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Just Another Knock-Out Cup

March 24, 2011


By SB Tang Like I said before, I’m struggling to contain my apathy towards this World Cup and nothing which has happened in Group A has changed that. By the time Australia played an opposition side with a reasonable chance of beating us in a non-rain affected match, Australia, along with every other regular Test-playing […]

One-Dayers: The Zeppo of the Cricketing Family

March 8, 2011


By SB Tang Once upon a time in the mid-to-late ’90s, winning the one-day World Cup mattered to the Australian public. I suspect that this was because it offered the only means by which to obtain formal confirmation that the Australian team was, as their consistent Test performances since toppling the West Indian Empire at […]

Australia’s World Cup Squad

March 8, 2011


By SB Tang Batsmen Ricky Ponting (Captain): The only batsman in the world who can legitimately challenge Sachin Tendulkar’s claim to the title of Greatest One-Day Batsman Ever. The man’s racked up over 13,000 runs at an average of 42.60 and a strike rate of 80.55, with 29 centuries. He’s playing in his fourth consecutive […]