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On Boof: A Time for Criticism

September 18, 2013

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By SB Tang Note: this article was re-published on The Guardian Sport Network on 19 September 2013. Sixteen days before the start of the Ashes, Cricket Australia sacked the coach of the Australian cricket team, Mickey Arthur. On the very same day, Cricket Australia announced that Darren Lehmann would take over as Australia’s coach with […]

Book Review: The Promise of Endless Summer

August 4, 2013

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By SB Tang Martin Smith (ed), The Promise of Endless Summer: Cricket Lives from The Daily Telegraph (2013) [Note: The Promise of Endless Summer’s publisher, Aurum Press, sent me a free review copy of the book and provided a discount book offer for readers of this blog (see below). However, they have neither influenced nor […]

My Favourite Cricketer: Steve Waugh

June 13, 2013

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Here’s a link to a piece on Steve Waugh that I wrote for ESPNCricinfo as part of their “My Favourite Cricketer” series. My piece was cut down to 1932 words for publication on ESPNCricinfo. ESPNCricinfo have kindly agreed to allow me to publish the full 2878 word version of my Steve Waugh piece on my blog. […]

One-Dayers: Live Free Or Die

February 10, 2013

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By SB Tang In Australia, one form of international cricket is dying. “One-dayers” we call them, in the land down under where they were born. In the rest of the cricketing world, they have come to be known as “Oh-Dee-Ayes”. I’ll refer to them as “one-dayers” in the Australian context, “ODIs” in the context of […]

A Pup Theory

August 7, 2011

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By SB Tang In less than a month’s time, Michael Clarke will lead Australia in his first Test match as full-time captain. At the time of his appointment as Australia’s 43rd Test captain on 30 March 2011, following Ricky Ponting’s resignation in the aftermath of Australia’s first three-innings-defeat home Test series loss in 134 years […]