Monthly Archives: December 2011

Cape Cobras v Warriors at Paarl, SuperSport Series

Writing a proper “Year in Review” is the ultimate aim of my current four day weekend, of which I am only on day one. Of course, such a post is a rather daunting affair.  Even the best cricket writers on … Continue reading

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Knights v Dolphins at Bloemfontein, SuperSport Series

Well, that was that, that was the Boxing Day Test at the MCG. I was out last night and was unable to watch any of the fourth day, but I was able to follow it on my phone and it … Continue reading

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Why We Write

This particular post has been banging around inside my head for a few weeks now. Well, truthfully, it has been in me I think in one way or another for my entire life, and just in the last few years … Continue reading

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South Africa v Sri Lanka at Durban, 2nd Test

Just a few notes from last night’s test match: 1. I was able to watch the final 60 or so overs of the day.  I missed the first two wickets, but I saw Ponting’s 50, and Cowan’s 50, and the … Continue reading

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Australia v India at Melbourne, 1st Test

Writing a proper test match report is a skill that is a little bit beyond my pay grade.  It takes a deft touch that I simply do not have, not yet anyway.  You want me to sum up 30 hours … Continue reading

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Baroda v Bengal at Vadodara, Ranji Trophy Elite

Today is my last work day before the Christmas holiday, and I won’t be returning until the day after Boxing Day.  I am looking forward to some time off, as well as some time to write, and to watch cricket … Continue reading

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Hobart Hurricanes v Sydney Sixers at Hobart, Big Bash League

Writing about each of the 18 counties that form the current County Championship in England and Wales has honestly been a real joy.  Not only I have learned a great deal about the English domestic game, but it has allowed … Continue reading

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