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Pakistan In 2012: Small Steps In The Right Direction

It is better to take many small steps in the right direction than to make a great leap forward only to stumble backward. Or that’s what it says in our Idiot’s Guide to Chinese Philosophy.

No Comments | December 27, 2012 | | 40/50-over, Opinion, T20, Tests | Tags: , , ,

World T20 Preview: Group D

Group D contains New Zealand, which is basically a red rag to a bull as far as 51allout criticism goes.

No Comments | September 17, 2012 | | T20 | Tags: , , , , , ,

End Of Season Reports 2: Pakistan

It was a rather splendid winter for Pakistan; for all their troubles and controversies on and off the pitch for several years now, it is a good feeling to be able to focus on the cricket.

3 Comments | April 18, 2012 | | 40/50-over, Opinion, Tests | Tags: , ,

T20 a welcome return for Hampshire who rediscover winning formula

Hampshire might just have got their season back on track last night with an ultimately comfortable win over Somerset in a re-run of last season’s T20 final. The oft-maligned and oft-injured Dimi Mascarenhas (3-19) was the key man with the ball as he ripped through Somerset’s top order, removing Marcus Trescothick, Roelof van der Merwe […]

No Comments | June 2, 2011 | | T20 | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,