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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: […]

The Mysterious Vanishing David Hussey

December 6, 2012

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By SB Tang Twenty-seven runs needed off the last 12 balls. With five wickets still in hand, it is a challenging but doable task for the chasing side. The batsman on strike is a right-hander new to the crease and international cricket, but he has earned a reputation for clean hitting and rapid scoring at […]

Misbah’s New Pakistan: From Probable Impossibilities to Mere Impossibilities

April 19, 2012

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By SB Tang September 24th, 2007. Pakistan face India in the final of the inaugural World Twenty20 tournament at the Wanderers in Johannesburg. India set Pakistan a target of 158 for victory. In the eighth over of Pakistan’s innings, Younis Khan, one of Pakistan’s most dependable batsmen with a Test average in excess of 48, […]