the West Indies bowl their way through the Pakistani batsmen on Sunday.  Only one more test to go, can the Windies take … Continue reading

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