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KFC Big Bash 2013/14: Round One Review

The KFC Big Bash: possibly the one bit of cricket that we actually enjoy. Apart from when the Scorchers keep fucking up the final every single year, that is.

No Comments | December 26, 2013 | | T20 | Tags: , , , , ,
The first winner of the Beard / Spectacles - wearer of the year double.

England vs. New Zealand: ODI Preview

Three knockabout warm-up matches posing as a proper ODI series. How excited are we?!

No Comments | May 31, 2013 | | Tests | Tags: , , ,
Cat beards: another thing that we definitely always enjoy.

England vs. New Zealand, Second Test: Preview

Two match series need something special to really capture the imagination. Luckily this series has the arrival of the greatest beard in the history of everything.

No Comments | May 23, 2013 | | Tests | Tags: , , , , ,
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West Indies vs. New Zealand: Test Series Preview

With two Test series set to run concurrently on opposite sides of the world, we know which one we would rather be attending. We have a look at the West Indian and New Zealand camps and see what we can expect over the next month.

No Comments | July 25, 2012 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , , ,
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The Alphabet XI: V

Plenty of choice in the bowling department here, with Bill Voce and Srinivas Venkatraghavan perhaps unlucky not to be selected. The batting however was more limited, with the quality of the middle order detrimented by the dubious opening pair.

No Comments | April 26, 2012 | | Opinion | Tags: ,
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End Of Season Reports 3: New Zealand

The third in our series of end of season review looks at New Zealand. Was it truly a winter of discontent? Or was that just because it wouldn’t stop raining?

8 Comments | April 19, 2012 | | 40/50-over, Opinion, Tests | Tags: , ,
New Zealand v Pakistan: Group A - 2011 ICC World Cup

New Zealand vs. South Africa, Second Test: Preview

After a rain-affected draw at Dunedin, the two sides have travelled to Hamilton where the pitch is greener than the flag of the Great Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya.

1 Comment | March 14, 2012 | | Tests | Tags: , , ,