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Australia World T20 Preview

March 19, 2016

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By SB Tang Note: an edited version of this piece ran on The Guardian Sport Network on Thursday 17 March 2016 The World T20 — the only major trophy that the Australian cricket team is eligible for that they haven’t won. As one Sheffield Shield cricketer cheerfully put it to me over a coffee recently: […]

Laurie Sawle: The Architect of the Green and Golden Age

March 6, 2016

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By SB Tang It was a privilege and a pleasure to meet and chat with Laurie Sawle and write a feature story about him for ESPNCricinfo’s The Cricket Monthly magazine. You probably haven’t heard of him, but Laurie is one of the greatest contributors to Australian cricket’s success over the past half-century, a man who Steve […]

Australia’s World Cup Squad: Maxi Love and X Scepticism

January 17, 2015

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By SB Tang Note: an edited version of this piece appeared on The Guardian Sport Network. Here’s Australia’s World Cup squad of 15: Batsmen Michael Clarke (capt) George Bailey (vice-capt) David Warner Aaron Finch Steven Smith Wicket-keepers Brad Haddin (wk) All-rounders Glenn Maxwell Shane Watson Mitchell Marsh James Faulkner Fast bowlers Mitchell Johnson Mitchell Starc Josh Hazlewood […]

The Eternal Dilemma

January 13, 2015

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By SB Tang Note: an edited version of this article appeared in The Guardian Sport Network. In Mikhail Bulgakov’s The Master and Margarita, the Devil, disguised as a foreign professor, and his retinue visit Soviet-era Moscow. During the course of their visit, the Devil’s interpreter, Koroviev, explains to a Muscovite that even in the strictly-regulated housing market […]

Shaun Marsh: Why?

January 3, 2015

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By SB Tang I wrote a 1500 word piece for The New Daily analysing Shaun Marsh’s performances thus far this Test summer.

The Empty Coliseum

November 16, 2014

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By SB Tang I wrote a piece for The Guardian‘s Away Days series about watching Victoria play New South Wales in Shield game at the G. The Guardian kindly gave me permission to publish the full 3233 word version of my piece on my personal blog. So here it is: ***** The Boxing Day Test at the […]

Phil Hughes: The Matt Hayden of Our Age

August 23, 2014

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Note: this piece was published on The Guardian Sport Network on 23 August 2014. By SB Tang Once upon a time, there was a left-handed opening batsman. He was born in a small country town in one of Australia’s northern states and grew up on a remote farm, dreaming of playing cricket for Australia. He broke into […]