Monthly Archives: February 2012

England v Pakistan at Abu Dhabi, 3rd T20I

Today’s topic: Jacques Kallis and The Theory of the All-Rounder. First of all: Is he the best all-rounder of all time? Let’s start from the batting side. Here are the top ten test batsmen of all time, based on average … Continue reading

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Namibia v Boland at Windhoek. CSA Provincial One-Day Challenge

Today: Arsenal scored five unanswered goals, and defeated the Scum 5-2 at the Emirates.  (So many jokes: but simply put: the worst Arsenal team in a generation put five past the best Tottenham team like ever…hilarious). The fourth goal was … Continue reading

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Cape Cobras v Impi at Paarl, MiWAY T20 Challenge

I have a lot of free time all of a sudden. I am winding down at the old job, waiting to start the new one – and on top of that school is out for two weeks. And so I … Continue reading

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Singapore v Bahrain at Singapore, ICC World Cricket League Division Five

Today, Kevin Pietersen hit a marvelous century for England to successfully lead their chase against Pakistan in Dubai. It was his second ODI century in as many matches. Over on Twitter, I opined that maybe, just maybe, KP was not … Continue reading

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Punjab (Pakistan) v Sind at Lahore, Faysal Bank Pentangular Cup

Pakistan’s history can be divided into three distinct segments. 1947 – 1972: Not actively seeking nuclear weapons 1972 – 1998: Actively seeking nuclear weapons 1998 – Present: Nuclear On the cricket field, between 1952, the year they gained full test … Continue reading

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Kenya v Ireland at Mombasa, ICC World Cricket League Championship

On April the 23rd, 1998, Pakistan played South Africa in a One Day International cricket match in Cape Town, as part of the Standard Bank International One-Day Series (Sri Lanka also participated in the series). South Africa won by a … Continue reading

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Obit.

Gary Carter died today. He was only 57 years old. I know this is a cricket blog, but I love baseball, too. In fact I think the things I love about baseball ultimately led to me to cricket. It is … Continue reading

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