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Steven Peter Devereux Smith And The Magical Moving Goalposts

In a world full of climate change skeptics, anti-vaccers and chem trail theorists is it any surprise that the anti-Devereux brigade not only survives, but thrives?

1 Comment | March 24, 2017 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , , ,
In one notable instance, international callups actually led to standards in the Big Bash dramatically improving.

If Someone Performs In The Sheffield Shield, But Nobody Is Around To See It…

Performances in the Sheffield Shield have fast replaced trees falling in forests as our favourite thought experiment.

No Comments | March 14, 2017 | | First Class, Opinion | Tags: , ,
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The 51allout Bargain Basement Book Bonanza: Chris Waters’ ’10 for 10′

A fine book about a fine man.

3 Comments | March 10, 2017 | | Opinion | Tags: , ,
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The 51allout Bargain Basement Book Bonanza: ‘Sundial in the Shade: the Story of Barry Richards’

Tim Murtagh’s uncle writes about a bloke who played cricket yonks ago.

No Comments | March 4, 2017 | | Opinion | Tags: , , ,
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Why Tour Games Are Terrible And Are Organised By Bad People

Think Donald Trump is the worst thing to happen to the world? We think the current standard of tour matches has him beat.

No Comments | March 2, 2017 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , ,
The Cook Report

The Cook Report

51allout makes the definitive call on captain Cook. After sneaking around in the bushes for a while pretending to be an undercover journalist.

No Comments | February 21, 2017 | | Opinion | Tags: ,
The Big Bash personified.

The Big Bash Season 6 Big Review

The Big Bash is over for another season. We determine how many empty KFC buckets out of ten this tournament rates.

4 Comments | February 1, 2017 | | Opinion, T20 | Tags: ,
With a few notable exceptions, of course.

51allout Mass Debates #12: Ranking The Debacles

Just which England shambles was the worst of the worst?

No Comments | January 12, 2017 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , ,
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Whatever Happened To The Unlikely Lads (International Edition)? #63: Adam Voges

Cricket fans have not been kind to Adam Voges. We suspect history might be kinder.

No Comments | January 10, 2017 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , , ,
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What Does This Button Do? Things Australia Will Get Wrong In India

Australia in India promises to be a hilarious disaster for all concerned. But just where will they go wrong (aside from everywhere)?

2 Comments | January 3, 2017 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , ,